16 hrs ago
Emmy Advanced Media
Google X's 'Project Wing' is a New Drone-Delivery System
Google has been working on self-driving cars for some years now, but the company has just revealed that it is working on yet another ambitious and autonomous vehicle project.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Motley Fool
Is Amazon.com Inc. Spreading Itself Too Thin?
Seemingly never content with being the world's largest e-tailer, Amazon dropped nearly a $1 billion in cash on video streaming monster Twitch, the wildly popular site that gives folks the ability to build their own personal gaming "channels," as well as watch other gamers do their thing.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Motley Fool
Is Amazon's Twitch Deal a Huge Blow to Google and YouTube?
YouTube and Twitch Interactive was imminent. That made sense because Twitch's video-based content fits nicely with what YouTube already does and the two combined companies would have cemented YouTube's dominance of the space.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Google Drones Lift Industry Hopes
CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a plan in December to deliver packages by drones , it was widely viewed as a public-relations stunt during the holiday shopping season.
Space Travel Companies Compete for NASA Contract
SpaceX CEP Elon Musk, right, shows his delight on the return of the Dragon spacecraft as NASA chief Charles Bolden, left, listens on June 13, 2012.
Google tests drones for deliveries
Google is testing unmanned drones to deliver anything from dog food to medicine.
Thanh Nein News
How is the first robot astronaut enjoying space?
Being an astronaut can be an overwhelming experience, so Japanese researchers are using a robot to see if an artificial friend can help lonely spacemen bear the solitude of the cosmos.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project
GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet to Amazon's Jeff Bezos who has his own drone ambitions GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet ... (more)
Google Reveals 'Project Wing,' Its Two-Year Effort to Build Delivery Drones
Google X, the tech giant's "moonshot" lab, has spent the last two years building an aerial drone that can deliver goods across the country.
The Washington Post
Epilogue: Into the Amazon
Amazon has not even started airing its newest round of television shows, and it has already put up a new round of pilots for our consideration .
Amazon Could Be ESPN of Video Games
Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.
The Motley Fool
Amazon's Fire Phone Fizzles: Here's Why It Doesn't Matter
In all, this appears to be a flop for Jeff Bezos and company. And while many analysts predicted that Amazon's Fire Phone would have a tough time in this market, myself included , let's all pump the brakes on writing the device's obituary.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Wireless competition heats up for CEOs
AT&T's Ralph De La Vega greets Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Fire Phone launch in June.
Disney Files Patents for Drone Use in Park Shows
The patents represent three different use cases. In one, illuminated drones will be employed in a replacement for fireworks.
NASA Nears Choice on Private Space Taxis for Astronauts
The world could know by the end of the week which private spaceship is going to fly NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Amazon to acquire Twitch for nearly $1 billionAmazon to acquire...
Amazon on Monday said it will acquire Twitch, a video service aimed at gamers that allows them to broadcast their virtual exploits to others online.
Uplinks: Instagram's new toy, networking tips and GoPro unleashes the hounds
The Back 9 Links is getting a reboot. Welcome to Uplinks, our daily digest of useful, thought-provoking and random items for the entrepreneurially-minded.
Amazon has sold no more than 35,000 Fire phones, data suggests
Amazon's Fire Phone was launched in July, after many teaser videos and an expansive unveiling by chief executive Jeff Bezos, who showed off features like its 3D-effect maps and multiple front-facing cameras.
Amazon.com Takes Twitch for $970M
Twitch streams live webcasts of video games, showing the players' faces in a small window while they play.