Why the cable industry should fear Verizon’s streaming video app

The telco’s app could rely largely on advertising for revenue, making it much cheaper than its rivals.

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    Why pilotless planes aren’t the answer

    Knee-jerk technological innovations as a response to disasters don’t always make sense.

    The drone app that will make farming more efficient

    The drone app that will make farming more efficient

    With DroneDeploy one doesn’t have to be tech savvy or know how to fly a drone to enjoy its benefits.

    IBM’s making a new business unit just for the Internet of Things

    IBM’s making a new business unit just for the Internet of Things

    IBM and the Weather Co. are also teaming up to provide weather data to businesses.

    China has weaponized the Great Firewall, says a free-speech group

    China has weaponized the Great Firewall, says a free-speech group

    GreatFire says China’s Great Firewall is being used in a DDoS attack.

    DOJ: These federal officials stole bitcoins from Silk Road while investigating Silk Road

    DOJ: These federal officials stole bitcoins from Silk Road while investigating Silk Road

    According to a complaint unsealed Monday, a DEA official and an investigator for the Secret Service are accused of stealing bitcoins from Silk Road.

    Ellen Pao lost her trial. But the conversation about sexism in Silicon Valley it triggered has just begun.

    Ellen Pao lost her trial. But the conversation about sexism in Silicon Valley it triggered has just begun.

    The court of public opinion is now judging sexism in Silicon Valley.

    If Steve Jobs made Apple cool, Tim Cook is making it human

    If Steve Jobs made Apple cool, Tim Cook is making it human

    Tim Cook: culture warrior.

    Meet Magisto Shot, the app that wants to save us from bland text messages

    Meet Magisto Shot, the app that wants to save us from bland text messages

    Magisto Shot makes it easy to spice up bland text messages.

    The White House’s first chief data scientist is no stranger to Washington

    The White House’s first chief data scientist is no stranger to Washington

    The high-power data nerd almost did not graduate from high school. Now he uses big data to tackle big issues.

    Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

    Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

    A San Francisco jury found that the prestigious firm did not discriminate against the former junior partner.

    Someone hijacked the Google of China to attack anti-censorship tools

    Someone hijacked the Google of China to attack anti-censorship tools

    Baidu’s Web tools apparently were used to attack methods for skirting online censorship in China.

    Harry Reid’s retirement could give tech companies a huge leg up in the Senate

    Harry Reid’s retirement could give tech companies a huge leg up in the Senate

    Chuck Schumer could soon be the most powerful Democrat in the Senate. That’s great news for tech.

    Fitbit’s CEO discusses the looming Apple Watch, and how having friends with Fitbits makes you healthier

    Fitbit’s CEO discusses the looming Apple Watch, and how having friends with Fitbits makes you healthier

    We talk about the Apple Watch, and why it’s good for your health if your best friend has a Fitbit.

    The vicious funding cycle that makes it hard for women to compete in tech

    The vicious funding cycle that makes it hard for women to compete in tech

    As explained by Ellen Pao’s ex-boss.

    How Periscope is already helping politicians kill the press conference

    How Periscope is already helping politicians kill the press conference

    Lawmakers are already testing out Twitter’s new tool that lets you livestream your own video feed.

    The Silent Age: Mystery’s the name of the game in this elegant yet complex app

    The Silent Age: Mystery’s the name of the game in this elegant yet complex app

    Go with Joe on a time-travel ad­ven­ture.

    Layout: An app that gives you a simple way to create a photo collage

    Layout: An app that gives you a simple way to create a photo collage

    Sometimes one picture isn’t enough to tell a story.

    New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10 in US

    New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10 in US

    Advance orders for the new HTC One begin Friday, and orders for Samsung’s Galaxy S 6 phones start Saturday.

    Bankrupt RadioShack wants to sell off user data. But the bigger risk is if a Facebook or Google goes bust.

    Bankrupt RadioShack wants to sell off user data. But the bigger risk is if a Facebook or Google goes bust.

    Tech companies are collecting a lot of data about you. What happens if they go bankrupt?

    How to end a fight over who should regulate Internet providers

    How to end a fight over who should regulate Internet providers

    Federal officials are weighing an end to the Federal Trade Commission’s legal prohibition on regulating Internet providers and telecom companies.

    Why drones will get a lot more useful

    Why drones will get a lot more useful

    As drone makers let everyone create apps, the technology’s full potential gets tapped.

    Organism engineering and the future of food

    Organism engineering and the future of food

    Manipulating the genetic code of microbes could lead to breakthroughs in new flavors and ingredients.

    Congress wants to open up vast troves of federal airwaves for your cellphone

    Congress wants to open up vast troves of federal airwaves for your cellphone

    New legislation would offer federal agencies money in exchange for their wireless spectrum.