It was revealed on Tuesday that Apple had been awarded multiple patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office that signals the company may venture into motion sensors and 3-D technology, creating a possible threat for companies such as GoPro.
At its second Project Ara developers conference, Google announced that it will begin testing its customizable smart phones in Puerto Rico later this year. Ara phones can be customized with different modules, so customers can build exactly the kind of smart phone they want.
Ford showed off its first new GT model since 2005 at the 2015 Auto Show in Detroit. The new Ford GT supercar now comes equipped a with 600-horsepower EcoBoost V-6 engine and is perhaps $100,000 more than its predecessor.
Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on Tuesday. Windows 7 will continue to receive security updates until 2020, but Microsoft hopes most people will have upgraded to Windows 10, or beyond, by then.
Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook note that he is "committed" to building a social network where people can speak freely without fear of violence. In 2010, a Pakistani lawyer attempted to have Mr. Zuckerberg put to death over drawings of Muhammad that appeared on the site.
In communities without an electrical grid, kerosene lighting can make up a sizable part of a family's budget. The MPOWERD Luci solar-powered lantern is a cheap, reliable source of light that costs nothing to operate and can be used in storms and floods.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler spoke positively at CES 2015 about reclassifying broadband Internet providers as "common carriers." Chairman Wheeler's comments suggest the FCC will pursue strong net neutrality protections for consumers.