A new front-end on top of a strong news-scanning algorithm makes all the difference.
Warner Music Group has rediscovered the value in music discovery, and its business is thriving as a result. It's highly reminiscent of how open-source software works.
Open source produces great code. It also produces great businesses.
The software maker is on a mission to make hardware irrelevant, software the king and Windows the most powerful engine for every device. But the challenge starts now.
The secrets to making and selling consumer electronics are spilling -- on purpose -- and that's helping hardware startups succeed.
So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology.
Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to apply tighter regulations to wireless data worries some of the carriers. Others wait eagerly for more details.
Jony Ive, Apple's head of design, has harsh words for Xiaomi, whose smartphones look similar to the iPhone. Xiaomi's Hugo Barra says he should get over it.
Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.
No longer will the onetime Nokia hardware business be "an end unto itself," says Microsoft's devices chief. One good example: Nokia X shifts from Android to Windows Phone.