| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The release of two new iPhones designed for high-end and budget-conscious consumers helped Apple significantly grow its marketshare during the fourth quarter of 2013 and widen the gap over close rival Samsung in the U.S.
Owners of the iPhone made up 42%...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:55 AM
WWED: What would Edison do?
What would the inventor whose patents made so much of modern life possible have to say about this development:
A Google-owned company has just filed for a patent for a stick-on temporary neck tattoo, a kind of electronic...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Google will begin selling a basic version of its Project Ara modular smartphone in January, the company said this week.
Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by easily switching modules in and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Motorola Mobility unveiled its new headquarters in the Merchandise Mart Tuesday morning, showing off its Silicon Valley vibe to about 200 guests and staff.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed the company, which was founded in Chicago in 1928 as Galvin...
| Apr 23, 2014
Motorola Mobility showed off its sleek new headquarters in the Merchandise Mart on Tuesday to about 200 VIPs and reporters.
If it were for sale, the listing would be labeled "luxury" and boast features such as digital and graffiti art, concrete floors,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Tech companies have not been shy about spending big bucks on up-and-coming startups in 2014.
Facebook in particular has already doled out more than $20 billion in some big-name acquisitions. Google has also had a few transactions, buying two startups...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dropbox is unveiling new ways for people to hold onto and share their digital stuff as it tries to build on the popularity of its online storage service.
With an initial public offering in the works, Chief Executive Drew Houston said...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The global wearable computing market is rapidly expanding beyond early-adopter status.
After a strong year in 2013, shipment volumes for wearable tech will exceed 19 million units this year, more than tripling last year's sales, according to market...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Google took its biggest step to support smartwatch devices Tuesday by announcing Android Wear, a version of its mobile software designed specifically for wearable devices.
Following Google's announcement, LG and Motorola both announced new smartwatch...
| Mar 24, 2014
The past four columns have been more serious than consumers of my worldly workplace wisdom have come to expect. Perhaps it's a sign of maturity, or maybe an indication that I've begun viewing the working world with greater reverence.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Google is aiming to sell $50 customizable modular phones by early next year, the company said this week.
In a report in Time magazine, Google said it is continuing to work on Project Ara, an effort to create phones that users can easily modify by...