The FCC delighted net neutrality advocates this week with its ruling in favor of a free and open internet. Net neutrality refers to the freedom of the internet from being manipulated and controlled by broadband companies looking to charge higher prices for different tiers and qualities of services.
Chinese computer giant Lenovo took a knock to its public image, as the company was accused of pre-installing a potentially malicious software into its consumer products.
After completing a $1.1 billion round of funding last Christmas, Xiaomi became the world’s most valuable technology startup. It’s $40 billion valuation eclipses even that of Uber. Now, the Chinese smartphone maker is looking to expand its dominance in China to the global stage, launching an online store in the U.S.
Twitter only added 4 million extra users during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the company’s latest earnings report.
Alibaba came under brief scrutiny from the Chinese commerce regulator this week, before a report criticizing the firm’s efforts to deter the selling of counterfeit products on its site was promptly played down.
Microsoft unveiled more details of the latest iteration of its operating system, Windows 10 this week. The good news for Windows enthusiasts is that the new system will be offered for free.
Google Glass has always been the most intriguing, and polarizing, of all the wearable technology which has burst onto the tech scene in recent years.
Mobile cross-platform messaging service Whatsapp boasted 600 million users in August. A mere four months later, it has hit the 700 million user mark.
The world’s most valuable tech startup entering 2015 is Xiaomi.
Sony Pictures has released The Interview online and in selected cinemas after being slated for pulling the movie following threats and hacking incidents.