Benjamin Kabin

Benjamin Kabin

Journalist

Benjamin Kabin is a Brooklyn-based technology journalist who specializes in security, startups, venture capital and social media.

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Technology

Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City

Google's high-speed network, known as Fiber, delivers the internet at speeds of up to one gigabyte per second, 100 times faster than average broadband
Technology

Android? Nope. iOS? No Way. Samsung's Newest Smart Watch Will Use a Different Operating System.

Samsung is opting for an open source OS the company is hoping will give Android some real competition.
Technology

Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'

The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
Technology

Japanese e-Retailer Buys Popular Messaging App Viber for $900 Million

The two companies will have a combined user base of 500 million.
Technology

Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.
Marketing

Pinterest Gives Mobile Site a Makeover as Smartphone Traffic Booms

Pinterest has added features to its mobile website that were previously on its native app and the desktop version of the site.
Technology

The NYPD Is Testing Google Glass for ‘Patrol Purposes'

The agency reportedly obtained the high-tech eyewear through the Google Glass Explorer program. Google says it isn't working on the project with any law enforcement agency.
Connected Entrepreneur

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Video Games

Believe it or not, principles from gaming and the video game industry can be applied to a variety of small businesses.
Technology

Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules

The companies won the right to publish the data after suing the federal government for the right to be transparent.
Technology

Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

Box, which counts Dropbox among its rivals, has reportedly filed to go public.
Technology

Despite Long, Litigious Past, Samsung and Google Announce 10 Year Cross-Licensing Agreement

The agreement comes after years of patent disputes over smartphones and tablets.
Technology

IBM to Sell Server Business to China-Based Lenovo for $2.3 Billion

The deal is expected to be the largest merger in Chinese history.
Marketing

First It Was Rap Genius. Is Google Punishing Expedia Now, Too?

The big travel site isn't appearing as high in relevant search results as it has in the recent past. Questionable SEO tactics could be to blame.
Technology

Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.
Technology

In Patent War, Apple and Samsung to Try Mediation Before March Court Date

Next month, CEOs from both companies will sit down to discuss "settlement opportunities" to try and resolve the ongoing patent disputes.
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