Canadian startup Shopify Inc. has raised $100 million to challenge juggernauts like Amazon.com Inc. and eBay Inc. in the arena of merchant software and services.
Stopping the rumor mill: Windows Phone and the future of its unique UI
This morning, the Windows Phone Central inbox was flooded with tips about one Eldar Murtazin, who has taken to Twitter to make some comments about the future of Windows Phone and its UI design. Specifically, he claims that Microsoft will have “another UI” with the Live Tile system going
Windows Phone has heaps of official apps for airlines around the globe, but more can be done. We’ve got apps for Delta, American Airlines, United, Lufthansa, and more recently AirAsia. Now it looks like Alaska Airlines will be joining the mix relatively soon. Details after the break. &n
This week, HP announced their new refresh of machines for the business/enterprise user. The company’s current EliteBook Folio has been upgraded, a new version of their EliteBook Revolve has been shown off, and a new mini laptop for schools dubbed the Classmate 10 is the next generation of aff
Bing may not be in the running to overtake Google any time soon, but the service’s attention to detail and focus on brining third party data into the mix can surpass the Mountain View team any day. Today, Bing has introduced integrated TED presentations, famous speeches, and more to their Sna
MOVIE TRAILER: NIA LONG, TERRY CREWS & MORE STAR IN TYLER PERRY’S ‘THE SINGLE MOMS CLUB’
On the movie front, Tyler Perry is at it again! This time around he’s gearing up for the premiere of another comedic, romantic film called The Single Moms Club. After a group of single mothers find themselves in a room regarding their children, the ladies decide to create a support group for e
The 2014 Golden Globes results are in and Steve McQueen‘s 12 Years a Slave scored seven nominations. Of those nominations, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o were recognized as Best Actor in a Drama and Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. Shortly after hearing the news, Nyong&r
Oprah Winfrey sits down with The Hollywood Reporter inside her home in Montecito, California and talks all things business and success, including the challenges that plagued OWN and Lee Daniels’ bad timing when he came knocking about The Butler. But the 59-year-old media magnate also opens up
“Put some colored girls in the MoMA…” or in the case of Givenchy’s Spring 2014 Collection –– put them on the runway. Introducing the French brand’s new face, along with more women of color, Ms. Erykah Badu. Riccardo Tisci, creative director of the famed fas
SteamOS to be made available 13 December
SteamOS will be made available when the prototype hardware ships. It will be downloadable by individual users and commercial OEMs. (But unless you're an intrepid Linux hacker already, we're going to recommend that you wait until later in 2014 to try it out.) We'll post info soon about that. Oh, and
The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is considering making Windows RT and Windows Phone free for OEMs, to combat Android.
We understand that any decision to axe the license fees for Windows Phone and Windows RT would be backed by a push for revenue from Microsoftâs apps and servi
Ina Fried has just confirmed the Nokia Android phone - and even argues that Microsoft might go ahead with actually releasing it.
According to a Nokia source, the software has a look more similar to Windows Phone than to the "squircle" icons used on the Asha. Normandy would also serve as a way to de
Nokia has been building its own Android phone according to multiple sources familiar with the company's plans. Codenamed Normandy, and known internally at Nokia under a number of other names, the handset is designed as the next step in low-end phones from the Finnish smartphone maker. We understand