Google and Oracle's Android copyright fight is up to a jury now

Oracle and Google’s fierce court fight over the code inside Android went to a jury on Monday after closing arguments that sharply differed on the most basic issues. The federal jury in San Francisco is now deciding whether Google’s use of copyrighted Java code constitutes fair use, an exemption that would free the company from… Read More »

This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud. This week the company will launch a beta version of its service, and it invites participants to submit reviews of business software in 12 different categories.… Read More »

This ping pong robot can be programmed to be the perfect partner

Practice makes perfect. But for a collaborative sport like ping pong, it’s not always easy to find the perfect partner.  Brothers, Alexander and Harrison Chen, solved this problem by building the “Trainerbot.” This ping pong robot works in tandem with a smart phone app and allows users to create their own custom shots by choosing… Read More »

Consumers are more wary than excited about self-driving cars

Google, Uber and Tesla may be giddy about the prospect of self-driving cars, but U.S. consumers aren’t convinced that the technology is safe or that they need it. Only 10 percent of people surveyed by the University of Michigan said they would have no concerns at all about riding in fully self-driving cars, while two thirds said… Read More »

Spotify's family plan goes toe-to-toe with Apple and Google

Spotify is still the top music streaming service, but it may be feeling the heat from better family deals on Apple Music and Google Play. Spotify announced on Monday that its $15-per-month family plan will match those of Apple Music and Google Play by offering six individual premium accounts for the package price. To read… Read More »