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Twitpic Not Shutting Down After All

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
The photo-sharing service took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to announce it has been acquired and will, indeed, "live on."

Pebble Update Adds Emoji, Compass, Sweating Domo Face

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
Pebble smartwatches also gain iOS 8 compatibility, so notifications you clear on your watch also clear on iOS.

Standing Desk? Psh, Try a Hamster Wheel

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
You don't even have to run in it at night if you don't want to.

YouTube to Fund its Biggest Video Stars

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
YouTube on Thursday announced that it will begin footing the bill for new videos from some of its top creators.

Apple TV Update Adds Beats Music...and HomeKit?

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
The move may allow users to sync gadgets quickly and safely around the house via iOS.

Hundreds Line Up for iPhone 6 at Fifth Ave Apple Store

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
New iPhone launches are always a spectacle at Apple's flagship New York City retail store, and this year was even crazier than years past.

Google's Android L to Include Default Encryption

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
Encryption has been available on Android since 2011, but most users probably didn't know how to turn it on.

10 Insane Things Alibaba Could Buy With its $20 Billion IPO

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
The Chinese e-commerce firm stands to have the biggest IPO in history. Will it go completely insane with its windfall?

First iPhone 6 Dropped on Live TV

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
First in line was Aussie Jack, who made headlines not for his No. 1 position, but for his butterfingers.

Bug Delays HealthKit Apps; Pre-Order Galaxy Note 4; Ellison Steps Down

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
From Apple's HealthKit delays to Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders, here's what you missed on Thursday.

Nvidia Unleashes Maxwell-Class GeForce GTX Gaming Monsters

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
The GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 immediately vault to the top of the list of must-have upgrades hard-core PC gamers everywhere.

Facebook to Prioritize Timely News Feed Posts

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
Post about a trending item, and you're friends are more likely to see it. Get a ton of quick cred for a post you made, and it'll jump higher on your friends' News Feeds for a particular amount of time.

Uplinq: Qualcomm Serves Up More LTE Software Tools

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
The mobile chip giant releases LTE Broadcast and LTE Direct SDKs to developers.

Amazon Scoops Up .buy Top-Level Domain for $4.6M

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
Amazon shelled out more than $4.59 million to get its hands on the .buy domain.

Larry Ellison Steps Down as Oracle CEO

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
Ellison will still remain an active part of the company, assuming the role of Chief Technology Officer and Executive Chairman of Oracle's Board.

Early iOS 8 Adoption Slower Than iOS 7, iOS 6

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
Initial adoption of Apple's new mobile operating system has been significantly slower than the last two iOS iterations, iOS 7 and iOS 6, early assessments have revealed.

Uplinq: Qualcomm Trains Sights on IoT, Robotics

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:01
The mobile chip giant's bread and butter is still smartphones, but Qualcomm wants to cast a wider net with its technology.

A Gold Apple Watch Will Cost What?!

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:05
On the low end, rumors put the cost of a gold Apple Watch at around $1,000 or so. At the high end? $5,000. Oof.

Get DLC-Packed 'Need for Speed Rivals' Complete Edition on Oct. 21

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:05
Race, race, race, as you won't see a new Need for Speed title until 2015 at the earliest.

Microsoft Cuts 2,100 Jobs in Latest Round of Layoffs

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:05
The reductions are taking place across a variety of teams, though there are few specifics.

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