Mozilla today released Firefox 23, bringing a new logo for the popular web browser, as well as a built-in share button that allows users to share content directly from the browser with friends. The button comes with an API for developers. Another new feature is called the mixed content blocker, which "protects users from man-in-the-middle...Read more
announced his plans to acquireб═The Washington Postб═for $250 million. Bezos is buying the newspaper buy himself, not as Amazon. A majority of the newspaper's executive team will remain in their current positions, includingб═CEO and publisher Katharine Weymouth.Read more
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Nokia today posted a new advertisement to its YouTube channel that pokes fun at Apple's recent TV ad for the iPhone 5's camera. Apple's ad, called "Photos Every Day," touts that more pictures are taken on the iPhone than any other mobile device. In Nokia's ad, cleverly entitled "Better Photos Every Day," the...Read more
Following a testing period, Netflix today announced that it has begun rolling out a new feature to accounts that allow users to have up to five (5) different "profiles" on their accounts. Each profile can be setup for a different person who uses that one account and has a separateб═Recently Watched and Instant Queue...Read more
According to new data released by research firmб═Kantar Worldpanel, BlackBerry's market share has fallen to a mere 1.1% in the second quarter of 2013, down from 4% in the same quarter last year. The number is interesting because Q2 was the first full quarter the company's next-generation Z10 smartphone was available for purchase.
announcement earlier this month, the company reported troubling Q2 2013 financial results today. HTC reported a revenue of aboutб═$2.4 billion, with a profit ofб═$41.7 million, which is down 80% year-over-year. The Taiwanese manufacturer even went as far as saying...Read more
Matt Mullenweg, the founder ofб═Automattic, the company behind WordPress, revealed during theб═WordCamp San Franciscoб═conference last week that theб═popular blogging platformб═now powers a remarkable 18.9% of the Internet. The number, which is up 2.2% year-over-year, means that 18.9% of all websites use WordPress as a platform base. Mullenweg went on to discuss the future of WordPress, including...Read more
report fromб═Bloomberg, BlackBerry (which was formerly known as Research in Motion) has laid off 250 employees from its product-testing facility in Waterloo, Ontario. In addition, the company'sб═executive vice president of enterprise mobile computing, David Smith, resigned for "personal reasons."Read more