The new Snapchat update lets you text inside Snapchat for the first time and once you leave a conversation, the messages disappear. More importantly, the new Snapchat lets you video call a friend at a moment’s notice.
Euro zone bond yields reversed earlier gains on Wednesday after euro zone inflation cooled expectations that the ECB would need to immediately loosen monetary policy to support the bloc’s fledgling growth.
Republicans are relishing the chance to use confirmation hearings for Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the new nominee as U.S. health secretary, to re-energize their election-year attacks on his signature healthcare initiative.
Microsoft has been teasing a number of original television projects for months, and with the first shows ready to premiere this June the company’s Xbox Entertainment Studios has revealed its full slate of projects. Dubbed Xbox Originals, the content push will begin this June 13th with the previously-announced interactive live broadcast of the Bonnaroo music festival.
Angry Birds developer Rovio saw profits fall by roughly half during 2013, according to its latest fiscal results released today.The company, which saw a growth in staff in the previous year — a rise from 500 to 800 employees — experienced a drop in net profits to $37.3 million.
Members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe were detained Friday as it entered the town of Slavyansk. The self-declared mayor of the town said that the captured OSCE observers are safe and well.
Apple is suddenly taking a much more open approach to testing its desktop operating system. For the first time in years, the company is inviting regular consumers to help test upcoming OS X software updates before they’re distributed publicly.
Earlier today, the NYPD Twitter account asked to tweet photos of themselves with NYC police officers under the hashtag #myNYPD but so far, many users have jumped on that hashtag to flood it with images of police aggressively apprehending apparent suspects.
Nokia expects Microsoft to finally take control of its devices division on April 25th, the company announced today. In the $7.2 billion deal Nokia will sell “substantially all of its Devices and Services business to Microsoft.”
President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.
Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill created the Cortex cast, a concept to replace traditional plaster casts while offering the added benefits of being lightweight and odor-free. Now, the Osteoid cast, takes things a step further by adding an ultrasound device meant to speed up the healing process.
The newly-discovered Kepler 186f planet is nearly identical to our planet in some key ways. The planet is one of the closest in size to Earth that has been discovered, and it is also the right distance from its sun to be in the “habitable zone”.
After 18 months without updates on Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has released the new 8.1 update. This update features things like the Cortana digital assistant, a new notification center, and skinned Tiles for the Start Screen.
In a crisis situation or evacuation for natural disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires, people with no criminal record would be allowed to carry a firearm without a permit, under a bill approved Friday by the Florida House of Representatives.
Eike Batista, who was Brazil’s richest man for most of the past decade, is under investigation for allegedly engaging in insider trading while he chaired his now-bankrupt oil-producing and shipbuilding firms.