China is witnessing a sea of change triggered by consumers shifting their Internet surfing to tablets and smartphones. Around 81 percent of China’s 618 million Internet users go online wirelessly; and the country’s tech companies are scrambling to meet the need with mobile-friendly services.
More than 100 tech firms have come together to sign a letter to the FCC Chairman and commissioners, protesting FCC plans to implement net neutrality rules that could allow ISP’s to charge content providers like Netflix or Amazon to deliver their packets faster or at a higher quality.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a lengthy warning to investors about the risks of Bitcoin and virtual currencies, given their recency and lack of proven track record.
The arrest of the suspect, who had the plastic guns at his home, marks the first time that Japan’s firearms control law has been applied to the possession of guns made by 3-D printers.
Sony’s record-breaking magnetic tape technology lets users store 180 terabytes of data on a single cartridge. But don’t get your hopes up. This cartridge is unwieldy and recording and retrieving data takes longer than other digital storage devices, which makes it more suited for large backups.
Nintendo, searching for new opportunities amid losses on its Wii U home game console, now plans to introduce a new console and software for consumers with lower incomes and less gaming experience in emerging markets.