474 Results for

contests

Article

OnePlus launches, then deletes 'Ladies First' promo contest

Before launching a promotional contest hyping a product, you should probably think hard about what that contest says to your customers.

By August 12, 2014

Article

Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

Article

Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch valued at $249 in contest

Motorola reveals an estimated value for the upcoming smartwatch, but it's not necessarily the actual consumer price.

By May 22, 2014

Article

Filling the gaps: Microsoft contest locates new prime numbers

Prime numbers are endlessly fascinating to computing and math fans, and there's an infinite supply of them. A Microsoft contest succeeds in fleshing out the list of primes that aren't actually the largest.

By April 1, 2014

Article

Design contest seeks geeky garb for Comic-Con catwalk

Her Universe, purveyor of sci-fi stuff for women, will choose 30 contestants to compete on the Comic-Con catwalk for a chance to co-design a retail fashion collection.

By March 28, 2014

Article

Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By February 3, 2014

Article

Siri battles Google Now in new contest

The two voice assistants were pitted against each other in a series of challenges from analyst Gene Munster.

By December 10, 2013

Article

First iPad Mini vs. Retina: No contest

Going from the original iPad Mini to the Retina Mini is pretty jarring. Use the new Mini once and the old one is doorstop material.

By November 30, 2013

Article

Republic Wireless adds short-code messaging

The carrier has finally made it possible for users to receive texts from airlines, coupon providers, Starbucks and other businesses and services.

By October 13, 2014

Article

X Prize crowdsources three contests tackling ocean health

As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.

By October 22, 2013