A bigger iPhone, an Apple Watch and a new way to pay for burgers

Apple’s big event is just wrapping up and the big news was two new iPhones, a new Apple Watch and near-field payment capabilities.

Cortana picks 10 out of 16 NFL games

Microsoft’s Cortana personal assistant app picked 10 winners out of the 16 NFL football games played this opening weekend.

FCC might sack NFL blackout rules

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says the NFL no longer needs the government’s help to remain viable and the agency should do away with obsolete blackout rules.

Even Discovery Channel is afraid of the Comcast/Time Warner merger/monopoly

Discovery Channel has submitted a filing with the FCC opposing the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable.

Fire sale on Fire Phones

Amazon teams with AT&T to offer customers a Fire Phone for $.99.

TiVo announces 24TB Mega DVR: stores up to three years of TV

$5,000 TiVo Mega device is capable of storing up to 26,000 hours of SD programming or 4,000 hours of HD.

Expanding on an imaginary IoT smart hub

I recently wrote an article about the dozen or more IoT alliances that have popped up in the past few months all vying to be ‘the one ring that binds them all.’

Apple’s Tim Cook promises to let people know immediately after they’ve been hacked

Tim Cook says Apple will start sending out emails and push notices to people the minute after someone accesses their account.

87% of people have never heard of the Internet of Things

According to a new report, titled "The Internet of Things: The Future of Consumer Adoption," the biggest barrier to the growth of the IoT is that most people have never heard the term before.

Cortana picks Seahawks

Just in case you were interested in finding out what Cortana thinks of the Thursday night NFL football opener she’s picking the Seahawks over the Packers.

FCC’s Wheeler wants more broadband competition

In a speech today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked about the need for more competition in the broadband market and for a change he actually sounded like he knew what he was talking about.

They're Surface tablets, you idiots, not iPads!

Apparently the NFL forgot to tell the announcers at football games this season that the tablets being used by coaches and players on the sidelines are Microsoft Surface tablets not iPads.

Samsung reveals new Notes and Gears

New Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR virtual reality headset are filling out Samsung’s product line.

LinkedIn may stand up to Chinese censorship rules…sort of

Earlier this week LinkedIn hinted that they are not entirely happy about the scope of some Chinese censorship rules and is “strongly considering” changing their policies.

Apple says iCloud not broken, that’s why they fixed it

Apple is denying there was anything wrong with iCloud yet they finally patched a gaping security flaw.

Samsung vs. Apple - War of the Phablets: Apple Should Win This Round

Samsung and Apple are at war and up till a few months ago Samsung was winning. But Apple’s numbers this last quarter were far better than Samsung’s indicating that Apple is currently kicking Samsung’s butt.

The IoT interoperability mess

Sony is the latest company to join the AllSeen Alliance but we're still a long way from a unified IoT platform.

Microsoft has officially lost the browser wars

If Microsoft had contiued to invest in Explorer over the years they may have been able to maintain their hold, but they've let the browser market slip through their fingers.