Greenpeace hearts Apple because solar farms

Greenpeace has officially released a statement in support of Apple for making iCloud greener and bemoaning Amazon for the opposite.

Silent Circle is going to leverage encrypted VoIP to rule them all

Watch out Skype and Viber, the group behind the so-called unhackable Blackphone, Silent Circle, is gunning for you.

LOT Network hopes to disarm trolls

A new partnership between Canon, Google, Dropbox, SAP, Asana and Newegg is attempting to preempt frivolous lawsuits from ‘non-participating entities’ commonly known as patent trolls.

How many gadgets does your smartphone replace?

Viking has created an infographic that shows how many devices your average smartphone replaces, how much they would weigh and how much they would cost if bought separately.

Tesla gets trademark trolled in China

A Chinese trademark troll says he owns the rights to the name Tesla and wants $3.9 million in compensation.

4 ways smarter cities will transform the way we live

Where are our cities headed in the future? What can we expect from the long sought after “smart cities”? Can we really expect anything different?

UK Netflix users can get paid to watch

Netflix is recruiting taggers in the UK and Ireland to improve on its recommendation algorithm.

Revisiting Google founder’s take on 40-hour work week

As we reported yesterday, Google’s Larry Page and co-founder Sergey Brin, proposed that perhaps it is time to rethink the 40-hour work week.

Intel, Samsung and others form Open Interconnect Consortium

Intel, Samsung, Dell, Broadcom, Atmel and Wind River have come together to form the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) in an effort to standardize the way that devices communicate with each other.

The Elements of A Winning Wearable Device

We are seeing battle lines drawn and the vendors are lining up to see which one can deliver the iPod of wearable devices and, as before, all eyes are on Apple.

Dutch team flown to space if it wins World Cup

XCOR Aerospace is promising the Netherlands free individual space flights, normally worth $95,000 each, if they manage to triumph in the World Cup final this Sunday.

Airbnb fined by authorities in Barcelona

The company was dinged for $30,000 for being in breach of local regulations that would require all listed properties be registered with the Tourism Registry of Catalonia.

Google company culture delusional says employee

Avery Pennarun is a software engineer at Google and in a blog post he either lauds or bemoans the company's confidence and smarminess.

Apple CEO and company celebrate at San Francisco Pride Parade

Led by CEO Tim Cook, thousand of Apple employees supported diversity and equal rights by attending the San Francisco Pride Parade last weekend.

Experts optimistic yet cautious about dangers to future of the Web

According to a new Pew Research report, the majority of experts are hopeful about the future of the Web but 35% saw potential problems looming.

Google founders question the 40 hour work week

In a recent interview Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin said that perhaps it’s time to re-think the traditional 40 hour work week mentality.

Apple hires Swiss watch maker sales exec

Apple has hired Patrick Pruniaux, vice president of sales at luxury Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer to help promote its forthcoming iWatch, which is expected to launch in October.

Oculus announces developers conference

Oculus VR has announced the Oculus Connect developers conference scheduled for Sept 19 – 20 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.