Samsung is no stranger to having celebrity sponsorships backfire, usually in the form of the designated public person using an iPhone while endorsing one of the Korean company's handsets. Such wasn't the case with its latest sponsorship hiccup, though arguably it would have been better: LeBron James fired out a tweet complaining that his phone had deleted all of his data.
Panasonic is looking to expand its energy presence, with the company's head of Energy Solutions Center Hiroshi Edo Hanafusa announcing at the Cleantech Group forum that the company is on the hunt for new talent -- specifically, for those who develop energy services utilizing Panasonic's technology.
One of the more interesting of the current crop of wearables is Google Glass. This wearable headset has caused a lot of controversy so far with some places banning people from wearing the headset inside out of privacy concerns. One woman in California was ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving, but the ticket was later dismissed.
If you are a fan of wine, you may think being able to make your own vino at home is something that the average person can’t do. There are plenty of kits out there for making your own beer, but if you prefer wine, your options are more limited. A new gadget has been announced called the Miracle Machine.
We have talked a few times about the cool and gigantic Google Barge that the search giant has been working on. The barge is tipped to be a space where people can come to learn about new tech, but no official details have been given about what the barge will feature. Google docked its barge in San Francisco for a while.
Today at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, nanoFLOWCELL introduced its QUANT e-Sportlimousine to the public for the first time, presenting the first ever auto with nanoFLOWCELL's powertrain technology and energy storage system, making it one of the most visually appealing research cars out there.
Today Seattle's City Council voted to put a cap on ride-sharing services -- specifically, on the number of drivers services like Sidecar, UberX, and Lyft can have in operation at any given moment. This vote was a preliminary one, 5 to 4 in favor of the cap, and will be confirmed by the final vote set to take place next month.
Any Netflix user will know there are times you doze off mid-show or movie, leaving it to continue playing after you've stopped watching -- an annoying reality that results in fast-forwarding through a show for the spot you fell asleep the next time you want to watch it. In the company's latest Hack Day, five Netflix engineers developed a solution.
It seems that Google is dead serious about pushing its modular phone concept into a commercial business as soon as possible. DARPA alumnus Paul Eremenko, who now heads Project Ara, has revealed that they are planning to commercially launch the intriguing and rather controversial product as early as the first quarter of 2015.