'Netflix for novels' ebook service Oyster on Thursday launched a new web reader for desktop and mobile browsers. The company said its aim was to design a reading experience that feels "fast, fluid, and native to the web."
ZTE has provided more details about the Blade Vec 4G, its first phone to come with the Google Now Launcher pre-installed. It was launched alongside a revised Grand S2 smartphone, and news of the Grand Band fitness wristband.
Meet the blue-sky guys. Most major technology companies have major R&D arms for “blue-sky” research: deep theoretical science and wild new creations. Microsoft Research – 1,100 strong in labs all around the globe – built a mood-sensing “smart…
The latest project to emerge from the Google X lab centers on health, and is ambitious even by Google's standards. The aim of the long-term study is to collect and process a mass of genetic and molecular data in order to define the perfect 'healthy human'.
Could Instagram be on the verge of launching a new Snapchat-like messaging app called Bolt? If a banner ad that appeared briefly on the media-sharing app this week is anything to go by, quite possibly.
The Ferrari 458 Spider is one of the most desirable cars around, and that's partially because most people can't afford to put one in their driveway. At least Ferrari has an online configurator for those dreamers.
Google will purchase streaming video network Twitch for $1 billion, according to a GamesBeat report. Unknown is when the deal will be announced or for exactly how much. Google and Twitch have yet to comment on the report.
GE opened up its FirstBuild microfactory to all inventors, engineers, and creators in late July. The factory plans to produce several interesting appliances that were designed and imagined by the online community.
Lenovo announced that it has partnered with tech firm Vuzix to launch the M100 Smart Glasses in China. The wearable will go on sale this September for 8000 Yuan ($1,291), with specifications rivaling that of Google Glass.
Spotlight, the desktop search utility in OS X, has received a significant update in Yosemite. In addition to its traditional features, Spotlight now offers Web-based results and a centered desktop search window that provides detailed information on whatever…