LightFreq takes just four days to smash $50,000 Kickstarter goal

The combined light bulb and HD speaker topped the target in double quick time and it means that production of the light bulb is well on track for its February 2015 launch.

Mobile app of the day: Vivino Wine Scanner

Vivino is a super app for anyone with an interest in wine – it can help you better understand wine, and its bottle scanner aids in making wise buying decisions.

Business essentials: the open source software movement

62% of a survey of 300 IT professionals are not engaging enough with open source software becuase of concerns over security and other issues.

Is the Internet of Things the most over-hyped technology ever?

According to analysts at Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the most over-hyped technology ever and the bubble of expectation is soon going to burst.

Chromebook sales to triple by 2017

5 million Chromebooks were sold this year with more to come.

Moscow hackers take aim at former Soviet embassies

Soviet embassies in 15 countries targeted by massive cyberattack.

Taking a peek at Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaked images

The phablet is slated for a September 3rd release but the pre-launch hype is in full swing now.

eBay goes down for 10th worldwide collapse in a year

eBay went down in the UK and it seems like it is a part of a disturbing trend for the site.

New York Courts inconsistent on social media evidence discovery

New York Attorney Arkady Bukh discusses New York Courts vs. Social Media Evidence Discovery.

Microsoft to ship $25 Nokia dumbphone

Microsoft will be shipping a new Nokia handset for $25, but it won’t include Internet access, or a camera, or a keyboard or...

Stalking your favorite celeb just got easier with SNIPP3T

Bing has just announced a new iOS app called SNIPP3T (pronounce ‘snippet’) that lets users track their favorite celebs.

Need to vent? Try John McAfee’s BrownList

John McAfee is launching a new site where people can blast companies, governments or pretty much anything.

The Baby Monitor goes Wearable Tech

Sproutling is taking pre-orders for the world's most sophisticated baby monitor. You will need a baby by 2015 to make good use of it.

Amazon responds to authors' protest in Hachette eBook dispute

Amazon has responded to an open letter from authors claiming that the giant is restricting sales while negotiating a new ebook contract.

Cloud providers unprepared for new EU data protection regulations

New EU General Data Protection Regulations are coming next year, yet only one in a hundred cloud services currently meet its requirements.

The Mac versus PC wars are back

Microsoft's putting up the Surface Pro 3 against the MacBook Air. Audacious, dudes!

Partially sighted people may be able to buy smartglasses by 2016

In June of this year, Oxford University unvelied the invention. The specs have won $750,000 of funding through the Google Impact Challenge, which could speed up delivery of the devices to stores.

Irish court orders Facebook to reveal underage users' data

A lawsuit that alleged Facebook's open registration makes it too easy for underage users to register has resulted in the High Court in Belfast wanting the records.