Periscope's new Couchmode for desktop lets you easily hit random streams to see whatever folks around the world are doing on the app. You don't need to sign up or sign in, so it's a great way to see what Periscope's all about if you're not in the know.
Before the start of this month, new sign-ups to Amazon Prime could share the service's benefits with four other adults. In a move it hopes will ultimately lead to more sign-ups, the e-commerce company has restricted it to one other adult for new members.
Staples will now offer Amazon's Echo speaker for sale at its website, marking the first time Amazon has allowed the device to be sold outside of its own website. Don't expect to see the speaker in retail stores, however.
Without much in the way of fanfare, Dropbox has released an app for the Roku that allows users to view photos and videos stored in the cloud on a big screen, complete with thumbnails and slideshow support.
In yet another frighteningly common yet incredibly invasive, terrifying occurrence, a hacker sent a series of photos of a woman's evening with her boyfriend to her Facebook account, seemingly taken from the couple's built-in laptop webcam.
Facebook's testing autonomous, solar-powered aircraft capable of beaming Internet down to earth from the stratosphere. They haven't yet entered the testing phase, but Facebook expects them to deliver downlink speeds of up to 10Gbps.
Mozilla CEO Chris Beard isn't happy about Windows 10 -- not the OS itself, but rather the way Microsoft is making its new Edge browser the default choice, even on upgraded systems where Firefox or Chrome was previously the default.
While the idea of robotic assassins might be fun for sci-fi action flicks, it isn't a joke to the brightest minds of our time. Together, they've signed a letter asking countries around the world to ban the development of autonomous weapons systems.
If you shy away from discussing big topics like politics, religion, and social news on the big-name social networks, but are still keen to make your voice heard, you'll want Roust. The new, invite-only social network positively encourages it.
Facebook insists on its users presenting their real name. A German privacy group takes issue with the policy and believes it to be a violation of privacy. Hamburg Data Protection Authority intends get users the right to use pseudonyms.
Not all of us can afford a summer home, but if you want to rent one, you've likely been to sites like VRBO and Homeaway. Tripping.com aggregates all these listings in one place, and just secured $16 million in funding.