Mobile & Wireless

Verizon AOL: What to Tell Your Boss


Verizon is acquiring AOL for $4.4 billion in cash. You are going to be asked about it today. Here are some probable outcomes (in no particular order). Pick the one you believe and speak with authority. Good luck.

Mayweather Paquiao Periscope

Up Periscope: I See the Future of Video


Imagine a hack that tricks Periscope or Meerkat into capturing whatever video is on your screen. Now, just create a new Twitter account and tell your social network to join you watching House of Cards on Netflix for free.

Apple Pay

Report: Apple Pay to Launch on October 18


An internal memo addressed to Walgreens employees designed to prepare them for the upcoming launch of Apple Pay suggests that Apple’s new payments service might be going live on Saturday, October 18. A Saturday launch is unusual, but it could make sense as Apple Pay is designed for in-store shopping and a weekend debut would […]

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things and the Problem of Ownership

The Internet Of Things is coming. Rejoice! …Mostly. It will open our collective eyes to petabytes of real-time data, which we will turn into new insights and efficiencies. It will doubtless save lives. Oh, yes: and it will subtly redefine ownership as we know it. You will no longer own many of the most expensive […]


Your Snapchat Photos May Have Leaked, But Don’t Blame Snapchat

In the last day, news has been circulating that a database of some 200,000 Snapchat photos is being leaked after a third-party app used to save people’s otherwise-disappearing pictures got hacked. While some people argue over which third-party app is responsible for the breach, and whether the whole thing is actually a hoax, Snapchat has […]