Virginia Tech student faces up to a $2,500 fine for fake school shooting threat on Yik Yak

A 21-year-old Virginia Tech student was arrested for anonymously posting a school shooting threat on Yik Yak. The suspect mentioned "4.16" in the message, referring to 2007's Virginia Tech shooting.

Ubuntu and Windows set to contest desktop/smartphone hybrid market

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has reiterated plans to launch a Ubuntu device that can act as both a smartphone and a desktop computer. The device will have to compete against Windows in the new hybrid space.

Google+ takes on Pinterest with Collections, a new sharing feature

What's next for Google+? And is anyone still using it? The social network seems to have a brand-new feature called Collections, which is reminiscent of Pinterest. Collections began rolling out recently.

FCC Net neutrality update: U.S. Telecoms say reclassification will be ‘crushing’ to industry

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler’s new Net neutrality proposal aims to reclassify broadband under Title II, end throttling, blocking, and paid prioritization. Here’s what it all means and how it will affect you.
Product Review

Mlais M52 Red Note Review

With this much power for $150, the Mlais M52 defies 'you get what you pay for'

MyFitnessPal’s $10 monthly subscription aims to trim your waistline with more detailed data

Under Armour, following its acquisition of fitness platform MyFitnessPal, is looking to boost return on investment. It's launching a paid subscription tier for "power users," which costs $10 a month or $50 a year.

Apple accused of pressuring labels to remove music from Spotify

Apple's reportedly pressuring labels to remove their content from ad-supported, free services like Spotify and YouTube. That's attracted the attention of the Department of Justice.

Look out, Xiaomi! Apple could soon overtake the Chinese company on its home turf

Apple is now the second bestselling smartphone maker in China, and it may soon surpass Xiaomi, if its growth continues. Huawei came in third place and is also steadily rising in sales.
Social Media

Meerkat embraces Facebook, distances itself from Twitter

An update to Meerkay announced over the weekend introduces Facebook support, allowing users to log in with their Facebook account and post notices of upcoming streams as well as currently airing streams directly to Facebook.

HTC One Mini and One Mini 2 won’t get update to Android Lollipop

Responding to questions over Twitter, HTC has said that neither the HTC One Mini or the HTC One Mini 2, which is barely a year old, will be getting software updates to the latest version of Android.
Android Army

These are the 5 apps you need to download this week

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy…