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  • Amazon Fire smartphone includes retail bombshell

    Amazon unveiled its first smartphone Wednesday. The Amazon Fire has many of the bells and whistles of other smartphones, with some new twists and with one extra, Amazon-only component: Firefly. Firefly is a program that allows users to point their...
  • Taxis sow traffic chaos in Europe protesting against Uber car app

    Taxis sow traffic chaos in Europe protesting against Uber car app
    Taxi drivers sowed traffic chaos in Europe's top cities on Wednesday by mounting one of the biggest protests ever against Uber, a U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button. Hundreds of licensed black taxis snarled...
  • Storehouse tries to make everyone a storytelling star on an iPad

    Storehouse tries to make everyone a storytelling star on an iPad
    SAN FRANCISCO — Earlier this month, an iPad app called Storehouse received one of Apple's top design awards at its annual developers' conference.  Launched in January, the app aims to make it easier for users to create compelling stories using...
  • Dry-age your own steaks at home with the Steaklocker?

    Skip the expensive butchers and stuffy steakhouses. According to the founder of a new device called the Steaklocker, the process of dry-aging steaks could be a reality in the average home. A fridge of sorts, the Steaklocker is about the size of a...
  • Bot passes Turing Test; judges think it's a 13-year-old boy

    Bot passes Turing Test; judges think it's a 13-year-old boy
    For the first time, a computer program has officially passed the Turing Test, which measures a machine's ability to think for itself -- at least under the standards set by a competition in Britain. The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire Phone, in Bid to Challenge Apple's iPhone

    Amazon took the wraps off the Fire Phone -- priced $100 lower than similar iPhone models -- and because the e-commerce company will not be relying on gigantic sales of the new gadget, it could represent Apple's most formidable rival in the category. At a...
  • Amazon widely expected to unveil its first smartphone

    Amazon widely expected to unveil its first smartphone
    Amazon.com sells diapers, makes Kindles, delivers groceries, streams music and produces its own shows. Has it also become a smartphone maker? The e-commerce juggernaut is set to launch a new device at a media event in Seattle at 10:30 a.m. PDT...
  • Amazon.com unveils the Fire Phone, its first smartphone

    Amazon.com has officially launched the Fire Phone, its first smartphone, after years of rumors. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos took to the stage in Seattle shortly after 10:30 a.m. PDT to unveil the smartphone, which boasts a 4.7-inch screen, 13-megapixel...
  • Amazon unveils Fire smartphone

    Amazon.com Inc. has finally launched its own smartphone, the Fire, that at its core is a hub for all things Amazon. Fire is the latest addition to the e-commerce behemoth's deep arsenal of products and services and brings together many of those wide-...
  • Searching Apple's history for a rationale for buying Beats

    As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...
  • Millennial Media battling Facebook's emergence in mobile advertising

    Millennial Media battling Facebook's emergence in mobile advertising
    Millennial Media has long faced competition for advertising dollars from entrenched giants like Google and Apple, but it was another household name — Facebook — that took a bite out of the Baltimore company's earnings and sent its stock...