Not very long ago it seemed like Google was set to acquire gaming streaming service Twitch for $1 billion. Then Twitch announced it was shutting down its Justin.TV unit. Now the company has confirmed that it has indeed been acquired. However, we were dead wrong about it being Google. Instead, Twitch is set to become […]
Tylt’s new wall charger on Kickstarter, AT&T acquires DirecTV, Verizon bolsters its LTE network, and GoPro makes for the stock market.
Here’s what the $48.5 billion deal will mean for customers and the services offered.
Ford was one of the first automakers to offer a connected in-dash infotainment solution in their Sync system. It’s also considered one of the best to this day. The goal for the next phase of in-dash connections is not to your devices, but to the apps themselves. For this, Ford has picked up a nice […]
Samsung announced their long-rumored smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, plus the new Note 3 phone!
Normally Labor Day is a day of rest where you spend time with your family. Except for this Labor Day where it is apparently a day of international dealing. Word just broke that Microsoft is buying the devices and services arms of its closest device partner, Finnish phone maker Nokia for just a hair under […]
Google buys Waze, a new safety measures in iOS 7, the smallest known galaxy is discovered, and the latest Chinese space mission!
When you think of rugged cases for mobile devices, you think of two names: OtterBox and LifeProof. Well, those two names are now one. OtterBox has acquired TreeFrog Developments, Inc, the parent company of LifeProof, for an undisclosed price. This move makes a lot of sense with OtterBox being known for rugged cases, like their […]
DISH Network has launched a $25.5 billion takeover bid for Sprint.
What happens when you combine a long-time favorite cloud storage solution with a hot new mail management tool? We’re about to find out, as Dropbox has just acquired Mailbox.
In other cellular news, Mid-December looked like Smooth sailing for Softbank’s US subsidiary Sprint as they announced they were buying all of on-again off-again pseudo subsidiary Clearwire. DISH just threw in a major monkey-wrench from left field, they want to buy Clearwire too for their own cellular aspirations. While Sprint wants the company, DISH wants […]
For $2.2 billion, Sprint will be acquiring the 49.2% of shares it doesn’t already own, making Clearwire a wholly owned subsidiary.