Here Comes the New USB Plug
Google Launches 'Moonshot'
Google Cloud Service Aims at Amazon
Should the YotaPhone Worry Apple?
Cyber Monday Had Records Sales
Time to get ready for a new USB plug. The new connector for USB 3.1 will be reversible, so a user can insert it with either side on the top, and it may be the only connector needed for many devices.
First it was drones, now it’s robots. This week, Amazon shared its vision for Prime Air, a service that uses drones to deliver goods in 30 minutes. Now, Google wants to send out life-size delivery robots.
The cloud wars continue. Google has opened up its cloud-based Compute Engine, added greater performance, and dropped pricing to better compete with Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and others.
Should Apple and Samsung be worried? A Russian company is trying to one up them both in the smartphone market with something called the YotaPhone, a dual-screen device that's always on.
The day widely regarded as the Super Bowl of online sales ca-chinged its way to a record day for retailers, and marked a shift in shopping preferences as smartphones and tablets drove nearly a third of traffic.