Apple Did Indeed Acquire BroadMap and Catch Earlier This Year

Only now coming to light, both acquisitions are several months old at this point.

Siri Gets Serious, Microsoft Gets Its Mojo Back and Everything Gets Encrypted in 2014

Annual predictions for the year ahead in tech from analyst Mark Anderson.

Nokia Shareholders to Approve Microsoft Deal

As expected.

Nvidia’s Solution for “Not Enough Games” on Shield: We’ll Do It Without the Developers

One of the advantages of controlling a device’s hardware: You can easily do stuff it wasn’t originally intended to do.

IndoorAtlas Aims to Use Magnetic Fields to Map the Insides of Buildings

No new infrastructure required. Just a bit of walking.

FTC Reviewing Google’s Waze Acquisition


In Passing on Waze, Did Facebook Make a Big Mistake or the Right Call?

With Google buying the social app for $1 billion, did the social networking giant miss its big mobile mapping opportunity?

Interview: Bill Gates Talks About Tech Innovations for Vaccines Ahead of Global Confab

Solve this: One child every 20 seconds dies from a disease that could have been prevented by an existing vaccine.

California Court: Even Checking Maps on Phone While Driving Not Okay

No hands-on use of cellphones means what it says, according to a state appeals court.

Going the Extra Mile Now that Google Maps Have Returned to iOS

Some complaints about Google’s new iOS Maps app are simply out of its control.