Technology

  • A leaked component that appears to be part of the not-yet-announced iPhone 6S shows...

  • Star Wars joins forces with Instagram Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 6:52 AM SGT

    A short clip of the highly-anticipated next "Star Wars" film has been released on social media site Instagram. "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" hits cinemas in December. Thursday's clip, was released on the @starwars account with the caption "There has been an awakening". Stormtroopers …

  • Pentagon Taps Silicon Valley Expertise In Flexible … Investor's Business Daily - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 5:43 AM SGT

    The popularity of wearables like Fitbit and the Apple Watch has caught the attention of the military, and the Pentagon will explore how such new gadgets can help troops on the battlefield. On Friday, Defense ...

  • Interdigital Loses Trade Case Targeting Microsoft Mobile … @ Bloomberg - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 5:02 AM SGT

    InterDigital Inc. lost an eight-year battle to claim patent royalties on Nokia phones, now made by Microsoft Corp. The devices don’t infringe patents related to ways to control how mobile phones make calls, ...

  • Google sounds the death knell for Adobe Flash Business Insider - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 3:41 AM SGT

    Starting in September, the Google Chrome web browser will no longer automatically show Adobe...

  • What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in … Associated Press - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 1:43 AM SGT
    What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day

    A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh ...

  • It looks like Apple's iPhone 6S won't address a complaint … Business Insider - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 9:35 PM SGT

    If you plan on storing tons of music and photos on your iPhone, it looks like you'll have to go...

  • Oracle is losing sales execs in this critical area … Business Insider - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:16 AM SGT

    We just heard that Oracle's senior-management sales team held a four-hour strategy powwow over...

  • Movado rebounds as 2Q results top analyst estimate … Associated Press - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 6:28 AM SGT

    Shares of Movado Group surged 21 percent Thursday after the luxury watchmaker's second-quarter results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The seller of Movado, Ebel, Hugo Boss and Lacoste watches said ...

  • What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day

    For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page, saying that one out of seven people on Earth logged ...

  • How to Jump From Cloud to Cloud @ Bloomberg - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:58 AM SGT

    In 2010, when Netflix was still early into its shift from DVD rentals to online movies and shows, it started using Amazon.com’s data centers. Video streaming’s popularity was growing fast, and Amazon Web Services, the retailer’s cloud computing division, had the capacity to handle the load. Now that Netflix streams 100 million-plus …

  • Apple is officially letting Windows users watch its … Business Insider - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:57 AM SGT

    Usually, when Apple holds a big product announcement, it only lets Mac, iPhone/iPad, or Apple TV...

  • Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9 AP - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:35 AM SGT
    Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9

    Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. The company has introduced a new iPhone ...

  • New estimate: Apple shipped 3.6 million watches last … Associated Press - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:33 AM SGT
    New estimate: Apple shipped 3.6 million watches last quarter

    A new report estimates Apple shipped 3.6 million watches in the last quarter — more than some analysts have estimated and enough to change the competitive landscape for fitness bands and other wearable ...

  • Facebook is rolling out a solution to its 'freebooting' … Business Insider - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 2:38 AM SGT

    Facebook and its user base have recently come under fire for the practice of "freebooting,"...

  • Apple schedules product event for Sept. 9 Associated Press - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 12:41 AM SGT

    Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. Invitations for the event were sent to ...

  • Here's what happens when you ask Siri about Apple's … Business Insider - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 12:34 AM SGT

    It's official: Apple has a big event coming up on September 9th at San Francisco's Bill Graham...

  • Google just denied accusations from the European Commission … Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 11:59 PM SGT

    Google has just rejected the charges from the European Union's European Commission. In...

  • Here are the facts behind the fabulous Facebook hoax … Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 11:39 PM SGT

    I almost fell for a Facebook hoax a few weeks ago when I saw this post: In the post were two...

  • Here's your first look at the new animated lock screen … Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 11:01 PM SGT

    The iPhone 6S may come with the same moving wallpapers that debuted on the Apple Watch earlier...

  • The Apple Watch is already crushing the competition, … Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 10:18 PM SGT

    The Apple Watch officially went on sale less than six months ago, and it is already the second...

  • The packaging for Apple's iPhone 6S has reportedly … Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 9:07 PM SGT

    A new photo that reportedly shows the retail packaging for Apple's next iPhone has appeared...

  • Apple Announces Sept. 9 Event The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 8:30 PM SGT

    Apple Apple's announcement of a Sept. 9 event in San Francisco. Apple Thursday sent out invitations to a Sept. 9 event in San Francisco. "Hey Siri, give us a hint," the Cupertino, Calif.,-based ...

  • A New Computer Glitch Is Rocking the Mutual Fund I … @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 11:56 AM SGT

    The U.S. fund industry was in turmoil Wednesday as executives scrambled to respond to a computer glitch that prevented dozens of mutual and exchange-traded funds from promptly pricing their securities....

  • Ashley Madison's infidelity business a saucy pitch … Reuters - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 8:59 AM SGT
    A photo illustration shows the Ashley Madison website displayed on a smartphone in Toronto

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Even before the details of millions of users of infidelity website Ashley Madison were hacked and leaked to the public, a television show based on the dating site for married people was being shopped around Hollywood. "Thank You Ashley Madison," a series concept based on a woman …

  • Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app AFP - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:25 AM SGT

    Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. The personal digital assistant ...

  • Facebook just unveiled its answer to Siri Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 1:43 AM SGT

    Facebook is testing out a new virtual assistant feature that will be able to perform tasks on...

  • The PC market is still shrinking and Windows 10 isn't … Business Insider - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:28 AM SGT

    Two complementary market analyst reports are showing that the PC market is still shrinking like...

