Office for Android officially released by Microsoft as company hopes for similar success to that of Office for iOS

James Farrell | January 29th

After just a few weeks Microsoft Office for Android tablets is now out of preview, bringing Microsoft’s vision of ‘Office everywhere’ a little closer to fruition. As of today Word, Excel and PowerPoint will be available...»

Mashable raises $17 million Series B, Business Insider raises $25 million

Duncan Riley | January 29th

Online media companies Mashable Inc and Business Insider Inc were both in the money Wednesday with announced new funding rounds of $17 million and $25 million respectively. Mashable's Series B round was led by Time Warner Investments and included...»

Samsung posts declining mobile earnings as Apple sets new records

Collen Kriel | January 29th

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. appears to be losing its grip on the top spot of smartphone manufacturers. The company today reported a steep decline in quarterly mobile earnings, just one day after competitor ...»

47 years of Rolling Stone archives available on Google Play starting tomorrow

Collen Kriel | January 29th

Starting Friday, January 30, selective stories from Rolling Stone magazine’s near 50-year archive will be available on Google Play Newsstand free of charge. Announced Wednesday, the deal will see Rolling Stone showcase three to four big stories form...»

Sony dumps its unloved Music Unlimited service in new deal with Spotify

Duncan Riley | January 28th

Sony Corp. is dumping its Music Unlimited music streaming service in a new partnership that will see music provided from Spotify Ltd. The new Spotify powered service named "Playstation Music" will launch in 41 markets including the U.S., Canada, Mexico...»

Facebook Q4 revenue increases to $3.85 billion off the back of mobile ad growth

Duncan Riley | January 28th

Facebook Inc. has risen to new highs in the fourth quarter with the social networking giant posting $3.85 billion in revenue off the back of a surge in mobile advertising. Revenue from advertising came in at $3.59 billion,...»

New VC ventureLab hopes to create a better model for global startups – the secret a fast path to revenues

John Furrier | January 28th

Smart investors are looking to international markets for both investing and expanding businesses. Now gaining some interest in the startup world. While VC’s are on track to set a five year record on investing...»

Smile! 3 Impressive photo-sharing apps

Mellisa Tolentino | January 28th

Have you ever dreamed of being a professional photographer? Or do you just wish your amateur shots turned out better? This line of thinking is one of the reasons why photosharing apps have become...»

Bitcoin Weekly 2015 January 28: All about exchanges–Winklevoss Gemini, Coinbase Exchange, CoinMKT

Kyt Dotson | January 28th

This week appears to be mostly about the Bitcoin exchange ecosystem: the launch of Coinbase Exchange across the U.S., the Winklevoss twins plans for the Gemini exchange, and CoinMKT acquisition by AMX. In more grim news, a Colorado...»

Health gadgets for pregnant women and people with severe allergies

Mellisa Tolentino | January 28th

This week’s Smart Health roundup features the U.S. beta debut of a wearable health tracker with its own coach, an EpiPen smart case and smart clothes for pregnant women.


GOQii debuts in the U.S. market