Tag Archive: CNBC

HTC set to square off against Facebook with virtual headset

In the looming battle of virtual reality technology, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook’s Oculus Rift. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, both companies announced the Vive,… Continue reading

10 cool gadgets to better your business

Businesses—both small and large—are the testing grounds for all sorts of gadgets. Small innovations can be big time-savers or breakthrough devices for the right company. It’s just a matter of finding the right… Continue reading

Porn gets back to its high-tech basics

The adult entertainment industry has a reputation as a technology bellwether, but these days that’s largely thanks to its past accomplishments. While porn was certainly responsible for VHS tapes besting beta and can… Continue reading

New Pebble Watch shatters Kickstarter’s records

Hollywood stars Levar Burton and Kristen Bell have got nothing on Pebble when it comes to crowdfunding. The smartwatch maker on Tuesday unveiled the Pebble Time, its second generation product, and fans of… Continue reading

Meet Facebook’s new virtual reality competitor

The competition is getting more intense for Facebook’s Oculus Rift. Valve Software, the videogame developer and creator/operator of the industry’s largest PC game digital distribution platform, will unveil its own virtual reality hardware… Continue reading

Top 10 wearable tech gadgets to watch in 2015

Google has gone back to the drawing board with Glass, but wearable technology—an up-and-coming product class for the past few years—finally seems poised to burst into the mainstream. Once restricted to the athletically… Continue reading

Investment firm buys Sony’s online gaming division

Columbus Nova is expanding its footprint in the video game business. The New York-based investment firm has purchased Sony Online Entertainment, which is responsible for massively multiplayer online games like “EverQuest,” “PlanetSide” and… Continue reading

A video game perfectly predicted Super Bowl score

Forget the oddsmakers, if you really want to know who’s going to win the big game, break out your copy of Madden. The long-running Electronic Arts videogame franchise, in its annual prediction of… Continue reading

Tesla, Apple and…electronic sex toys? How porn stars would invest $10,000

When it comes to the right place to invest your money, everyone has a suggestion. That’s true in the world of adult entertainment as well. Last week, as the stars and superstars of… Continue reading

Dish lets subscribers skip the Big Game, watch the commercials

Dish Network has made a name for itself in the cable and satellite industry with technology that lets customers completely skip commercials. For this weekend’s Super Bowl, though, it’s letting them skip the… Continue reading