Caleb Garling

Caleb Garling

Former Digital Trends Contributor

E-commerce continues strong growth with 14 percent increase in Q2 of 2011

Trends continue towards digital shopping as comScore reports new data from the second quarter of 2011.

Web

San Francisco realtors: The rental market feels like another tech bubble

An unlikely but distinctly knowledgeable group weighs in on the question of a tech bubble.

Computing

‘Spam King’ surrenders to FBI, indicted on hacking charges

Sanford Wallace turned himself in and could face up to 40 years in prison.

Web

Movirtu to open up mobile phone numbers to developing world

Movirtu plans to change the way people with only mobile phone access socialize and do business.

Cool Tech

MIT researchers develop a technique to kill a wide range of deadly viruses

A new approach has been developed that may eradicate all viruses before they can infect more cells.

Cool Tech

Apple now world’s number one smartphone manufacturer

Apple ships more smartphones than any other company in the world.

Android Army

HIV tests now credit card sized, cost $1 and return results in 15 minutes

MCHIP shows off disease testing device that fits in a wallet.

Cool Tech

Undetweetable ups accountability on Twitter by saving tweets forever

There's no taking your foot out of your mouth now: Undetweetable scratches every comment out of a Twitter account down in stone, with no option to delete.

Social Media

Instagram hits 150 million photos, still behind Flickr, Facebook

Instagram continues to storm the photo-sharing market with sharp increases in user and upload numbers.

Mobile

The world’s first plane created entirely by 3D printing takes flight

Researchers in Great Britain have designed, printed and launched a plane in less than a week.

Cool Tech

Amazon targets Groupon with Amazon Local daily deals

Amazon Local will enter the highly lucrative daily deals market along with the rest of the Internet, most notably Groupon.

Web

Newt Gingrich accused of Twitter follower fraud by former staffer

Accusations and analysis start to fly that most of Gingrich's Twitter followers are fake or spam.

Social Media

Twitter confirms ‘significant’ funding from firm also backing Groupon, Zynga and Facebook

Twitter has received an unspecified, but assuredly significant influx of cash from DST Global and others.

Social Media

Google rolls out experimental Hotel Finder

Google Hotel Finder aims to make planning your next trip easier and perhaps cheaper.

Social Media

Data centers are using far less energy than the EPA expected

A study from Stanford University shows that facilities are using less electricity than expected, though are still using a significant amount.

Computing