Technology News

No April Fool's for Microsoft (April 1, 2019): Microsoft sent around an internal memo banning April Fools pranks.

AOL to End AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) on December 15, 2017 (October 6, 2017): AOL Instant Messenger will come to an end on December 15, 2017. It had a long run. It first arrived in 1997.

Google Unveils New Logo and Four Color G Icon (September 1, 2015): Google has unveiled a new logo and a four color G icon.

Google Unveils New Watch Faces for Android Wear (December 10, 2014): Google has unveiled new watch faces for Android Wear. The watch designs are powered by the Watch Face API

HP to Split Into Two Companies in 2015 (October 6, 2014): HP has announced it will be split in two different companies in 2015.

Yahoo Acquires Blink, a Self-Destructing Text Messaging App (May 13, 2014): Yahoo has acquired Blink, an app for sending self-destructing text messages.

ViewSonic Launches 70-Inch Interactive Display (April 26, 2014): ViewSonic has started shipping a 70-inch interactive, six-point touch smart display board.

Seagate Releases Its First 6TB Hard Drive (April 7, 2014): Seagate has released its first 6TB hard drive which it says is the fastest available.

Stephen Colbert Reveals Plan to Defeat Google's New Military Robots (January 2, 2014): Stephen Colbert has revealed a plan to fight back against Google's new military robotics division.

E Ink Introduces Carta, Latest Version of its Electronic Ink Display (September 25, 2013): E Ink has unveiled Carta, the latest version of its electronic ink display. The technology is used for digialt signage, ebooks and other displays.

iRobot and Cisco Launch Ava 500 Video Collaboration Robot (June 20, 2013): iRobot and Cisco have partnered to launch the Avo 500 video collaboration robot, a new telepresence robot.

E Ink Introduces 1.73-inch Flexible Display for Smartwatches (June 3, 2013): E Ink has introduced a 1.73-inch flexible Mobius display for Smartwatches. The Sonostar Smartwatch is the first to use the display.

Funny Video Reveals the Google Glass Photographer (May 27, 2013): This funny video from Grovo shows how to be a Google Glass Photographer

Bullitt Mobile Launches New Cat Smartphone (May 24, 2013): Bullitt Mobile has announced a new rugged Cat B15 smartphone that can withsstand 5.9 foot drop and survive being submerged in water.

Getac Launches Rugged Android Tablet (September 6, 2012): Getac has launched the 7-inch Getac Z710.

iKey Launches Rugged New Keyboards (July 4, 2012): iKey has launched a new line of ATEX-approved rugged keyboards.

Amazon Acquires Kiva Systems for $775 Million (March 25, 2012): Amazon.

New Microsoft Software Translates Your Actual Voice Into Foreign Languages (March 12, 2012): Microsoft unveiled several new technologies at TechFest 2012 including realistic avatars and a wearable projector that project multitouch interfaces.

HP to Make WebOS Open Source (December 10, 2011): HP has announced it will make webOS open source.

Text Through Your Pants With Microsoft's PocketTouch Technology (October 19, 2011): This project from Microsoft, called PocketTouch, enables a person to use an input device through their pants or a jacket.