Wal-Mart and Google Partner to Challenge Amazon published on August 23rd, 2017 at 05:00 AM Google and Wal-Mart Stores are joining forces in a partnership that includes enabling voice-ordered purchases from the retail giant on Google’s virtual assistant, challenging rival Amazon.com’s grip on the next wave of e-commerce.
Millions in U.S. Look Skyward During Solar Eclipse published on August 22nd, 2017 at 05:00 AM Eyes skyward, millions of Americans were transfixed by the spectacle of a total solar eclipse midday Monday, as the moon’s shadow raced from coast to coast like a brush stroke across the canvas of the continent.
Just Say No to Push Notifications published on August 22nd, 2017 at 05:00 AM App makers are out to capture our attention with reminders and alerts on our phones’ lock screens. Do we really need a reminder to post to Facebook? Joanna Stern proposes a notification bill of rights.
NFL, Tencent Aiming for China's Smartphone Screens published on August 22nd, 2017 at 05:00 AM Pro football may rule big-screen TVs in the U.S., but it’s the small screens of smartphones where the National Football League hopes to make its play in China.
HTC Joins Facebook in Slashing VR Headset Price published on August 22nd, 2017 at 05:00 AM HTC is dropping the price of its Vive virtual-reality headset by $200, weeks after Facebook made a similar price cut for its Oculus Rift goggles.