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Google Glass: down but not out

When Google has said it would end its Explorer program for Glass and stop selling the current version to consumers, a few premature obituaries were written for the head-worn device.

Written by Fred O'Connor17 Jan. 15 12:25

Amazon has watershed week as content producer

It's been a week of milestones for Amazon's ambitions as content producer, as it makes its way down a path paved by another Internet-based company -- Netflix. Both companies are now giving legacy producers of quality TV content a run for their money, potentially forcing a greater disruption in the industry than ever before.

Written by Fred O'Connor15 Jan. 15 03:57

Teradata buys mobile marketing software company, Appoxee

To beef up its mobile marketing portfolio, analytics systems supplier Teradata has acquired Appoxee, a Tel Aviv startup that develops in-app and push messaging software designed to increase mobile user engagement.

Written by Fred O'Connor14 Jan. 15 03:37

Bitstamp reopens after attack shuttered exchange

Bitstamp resumed operations Friday after an attack earlier in the week resulted in the loss of 19,000 bitcoins and forced the exchange to close.

Written by Fred O'Connor10 Jan. 15 08:30

Workers intrigued by wearables for the office

Employees are eager to incorporate wearable devices into their work routines but aren't convinced the technology will make their jobs easier and want employers to cover the costs, according to a survey from IT staffing firm Modis.

Written by Fred O'Connor10 Jan. 15 08:27

iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The launch of the iPhone 6 helped Apple increase its share of the smartphone OS market in eight countries, according to a report from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

Written by Fred O'Connor08 Jan. 15 10:06

Yes, Virginia, 'The Interview' will be shown on Christmas Day after all

"The Interview" will be screened in U.S. theaters on Christmas Day, the original release date of the controversial movie, which triggered a major hack against Sony, threats of harm against moviegoers and the suspension of its distribution as a result.

Written by Fred O'Connor24 Dec. 14 06:29