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  • Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases

    Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases
    Strong online sales of "World of Warcraft" and "Hearthstone" pushed Activision Blizzard Inc. past revenue forecasts, the video game publisher said Tuesday. The Santa Monica game developer posted a profit of $204 million in the second quarter, down 37%...
  • Six start-ups present ideas at Turner, Warner Bros. media camp

    Six start-ups present ideas at Turner, Warner Bros. media camp
    Twelve weeks ago, six start-ups from around the world came to Warner Bros. Entertainment in Burbank with one common goal: to develop products for the entertainment industry. As participants of Media Camp, an accelerator program led by Turner...
  • Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications

    Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult. Two...
  • Finally! An app to turn the ordinary person into a criminal

    Finally! An app to turn the ordinary person into a criminal
    Via this recent piece in Wired, we are introduced to a breakthrough in technological services that could make everyone's home or office immeasurably less secure and give almost everyone with a cellphone the opportunity to become a burglar.  Extra...
  • Amazon Fire Phone not enticing enough to leave Apple, Android

    Amazon Fire Phone not enticing enough to leave Apple, Android
    Amazon.com made its boldest move yet into the electronics hardware business by entering the fiercely competitive smartphone market earlier this month with the release of the Amazon Fire Phone. The Amazon smartphone is suited with top-of-the-line...
  • Shazam expands to Mac computers

    Shazam expands to Mac computers
    On its quest to get its technology on as many of your devices as possible, Shazam has released a new version of its audio-identification service built for Apple computers. Shazam for Mac, available now on the Web and the Apple App Store, marks the...
  • New Starbucks app to let you pre-order coffee, tip digitally

    New Starbucks app to let you pre-order coffee, tip digitally
    Starbucks customers may soon be able to pre-order their coffee and tip their baristas through their smartphone.  The world's largest coffee-shop operator will test a smartphone service this year that lets customers pre-order their coffees, lattes, ...
  • 2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy

    2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy
    If you're shopping for a fuel-efficient space-saving car, make sure to fit the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit onto your list. Even the outgoing car deserved that distinction; it thumped six newer competitors in a seven-car subcompact comparison back in 2012...
  • Phone app could be wave of future for Metra

    Phone app could be wave of future for Metra
    A smartphone-based ticket program used in Boston may be in the future for Metra riders as the rail agency's possible response to the CTA's Ventra card, officials say. Commuters in the Massachusetts Bay area download tickets on their iPhones or Android...
  • As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares

    With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.  "Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
  • Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands

    Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees. The Japanese tech...