Mozilla has confirmed plans to split with Google as the default search engine for their flagship Firefox browser in favor of Yahoo. The new partnership is set to go into effect in December and Yahoo has agreed to work with Mozilla's Do No Track privacy feature.
Pay phones in New York City will be re-purposed into Wi-fi hotspots, offering free Internet access, free domestic calls, charging stations and maps and other city info. Officials announced that the transition would begin next year, according to the New York Times.
Starbucks has partnered with AT&T to bring wireless phone charging to select locations. The units will be installed in the surfaces and bars at the coffee chain so that customers can charge their devices without recourse to plugs or wires.
Nokia Corp. (NOK) revealed its first Android tablet, the N1 on Tuesday, which is planned to be sold first in China, for an estimated $249, before taxes. The N1 will hit the markets in the first quarter of 2015.
The device is the company's first ever, since the sale of its business to Microsoft....
Facebook has confirmed plans to launch a new workplace social network that may rival Microsoft Office, Google Drive and LinkedIn. The new service, called Facebook at Work, will function similarly to the current social network but will allow users to keep their personal profiles separate.
Verizon is celebrating its Connection Day by giving out gifts to its subscribers and non-subscribers alike. Planed gifts include free in-flight Wi-Fi for all, and, for Verizon "More Everything" customers, a "one time gift" of 1GB of sharable date and another 1GB of data in their next billing cycle.
Facebook's Messenger, an app independent of the social network's mobile version, is now used by half a billion people each month.
Earlier this year, Facebook, which has around 1.3 billion users, began to push its users towards using Messenger instead of the Facebook mobile app for chatting with their...
Computer networking-gear maker Juniper Networks, Inc. said Monday that Shaygan Kheradpir has resigned as chief executive officer and a director of the company, effective immediately, following a board review of his conduct related to a customer negotiation.The Sunnyvale, California-based company has named Rami Rahim, a 17-year Juniper veteran, to succeed Kheradpir as CEO.
Palo Alto Networks, a network security company based in Santa Clara, California, says that a new type of malware called WireLurker is putting over 800 million Apple devices at risk. It attacks through iOS devices using OS X by installing malicious third party apps.
Facebook says that government requests for user data are up by 24% in the first half of 2014 compared to the previous six months. The increase accounted for nearly 35,000 requests in all.
Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge, with its curved screen, is due in U.S. stores beginning November 14. The device features a 5.6 inch display that spills over onto its edge. The right edge of the screen functions as an info ticker even while the main screen plays video or web surfs.
Amazon, the maker of Kindle Fire tablets, has edged past Apple and Samsung to be rated the highest in terms of customer satisfaction for tablets, says a new study by J.D. Power.
Amazon's tablets generally cost less than the iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab. Almost one third of tablet owners found price...
A well-known Russian political operative is speaking out against Tim Cook after the Apple CEO publically came out as gay earlier this month. Vitaly Milonov, who is best known within the country for writing the law that shaped Russia's anti-gay legislation, is pushing to have Cook completely banned from Russia.
Samsung has unveiled two new smartphones with metallic exteriors, as the electronics giant seeks to shore up its mobile division after posting Thursday its lowest quarterly profit in three years.
Fierce competition with local smartphone makers in China and India, who sell lower-priced phones with...
Twitter Inc. has replaced its head of product Daniel Graf just six months after luring him over from Google, according to multiple reports.
Graf, previously known for his work leading Google Maps, will retain his vice president of product title and work on Twitter's geolocation features, the Wall...