Australia isn’t the United States and Netflix is not a net neutrality hypocrite with iiNet deal

Duncan Riley | March 4th

Netflix Inc.'s announcement that it has partnered with Australia's second largest ISP iiNet Ltd. to allow customers to view Netflix's soon to be launched local service without data used being counted against a customers data...»

Sony’s Project Morpheus VR headset to go on sale in the first half of 2016

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

Sony Corp. announced Tuesday that it will begin shipping its virtual reality (VR) headset, codenamed Project Morpheus, in the first half of 2016. First announced in March 2014, the company also announced a range of new...»

The spin stopped here: Fab.com sold in epic fire sale to PCH for $15 million

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

All but failed online e-commerce site Fab.com has been acquired by Irish custom design manufacturing company PCH International. The acquisition price was officially undisclosed, but Re/Code and others report the figure was $15 million, split between...»

Spare change: Uber acquires mapping company deCarta

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

Uber Inc. has acquired San Jose, CA based mapping company deCarta Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1996, deCarta provides geospatial software platforms that power Internet, mobile, personal navigation and location-based service applications, or if that doesn't make sense,...»

Steam reveals Source 2, Steam Link, and SteamVR | #GDC2015

Kyt Dotson | March 3rd

Valve Corporation took to Game Developers Conference (GDC 2015) like a fish to water and has announced a whole slew of new products and services. Amidst them the Source 2 engine, successor to the Source engine used in...»

Infographic: Black Lotus report reveals DDoS is common, leads to customer churn

Kyt Dotson | March 3rd

In 2014, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks continued to be a massive concern for numerous Internet services. This was especially signaled by the Christmas Day siege of Xbox Live and PlayStation Network by infamous Internet mayhem crew...»

League of Legends dev talks balancing depth with fun | #GDC2015

Eric David | March 3rd

Riot Games' League of Legends (LoL) is one of the most popular games in esports, and this week at Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, LoL's lead designer Ryan Scott talked about finding the balance between depth, complexity,...»

Why content doesn’t matter to this data mining business

Kristen Nicole | March 3rd

Data mining social data is driven by technology that continues to break new ground. Some would go so far as to say this tech has unlimited reach, with the potential to improve society’s overall health. Currently,...»

Big screen showdown: Galaxy S6 Edge vs. iPhone 6 Plus

Mellisa Tolentino | March 3rd

Challenging the norms of smartphone design, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled two flagship devices at Mobile World Congress this week: the flat screen Galaxy S6 and the dual-curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge. Between the sibling handsets specifications vary...»

OpenGL successor Vulkan will level up the gaming industry

Kyt Dotson | March 3rd

A successor to OpenGL, the open source graphics library that stands as a direct rival to Microsoft’s DirectX 12 library and Apple’s Metal, has been named by The Khronos Group, a consortium of schools and businesses tasked with...»