Nepal earthquake: How tech firms are pitching in to help

Mike Wheatley | April 28th

In the wake of last weekend's terrible earthquake in Nepal, tech firms including Apple Inc., Google Inc,, Facebook, Microsoft Corp., and Twitter have pitched in to help with the relief efforts. Apple has teamed up with...»

Microsoft could face import ban on phones after losing patent case

James Farrell | April 28th

Things just got worse for Redmond’s phone hardware business, which reportedly saw a $4 million loss on $1.4 billion revenue in the third quarter of 2015, according to an SEC filing, which shows that...»

Apple’s Mac sales beats market while iPad sales slump to all-time low

Collen Kriel | April 28th

When it reported its fiscal 2015 second quarter (Q2 2015) revenues yesterday, Apple revealed that it sold only 12.6 million iPads for the quarter ending March 28. That is 29 percent fewer iPads than it sold in the...»

Apple Watch may go on sale in more countries by June, says Tim Cook

Collen Kriel | April 28th

Apple yesterday reported its highest second quarter revenue ever, with a 27 percent revenue growth year over year. The growth in revenue was largely due to increased demand for Apple’s iPhone. iPhone saw revenue...»

Medical tricorder maker Scanadu raises $35 million Series B

Duncan Riley | April 28th

Health diagnostics startup Scanadu Inc., best known for its "medical tricorder" campaign on Indiegogo, has raised $35 million Series B in a round led by Fosun International that included Tencent Holdings,...»

Another record quarter for Apple, fueled by international demand

Collen Kriel | April 27th

Apple’s results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter are out (Q2 2015), and it’s been another record quarter for the Cupertino-based technology giant. The company posted revenue of $58 billion and a net profit...»

Uncle Sergey wants your IP: Google launches portal to buy patents

Duncan Riley | April 27th

Do you have a spare technology patent lying around that you'd like to sell? Have we got a deal for you! That may sound like a bad sales pitch, but Google does actually have a deal for patent holders...»

Qlik takes its data visualization platform to the cloud

Maria Deutscher | April 27th

Qlik Technologies Inc. is following the competition into the public cloud with a new managed implementation of its widely-used visual analytics platform that promises to make data insights more accessible. The service is designed to complement, rather...»

Facebook Messenger takes on Skype with free VOIP video calls

Eric David | April 27th

In a move that pretty much everyone expected, Facebook Inc has announced that its standalone Messenger app will now support free video chat. Facebook originally turned a lot of people off of Messenger when...»

AAA Allied overhauls IT with ServiceNow | #know15

Heather Johnson | April 27th

  The CIO of AAA Allied Group, Rob Pickering, said that the company — the 12th largest AAA club in the United States — went through three different ITSM platforms before it arrived at ServiceNow. “We wanted a project...»