Amazon deal means cheaper e-books, but not everyone is happy

Eric David | October 21st

Readers craving cheaper e-books have a reason to celebrate today, as Amazon.com...»

Your filthy phone is making you sick: Here’s 3 cures

Winston Edmondson | October 21st

You can't watch the news these days without hearing about the threat of infectious diseases in America. The Ebola virus has claimed the life of the individual who brought it to our shores, and two of his...»

Oracle takes aim at Hadoop governance with Metadata Management suite

Maria Deutscher | October 21st

Amid exploding demand for data integration software in the Hadoop community, Oracle Corp. is rolling out a new way for organizations to track their information as it progresses through the analytics lifecycle. The launch completes the...»

IBM unloads money-losing chip business, shocks investors with Q3 earnings surprise

Maria Deutscher | October 21st

After many months of wrangling, IBM  finally managed to convince Globalfoundries Inc. to take over its unprofitable chip-making operations in a deal that will see Big Blue pay its long-time semiconductor supplier for the trouble rather...»

Selfie distraction claims another victim

Eric David | October 21st

Digital distraction has been known to pose a serious health risk for less cautious pedestrians, and today it took another victim when a man fell...»

OpenStack landmark: Mirantis closes record-breaking $100 million funding round

Maria Deutscher | October 21st

Mirantis Inc. has snagged $100 million in funding to step up its campaign for OpenStack dominance amid increasing competition from both fellow startups and larger incumbent vendors vying for a slice of the hottest trend in the...»

Gmail 5.0 is coming and it’s all good news for Android users

Collen Kriel | October 21st

It looks like Lollipop is not the only treat users can expect from Google Inc.'s mobile operating system, Android. The search...»

Anonabox Tor router gets kicked off of Kickstarter

Mike Wheatley | October 21st

Kickstarter has suspended donations for Anonabox, its hottest and most controversial project of the moment, following a deluge of claims from netizens that the tiny device isn't an original design. That means the developers behind...»

Study says Big Data set to fuel the next Industrial Revolution

Mike Wheatley | October 21st

A new study from Accenture Plc and General Electric Corp. (GE) has concluded that digital technologies offer a level of opportunity that's unprecedented in the history of business. So disruptive are these technologies that over...»

Motorola Droid Turbo –leaked images ahead of October 28 launch

Collen Kriel | October 21st

The new Droid Turbo from Motorola Inc. is set to launch on October 28; however, details about the device haven’t remained secret for the big day. Famed technology leaker, Evan Blass, gave us a look at the new device...»