Topic: Business

Amazon’s Empire Grows, Acquires Digital Comics Service Comixology
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Amazon’s Empire Grows, Acquires Digital Comics Service Comixology

ComiXology is the best place to go if you want to buy and read digital comics. So it’s not too surprising that yesterday the company’s CEO and co-founder, David Steinberger, went onto his site and announced that the … [Read more...]

Dropbox Announces ‘Project Harmony’, Brings Mailbox to More Platforms
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Dropbox Announces ‘Project Harmony’, Brings Mailbox to More Platforms

At a press event in San Francisco earlier today, Dropbox announced not one, but two major changes in their insanely popular cloud file storage service, which just hit an impressive 275 million users. The first and … [Read more...]

No Fooling: Microsoft to Talk Windows 9 at This Week’s Build Conference?
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No Fooling: Microsoft to Talk Windows 9 at This Week’s Build Conference?

Despite the fact that today is April 1, to the best of my knowledge, this is not a joke. A post on ZDNet today reports that at this week’s Build conference in San Francisco, Microsoft may give us some details regarding … [Read more...]

Google Refuses to Make Gov’t Robots, DARPA Prefers Bing Anyway
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Google Refuses to Make Gov’t Robots, DARPA Prefers Bing Anyway

Back in December, news got out about Google’s big push to enter the field of robotics: former Android boss Andy Rubin was promoted to head the robotics division, while the company scooped up bunches of robotics … [Read more...]

Captains of Imbecility: Mt. Gox Finds 200,000 Missing Bitcoins
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Captains of Imbecility: Mt. Gox Finds 200,000 Missing Bitcoins

Last month, the implosion of Mt. Gox—formerly one of the biggest bitcoin exchanges—made headlines. The company filed for bankruptcy protection shortly after it had announced that it lost 750,000 customer bitcoins, … [Read more...]

Business or Pleasure: Dropbox to Let Users Switch Between Work and Personal Accounts
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Business or Pleasure: Dropbox to Let Users Switch Between Work and Personal Accounts

As more and more people start making the switch to hosting their important files on the cloud, the various options for doing so are becoming more important with each new customer. Today, the Verge reports that Dropbox, … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime Subscription Price Hiked by $20
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Amazon Prime Subscription Price Hiked by $20

About a month and a half after Amazon CFO Tom Szkutak speculated that the company’s Prime subscription price might increase, it’s happened. Today, Amazon has confirmed that its Amazon Prime service—which offers … [Read more...]

Google Acquires Green Throttle Games, Signals Android Console Possibilities
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Google Acquires Green Throttle Games, Signals Android Console Possibilities

The possibility that Google is working on an Android-powered game console has been speculated since at least last summer. While the company still has yet to announce any such device, a recent acquisition would seem to … [Read more...]

Amazon Considering Playback Limits for Rumored Music Service
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Amazon Considering Playback Limits for Rumored Music Service

Rumors that Amazon is working to bring its Prime customers a new music streaming service continue to swirl. A new report from the Wall Street Journal today says that Amazon may put in playback limits on songs, prompting … [Read more...]

Internet Shames Newsweek After Possibly Outing Bitcoin Creator
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Internet Shames Newsweek After Possibly Outing Bitcoin Creator

An article published by Newsweek today is making headlines of its own, as it claims to have identified the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. According to the article, he’s a Japanese American man living … [Read more...]