Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., on Thursday, announced that its current President and Chief Executive Officer America, Jack Tretton, will retire from this role as of 31 March, 2014. Citing no reason for the stepping down of the person crucial to the growth of the Playstation business in America, the company declared that this was a mutual decision.
In a Tuesday announcement, virtualization giant VMware revealed that it is pursuing FedRAMP authorization for providing hybrid cloud services to government agencies. In pursuit of the authorization, the company has partnered with Carpathia Hosting, which has vast experience in providing IT services to the US federal government.
According to a Reuters report, Yahoo has plans underway to phase out Facebook and Google IDs over time. In a change which Yahoo will reportedly bring about gradually, Facebook and Google accounts will be blocked from accessing Yahoo services.
Some new details of Microsoft's voice-based personal digital assistant Cortana have recently emerged online. These details also include a few screenshots of the Cortana personal assistant which will likely be a part of Microsoft's forthcoming Windows Phone 8.1 OS.
Apple's new CarPlay technology is being previewed at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The technology was announced by Apple in June 2013 - it was originally called 'iOS in the Car' technology - when the company said that it has plans underway to increase the compatibility of its iOS mobile operating system with cars.
Tech giant Apple has revealed in a Tuesday statement that the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Peter Oppenheimer is stepping down. The disclosure from Apple comes close on the heels of Monday reports that Oppenheimer - who joined Apple in 1996 - will be taking a board position at Goldman Sachs Group.
A Wall Street Journal report has revealed that Roku has recently announced an updated second-generation version of its Roku Streaming Stick --- a media stick which is the size of a flash drive, and connects to the TV.
According to recent reports from CNBC and TechCrunch, social network Facebook is currently in talks with drone-maker Titan Aerospace to work out a possible acquisition deal. The acquisition of Titan Aerospace - manufacturer of solar-powered drones - will accelerate Facebook's efforts in the direction of providing Internet access to remote parts of the world.
Google has revealed in a recent post on the official Google Chrome Blog that over the next few days, voice search capability will be added to the latest Chrome beta for Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.
According to a CNET report, Google is working with an unspecified external data provider to facilitate the users in researching restaurants before they actually make their reservation at a particular restaurant.
In a recent announcement, MakerBot has revealed the launch window for its newest 3D desktop printer - MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer. The company - which manufactures the popular MakerBot 3D printers - said that it new printer will hit the markets "this spring."
During the course of Tuesday proceedings at the 2014 Mobil World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, Google SVP Sundar Pichai officially rebuffed a Fortune report which claimed that the Internet search giant had expressed interest in mobile-messaging service WhatsApp.
On Wednesday, Boeing Co unveiled a new Android-powered handset called 'Black' - a self-destructing smartphone. The 'Black' is a much-rumored handset from Boeing, with the company having reportedly filed plans for the mysterious device with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) earlier this month.
In an official post released on Friday, LinkedIn - the social network for professionals - announced that it is introducing a new feature which will enable users to block other LinkedIn members.
Social network Facebook announced a policy change on Friday, relating to the accounts of the deceased users. The policy change allows the memorialized Facebook accounts to be left are they are, so that the posts are visible to whomever the user intended.
On Friday, tech giant Apple issued the latest update of its mobile operating system, iOS. The update fixes important encryption vulnerability; an issue which affects the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection.
The Mobile World Conference (MWC) 2014 is scheduled to kick off in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, February 24. Most of the leading players in the mobile technology sector - except Apple and Google - are expected to make some significant announcements at the forthcoming event.
According to a New York Times report, the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform revealed in an official blog post on Saturday that some of its customers' data was accessed by hackers last week.
At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week, Japanese device maker Sony is expected to unveil its new Xperia tablet - dubbed the Xperia Tablet Z2 - which will be slimmer than the Apple latest iPad Air tablet, and will be equipped with some heavy-duty components.
On Monday, software giant Microsoft announced a "long-term strategic partnership" with DocuSign. As a result of the partnership, DocuSign's reputable electronic signature authorization, eSignature, will be integrated with Microsoft's Office 365 suite of office productivity applications.
- Pebble launches its App Store on Android smartphones
- Oscar Mayer unveils new ‘Wake Up & Smell the Bacon’ alarm-clock app for iPhone
- Dyson launches a quieter, more efficient bladeless fan
- Samsung reveals new Black Edition models of Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini
- Panasonic announces Lumix DMC-GH4 camera with built-in 4K video recording