The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.
Misfit is going beyond fashionable fitness trackers with its new Misfit Bolt, a color-changing smart LED light bulb. The bulb can be controlled through an app or the Misfit Flash wearable.
The free-call bonanza now includes France, Israel, Italy, Thailand and the UK, among others.
New languages are available to Windows Phone developers willing to help Microsoft's voice assistant learn how to better communicate.
Google's $1 million donation means New Yorkers can check out Wi-Fi devices from all three of the city's library systems.
From peel-and-stick posters for less than a dollar to framed canvas prints, the service lets you quickly turn your smartphone pictures (or camera shots, of course) into artwork and the results are fantastic.
Already available in Seattle and a host of areas in California, Amazon's grocery delivery service debuts on the East Coast.
In Mac OS X Yosemite, Spotlight received a significant upgrade, now giving you relevant Web results for your searches.
Next year, the 180-person company plans to sell software along with its Jot hardware. It won't compete with existing partners like Adobe, though.
Google Express arrives in more cities and costs less than Amazon Prime, Skype Qik video-message app takes on Snapchat, and Facebook brings stickers to comments.