Google open sources homegrown HTTP/2 framework to speed up the Web

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

Google has released the source code for a communications framework that implements HTTP/2 to handle the flow of data among servers and applications. The launch comes as an official endorsement of the standard from the world's most influential...»

What you missed in Cloud: Boxes and containers

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

The past week saw the biggest names in the cloud return to the headlines with a series of landmark developments extending the reach of the on-demand model to new frontiers. Box Inc. led the charge with the...»

BlackBerry reveals cross-platform ‘BlackBerry Experience Suite’, expands Samsung partnership

Collen Kriel | March 2nd

BlackBerry Ltd. announced yesterday that it is expanding its cross-platform software strategy. Scheduled for availability later this year, the “BlackBerry Experience Suite” will deliver the company’s security, productivity and communication tools to smartphones and tablets running iOS, Android...»

Report: Microsoft in talks to acquire social news reader Prismatic for $30 million

Duncan Riley | March 2nd

Microsoft Corp. is said to be in talks to acquire social news reader Prismatic (Woven Inc.) for a figure said to be $30 million. According to the report, Microsoft may not be alone in taking...»

The Samsung Galaxy S6 offers a killer mobile payments service, leaves Apple for dead

Duncan Riley | March 2nd

Samsung Co. Ltd's launch of the Galaxy S6 Sunday shipped with one feature that is a killer in the mobile payments spaces and leaves Apple Inc. for dead, and that's a service Samsung has simply...»

Bye bye plastic, hello Gorilla Glass: Samsung launches its new flagship Galaxy S6

Duncan Riley | March 1st

Samsung Co. Ltd. launched its new flagship smart phone the Galaxy S6 Sunday and as rumored the phone comes in two versions: a standard S6 and the S6 Edge, with the Edge supporting edges on both sides of...»

HTC joins Valve to make leap from smartphones into virtual reality with ‘Vive’

Kyt Dotson | March 1st

The mobile phone company HTC Corporation just announced a partnership with video game distribution company Valve Corporation to create a virtual reality headset called the “Vive.” Consumer information for the device is available at the HTC Vive...»

Apple-IBM partnership is more than a simple hardware distribution deal

Collen Kriel | February 28th

The past week saw IBM host its annual cloud and mobile conference, InterConnect, in Las Vegas while the company’s CEO, Ginni Rometty delivered the annual investor briefing to Wall Street....»

Esports events drive players to “feel more enthusiasm” and spend more money, says study

Eric David | February 27th

Esports events might not be big earners in and of themselves – quite the opposite, actually – but the buzz surrounding the tournaments and the player engagement they generate has enormous benefits for game makers, according to...»