Sony dumps its unloved Music Unlimited service in new deal with Spotify

Duncan Riley | January 28th

Sony Corp. is dumping its Music Unlimited music streaming service in a new partnership that will see music provided from Spotify Ltd. The new Spotify powered service named "Playstation Music" will launch in 41 markets including the U.S., Canada, Mexico...»

Facebook Q4 revenue increases to $3.85 billion off the back of mobile ad growth

Duncan Riley | January 28th

Facebook Inc. has risen to new highs in the fourth quarter with the social networking giant posting $3.85 billion in revenue off the back of a surge in mobile advertising. Revenue from advertising came in at $3.59 billion,...»

New VC ventureLab hopes to create a better model for global startups – the secret a fast path to revenues

John Furrier | January 28th

Smart investors are looking to international markets for both investing and expanding businesses. Now gaining some interest in the startup world. While VC’s are on track to set a five year record on investing...»

Smile! 3 Impressive photo-sharing apps

Mellisa Tolentino | January 28th

Have you ever dreamed of being a professional photographer? Or do you just wish your amateur shots turned out better? This line of thinking is one of the reasons why photosharing apps have become...»

Bitcoin Weekly 2015 January 28: All about exchanges–Winklevoss Gemini, Coinbase Exchange, CoinMKT

Kyt Dotson | January 28th

This week appears to be mostly about the Bitcoin exchange ecosystem: the launch of Coinbase Exchange across the U.S., the Winklevoss twins plans for the Gemini exchange, and CoinMKT acquisition by AMX. In more grim news, a Colorado...»

Health gadgets for pregnant women and people with severe allergies

Mellisa Tolentino | January 28th

This week’s Smart Health roundup features the U.S. beta debut of a wearable health tracker with its own coach, an EpiPen smart case and smart clothes for pregnant women.

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GOQii debuts in the U.S. market

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Windows slump shows Microsoft’s transformation is taking hold

Mike Wheatley | January 28th

Yesterday brought bad news for Microsoft's shareholders, but the company's leadership won't be unduly concerned that its share price fell by 9 percent on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after announcing its fiscal second-quarter results...»

Where are developers going? PS4 vs Xbox One vs PC

Saroj Kar | January 28th

A few years ago, some reports claimed that games on PC were at risk of extinction. Today, however, we can say that, gaming on PC is far from dead, and that the reports issued years ago were...»

Teachers turn to data analysis to help students

Kristen Nicole | January 28th

Educators are increasingly turning to data to create targeted learning plans and help students excel on an individual level, according to Apple Inc.'s Vice President for Education John Couch. In some cases, colleges are...»

The green side of the software-defined data center

Maria Deutscher | January 28th

Born-on-the-Web companies have already initiated a massive industry-wide shift toward virtualization and highly scalable open source platforms, but they're also have an impact in a less-noticed area: power efficiency. Data centers are among the biggest electricity consumers on...»