Uber opens up API (mostly)

Rideshare company Uber has announced that they are opening their API to third-party developers…but not everything is open yet.

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft Board

Stating various reasons including a hectic schedule, teaching, civic contributions, learning and taking over as the owner of the LA Clippers, Steve Ballmer has left his position on the Microsoft Board of Directors.

AT&T to bring GigaPower to Silicon Valley

AT&T just announced that they will be bringing their new, ultra-fast fiber network to Cupertino businesses and residents.

Netflix signs extortion deal with Time Warner

Netflix has reluctantly signed an agreement with Time Warner Cable to give cable subscribers access to their streaming service.

60% of companies choose videoconferencing over face-to-face meetings

High costs and the globalization of business is pushing companies to use video and audio conferencing to stay in touch with colleagues and partners.

Mobile app of the day: TED

TED does not, in fact, refer to a teddy bear, rather it’s the name of a non-profit organisation devoted to spreading ideas – by video. And you can access them with an app.

iPhone 6 looking more likely to ship with reversible Lightning-to-USB cable

An earlier rumour has been reinforced with a new video from prolific Apple leaker Sonny Dickson, which actually shows the cable in action.

3D printing hype gets dampened down by research

Gartner says that the future of 3D printing is further off than the hype suggests. The mainstream will have to wait.

What is Microsoft's Azure migration strategy?

Microsoft has begun moving two data centres and "thousands of servers" onto their flagship Azure cloud platform, in a move towards shifting all of Microsoft's services into the cloud.

iPhone and Android users' have a reduced app-etite

Deloitte has published a report that is highlighting a decline in consumers' mobile app downloads. The question is, will the enterprise pick up the slack?

Report shows an ‘outside-in’ approach to app development works best

A new report from Apigee shows that large companies are still struggling to successfully deploy apps that are on time, on budget or have the intended business impact.

The James Bond Like iPhone Accessory That Could Save Your Home

FLIR, a maker of cool infrared cameras for the military, has just come out with an iPhone accessory that turns your phone into a Jame Bond gadget.

Graphics chips market is showing some life

JPR Market Watch report sees an uptick in graphics chip shipments this quarter which could signal an uptick in PC sales after some market stagnation.

Is the app frenzy really slowing down?

Recent reports from UK researchers suggest that we may be reaching the peak of the app download boom.

NAB sues FCC over spectrum auctions

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has filed a suit against the FCC over the proposed spectrum auction slated for mid-2015.