I often receive compliments on how well SVS connects with fans and customers on Facebook, Twitter and the forums, and the typical ensuing question is, “Who handles your social media?” My unexpected response: “All of us!”
Cord-cutting HBO fans are about to get their wish. Time Warner's premium cable service is poised to offer HBO Now as a standalone, online service.
Top automakers around the world don't appear to be too worried about tech giants moving into their territory and getting into the carmaking business.
Google confirmed that it's going to enter the wireless carrier business, but don't expect to ditch your AT&T or Verizon contract for one with the search giant. Instead, Google characterizes its still-to-launch wireless plans as a small-scale effort in which it will work with U.S. carriers to improve service.
Jawbone, the maker of popular fitness bands that track physical activity and repose, is reported to be in early-stage talks with Google and other strategic investors for Jawbone's next funding.
Swiss watch companies are finally waking up to the potential of smartwatches, with the launch of models from three different companies. Mondaine, Alpina and Frederique Constant have revealed their take on the smartwatch today, and they're all very similar, and very familiar. All three are powered by MotionX, a new "open platform" for watchmakers to build smartwatch features into traditional watches.
Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker Ford may have the right idea when it comes to integrating connected car technology into its lineup.
Google has been trying to nail the mobile advertising game for a while, but the user behavior is just different than on the desktop. Now a move to add paid search ads into Google Play may change that equation---or at least give the search giant a bigger playing field.
Android has been oft-crticized for not being secure enough - it's why Apple's more locked-down approach has made iOS a success in business, and it's the reason that BlackBerry still manages to sell phones at all.