Google Maps feature will let you Explore Nearby stuff

New Google app will offer suggested venues based on context, such as time of day and weather, and will learn the user's preferences the more it is used.

Who needs a smartwatch when you can have smart shoes?

The latest wearable innovation? Smart shoes that can help you navigate around town.

FTC wary of big data in health

With Apple, Google and just about everyone else jumping on the health and fitness bandwagon the FTC isn’t so sure it’s a good idea.

IT budgets set to rise, but not much going for recruitment

IT spending more on new tech to manage the likes of BYOD, rather than employing new staff members.

Qualcomm's President accuses Chinese customers of under-reporting sales

Qualcomm's Chinese customers reported to be short changing company on licensing payments.

Data Integration: The only true provision against cybercrime

Even previously well protected and "secure" industries such as the public sector have realised that they must take extra steps in order to secure their data. Here's how to do it.

Twitter just as white and male as the rest

Twitter has just released their diversity numbers and like Yahoo, Google, Facebook and Linkedin their workforce is predominantly white males.

FCC warns ISPs ‘We’re watching you’

The FCC has issued a new advisory reminding ISPs that they must disclose accurate information about connectivity speeds and services for home and mobile broadband.

Apple riding high on earnings report

In Apple’s third quarter financial statements released yesterday the company announced record revenues and profits.

Microsoft's revenue star is in the cloud

Yesterday Microsoft released their quarterly financial statement and while the numbers weren’t all that great in some segments their cloud offerings are going strong.

Skype on Fire - Amazon Fire that is

Microsoft’s Skype will be available on the new Amazon Fire phone when it ships later this month.

Apple’s iTime wearable device patent probably doesn’t mean much

Apple was just granted a patent for an ‘electronic wristband’ it called the iTime, but it probably doesn't mean much.

I Know Where Your Cat Lives – even kitties aren't safe

In a world of spying, surveillance leaks and advanced analytics tracking our every move, a new website is tracking the locations of a million cats.

Google offers $1 million for smaller power inverter

Google is offering $1 million to anyone who can invent a laptop-sized power inverter.

NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet and The Future of in Car Technology

NVIDIA just launched their new Shield Tablet and it is an impressive piece of hardware.

Forensic scientist drops bomb on Apple iOS security

Forensic scientist and author Jonathan Zdziarski has revealed backdoors, attack points and surveillance mechanisms built into iOS Devices.

PC sales and cloud services may help Microsoft on eve of Q4 earnings report

Tuesday, after the close of market, Microsoft will release their Q4 earnings report and according to the experts things might not be all that bad.