Netflix net-hog stats may have been rigged

A number of websites have been carrying a story today about a recently released report from Sandvine Incorporated ULC. The report stated that Netflix now accounts for 34% of peak internet traffic. But that report may have been rigged.

Smarten up your tennis racket with a Shot Stats Challenger

There may be a new tennis accessory coming along that adds smarts to your racket. A new startup has introduced the Tennis Shot Stats Challenger, a device that connects to your racket and sends data back to your smartphone or tablet or it can be used on its own.

Samsung eyes glass market

New reports out of Korea indicate that Samsung is gearing up to enter the wearable glasses scene as early as this September at the IFA technology show in Berlin. The device is set to launch with the not-so imaginative name Gear Glass.

Internet of All Things: dystopia or utopia?

The talking heads of technology are gushing about wearable tech, augmented reality, and persistent, permanent connectivity for all devices according to a new report.

Will Yahoo shutter Blink?

Yesterday Yahoo announced that it was buying Blink, the instant messaging service that lets users determine how long their messages will last before they self-destruct. Question is, has Yahoo already started the timer on Blink?

Google ordered to rewrite history if asked

It is being called the ‘right to be forgotten’ by some folks, others are calling it censorship and Google is calling it ‘unfortunate.’ Yesterday the European Court of Justice ruled that Google must remove links to old stories about people if they ask.

How do you get split-screen support on an iPad? Buy a second iPad.

There have been a number of posts and articles about the rumors that Apple will introduce split-screen multitasking to iOS 8 at their upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Some say this is a good thing while others are a bit more skeptical.

AT&T wants to buy its way back into show biz with DirecTV

Recently announced rumors have it that AT&T is deep in talks to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for something like $50 billion. But AT&T isn’t afraid to spend billions for things they really want.

Let’s muddy up this net neutrality issue a bit more

Last week Cogent CEO Dave Schaeffer testified in front of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable and he said that Comcast is the one who should be paying for connectivity not the other way round.

BlackBerry not dead yet

BlackBerry has announced that they are launching a new inexpensive smartphone in Indonesia. Dubbed the Z3 (Jakarta Edition) BlackBerry is hoping the new phone will help keep the company afloat just a bit longer.

European court to Google: People have a right to be forgotten

A landmark judgement against Google by the Court of Justice of the European Union creates 3 compelling, game changing moments for the Internet.

Smartphones are stressing out the Brits

The problem is that we are all using our phones too much, rely on them too much, and in some cases, value them over basic sustenance.

Office for iPad downloaded 27 million times

According to Julia White, general manager of Microsoft's Office Division, the Office for iPad app has been downloaded about 27 million times. Apparently Apple users do actually want to do more with their devices than just play music or paint pretty pictures.

Iranian women take off their hijab on Facebook

Since the Islamic revolution in Iran non-compliance to a strict dress code for women has been punishable by fines and imprisonment.

GM adds 4G data plan in effort to make cars less safe

General Motors has just announced pricing plans for their new 4G LTE-equipped cars. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu will be the first of a fleet of more than 30 GM models that will come with a 4G LTE connection powered by AT&T this year.

Parrot announces new Bebop drone

French drone maker Parrot has announced a new drone will be buzzing through the skies by the end of the year. The new model called Bebop will sport a 14 megapixel HD video camera, 8GB of flash memory, built-in GPS, Oculus Rift support, and more.

Google Glass goes golfing

This past weekend the somewhat geeky Google Glass went on sale at the Players Championship PGA event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Google hosted a modest retail display and offered the wearable devices for $1500.

Mozilla is prostituting Firefox tabs - kinda

The age of ubiquitous, persistent advertising that respects no boundaries or hiding places is here.