In a flawed bit of analysis, Nielsen researchers are claiming that e-book adoption is slow among teens, an interesting finding if it were actually true. Read More
T-Mobile is the first in the world to offer an HTC Nexus 9 with LTE, with the tablet up for sale today via T-Mobile’s online store. It’ll cost you $24.99 or over 24 months, with $0 up front, or $599.76 all told – Just $120 more than the 32 GB Wi-Fi only version. Read More
In early trading, New Relic’s shares are up 31 percent in its first day as a public company. Another technology company, Hortonworks, will begin trading this morning as well.
Update: Hortonworks has opened to a massive gain of more than 40 percent as well. For tech IPOs, today is a huge day.
The two companies are trading on different exchanges, with New Relic selecting the NYSE, and… Read More
UK-based parcel delivery startup ParcelBright has raised $1 million in a late seed funding round to power its service which is attempting to shake up the parcel delivery market for small to medium sized e-commerce businesses. Investors included Forward Partners, Talis Capital, Avonmore Developments and Howzat Partners. Read More
Protestors invaded Apple’s Bay Area campus yesterday during a torrential downpour. Reports say there were around 100 protestors, in coordination with the United Service Workers West union and accompanied by the Reverand Jesse Jackson, who were protesting pay and work conditions for the lower-paid contract workers who handle things like security and maintenance at tech firms like… Read More
The folks that brought you Shared a few years ago are at it again. This time they’re trying to make it easy to share video.
Called SendVid, the new service is as simple as can be. You upload a video and then share it. End of story. Want to edit it? Want to add a filter? Want to add a soundtrack? Go somewhere else, bub. Read More
Customers looking for more payment options for that next Mac or iPhone just got a new choice – PayPal. The online payments giant is now available at checkout on Apple’s online retail channel in both the U.S. and U.K., and Apple is also promoting PayPal’s Credit system which offers buyers using that method up to 18 months to pay off a purchase without interest. In some ways,… Read More
Yet more trouble brewing for Uber in Europe. Brussels Minister of Mobility, Pascal Smet, is reportedly preparing to file a criminal complaint against the company, according to regional press reports, after failing to gain operational concessions through discussions. Read More
MusiXMatch Launches Clip So You Can Create And Share 20-Second Videos With Music And Lyrics Overlaid
In an attempt to get in on the short video sharing craze, MusixMatch, the song lyrics database and maker of accompanying lyric-viewing mobile apps, has released a brand new app called ‘Clip‘. Debuting on iOS first, with an Android version to follow shortly, it lets you create (up to) 20 second videos, sync them to a track, and — if available — overlay the… Read More
Uber may have just raised a fresh $1.2 billion this month, but the company looks set to welcome a new investor, Chinese internet giant Baidu, which is reportedly set to invest as much as $600 million into the U.S. firm. Read More