Google Brings App Engine And Cloud Datastore To Its New East Coast Region

 It’s only been two weeks since Google first launched some of its core Cloud Platform services in its South Carolina data center (the ‘us-east1 region’ if you ...

Apple’s New $129 Trackpad Brings Force Touch To The iMac

 In addition to the new Retina display iMacs, announced today, Apple has updated its line of core accessories for the computer — touting “all-new” Bluetooth keyboard, ...

Yahoo’s Open Source Omid Project Brings Scalable Transaction Processing To HBase

 A while back, Yahoo quietly made the code to Omid, an open source transaction processing system for the Apache HBase Hadoop big data store, available on GitHub. This is the same ...

OS X El Capitan Review: Apple Brings Welcome Snow To Yosemite

 Mac users fondly remember OS X Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion. These two releases were the epitome of Apple’s best work on OS X. Two rock solid iterations that were all ...

Google Brings HTTPS Support To Blogspot

 Over the last few years, Google brought support for encrypted HTTPS connections to almost all of its products, including search, Gmail and Google Drive. It’s now even using ...

Facebook Brings VR-Style 360-Degree Video To News Feed

 Hold up your phone, spin around, and Facebook’s newest News Feed videos will spin with you, showing you every angle of a scene. Today, Facebook announced that its News Feed ...

Google’s Expeditions Pioneer Program Brings Cardboard To Schools

 Earlier this year at its I/O developer conference, Google announced ‘Expeditions,’ an app that lets teachers create synchronized virtual school trips using the company’s ...

Microsoft Brings Send, Its Short-Form Email App, To Android

 Earlier this summer, Microsoft announced Send, a project for Office 365 users that aims to bring together the best of email and instant messaging. At the time, the service was ...

Microsoft Brings Send, Its Short-Form Email App, To Android

 Earlier this summer, Microsoft announced Send, a project for Office 365 users that aims to bring together the best of email and instant messaging. At the time, the service was ...

Microsoft Azure Cuts Some VM Prices, Brings Premium Storage Options To G-Series VMs

 Microsoft is announcing a couple of updates to its Azure cloud computing service today that, among other things, include the launch of a new variant of its performance-optimizes ...

Google+ Brings Its Interest-Based “Collections” Feature To iOS

 Google+ Collections, the company’s effort at establishing its Google+ social network as more of a Pinterest competitor (since taking on Facebook didn’t go so well), ...

Google Brings Tweets To Desktop Search Results

 Back in May, Google and Twitter partnered to bring tweets into mobile search results. It was, and is, a pretty big deal for both companies. The relationship is apparently going ...