Media

Voices

Amazon Echo and the Voice UI

Amazon Echo is a great example of the potential of voice UI, and what can happen when more and more of our appliances become “smart.”

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July 1, 2015, 11:16 AM PDT

Media

‘Steve Jobs’ New Movie Trailer Depicts the Nasty Side of Apple’s Original Genius

The biopic reaches theaters on Oct. 9.

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July 1, 2015, 10:32 AM PDT

Media

Magic Leap Picks Up Former Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff

The longtime media exec joins the buzzy (and mysterious) “cinematic reality” startup.

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July 1, 2015, 10:13 AM PDT

Code Conf

The ‘Empire’ Crew Dishes on Social Media and the Changing TV Biz (Full Video)

The crew behind Fox’s “Empire” talks social media and TV at the Code Conference.

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July 1, 2015, 9:50 AM PDT

Mobile

Voices

The Economic and Moral Toll of Our Immigration Bureaucracy

The founding teams of Google, Paypal, Yahoo, Tesla and Facebook have one thing in common: At least one immigrant.

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July 1, 2015, 5:00 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Costolo: Going Public Accelerated Twitter’s ‘Short-Term Thinking’

The outgoing Twitter CEO opened up in an interview with The Guardian.

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July 1, 2015, 4:39 AM PDT

Mobile

‘Machine Learning Is Hard': Google Photos Has Egregious Facial Recognition Error

A programmer flagged a nasty problem with Google’s facial recognition. Thankfully, its engineers responded promptly.

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June 30, 2015, 6:37 PM PDT

Mobile

Ericsson Seeks Documents in Apple Patent Dispute

Simplo Technology is being asked to produce documents related to its battery packs.

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June 30, 2015, 12:19 PM PDT

Voices

Drill Sergeant Apple Watch (Comic)

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

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June 30, 2015, 11:21 AM PDT

Voices

Installation: A Core Smart-Home Advantage

If home automation is going to go mainstream, installation capability will be increasingly critical, albeit expensive.

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June 30, 2015, 10:30 AM PDT

News Brief

Former Jive CEO Tony Zingale Joins Altiscale Board

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June 30, 2015, 9:47 AM PDT

Mobile

Xiaomi Continues International Push, Starts Selling $160 Redmi 2 Phone in Brazil

To avoid import taxes, Xiaomi is working with Foxconn to have the devices built in Brazil.

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June 30, 2015, 9:41 AM PDT

Media

Media Organizations Oppose Hulk Hogan’s Move to Block the Press From Sex Trial

Newsrooms say there are First Amendment implications to closing the courtroom.

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June 30, 2015, 9:03 AM PDT

Enterprise

Ahead of Split, HP Executives Veghte and Gilliland Depart Company

The company is set to split in two on Nov. 1.

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June 30, 2015, 8:44 AM PDT

General

Apple Conspired to Fix E-book Prices: U.S. Appeals Court

The ruling will uphold Apple’s civil liability as well as the terms of an injunction that limited its agreements with publishers.

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June 30, 2015, 8:00 AM PDT