'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."
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.
In light of a recent report detailing Fox's failed bid for Time Warner Cable, and Fox's willingness to dump CNN had it been successful in the bid, Jon Stewart launched a fake Kickstarter campaign to purchase CNN.
The music group underneath Viacom's wide-ranging umbrella - MTV, VH1, CMT and a few others comprise the family of channels - is currently in the midst of forming a partnership with streaming service Spotify, adding various playlists and features to their…
Google is one of several big-name companies interested in the idea of turning New York City's pay-phone kiosks into free Wi-Fi hotspots. The deadline for proposals was on Monday, with city officials expected to announce the winning bid soon.
Facebook added a new "Save" button to help users find specific content again later. Users will be able to save links, posts, pages, and more with the feature, but they won't be able to view the saved content offline.
Commenters overwhelmed the FCC with demands to preserve Net neutrality. The latest comments cite America's belief in free market capitalism, competition, and freedom as reasons to keep the Internet open.
Mindful that Google's Street View cars cover thousands of miles of roads in a methodical and organized way, an environmental agency recently contacted the Web company to suggest fitting the vehicles with sensors to detect potential hazards such as gas leaks.