  • Demand for Apple Watch has been 'so high,' Best Buy … Business Insider - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 8:17 AM SGT

    The Apple Watch has been such a strong seller for Best Buy that the company is rolling it out to...

  • U.S. court upholds racketeering conviction against … Reuters - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 1:57 AM SGT

    A U.S. appeals court upheld several convictions against Anthony Pellicano over illegal wiretaps, including racketeering, while reversing a conviction for aiding and abetting computer fraud. Once known as Hollywood's private eye to the stars, Pellicano was convicted in 2008 for running a vast criminal enterprise involving …

  • Ashley Madison, parent company sued in U.S. over data … Reuters - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 10:58 AM SGT
    A photo illustration shows the Ashley Madison app displayed on a smartphone in Toronto

    (Reuters) - Infidelity website Ashley Madison and its parent company have been sued in federal court in California by a man who claims that the companies failed to adequately protect clients' personal and financial information from theft, saying he suffered emotional distress. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court …

  • Here's how Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella uses his digital … Business Insider - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 4:15 AM SGT

    Today, Microsoft released Cortana — its virtual digital assistant (think Apple's Siri with...

  • Apple shares helped lead the stock market on a steep dive Monday morning, but the tech giant recovered in dramatic fashion soon after CEO Tim Cook assured a popular Wall Street commentator that his company ...

  • Microsoft's Cortana assistant launched on Android AFP - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 1:56 AM SGT

    Microsoft said Monday its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices. Cortana is Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri and Google Now, which respond to voice commands ...

  • I finally got so fed up with a bug in the iPhone's … Business Insider - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 1:38 AM SGT

    I like my iPhone. I've never considered trading it for another phone. The app selection is great....

  • America’s youth isn’t getting a decent education when it comes to the basics of technology, and now we’re seeing some data on why that’s the case. A survey conducted by Google and Gallup shows that many ...

  • Scary Forecast: Computers to Threaten Humanity Within … @ Kiplinger - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 8:50 PM SGT

    Advances in artificial intelligence raise goose bumps among experts.

  • Ashley Madison hack sends shivers through hook-up, … Reuters - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 1:13 PM SGT
    A photo illustration shows the Ashley Madison app displayed on a smartphone in Toronto

    By Josephine Mason TORONTO (Reuters) - Larry Flynt, a defender of free speech and sexual freedom if there ever was one, has this advice for anyone worried by the hack of infidelity site Ashley Madison: Muzzle yourself. It might be too late for many people who, lured by a supposed cloak of digital anonymity, have shared …

  • Apple has major changes in store for the Apple Watch, … Business Insider - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 1:49 AM SGT

    Reviewers have had two common criticisms of Apple Watch since it launched in April: Apps are slow...

  • Why Facebook is investing so much money in Indian  … Business Insider - Sun, Aug 23, 2015 12:08 AM SGT

    Facebook launched FbStart in May 2014 to give early-stage mobile developers all over...

  • Apple defends Dr Dre after he apologies to 'women … Reuters - Sat, Aug 22, 2015 9:13 AM SGT
    Dr. Dre performs at 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc. came to the defence of rapper and Beats co-founder Dr Dre on Friday following his apology "to the women I've hurt" as reports of his past altercations with women resurfaced around the release of N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton." Apple, which acquired Dr Dre's …

  • Intuit skids on plan to sell Quicken and 2 other b … Associated Press - Sat, Aug 22, 2015 2:23 AM SGT

    Shares of Intuit dropped 12 percent Friday after the maker of TurboTax software surprised Wall Street by saying it plans to sell several businesses, including its consumer finance program Quicken. Like ...

  • How Apple got Siri to run much faster, for a lot less … Business Insider - Sat, Aug 22, 2015 1:04 AM SGT

    Apple has moved to a hot new technology called Apache Mesos to make sure that its Siri personal...

  • Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: IBM, Oracle, SAP are 'big … Business Insider - Sat, Aug 22, 2015 12:42 AM SGT

    Salesforce reported another good quarter on Thursday. During the quarterly conference call...

  • Amazon just soared past Apple in the streaming TV  … Business Insider - Sat, Aug 22, 2015 12:05 AM SGT

    Amazon's Fire TV set-top box is more popular than Apple TV, according to the latest survey from...

  • Hollywood studios must face animators' anti-poaching … Reuters - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 11:54 PM SGT
    The entrance gate to The Walt Disney Co is pictured in Burbank

    Several major Hollywood studios failed to persuade a federal judge to dismiss a antitrust lawsuit accusing them of illegally conspiring not to poach each others' animators, to help drive down wages. In a Thursday night decision, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, rejected the dismissal request by Walt …

  • Apple and the Myth of the One-Trick Pony @ Fox Business - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 9:53 PM SGT

    Analysts are calling Apple a one-trick pony. Is it true, and, even if it is, is that a good thing or a bad thing?

  • The 10 things in advertising you need to know toda … Business Insider - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 5:16 PM SGT

    Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. McDonald's...

  • Ashley Madison founder emails leaked in new data d … Reuters - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 1:13 PM SGT
    A photo illustration shows the Ashley Madison website displayed on a smartphone in Toronto

    By Alastair Sharp and Josephine Mason TORONTO (Reuters) - Emails sent by the founder of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com appear to have been exposed in a second, larger release of data stolen from its parent company, cyber security experts confirmed on Thursday. The data dump by hackers who have attacked the site …

  • How Social Bias Creeps Into Web Technology @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 12:23 PM SGT

    Biases can creep into complex computer code despite even the best efforts to keep it out. Computer scientists are just starting to study the problem and devise ways to guard against it.

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