Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.
The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event next month in San Francisco, where it's expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.
The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.
The streaming TV service has long stuck subscribers with the same commercial breaks as traditional television. Now for $12 a month -- that's $4 more than a regular subscription -- the ads finally vamoose.
The electronics giant stops into Europe's big tech show to talk up its latest gadgets, likely ranging from smartphones to cameras to TVs.
BlackBerry's financial performance fell below Wall Street expectations despite turning a profit thanks to some one-time gains.
Its flagship phone, the One M9, has not caught on, and HTC says it will continue to invest in other areas, including virtual reality, as it looks to turn itself around.
The company's announcement follows a report from research firm TrendForce revealing that Huawei is now China's top smartphone brand.
The new service may not be a big moneymaker, says analyst Gene Munster, but Apple has other reasons for getting into the streaming music market.