Twitter has acquired over 900 patents from IBM, a move likely intended to settle IBM’s claims that Twitter was infringing on at least three of its patents. IBM said Friday that Twitter acquired the patents in December, and that the companies had entered into a patent cross-license agreement covering other technologies that might be shared between…Details
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak threw his support behind phones from Chinese device maker Xiaomi at an event in Beijing Sunday.
Figuring out how to use mobile ads for a startup or small business isn’t easy. Most entrepreneurs have struggled with online advertising, period. And adding mobile to the mix can seem confusing and expensive. See also: 15 Underrated Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Use But with so many people on their phones 24/7, neglecting to explore…Details
The biggest technology story of 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact is only beginning to be felt. In June, the Guardian first published leaked documents from National Security Agency…Details
The largest-ever expansion of the Internet’s naming system, beyond trusty old .com and .org, is almost here: Hundreds of dot-anything websites are slated to roll out this year, starting as early as this summer. The list of proposed new domains includes .google, .apple, .nyc and .book. It’s the first major expansion in more than a…Details
(CNN) — Technology policy didn t get much air time in the 2012 presidential election, but the Obama administration will face serious issues over the next four years. The country is facing a shortage of qualified technology workers. Potential cybersecurity attacks threaten the nation s power and transportation infrastructures. Privacy advocates fear the seemingly unchecked…Details