Google's latest acquisitions have technologies that advance humanoid robotics, driverless cars and Internet-connected home devices, making the company look as if it is using a business planning book from the future.
Uh oh. Nintendo has slashed its Wii U sales projections for the current financial year by over two thirds.In a revised financial forecast, Nintendo has said it now expects to sell only 2.8 million Wii U consoles in the 12 months ending March 2014.
The social network apologized for ads placed by a dating service that featured photos of Rehtaeh Parsons, a Canadian girl who committed suicide in April after she had been cyberbullied over an alleged rape.
The company has reinvented its venerable RealPlayer software as a cloud service that it says will make it easier to privately share personal videos between mobile devices, television sets and computers.
Clive Thompson, author of the new book, "Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better," argues that technology is making us more intelligent and creating an ambient awareness of the people around us.
The ebook business loves power readers. They devour up to 300 or 400 books a year, reading them one after the other on their e-reader, tablet or phone. Keeping these important readers happy takes more than continuing to pump out romances,...