Kasad.ia, a hot new startup from the founder of Tahko, is launching today in private invite-only beta. It seeks to disrupt the social mediasphere and rejuvenate the juxtapoliticization of real time people discovery space by harnessing the cloud for microcommunipictosharing. In other words, it's a Pinterest clone. (Disclosure: I am a principal investor in birrri.to, the founder is my nephew, and I am a paid advisor for the project.)
Just look at all the dirt we found on some poor clod's iPhone he stupidly left behind on the subway! Why isn't Apple doing more to protect user privacy?
Facebook's controversial new "Alternate Timeline" view, which allows you to see what your Facebook profile would look like had you made different choices in your past, is now live for all 1.3 billion users despite the ongoing lawsuit from the ACLU, EFF, and Scientists Against Temporal Intervention (SATI). Here's the simple 20-step process to disable it.
Google announced today that starting next week all visitors to the search engine must sign up for the company's fledging social network in order to conduct conduct searches.
Could Microsoft's forthcoming Windows tablet be the device that finally dethrones the iPad as the king of tablets?
With its gorgeous 2 by 7" screen, 17 clock widgets, built-in barometer, Beats audio, and nearly 4 hours of battery life, the Samsung Ericcson Droid Platonic Neon Albatross Ultra Series XG2 Powerslate could be the Android tablet we've been waiting for. Here's a hands-on look.
If you're using any of the big four wireless networks, the answer is probably yes.
Sources say I Can Haz Cheezburger, the popular lolcats blog recently valued at $999 trillion in the latest round of venture funding, could be going public any day now.
A spokesperson confirmed to TNRI that Windows Phone 7 users may finally be recieve a calculator app in the next over-the-air OS update from Microsoft sometime before the end of the year, depending on the model of phone and pending approval from the carriers.
Can a 2-person startup from Germany take on the $900 billion social networking giant? For the sake of the premise of this article, let's pretend it's a remote possibility.
Designed by Steve Jobs himself mere moments before his untimely passing
We asked you to tell us your favorite cloud storage apps, and you delivered! Here are over 17,000 alternatives you should consider downloading to supplant or integrate with Dropbox.
Seeking to further unite their two most popular consumer products, Microsoft has released an version of its flagship Office program suite designed for use on Xbox consoles that will integrate with the Kinect motion sensor, so consumers can "air type" documents and spreadsheets.
I just recieved a shocking IM from a high-level executive telling me that AOL plans to shut down its highly popular instant messenging service unless you forward this article to five of your friends.
In a post on their company blog, photo-sharing giant Flickr announced the company is changing the name of the service to Flicker. "Today we are finally taking steps to rectify a typo our founders [Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake] made when registering the domain. We stuck with it for all these years out of sheer embarassment, but enough is enough."
Video-on-demand giants Netflix and Hulu have entered into a million dollar bidding war for the rights to stream defunct television network UPN's content library, which includes the full series runs of television classics Homeboyz in Outer Space and The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer.
Google engineers gave I/O attendees an exclusive sneak peak at version 9.1 of the Android operating system (codenamed Zucchini Bite), scheduled to hit smartphones and other devices in Q3 2016. We've got the pictures.
A couple of ex-Googlers have engineered a rival search engine that will definitely not be completely forgotten about in a matter of months.
Several Apple watchers have spotted what could be a baby bump on the popular iPhone search assistant.
Beta testers for Sony's next-gen console report that the prototype they recieved was just a cardboard box filled with "hundreds and hundreds of spiders" and spider eggs.
Everyone loves pictures with words written on them in Impact font. Here's how to optimize your tired jokes for epic windfalls of cash.
Or will it be another flop like MxxTy?
BuzzFeed has acquired the legendary French film journal Cahiers du Cinema for an undisclosed sum. "The prestige of the Cahiers brand will further legitimize BuzzFeed as a major player in the content sphere, and BuzzFeed's aggressive SEO-grinding algorithms will give Cahiers a big push into the 21st century media landscape." Starting tomorrow, all film reviews will be dramatically shortened and include a scale of ratings from "WIN" to "FAIL."
Just because I'm personally invested in about half the companies we cover here doesn't mean I'm biased. Why can't people just accept that?
What, didn't you get the memo? Why are you still reading this stupid blog?
...about some of the abuses in the Chinese iPhone factory. Now I can ignore the situation altogether.
In part 1 of my EXCLUSIVE 7-part video podcast interview, Qualcomm Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Norm Fjeldheim shares his thoughts on the semiconductor industry and where it's heading. You're definitely not going to want to miss this!
My uncle, he works at Nintendo, and he told me they're making a smartphone, and you'll be able to call up Yoshi on it
For the past two weeks, we've been retweeting the heck out of the hilarious parody Twitter account @FakeVicGundotra, so we managed to track down the pasty lame nerd behind it.
Yes, Tech News Rumor Insider got hacked last week and all commenter accounts were compromised. Here's why it's not a big deal.
I'm saddened to report that long-time Tech News Rumor Insider reporter Amanda Choi, who covered the Facebook beat for us for several years, will be leaving us to join Facebook as a PR spokeswoman.
A tipster tells TNRI the next version of the iPhone could be coming out this summer, as has been the case every year for the past five years.