Dish Network to Integrate Netflix App on Set-Top Boxes

On Wednesday, Dish Network announced that it has become the first major U.S. television provider to integrate the Netflix app into their set-top boxes. The app is now available on Dish Network's second generation Hopper boxes. Netflix, however, will not be free for Dish subscribers, just easily accessible. Dish Network's Senior Vice President of Product Management, Vivek Khemka, [...]

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New Research Shows Samsung’s Market Share is Falling Fast

According to a new report from technology research company Gartner, Samsung is still the leader in the smartphone market, but not by as much. According to the report, in Q3 of 2014, Samsung sold a little more than 73 million devices worldwide.Gartner Press Releases, "Gartner Says Sales of Smartphones Grew 20 Percent in Third Quarter [...]

SoundCloud to Raise $150M on $1.2B Valuation

According to the Wall Street Journal, SoundCloud is about to become the newest member of the $1 billion valued startups. According to the article, Soundcloud is in the process of raising a $150 million round, on a valuation north of $1.2 billion.Evelyn Rusli, Hannah Karp, and Douglas MacMillan, The Wall Street Journal, "SoundCloud’s Valuation Could [...]

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President Obama’s New Title: “Coder-in-Chief”

President Obama can add a new title to his resume, "Coder-in-Chief." On Monday, President Obama hosted an Hour of Code event at the White House, an became the first president ever to write a computer program. Wired reporter Klint Finley had a very good write-up on Obama's program and the significance: It was a very simple program—all it does [...]

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Chromecast Deal Includes $65 Worth of Promotions

If you have somehow managed to avoid buying a Chromecast, now may just be the time to do so. Or, if someone on you holiday shopping list wants a Chromecast, Google has what is easily the best promotion for the product to date. From now to December 21, if you order a Chromecast - or [...]

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Amazon Elements: High-End Line of Diapers and Baby Wipes

Amazon just launched a new line of products, aimed squarely at the high-end, ethical retailers: Amazon Elements. The new line offers consumers a ton of information about the source, manufacturing, and the sustainability of each product: Each Amazon Elements product page has an unprecedented level of information ranging from where items were sourced to facts [...]

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Sony Deserved Worse Than SNL

By now everyone in the world knows that Sony Pictures just experienced, quite possibly the largest hacking attack, infiltration of any entertainment company ever. A hacker syndicate calling themselves Guardians of Peace or #GOP made off with thousands and thousands of files, passwords and the big score, the full digital versions of upcoming Sony Pictures [...]

Sprint Promises to Half Your AT&T or Verizon Bill

It seems like ages since we have said anything about Sprint. Well, just when you thought the company may have disappeared altogether, Sprint has just lifted the curtains on a new pricing campaign aimed squarely at AT&T and Verizon. The move is somewhat similar to T-Mobile's whole ditch your carrier program. Ina Fried, of Re/code [...]

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Some 2015 GM Cars Will Have 4G LTE Wifi Hot Spots

The connected car is becoming a true reality. Although Apple has made it easier to share your data with other people in close proximity to you, the folks at GM and OnStar are about to offer a new product that is surely going to change the game. Especially for people who are addicted to being [...]

Annie, Mr. Turner and More Leak Onto File Sharing Sites Before Theater Releases

It's a download it before you can see it weekend if you're into the seedy underworld of torrenting and file sharing as Sony Pictures Entertainment has fallen victim to hackers. Typically, ahead of the Oscar awards, full length motion pictures have leaked onto torrent sites as "directors' or reviewers cuts". Yes for the academy the [...]

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