NEW YORK, USA: Instagram on Thursday unveiled a new service, allowing its 150 million members to send private photo and video messages to friends and loved ones.
13 Dec 2013 10:52
NEW YORK, USA: Spotify extended its free music streaming service to smartphones and tablets boosting its challenge to rivals such as Pandora.
13 Dec 2013 10:12
WASHINGTON, USA: Mozilla has teamed with global partners in a push for open mobile standards as it boosts its efforts to develop smartphones challenging Google and Apple operating systems.
13 Dec 2013 10:35
WASHINGTON, USA: Facebook unveiled plans about its partnership with New York University for a new centre for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network's massive trove of data.
11 Dec 2013 06:08
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple used freshly deployed iBeacon sensors to virtually - and personally - accompany iPhone, iPad or iPod-toting shoppers through its US stores.
9 Dec 2013 06:41
WASHINGTON, USA: The National Security Agency is collecting about 5bn records a day on the location of mobile phones around the world, The Washington Post reported, citing documents from US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
6 Dec 2013 08:59
NEW YORK CITY, US: USA leads with 61 Shortlisted entries, followed by South Africa, Turkey, and Australia.
5 Dec 2013 12:34
TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony confirmed on Tuesday, 3 December, that it has sold more than 2.1m PlayStation 4 consoles in less than three weeks, as it battles Microsoft and Nintendo for supremacy in the lucrative gaming sector.
4 Dec 2013 06:32
WASHINGTON, USA: Online retail sales for Cyber Monday grew 16% from last year to US$2.29bn, lifted by more shopping on mobile devices, a market tracker said on Tuesday, 3 December.
4 Dec 2013 07:24
WASHINGTON, USA: - Want that Amazon order in just 30 minutes? Amazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos hopes to soon achieve this using an armada of mini-drones able to drop small packages on the doorstep of users in USA cities.
3 Dec 2013 08:47
WASHINGTON, US: America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.
29 Nov 2013 14:38
NEW YORK CITY, US: The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched US$14.2m in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
28 Nov 2013 09:17
NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.
28 Nov 2013 09:24
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: US computer company Hewlett-Packard reported making a profit in its recently ended fiscal year, with cost-cutting efforts countering a slip in revenue.
28 Nov 2013 06:14
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft says more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time last week.
26 Nov 2013 06:49
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Yahoo! made a fresh move to expand as a media group, naming a star "global anchor" to be the face of its digital news brand.
26 Nov 2013 08:39
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: - Twitter has announced it has toughened the encryption of traffic to thwart online snooping at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service.
25 Nov 2013 07:16
NEW YORK CITY, US: Business magazine Forbes this week named Madonna the highest-paid musician in the world, estimating her earnings at $125m in the year to June.
21 Nov 2013 14:41
NEW YORK CITY, US: The 2014 One Show is ready to accept your entries - and there are several new categories.
21 Nov 2013 09:12
LOS ANGELES, USA: - Talking on the phone while driving is illegal in a growing number of countries, but with the explosion of in-car technologies the potential for drivers being distracted is greater than ever.
21 Nov 2013 06:23
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