ANX acquires Bitcoin exchange CoinMKT for US expansion

Duncan Riley | January 27th

Bitcoin services company  ANXBTC.COM (ANX) has acquired Santa Monica based cryptocurrency exchange West Orange Labs, Inc (CoinMKT) for an undisclosed amount. CoinMKT opened its doors in 2013 and bills itself as being "positioned...»

Microsoft’s Surface Hub to change the landscape of the traditional office

James Farrell | January 27th

It seems that Microsoft is hoping that soon it will be hanging on the wall (or mounted on a stand) of every company conference room, or rather companies with quite a lot of spare cash. With...»

Facebook and Instagram are down (UPDATE: now back up, Lizard Squad takes credit)

Duncan Riley | January 27th

Update: services are back up after a one hour outage, and Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility, see updates further down. It's not just you: Facebook and Instagram services are down early Tuesday morning US EST and were inaccessible from anywhere on the...»

Police accuse Google’s Waze of stalking them, want the tracking feature gone

Duncan Riley | January 27th

Police are demanding that Google Inc. turn off the police tracking feature in its Waze app as they believe it could be used for stalking them. Waze, acquired by Google for 1 billion in 2013 offers...»

Surface sales up, XBox sales down as Microsoft books revenue of $26.5 billion in Q2

Duncan Riley | January 26th

Microsoft Corp. has booked $26.5 billion in revenue for its second quarter with sales increasing in its Surface and Mobile divisions, while XBox One sales declined. Operating income was reported at $7.8 billion/ $0.71 per share, in line with...»

The deadliest altercations on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace

Mellisa Tolentino | January 26th

Many individuals treat social media outlets as a personal diary, venting frustrations and sharing all but the most embarrassing moments. Yet sometimes people abuse social media to start personal wars, some of which can turn deadly.   In my personal experience, I’ve seen friendships...»

Microsoft Project Spartan: What’s in store for developers

Saroj Kar | January 26th

[caption id="attachment_207239" align="alignright" width="300"] Microsoft Announces Windows 10[/caption] During the Windows 10 event last week, Microsoft Corporation revealed some features of Project Spartan, a new browser designed to ship with Windows 10. These features include the...»

Ford goes West for smart car development, opens new innovation center in Silicon Valley

Mellisa Tolentino | January 26th

What do you get when you combine one of the world's oldest automobile manufacturers with the advanced tech developments of Silicon Valley? Ford Motor Company's new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, CA. Given the growing interest...»

What you missed in the Smart World: Future-proofing smart homes and more

Mellisa Tolentino | January 26th

This week’s Smart World Series features the battery woes of the upcoming Apple Watch, a refrigerator that brews you a cup of coffee on a schedule, Canonical’s push into the Internet of Things (IoT) and more. For those who...»

Oracle claims new Exadata Platform is faster than anything in the industry| #datacenter

Rachel Schramm | January 26th

Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President of Oracle Corporation's Systems Group, said that Oracle Exadata Database Machines have never been faster -- in fact, they are faster than anything else currently on the market. He sat down with