Microsoft Surface sales skyrocket, thanks in part to 'disappointing' Macbook Pros

Both Microsoft and Apple revealed new devices in October, with the former introducing the Surface Studio all-in-one PC and an updated Surface Book sporting new hardware and a lengthier “with...

Adidas opens up industrial tech NYC flagship store

Adidas has followed the Nike lead in opening a truly gigantic four-story retail store in New York City, opening just as the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear. The post...

Spotify no longer purchasing SoundCloud to add to its streaming library

Swedish streaming music service Spotify was considering the purchase of fellow music service SoundCloud, with a report from The Financial Times noting that the companies were in “advanced talks” a...

Airbnb gives us the lowdown on what it’s willing (and not willing) to compromise...

Following its decision to drop its lawsuit against New York City and comply with regulations in London and Amsterdam, Airbnb introduced its “Policy Tool Chest,” a list of policy recommendations that will theoretically help...

Verizon gives customers free calls, texts to Indonesia in wake of deadly earthquake

Verizon is offering customers free calls and texts to Indonesia following a deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the country that toppled 100 buildings including a hospital and five mosques. The post...

Airbnb’s plan to compromise with cities as regulatory challenges pile up

Airbnb looks to be making a key strategy change with regards to its global lobbying efforts. After a failed lawsuit that made the company little progress in...

Threat of Pebble Core and Time 2 cancelation looms over impending Fitbit buyout

Fitbit's rumored to be in talks to acquire smartwatch brand Pebble, in a deal that may be worth less than a quarter of the amount asked by Pebble's CEO. Neither...

BenQ’s desktop panel has designers and photographers in mind with HDR imaging

BenQ updated its U.K.-based website with a listing for the SW320 display, a new panel sporting an Ultra 4K resolution and Adobe RGB color space support. However, the panel also...

Ruvento raises new seed fund to invest in hardware across Singapore, China and the...

Today, Ruvento is announcing a new $25 million seed fund for hardware startups in need of capital from Singapore, China and the U.S. The fund, managed by Slava Solonitsyn...

Google approaching 100 percent renewable energy to cover global facilities

With its vast array of data centers and offices around the world, Google uses a lot of energy. By 2017, it claims it will be using 100 percent renewable energy...