Back in June, Google introduced its Android One program to improve the affordable smartphone experience in emerging markets. The project debuted in India in September, and now it is expanding to cover neighboring Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. (It launched in the UK last month.) Google announced that a number of devices under...
Last year, Facebook did a “year in review” video for each user which was a quick overview of your year in photos and status’ on the social network. This year, the company is doing something a little different. A new mobile-first year in review shows off your best moments from...
Corruption in the American Hollywood style is something to behold. Today, Google published a short blog post alleging that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), alongside a number of film studios, funded what was essentially opposition research about the company. The resulting material was later fed to state attorneys general. At issue is...
Search engine Bing has refreshed its apps for iPhone and iPad, with a revised home screen that looks better and simplifies navigation to view trending content. The iPhone app now has a cleaner layout on the home screen, with the search bar in the center, and a content tab at...
Reports coming in indicate that Nokia will not be updating the Here Maps suite for Windows Phone from now on. However the firm will be taking care of its Here Maps on Android devices that is currently in beta, and as previously announced, is working to release a new iOS...
Japan based messaging app Line has today inked a deal to buy MixRadio, a music streaming service that Microsoft acquired as part of its Nokia Devices and Services acquisition. Line says MixRadio will continue to be available on Lumia devices as a third-party app, but the company appears determined to expand...
Today, Microsoft has released the first major update to its overhead-free photo-streaming app, Xim, thereby adding support for streaming to big screens. Microsoft Xim lets you share and stream your photos without having to huddle around your phone with your friends and also works remotely for users who are not...
Microsoft has shared two job openings within a new cloud-based Operating Systems Group, with one of the listings says the project is called "Arcadia. According to  ZDNet Arcadia is a new streaming system built on the Azure cloud and is poised to replace Microsoft's Rio game-streaming tech. The report says that Arcadia...
Sony has just announced that it is cancelling the December 25 premiere of The Interview amid pressure from hackers and following the four top theater chains in the US backing out from showing the movie. The full statement by the company reads: “In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors...
After Twitter, Facebook, Google and YouTube chronicled the year gone by in videos, it’s now Wikipedia’s turn. The crowdsourced online encyclopedia takes you through major events from 2014, from the FIFA World Cup to the Indian general elections, and the Ice Bucket Challenge to Ebola in West Africa in under three minutes. The...