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Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn't Over Yet
Kickstarter

Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn't Over Yet

A good cause + nostalgia + that song = over 100,000 backers who have raised nearly $5 million dollars for the project on the platform so far.
Laura Entis
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant
Privacy Policies

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone
Mobile

Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly.
Nina Zipkin
With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?
Starbucks

With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.
Kate Taylor
Mobile Commerce

7 Stats Show Mobile Marketing is Crucial for Your Business

Numbers don't lie. Everyone is using their smartphone everywhere to search for everything.
Brett Relander
Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)
Smartphones

Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Some 28 million gadget-loving Americans have had a pet wreak havoc on an electronic device.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses
Growth Strategies

Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses

Forging into PayPal's territory, Amazon expands its reach with online payments.
Laura Entis
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18
Amazon

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Millennials Check Their Phones 43 Times a Day. This Is What They're Looking For. (Infographic)
Smartphones

Millennials Check Their Phones 43 Times a Day. This Is What They're Looking For. (Infographic)

To access that most desirable young and plugged-in demographic, brands need to be more responsible than ever about what they are sharing, when and how often.
Catherine Clifford
New iOS 8 Feature Can Help You Find a Lost iPhone, Is Also Kind of Creepy
Security

New iOS 8 Feature Can Help You Find a Lost iPhone, Is Also Kind of Creepy

Lost your phone? Bummer. But Apple has one more way for you to locate it.
Jason Fell
This Luxe Smartphone Could Be Yours for $10,000
Smartphones

This Luxe Smartphone Could Be Yours for $10,000

High-end mobile phone company Vertu's new smartphone comes with a 24-hour global concierge service.
Matt Clinch
Smart Apps Are Great, But Do They Know Too Much?
Technology

Smart Apps Are Great, But Do They Know Too Much?

Concerns about privacy abound when it comes to providing info to virtual assistant apps such as Google Now, Mynd and Cortana.
Cadie Thompson
Here's How to Quit the iPhone and Switch to an Android
Android

Here's How to Quit the iPhone and Switch to an Android

What you need to do to properly switch to a new device that might be bigger and better than what the iPhone offers.