Essential steps for securing your phone, and what else can be done to foil thieves As smartphone theft grows, handset owners need to do all they can to secure their devices. Read the steps you can take and find just what else the industry is, and is not, doing. [Read more] 11/19/2013 - 5:57 pm | View Link
What is Apple up to? Tech giant sparks intrigue by purchasing motion-sensor company Do you remember what life was like before you iPhone? Well Apple may be working on a device just as revolutionary after recently acquiring 3-D company PrimeSense. It was announced today that Apple snapped up the Israeli company for around $ ... 11/25/2013 - 4:07 pm | View Link
Microsoft's Surface tablets: A trip down memory lane, via Apple Should we be surprised Microsoft had to write off $900 million in unsold tablets? FORTUNE -- I don't spend a lot of time writing about Microsoft (MSFT) these days, but the company's re-entry into the tablet market last summer felt like news I ... 07/20/2013 - 3:22 am | View Link
Kickstarter POP gets Apple denial, becomes largest backer refund ever It’s time to get your cash back, you lovers of the Kickstarter that never actually happened – the one called POP or “Ortable Power station”, working with the Apple Lightning cord amongst other things – that being the reason for its demise. 12/19/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Apple iPad mini crosses finish line ahead of Microsoft's Surface With personal tablets replacing soft covered books as reading devices they have also become the new, easy to carry version of the larger iPad tablet. Apple is appeasing its followers by releasing their own mini version of the popular iPad. Apple releases ... 10/22/2012 - 1:56 am | View Link
Microsoft to launch Windows 8, Apple hosts product launch this week Tech lovers are buzzing about Apple’s rumored iPad ... He said in July he expects Windows 8 to kick off “the most epic year in Microsoft’s history.” However, analysts aren’t so sure. After all, PC sales are in a slump, and that’s where most ... 10/21/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Finnish utility Fortum Corp. is selling its electricity distribution sector in Finland to international and Finnish investors for 2.55 billion euros ($3.51 billion) and is preparing for the possible sale of similar businesses in Sweden and Norway.
The company says that once the deal is completed in early 2014 international infrastructure investors First State Investments and Borealis Infrastructure will own an 80 percent stake of the distribution network.
The IPO pipeline for 2014 is even more brimming with richly funded tech companies than 2013, and well more than half of the candidates based in California, according to a new report by CB Insights, the New York firm that tracks emerging companies and technology trends.
The number of tech companies in California with valuations of more than $100 million that are demonstrating significant momentum has jumped from 222 a year ago to 308 for 2014, CB Insights found.
It counted a total of 590 venture…