Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Mobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s Earnings Facebook was once a darling of investors, then a turnoff. Now, a year after going public, the social network seems to have settled into a more stable relationship with Wall Street. But the company has still been taking pains to prove that it can make more money from its base of more than a billion users, especially from those using Facebook on mobile devices. More
All Eyes On Facebook's Mobile Growth And Graph Search Progress Quick Take Facebook will release its Q1 2013 earnings on May 1. We expect healthy advertising revenue growth driven by improved mobile monetization and a growing user base. Margins will shrink due to higher headcount related costs and infrastructure investments. We’ll also look for any color on the success of Graph Search, which could be one of the key features of Facebook going forward. More
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The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con.
Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego, where holographic versions of victors Peeta Meelark and Johanna Reyes offered visitors a silent welcome before the minute-long teaser trailer was shown.
The trailer opens with a hovership landing and a meeting between leaders of the rebellion, where Phillip Seymour Hoffman and a gray-haired Julianne Moore discuss Katniss Everdeen's role.
Gold prices are settling higher as unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East draws traders into their hiding spots.
Gold for August delivery rose $12.50, or 1 percent, to settle at $1,303.30 an ounce on Friday.
Gov. Terry Branstad is renewing a call to maintain the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply, after a report that the Environmental Protection Agency may scale back proposed cuts to renewable fuel production.
Branstad issued his statement Friday.