| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers.
The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:15 AM
After nearly two years without releasing a new tablet, Barnes & Noble on Wednesday unveiled the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a tablet co-branded with Samsung.
The new Nook is essentially a clone of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4, both featuring seven-inch touch...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Phramed (Free for iOS)
What it is: A way to create a photo collage of iPhone snapshots or images shot with another camera that have been imported into your iOS device.
How it works: After launching the app, you select one to five photos to create a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The National Football League has taken to the digital field with the kickoff of NFL Now, an Internet-video service offering gridiron fans hundreds of hours of free content and a $1.99-per-month premium package with access to even more.
But while NFL...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A+E Networks' History is hoping to get kids interested in learning about topics ranging from ancient Egypt to the American Revolutionary War -- and capture incremental revenue -- with Planet H, a new initiative that will initially comprise a series of...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Google Inc. has agreed to pay at least $19 million in refunds to settle federal allegations that the Internet giant improperly billed parents for unauthorized purchases by their children while using mobile apps.
The company also promised to change its...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market.
Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids.
The federal complaint, which was filed in Washington&...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:44 PM
For most parents, seeing a random $358 charge on their credit card bill would elicit a lot of questions.
But for the parents of the 71% of children who play mobile games such as Angry Birds or Temple Run, those seemingly random charges are becoming more...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
WWE has added its WWE Network to Microsoft's Xbox One videogame console just days before its next pay-per-view, "Extreme Rules," this Sunday.
The company has long said its new digital network would be added to the next-generation console this summer. The...