Amazon already has an interest in smart-home functionality with its Key and Cloud cam offerings. But now the company is expanding on that with the acquisition of the Santa Monica company.
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The Microsoft founder is fairly outspoken on a variety of topics, and in the case of the popularity of cryptocurrencies, he makes it clear he is not a fan, mainly because of the anonymity around it.
Apple usually doesn't attend the Mobile World Congress, but given the emphasis on smartphones, it seems logical that there should be some news on what the company's plans may be, at least via sources.
The tech giant apparently is tired of supporting people that refuse to upgrade. Under the cover of "security changes," Apple will no longer grant store access to the two OSs and first-gen Apple TV.
Samsung unveiled its new flagship devices yesterday at its MWC 2018 Unpacked event, touting big changes to the camera and other improvements. Pre-orders start March 2 and wireless carriers are ready.
Net neutrality isn't officially dead yet, and AT&T is already starting to flaunt a sponsored content service that will get around data caps for users. But it still promises things won't change.
It has been rumored as one of the initial Android Go phones, and Nokia has now revealed it. The device, which will be running Android Oreo Go and will be available starting sometime in early April.
Time again for the weekly roundup of news out of the Redmond campus. This week, we have some bugs that were exposed in Microsoft software, as well as new patents that could hint at future products.
The largest mobile event each year happens in Barcelona, and this year, there are plenty of goodies announced and rumored ranging from new smartphones and tablets to AR and 5G advancements.
Android users have been clamoring for a dark mode, and Google has heard their pleas. Sort of. What is actually be adding to the next version of the OS is a toggle that lets developers test night mode.
The memorandum of understanding builds on an existing relationship between the two companies, basically meaning they have agreed to explore future deals together, including AI-powered speakers.
Intel has been taking the brunt of the consumer backlash over the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities found in its CPUs, but AMD is also starting to take some heat in the form of legal action.
The power of social media was on display today when a tweet by the influential socialite caused Snap parent shares to fall by more than 7%. The company is still reeling from a poorly received update.
Apple is apparently looking to boost the market for its wearables, and that push includes an upgrade to the company's wireless headphones. The redesign would include a new chip and water resistance.
The processor giant is teaming up with Dell, Lenovo, HP, and Microsoft to show off a new PC that will display what the new technology's capabilities are. It also has a few other plans for the show.