Web
Mobile

As Obama delivers the State of the Union, Bing wants to take its Pulse

While Obama addresses the United States during the State of the Union, Microsoft's Bing Pulse 2.0 technology will track the pulse of the nation. We talked to former Clinton White House speech writer and Microsoft manager Josh Gottheimer…
Home Theater

YouBowl: YouTube will live stream its own Super Bowl halftime show

YouTube will live stream its on Super Bowl halftime show this year, featuring stunts, musical performances, and fake Super Bowl ads from top YouTube talent.
Web

And another one! Elon Musk confirms satellite plan for global Internet access

Another day, another billionaire proposing plans to launch an array of Internet-providing satellites for poorly served areas around the globe. This time it's SpaceX boss Elon Musk, who says he'll use profits from the venture to fund his…
Mobile

Google’s latest feature: one-click concert tickets

Google's long-term plan to make its search results page a one-stop shop for everything continues: you can now see upcoming shows and buy gig tickets straight from the results of your query.
Mobile

Richard Branson launches latest broadband-for-the-masses satellite project

Get ready for yet another sky-based broadband-for-the-masses project. Following Facebook and Google is Virgin, which, together with Qualcomm, is investing in satellite firm OneWeb in a bid to bring Internet connectivity to remote parts of…
Computing

U.S. and U.K. to stage ‘cyber war games’ to fight attacks by hackers and terrorists

In an bid to build better defenses against the growing threat posed by cyber attackers, the U.S. and U.K. administrations are gearing up to embark on so-called 'cyber war games' to test and improve the resilience of critical industry and…
Computing

Marriott finally realizes blocking guest Wi-Fi hotspots is a bad idea

Definitely a positive outcome for Internet-addicted Marriott guests, the hotel chain has decided to halt all attempts at Wi-Fi hotspot blocking and will allows guests to connect to the Web using personal devices.
Computing

Say hello to Firefox 35 and Firefox Hello, Mozilla’s in-browser Skype competitor

Mozilla has been prepping a Skype challenger for a while now, and version 35 of its Firefox browser introduces the fully working Firefox Hello, a video chat solution that works with only the click of a link.
Web

Google Domains opens up to all U.S. users, service starts at $12 a year

Google Domains has been invitation only since the summer, but on Tuesday the company opened it up to all users in the U.S. Taking on the likes of GoDaddy, prices for securing a web address via Google's new service start at $12 a year.
Mobile

Europe’s largest low-cost airline to start streaming movies to passenger devices for free

Ryanair says it's planning to start offering TV shows and movies to passengers via a free in-flight streaming service. It's also looking to introduce a Wi-Fi service, allowing passengers to surf the Web as they fly around Europe on the…
Computing

Obama calls for tighter cyber security after U.S. Central Command Twitter hack

ISIS supporters hacked the U.S. Central Command's Twitter and YouTube accounts during President Barack Obama's speech on the importance of cyber security and data protection. Both accounts are now suspended.
Mobile

UK goes to war against encrypted messaging apps, because it wants to read everything

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed that should his government win the next election, he will introduce legislation which will allow intelligence agencies access to encrypted messaging services, which currently can't be accessed at…