• EyeEm Partners With Uber, Gives You A Free Ride To Go Take Photos

    EyeEm Partners With Uber, Gives You A Free Ride To Go Take Photos

    Photo-sharing service EyeEm announced today that it is partnering with Uber to offer free rides to its users. The startup has given out a promo code on its blog worth $20 on Uber, and the two companies are running a joint competition where users can win more credit by documenting their rides in pictures. Read More

  • Google Unveils New Cross Platform Design Language “Material Design”

    Google Unveils New Cross Platform Design Language “Material Design”

    Google announced a new universal design language, called Material Design, as part of the forthcoming “L” release of Google’s Android mobile operating system. The design is meant to offer a more consistent, universal look-and-feel across mobile, tablets, desktop and “beyond,” the company explains. Read More

  • Google Introduces Android One Program To Bring More Smartphones To Developing Markets

    Google Introduces Android One Program To Bring More Smartphones To Developing Markets

    Today at Google I/O, the company launched a new initiative designed to help make smartphones more affordable to develop and release. The initiative will target OEMs specifically making phones for developing markets, which could help increase Android’s market share even further. Read More

  • Google Now Has 1B Active Monthly Android Users

    Google Now Has 1B Active Monthly Android Users

    At its Google I/O developer event today, Google provided us with an update on current Android activations. Instead of announcing the usual cumulative numbers, however, Google’s senior VP for Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai, announced that there are now over 1 billion 30-day active users on the Android platform. Read More

  • Victorious Launches To Build Mobile Apps For YouTube Stars

    Victorious Launches To Build Mobile Apps For YouTube Stars

    A startup called Victorious is looking to build mobile apps for “digitally-born stars”, creating hubs that bring together a creator’s content from YouTube and social media sites. There are a couple of former YouTube executives involved in the company, including Chief Creative Officer Bing Chen (previously YouTube’s global head of creator development and management)… Read More

  • Aereo Says That SCOTUS Ruling “Sends A Chilling Message To The Tech Industry”

    Aereo Says That SCOTUS Ruling “Sends A Chilling Message To The Tech Industry”

    Aereo has issued a formal response to the decision passed down today by the Supreme Court, ruling that Aereo is illegal because the service is considered a public performance under the Copyright Act. In the response, Aereo calls this decision a “massive setback for the American consumer.” Chet Kanojia, Aereo CEO, also cites Justice Scalia’s dissent in the statement… Read More

  • Mini-Bots Are Helping Scientists Control Tiny Objects Under A Microscope

    Mini-Bots Are Helping Scientists Control Tiny Objects Under A Microscope

    Imina has created tiny little robots that can be used to help scientists and researchers manipulate tiny objects under a microscope, giving them a tiny helping hand when looking at very small objects. The video above, filmed by AtoZNano, shows the miBots in action. They’re controlled via a joystick-like interface and the tiny probe can measure wires and nanotubes and can even help out… Read More

  • Broadcast Stocks Trade Higher In Wake Of Aereo Ruling

    Broadcast Stocks Trade Higher In Wake Of Aereo Ruling

    This morning the United States Supreme Court ruled against Aereo, a startup that employed myriad, tiny antennas to bring broadcast television to consumers digitally, saying that it operates in violation of the Copyright Act. The startup, which previously stated that it had no ‘Plan B’ in the case of loss, is troubled. Broadcast stocks, however, are anything but. CBS is up more than… Read More

  • Google I/O 2014 Keynote Live Blog

    Google I/O 2014 Keynote Live Blog

    It’s Day 1 of Google’s I/O conference. Know what that means? It’s keynote time! Just as they’ve done for the past few years, Google will open the conference by unveiling many of the projects they’ve been keeping under wraps for months. And just as we’ve done for the past few years, we’ll be there bringing you every little up-to-the-second detail we… Read More

  • YouTube Rolls Out A Bigger Video Player Ahead Of Music Subscription Service Launch

    YouTube Rolls Out A Bigger Video Player Ahead Of Music Subscription Service Launch

    Ahead of this morning’s keynote address at the Google I/O developers conference, the company has rolled out an upgraded video player on YouTube.com, which some people on Twitter are already noticing is significantly larger than before. Of course, in the general spirit of hating change because – ugh, it’s different! – not everyone is happy about the switch. Why is… Read More

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