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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile ad startup InMobi

It's unknown why Google is interested in InMobi in particular; what is clear is that Google needs to bolster its efforts in mobile advertising.

By March 11, 2015


NASA looking at 'hitchhiking' across solar system on speeding comets

A spacecraft concept under development could shoot diamond harpoons at space rocks to slingshot itself around our corner of the galaxy.

By September 2, 2015


Apple's iPhone might have been a 'Mobi'

Ken Segall, Apple's former advertising director, says the company had a number of potential names in mind for its smartphone. TelePod, anyone?

By March 5, 2013


Amazon Kindle Unlimited vs. Scribd vs. Oyster: E-book subscriptions battle it out

There are three similar book subscription services on the market -- which is right for your reading habits?

By October 2, 2014


Eye-Fi Mobi card links camera to mobile more easily

A new offering from wireless SD card maker Eye-Fi promises easier photo transfer to mobile devices.

By June 3, 2013


Radiohead frontman takes stage with BitTorrent to test paywall

BitTorrent's paywall system launches via a bundle from Radiohead's Thom Yorke to see whether fans will pay for content. The move could end up upending the crowd-funding world in the process.

By September 26, 2014


Which hip-hop artists know more words than Shakespeare?

A data scientist studied how the vocabularies of popular hip-hop artists stack up against the Bard. The results are awesome.

By May 7, 2014


Doc Brown finally admits Funny or Die hoverboard video is fake

In an apology titled, "Funny Or Die is Sorry for Lying about Hoverboards," actor Christopher Lloyd owns up to the ruse that went on a day too long.

By March 5, 2014


This 'Back to the Future' hoverboard will blow your mind

Trust us: If hoverboards were as real as this one from a mysterious company called HUVr, the world really would be changed forever. Or at the very least, it would be way more fun.

By March 4, 2014


BitTorrent: Bundle delivers joy, ready for spotlight

BitTorrent bakes its Bundle program into the latest version of its uTorrent and BitTorrent software. Next up: torrent pay walls.

By February 19, 2014