Venture capital investor Tom Wheeler has announced that he would divest his stakes various companies, including Google Inc, AT&T Inc and Dish Network Corp, if he is confirmed as the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Mr. Wheeler has been nominated for the top job at the FCC; and it is common for nominees to divest their stakes in certain companies to avoid conflicts of interest.
Porsche has finally taken wraps off the prototype of its much-awaited plug-in hybrid 918 Spyder supercar, which according to the company's claims, will be very quick as well as energy efficient.
Intel passed up one of the greatest opportunities in its history by not agreeing to supply chips for Apple's original iPhone, chipmaker's former CEO Paul Otellini admitted.
Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant Apple on Thursday announced that its App Store had hit a new milestone by scoring 50 billion downloads.
The 50 billionth app "Say the Same Thing" was downloaded by Brandon Ashmore from Mentor, Ohio. Ashmore received $10,000 in credit as a thank you gift from Apple for downloading the 50 billionth app.
VMware Horizon Mobile, VMware's dual persona mobile device software, has become available for on some of Verizon's Android-based smartphones.
The dual persona app creates two operating system instances, one for personal use and another for business use.
Luxury car maker Daimler AG on Wednesday took wraps off the newest version of its Mercedes-Benz brand's flagship sedan S-Class.
Finnish handset maker Nokia's recently announced Lumia 928 and Lumia 925 smartphones boast some incremental improvements over their predecessors.
The Lumia 925 and 928 are smaller as well as lighter than their predecessor Lumia 920. The Lumia 925 is the first smartphone in the series that has received an aluminum body.
Sunnyvale-based chip designer AMD unveiled a new chip dubbed Radeon 8970M, which, as per the company's claims, is the world's fastest laptop GPU.
AMD said that the Radeon 8970M is now only the fastest mobile GPU on Earth but also more efficient than its predecessors. It means the new chip will perform complex calculations faster while also ensuring longer battery life.
Users of Gmail and Google Drive will no longer have to worry about how much data they are storing and where, thanks to the Internet search giant's decision to unify the storage limits for various services.
Google on Monday announced that it had unified the free storage limits for Gmail and Google Drive and gave users a combined 15GB of free storage across both services.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Monday claimed that it had successfully tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that would offer transmitting speeds of up to several hundred times faster than the existing 4G networks.
The company said that the new technology allowed its researchers to transmit more than 1GB of data over a distance of two kilometers per second.
Finnish handset maker Nokia has introduced an affordable touchscreen smartphone for emerging markets, including India.
The Nokia Asha 501 smartphone features a 3-inch screen, a 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera and a memory capacity of 4GB that can be expanded to 32GB.
According to a Reuters report, citing the information shared by an unidentified source familiar with the developments at Facebook, two well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have quit Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's political advocacy group, Fwd. us.
Software maker Mozilla has confirmed that it is talks with various smartphone vendors, including Japan's Sony, to enable its upcoming Firefox operating system appear on their future higher-end smartphones.
AT&T has announced the launch of its own prepaid arm called Aio Wireless, which targets customers who want simple, value-geared plans without an annual contract.
The network provider said its new wireless brand would offer a first-class wireless experience at a value price, without forcing customers to have an annual contract.
A Berlin court on Tuesday invalidated eight of fifteen clauses in Apple's user privacy agreement, saying they deviate too much from German laws.
The court ruled that iPhone-maker could not ask for "global consent" to use user data or information on their geographical locations.
Sony, HTC, BlackBerry together account for zero per cent of hardware profits in the smartphone space during the first quarter of 2013 as Apple and Samsung combined grabbed 100 per cent of profits, as per a new report by Cannacord Genuity.
Internet search giant Google has announced the release of a revamped version of its official Gmail app for Apple's iOS-based iPhones and iPads.
Users of the slightly revamped app can now choose to set Gmail default links to open directly in YouTube, Google Maps or Chrome. Previously, Apple's default solution would take users to YouTube on the Internet, Apple Maps or Safari.
Tech giant Dell on Monday announced its latest acquisition - Enstratius, an enterprise cloud management software services provider.
E-bookseller Barnes & Noble has announced big discounts on the Nook HD as well as Nook HD+ e-readers.
The company has slashed the price of the 7-inch Nook HD from $199.99 to just $149.99 for the 8GB model, while the price of the 16GB version has been dragged down from $229.99 to $179.99.
Acer has introduced a new budget Android tablet that boasts some really impressive features that will help it stand out in the awfully crowded 7-inch tablet space.