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Niners’ New Stadium App Hopes to Come to Other Stadiums

September 19, 2014 No Comments

The San Francisco 49ers had their first NFL regular season game in Levi’s Stadium last week, unveiling many new luxuries, including a mobile app called VenueNext that allowed fans to order food from their seats VenueNext, which just went public on Thursday, currently resides in just Levi’s Stadium, but they have been in talks with [...]

Amazon Beats Out Google to Win .buy Domain For $4.6 Million

September 18, 2014 No Comments

Amazon outbid Google and three other companies to purchase the .buy domain for $4.6 million Thursday. The coveted domain was put up for auction by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Amazon has yet to make public its plans for the domain. Companies bid amounts they’ll pay during a round of bidding, [...]

Notion Offers Smart Home Solutions Similar Products Don’t

Notion is a smart home system that alerts people when their doors open and their windows break, but it also let’s you know things like when your child arrives home from school, if a gun safe has been accessed and how much propane is left in your tank. Notion is currently a Kickstarter campaign that’s [...]

Dish Making Deals to Add Channels to OTT Service

September 16, 2014 No Comments

On Tuesday, Dish Network announced a program-renewal deal with Scripps Networks, which gives Dish rights to put several major Cable TV channels on its OTT service (over-the-top streaming) it plans to launch soon. “Dish is delighted to add Scripps Networks’ award-winning lifestyle content to our growing library of sports, family, educational and entertainment options that [...]

HP Might Sell Photo-Sharing Service Snapfish

September 15, 2014 No Comments

Snapfish.com, the photo sharing service from Hewlett-Packard Co., might be up for sale soon, according to Reuters. Back in 2005, HP bought the company for $300 million, and it’s mainly used in its printing and personal systems group. Snapfish is an easy way to move your photos from your digital camera or camera phone, to [...]

iPhone 6 Plus Sells Out in Pre-Order Record Numbers

September 14, 2014 No Comments

Early Friday morning, Apple allowed the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones to go on sale for preorder, with the product shipping in mid-October. Impressively, all of the major Apple carriers sold out of their preorder allotments of the iPhone 6 Plus, and the shipping times should be a little longer than normal. [...]

Preorder for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Begins Friday

September 12, 2014 No Comments

Apple’s newest devices officially went on sale Friday, as customers were able to preorder the new mobile phones at 12:01am PT Friday morning. The phones, which were introduced Tuesday by Apple CEO Tim Cook, officially go on sale in stores on Sept. 19. Customers who choose to preorder their phones can have them shipped to [...]

5 Million Gmail Passwords Reportedly Posted on Forum Page

September 11, 2014 No Comments

About 5 million Gmail passwords and account names were posted on an online forum Tuesday. While it is reportedly old data, nearly 60 percent of the credentials found inside were considered valid. The passwords and IDs were posted on a Bitcoin security forum called btcsec.com by a user named tvskit. ?We can?t confirm that it is [...]

In Protest of Net Neutrality, Several Websites ‘Slow Down’ Wednesday

September 10, 2014 No Comments

Several major websites, including Netflix, Twitter, Reddit and Vimeo, held a symbolic ?slow down? Wednesday as a protest of the net neutrality proposal from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. This proposal would allow broadband providers to charge websites for prioritized access to consumers. In other words, Netflix can be charged more for fast-lane access [...]

Streaming Music Industry Generating Over $1 Billion This Year

September 8, 2014 No Comments

Midia Research reports that the streaming music industry is at a pace to generate over $1 billion in revenue this year. While digital music sales are certainly keeping music labels happy, they’re still trying to figure out how to get more out of ad-supported free streaming music sites, like Pandora, YouTube and SoundCloud. Ads on [...]