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
Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Daily iPad Newspaper Slated For February Launch An invitation sent out to the media has revealed the iPad-only newspaper, the Daily, created by News Corp will begin on 2 February. That digital publication will cost 99 (62 pence) cents per week. According to Reuters, the original 19 January unveiling ... 01/27/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
Murdoch's iPad newspaper The Daily to launch Feb. 2 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- News Corp.'s iPad-exclusive newspaper, The Daily, will launch next week at an event in New York City. The Daily will be the guinea pig for Apple's new subscription option for purchasing iPad content. Until now, Apple has ... 01/27/2011 - 10:50 am | View Link
UPDATE 2-News Corp to launch iPad newspaper on Feb. 2 NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuters) - News Corp (NWSA.O) will launch its long-awaited digital newspaper created for Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iPad on Feb. 2, two weeks after the two companies were widely expected to introduce the new product. News Corp ... 01/27/2011 - 5:38 am | View Link
Apple, News Corp. to Launch iPad-Only Newspaper The Daily Feb. 2 The wait is over, and The Daily is finally set to ... well, go daily. The News Corp. and Apple sent out invitations Thursday to the launch of the much anticipated daily news service for the iPad, which will be unveiled Feb. 2 at an event in ... 01/26/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
Apple iPad Newspaper, The Daily, To Launch Feb. 2 Apple and News Corp plan on launching an iPad-only newspaper, the Daily, Feb. 2. The Daily will reportedly cost 99 cents per week. Apple's iPad will host a tablet-only newspaper created by News Corp starting Feb. 2, according to an invitation circulating ... 01/26/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
Twitter is teaming up with Singaporean start-up U2opia Mobile to make its feeds available to entry-level mobile phones without the Internet: you'll dial and listen to what people are saying. No, really. Read more
On Friday, Apple Inc. will begin using the technology at its 254 U. S. stores to send you messages tailored to where you are inside, provided you have downloaded the Apple Store app and have given Apple permission to track you.
In-store location technology does raise privacy concerns, though many shoppers have shown a willingness to be tracked for discounts.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool. [Read more]
The monsoon rains have struck and the crowd remains huddled under a canopy, near plates of steaming food, as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (vo-REN-gay ba-nee-ma-RA-ma) strolls down the red carpet to open a waterfront picnic park in Fiji's capital, Suva. News photographers scamper around him, but only after it is announced that they are invited to record the event.