iPhone has asked its suppliers to make more OLED screens, which create lighter and more flexible designs, according to a WSJ report.


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A Galaxy Note 7 replacement caught on fire aboard a Southwest flight. Some phone carriers have offered to exchange the phones in response.

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Twitter is fielding acquisition bids this week. Interested candidates include Salesforce, Google, Microsoft and Facebook.

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Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at the Oculus Connect 2016 keynote about a “people-first” virtual reality experience without apps. He demonstrated in real-time a new VR experience where he and two other VR avatars traveled to the bottom of the ocean, Mars, Facebook’s HQ and Zuckerberg’s home. They played games, watched a video, answered a video call, and took a selfie all in VR without opening any apps.

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Oculus Connect 2016 will be live-streamed from San Jose via Twitch.tv and NextVR. Mark Zuckerberg posted on Facebook Oct. 5th about a possible surprise in the 10:00 a.m. Oct. 6th stream.

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Samsung recently acquired Viv, a San Jose-based AI company started by Siri’s co-creators in 2012. The AI will open Samsung’s doors to new products and services.

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Electric tea kettles can be more cost and energy-efficient than traditional stovetop kettles. Here are your best options.

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An NSA contractor was arrested after he was suspected of stealing and disclosing government secrets. He worked for the same consulting firm as Edward Snowden did.

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In what some say is an unprecedented breach of privacy, Yahoo! sent information on millions of email accounts to the National Security Agency.

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Google’s October 4th event gave way to many announcements from the tech giant, not the least of which were the new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.

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Reports of a Twitter sale spurred rumors of a potential buyout with big companies like Google, Salesforce and Microsoft in the hunt.

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Google’s October 4th event gave way to many announcements from the tech giant, not the least of which was Google Home.

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Google’s October 4th event gave way to many announcements, the Daydream VR and View headset among them.

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Google held a press event October 4th to announce multiple additions to its product lineup, including the Google Pixel phones, Google Home, Google Assistant, Google Daydream VR, Chromecast and Google Andromeda.

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DXO Mark ranked Google’s Pixel at an 89, higher than any mobile phone including the iPhone 7 (an 86).

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Watch Google’s October 4th event in real-time via their YouTube channel. The event will likely involve several new products, from Pixel phones to Assistant. The Live stream starts at 9:00 a.m. PST.

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