Overstock.com invests $5 million into Bitcoin tech startup PeerNova

Duncan Riley | April 1st

Overstock.com, Inc. has invested $5 million into San Jose based Bitcoin technology specialist PeerNova Inc., as part of the second tranche of Series A funding.PeerNova Inc., as part of a second tranche of Series A funding. The...»

Microsoft releases its vastly affordable Surface tablet: is this the best non-pro Surface yet?

James Farrell | April 1st

We reported last week that Microsoft was working on a successor to its failed Surface 2 tablet, an affordable non-pro alternative to the Surface Pro 3 that will not run Windows RT. The rumors have...»

Google Drive for Work gets added security features to protect data

Collen Kriel | April 1st

Nine months after launching Drive for Work, a premium cloud storage offering for business users, Google Inc. has announced that it will roll out a host of new security features to both Drive for...»

Flickr adds Public Domain and CC0 designations, SpaceX first to take the leap

Collen Kriel | April 1st

Flickr, the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing platform, has added Public Domain and Creative Commons 0 (CC0) to its list of available copyright designations. Both options will allow users to share their work freely with the public for reuse in any...»

Facebook new Scrapbook feature lets you easily share kiddy photos

Duncan Riley | April 1st

Facebook Inc. has launched a new feature that allows you to create a scrapbook of tagged photos of your children which is shared with your partner. The new feature is the result of a survey by Facebook of parents using...»

Google unveils convertible ASUS Chromebook Flip and Chromebit, a Chromebook on a stick

Collen Kriel | April 1st

Tuesday was a busy day for Google Inc. as the search giant unveiled a host of new Chrome OS hardware. The company introduced three new Chromebooks: the Haier Chromebook 11, the Hisense Chromebook –...»

The time kids spend playing games matters more than game content, say Oxford researchers

Eric David | March 31st

There is no shortage of people rushing to blame violent games for—well, just about anything. Recently, a group of U.K....»

Sprinklr becomes the latest “unicorn” startup valued at over $1 billion

Eric David | March 31st

Social media is big business, and not just for the social networks behind it like Facebook and Twitter. Sprinklr Inc's "social experience" tools are used by hundreds of clients to manage their social media presence...»

Virtual car repairs is now a thing: FaceTime your mechanic

Mellisa Tolentino | March 31st

This week’s Smart Living roundup features the expansion of a smart home service, how case studies will drive the connected market, and a new connected car repair service. DISH expands Smart Home Services to Amazon customers DISH Network Corp. announced...»

LG G4 launching April 28? New rumor roundup

Mellisa Tolentino | March 31st

Many had hoped to see LG Electronics, Inc.’s flagship smartphone at this year’s Mobile World Congress, but an executive of the company stated that the device would make an appearance no sooner than a...»