| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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%...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:27 PM
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.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
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.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:05 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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, ...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:42 AM
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-...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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...