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BlackBerry’s Q4 Profit Small Comfort as Revenue Slips

BlackBerry last week reported fourth-quarter revenue of US$660 million -- well under analyst expectations, but enough to put the company back in the black ...

Twitter’s Periscope Allows Live Stream Replays

Twitter on Thursday unveiled Periscope, the live-streaming app developed by a company it acquired earlier this year, reportedly for just under US$100 million. It's a big bet for an app that's in a genre that already has matured, but Twitter is counting on the mobile world's appetite for more video ...

Leap Motion Faceplate Lets OSVR Head Talk to the Hand

Open Source Virtual Reality, a platform that aims to unify virtual reality input devices, games and output, and Leap Motion, a company that has established itself in the development of motion-tracking hardware, on Wednesday announced what may be a compelling way to control movements in a virtual reality environment ...

Facebook Aims to Turn Social Media Into ‘the’ Media

Facebook for months has been talking with multiple news organizations about hosting their content on its network, rather than linking to their websites, according to The New York Times ...

Magic Leap Allows a Peek Into Its Crazy-Cool AR World

Its 90-second promo video showcasing its augmented reality product got the Web talking, but Magic Leap itself isn't quite ready to discuss its AR headset ...

Amazon Expands Free 2-Hour Delivery to Baltimore, Miami

Amazon on Thursday expanded Prime Now, its one-hour fulfillment service, to select ZIP codes in Miami and Baltimore. The service -- which delivers thousands of products, including groceries -- eventually will blanket both cities ...

Musk: Technology May Revoke Your Driver’s License

There will come a time, in a future not so far away, when it will be illegal for the average person to drive a car, predicted Tesla CEO Elon Musk. ...

Nintendo Makes the Leap to Smartphones and Tablets

Nintendo has reached an agreement that will see its beloved intellectual property finally arrive on mobile devices, CEO Satoru Iwata announced Tuesday at a hastily called briefing ...

Big Robo-Bird Trains to Be Fastest on 2 Feet

Becoming the fastest of its kind is just a byproduct of the ATRIAS robot's primary objective. Oregon State University's biped is the focus of a loftier goal: to build an entire industry on its leg locomotion mechanics. ...

The Micro Bit’s Mega Promise

The BBC last week announced that it would give programming PCs to 1 million students through its Make It Digital initiative, an effort to spark greater interest in technology ...

Asus to Sport Powerful New Nvidia GPU

Nvidia on Thursday launched the latest in its GTX 900s series of mobile GPUs -- GTX 960m and 950m -- designed to make a gaming laptop as future-proof as possible. Asus' recently unveiled GX501 is one of the machines that already has incorporated the latest Nvidia tech ...

Google Casts Nearline to Lure Cloud Customers

Google on Wednesday launched a public beta version of Nearline Storage, the latest addition to the Google Cloud Platform. ...

No Fuel? No Problem – Solar Plane Completes 2nd Leg in Round-the-World Trip

Fueled solely by the sun, the Solar Impulse 2 has completed the second leg of its historic journey around the world, landing in Ahmedabad, India. A decade-old dream is actualizing for the team ...

What Mobile World Congress Delivered Besides Same-Old Smartphones

The latest handsets and tablets received their typical share of headlines at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but their mindshare shrank considerably. ...

Precision Laser Weapon Scorches Mile-Away Truck Engine

Lockheed Martin this week conducted a test of its Advanced Test High Energy Asset, or ATHENA, laser system. The successful demonstration attests to just how far directed energy weapons technology has come ...

Rock Band 4 Rises From the Ashes

Harmonix on Thursday revealed that the fourth installment of Rock Band will launch this fall on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The news comes about five years after the last title in the franchise made its debut ...

Nvidia’s Shield Takes On Crysis With Confidence

Nvidia on Tuesday unveiled Shield, an Android TV console that in addition to playing content locally, can stream video games, movies, music, apps and more. ...

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