Marissa Mayer Fires Yahoo COO

Yahoo! chief operating officer (COO) Henrique de Castro has been fired by CEO Marissa Mayer. The former Google employee was the first of many acquisitions by Mayer beginning in 2012, and also her first “big” buy 15 months ago. In an internal memo shared by a source of Re/code’s Kara Swisher, Mayer states: During my…

Facebook Gets Trending Topics Feature

Mimicking Twitter, Facebook announced today a new feature that will slowly roll out to users of “select countries” called Trending. It’s Facebook’s latest answer to Twitter’s popular Trends feature, and will work similarly. There is a twist, however – Facebook’s engineering manager, Chris Struhar, had the following to say: “The list is personalized, including topics…

The 84 MPG American Made Elio Will Be At CES 2014

The Elio is one funky looking three wheeled two passenger vehicle but it certainly is impressive in its MPG rating. Even the price is mind blowing, you can score one of these for a mere $6800. Elio Motors will be at CES 2014 this year showing off its yet to be released Elio vehicle. In…

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Google Play Music App For iOS Arriving Soon (Leak)

According to our favorite Twitter leakster @evleaks, Google should be releasing a native iOS Google Play Music App very soon. This is great news for those iOS user who want to use the service and better news for those Android users who have recently moved to iOS. There is a third party app solution for…

Vine For Windows Phone Is Now Available

Maybe, just maybe, the Windows Phone app ecosystem will get better. Vine announced today (via their blog) that Vine for Windows Phone is now Available. I’m no Vine user but there are millions who are and it is a popular app. If Windows Phone continues to attract large apps such as Vine, could they possibly…

Former Chief Of Apple’s Siri Building Something New For Samsung

Luc Julia, a vice president at Samsung’s innovation lab in Menlo Park, California and former director of Apple’s Siri project for about 10 months, is building an online service for Samsung that will link the “Internet of things”. Julia demoed the project called SAMI (Samsung Architecture for Multimodal Interactions) in San Francisco on Friday. SAMI is supposed…

The Alleged Next HTC One (M8) Has Been Caught On Film

The folks over at TechnoBuffalo are reporting these images are allegedly of the next HTC One dubbed, M8. There is no confirmation of the authenticity of these pics so take them with a grain of salt. The only difference I see, and TechnoBuffalo points this out, the edges around the back seem more curved. And…