Instagram unveils private video, photo messaging (Update)
Instagram on Thursday unveiled a new service allowing its 150 million members to send private photo and video messages to friends and loved ones in an increasingly competitive market.
Review: Water resistance stands out in Sony phone
Think of a leading phone maker. Apple and Samsung might come to mind—maybe even HTC, maker of the well-received One. But you're probably not thinking Sony, a company better known for its TVs, cameras and ...
iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of Friday release
Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release Friday.
Russians design blockbuster video games in Siberia woods
In a decrepit building in the wild woodlands of Siberia, young designers work on an online video game that will soon hit the global market.
New surveillance camera can search 36 million faces for matches in one second
Netflix light on flicks as viewers soak up TV shows
Like most fresh faces that arrive in Hollywood, Netflix wanted to be a movie star. But now it's learning what many in Tinseltown have known for decades: Movies are sexy, but the real money is in television.
HBO stops selling DVDs to Netflix
(AP) -- HBO fired a shot across Netflix's bow this week, confirming it will no longer sell discounted DVDs of hit shows like "Boardwalk Empire" to the subscription video service.
Netflix sharing on Facebook may be coming to US
(AP) -- It may not be much longer before there's an easier way for Netflix's U.S. subscribers to share their tastes in movies on Facebook.
Activision 3Q earnings soar, 2011 outlook raised
(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income nearly tripled thanks to strong demand for its video games. The company also raised its full-year outlook on the heels of Tuesday's launch of ...
US home video spending up for 1st time since 2008
(AP) -- In a welcome relief for Hollywood, Americans are finally spending more on home videos.
Netflix says it's sorry, then creates new uproar
(AP) -- The CEO of Netflix said he was sorry for mishandling a recent price increase that caused customers to cancel the service in droves. But the apology was drowned out by a decision that angered subscribers ...
Redbox's golden opportunity: higher Netflix prices
(AP) -- Netflix is giving Redbox a golden opportunity to gain some ground.
Coming attraction: online chats with film buffs
(AP) -- As Netflix and other video services offer thousands of movies streamed over the Internet, all those choices are creating a dilemma: what to watch next.
Adobe shares soar on Apple announcement
Adobe shares soared on Thursday after Apple appeared to open the door for programs converted from Adobe's popular Flash video software to run on the iPhone and other Apple devices. ...