Security

‘Heartbleed for Mobile': Researcher Finds Massive Security Flaw in Android (Updated)

Responding to Stagefright, a big potential security bug in Android, highlights Google’s critical reliance on partners.

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July 27, 2015, 4:32 PM PDT

Commerce

eBay Finally Kills Off Its Same-Day Delivery Service in the U.S.

It had struggled to compete in the space against Amazon, Google and well-funded startups such as Instacart and Postmates.

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July 27, 2015, 3:17 PM PDT

Voices

Where Jim Dalrymple’s Music Went (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.

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July 27, 2015, 1:50 PM PDT

Mobile

Nextbit Shifts to Become a Phone Maker (Exclusive)

The company, which has been focusing on cloud-based software to keep phones and tablets in sync, plans to make its own device.

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July 27, 2015, 12:00 PM PDT

Mobile

Facebook to Scale Up Free Mobile Internet Service

The company will open a portal allowing any mobile operator to offer the service under its Internet.org platform.

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July 27, 2015, 10:43 AM PDT

Mobile

Beijing Police Shut Down Massive iPhone Counterfeiting Operation

The factory had produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones.

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July 27, 2015, 10:09 AM PDT

Social

Google Starts Divorcing Google+

It was a bad marriage while it lasted.

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July 27, 2015, 9:56 AM PDT

Enterprise

Chuck Robbins Starts First Day as Cisco’s CEO With Personnel Changes

He names a new CTO and a chief digital officer, but has made other changes, too.

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July 27, 2015, 8:14 AM PDT

Media

BuzzFeed, iHeartRadio Join Snapchat’s List of Publishers

Yahoo and Warner Music are out.

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July 27, 2015, 7:42 AM PDT

News Brief

Yahoo to Hold Consumer Product Event in NYC This Week

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July 27, 2015, 5:16 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Fox Sports Takes the DraftKings Ad/Investment Deal ESPN Didn’t Want

The “daily fantasy” sports boom keeps going.

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July 27, 2015, 3:11 AM PDT

Culture

Following Frat Party, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Vows to Make Diversity a Company Goal

Twitter hopes formal goals will help improve company diversity.

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July 27, 2015, 3:08 AM PDT

Commentary

Choose Your Reality: Virtual, Augmented or Mixed

There are differences! Big ones.

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July 27, 2015, 3:01 AM PDT

Voices

Could Social AR/VR Be Nintendo’s Next ‘Blue Ocean’?

We might have figured out what Nintendo’s NX could be.

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July 27, 2015, 3:00 AM PDT

Mobile

Apple Watch Coming to Best Buy Next Week

First retailer outside of Apple’s own stores to sell the watch.

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July 27, 2015, 1:43 AM PDT

Science

Auto Safety Watchdog to Fine Fiat Chrysler Record $105 Million After Recalls

Fine follows recall of millions of Jeeps exposed to software hack

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July 26, 2015, 7:43 PM PDT