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Destiny companion app launched prior to beta

The Destiny companion app has been launched for Android and iOS ahead of the beta this month. Launching for both tablets and smartphones, the Destiny app acts as a companion for the main game, offering stats, lore and other social features. All you need to do to access the full app is sign into your Microsoft, PlayStation, Facebook or google ... Read More »

A home robot for the price of a tablet

Image Credit: Ruth Reader Jibo is stout with a big round glassy face and turns to greet you when you walk in the door. When I met this little device, it was sitting on a table top inside a hotel room in midtown, looking like a sleekly designed minimalist version of R2-D2. Today the Jibo team is accepting pre-preorders and ... Read More »

Time Warner rebuffed $80 billion takeover bid from 21st Century Fox

Media titan Rupert Murdoch is on the hunt. Murdoch-owned 21st Century Fox made an offer to acquire rival Time Warner in June, the company confirmed Wednesday. “We are not currently in any discussions with Time Warner,” which declined the offer, Fox said in a statement. The unsolicited offer was reportedly worth $80 billion, according to the New York Times. In its formal ... Read More »

Nitero unveils next-generation Wi-Fi for fast video transfers from the small screen to the big screen

Above: Nitero enables fast transfers from the small screen to big screen. Image Credit: Nitero Texas startup Nitero is unveiling its first chip to deliver 60 gigahertz wireless networking in mobile devices. Above: Nitero NT4600 Image Credit: Nitero The chip will help usher in a new kind of wireless networking for mobile devices, transferring data 10 times more efficiently than ... Read More »

FBI says self-driving cars will be good for surveillance, but lethal in the wrong hands

Driverless cars are a “potential lethal weapon,” but could make surveillance “more effective and easier,” the FBI claims in an internal report surfaced by the Guardian. According to the FBI’s Strategic Issues Group, “Autonomy … will make mobility more efficient, but will also open up greater possibilities for dual-use applications and ways for a car to be more of a potential lethal weapon ... Read More »

Hyperice Launches First-Ever Kickstarter Campaign Driven by Superstar Athletes to Introduce Revolutionary Fitness and Recovery Technology Device, the VYPER

Check out our press release hub, powered by Business Wire. It’s a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest technology and investment trends. Get the scoop here. IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 16, 2014– Hyperice has officially launched a campaign to bring their latest and most exciting fitness and recovery innovation to reality through Kickstarter, a crowdsourcing platform that ... Read More »

Stephen Colbert ridicules Vessyl’s digital cup

In case you haven’t had enough oddball product madness after that potato salad fiasco on Kickstarter, comedian Stephen Colbert has a hot tip for you: The Vessyl digital cup, which lets you know what you’re drinking and how many calories it contains, all while acting as a normal cup. In typical Colbert fashion, the TV host explained the cup and its ... Read More »

Hey, modular phone nerds: You can now get developer boards for Google’s Project Ara

Above: All of these Project Ara modules will make up a smartphone. Image Credit: Motorola One of the most exciting Google projects this year has been Project Ara, which is working on building modular smartphones. Although the phones aren’t out yet, Project Ara has now opened up applications for developers wishing to get developer boards to start building modules. Scroll ... Read More »