Verizon Completes AOL Takeover
The completion of the deal paves the way for the start of Verizon’s mobile-first video service.
A Lenovo laptop that's lighter than Apple’s MacBook Air
Tradition dictates that the heavyweights in the computing world are always the ultra lightweights, which is why the Lenovo LaVie Z is such a knockout.
Apple Stumbles Out of the Gate With HomeKit
Geoffrey A. Fowler finds Siri isn’t a very reliable way to control the smart home.
Nest Cam Review: High-Resolution Spying on Your House---or Puppy
In a menagerie of security cameras, Nest’s superior picture quality and reliability stand out, writes Joanna Stern.
Google Gives Gmail Users the Ability to ‘Undo Send’
Google is taking a popular “oops” feature out of its experimental "labs" and making it a permanent part of the Web version of Gmail.
Big Sister Is Watching
Meet the helicopter sibling, the mobile tech-equipped family guardian who keeps tabs on sisters and brothers and filters information back to...
US Army eyes ‘Star Wars’-style hoverbikes for tactical reconnaissance
“Star Wars”-style hoverbikes could become part of America’s high-tech arsenal, as the U.S. Army Research Laboratory looks to harness the unusual...
Facebook Claims a Photo-Recognition Breakthrough
Facebook said it developed a way to recognize people in photos even if faces are obstructed.
Now Instagram Wants To Be Source for Real-Time News
Instagram announced updates Tuesday aimed at allowing its more than 300 million users watch events unfold in real time as images are uploaded to...
Bits Blog: Hiroshi Mikitani, Rakuten Founder, Joins Lyft’s Board
The ride-hailing company adds a Japanese e-commerce executive to its board.
Snapchat Joins Daily Mail and WPP Agency in Marketing Venture
The messaging app, the website and the advertising agency are forming a company called Truffle Pig to create social content for brands....
Instagram Takes On Twitter With an Updated Photo Feed
An upgrade to the service’s Explore button will show users the most important photos from trending events.