Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
AP Top Technology News, 23 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There''s a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their in...
Yahoo buying app and analytics company Flurry
AP Top Technology News, 23 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo is buying Flurry Inc., a startup that helps other programmers build better mobile applications and craft marketing campaigns for smartphones and tablets....
Microsoft makes design central to its future
AP Top Technology News, 23 hours ago
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft''s Surface tablet, he designed food - or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go. Among them: dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks; a tubular meal that can be pulled with two fingers ...
Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads
AP Top Technology News, July 20, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online....
Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy
AP Top Technology News, July 19, 2014
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy....
Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity
AP Top Technology News, July 18, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each....
How Kindle Unlimited compares with Scribd, Oyster
AP Top Technology News, July 18, 2014
Amazon is the latest (AP) -- and largest - company to offer unlimited e-books for a monthly fee. Here''s how Kindle Unlimited, which Amazon announced Friday, compares with rivals Scribd and Oyster....
Amazon rolls out ''Netflix-for-books'' style service
AP Top Technology News, July 18, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant''s latest effort to attract more users....
Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited
AP Top Technology News, July 18, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon''s new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you''ll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted....
Memo from Microsoft exec Elop announcing job cuts
AP Top Technology News, July 17, 2014
Microsoft Executive Vice President Stephen Elop sent employees of the company''s devices business a memo detailing its job cut plans. Microsoft said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with about 12,500 related to Microsoft''s acquisition of Nokia''s phone business in April. Elop was ...
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