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Philips Smart Hub Embraces Siri, HomeKit

Philips on Monday unveiled Hue Bridge 2.0., which integrates the company's smart home products and iOS's HomeKit, giving users the ability to dictate to smart things from a Siri-enabled smartphone ...

Amazon Banishes Apple and Google Streamers

Amazon last week said it planned to stop selling streaming devices from rivals Apple and Google ...

Microsoft and Google End Hostilities, Partner Up

Following a successful series of talks, Google and Microsoft on Thursday announced they had come to an agreement to close about 20 lawsuits fired off by both sides ...

Logitech Adds Portability to Home Monitoring

Logitech on Wednesday announced a new monitoring system that links users to live feeds of their homes via an app ...

Google Lines Up a Batch of Marshmallow-Ready Hardware

Google on Tuesday introduced a pair of new phablets, a couple of Chromecasts and the first tablet it built by itself. The unveilings took place at the company's Nexus event in San Francisco ...

Flights of Fancy: The Multibillion-Dollar World of Fantasy Sports

Americans are expected to spend US$4.6 billion on fantasy sports this year, while vying for a payout of around $107 -- the average prize for winning the biggest fantasy league games, according to American Express ...

Sprint Bets Its Spectrum Will Suffice

Sprint on Saturday announced that it will sit out the next FCC spectrum auction ...

Samsung Gear VR to Test Virtual Reality’s Mass Appeal

Samsung last week unveiled a consumer version of a virtual reality headset adapter that converts Samsung smartphones into head-mounted displays. ...

Volkswagen’s Fines – Billions; Lost Customer Loyalty – Incalculable

There's a rough road ahead for consumers strapped into Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars, the ones revealed last week to have been kitted out with software to fool emissions testing ...

Gmail Blocking Tools Narrow Email Marketing Channel

Google on Tuesday announced new block and unsubscribe features for Gmail that will make it easier for users to manage their in-boxes and harder for marketers to creep out of the spam folder ...

Groupon Rethinks Its Road Map

Groupon on Tuesday announced plans to cut 1,100 jobs and close operations in seven countries and said it has filed a statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to that effect. ...

GameStop Swims Against the Digital Download Tide

GameStop has signaled resistance to the trend of bundling game consoles with digital downloads rather than physical copies of games. ...

Skype Skips Monday

Microsoft on Monday confirmed that network issues crippled the consumer version of Skype ...

Amazon Fans Fire’s Flames

Amazon last week confirmed and detailed the bare-bones Fire tablet (pictured above), which will sell for just $49 -- and it announced five other Fire family additions while it was at it ...

Devs Shine Light on Halo 5’s Overhauled Engine

Weeks away from the launch of Halo 5: Guardians, 343 Industries and Microsoft on Tuesday revealed some of the technical ingenuity behind what's expected to be the biggest Xbox One game of the 2015 holiday season ...

Nintendo Inaugurates New President

Tatsumi Kimishima emerged as president of Nintendo, following a meeting of the board on Monday ...

Unassuming iPhone 6s Could Knock Some Socks Off

Muffled by the rumors Apple TV had gone Hollywood and the giggles the Apple Pencil provoked, the latest additions to Apple's core product line -- the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus -- had to settle for a smaller share of the headlines coming out of last week's Hey Siri event. ...

Apple Levels up with tvOS

The refreshed Apple TV, tvOS and the Siri Remote Apple presented during Wednesday's "Hey Siri" event may not have been game changers, but the people pushing Apple's renewed focus on gaming are ...

Report: Amazon to Build Cut-Rate Slate

Amazon plans to offer a US$50 tablet in time for the holiday shopping season, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people privy to the company's plans. The 6-inch tablet would sell for half the price of the Fire HD 6. ...

Apple, Hollywood Honchos Put Heads Together

Apple has been mulling a move to commission original programming for its Apple TV, and some of Hollywood's top decision makers have been helping the company plan its strategy, Variety reported last week ...

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