Aloe Bud is the adorable self-care app you’ve been waiting for

The buzz or chime of a push notification on your phone is, at best, a distraction, and at worst, a source of stress and anxiety. A new app called Aloe…

From dorm room to Starbucks, Rip Van Wafels is bringing Euro-inspired snack to the masses

Rip Pruisken waffled in college (we got that pun safely out of the way for now). He was a student in the Ivy League at Brown University, and had focused…

Tech News Today 1494: The Yahoo Dating Game

Hosts: Megan Morrone, Jason Howell Live from the stage in Las Vegas for NAB 2016, Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss how Yahoo is getting frisky with Verizon and the…

Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along

It’s almost becoming boring reporting that the Amazon cloud had a monster quarter. It’s not news at this point, because of course they did. Yesterday, it once again blew away…

Tech News Today 1672: Social Media in 2016

Kurt Wagner from Recode joins Jason Howell and Megan Morrone to discuss the year’s biggest social media stories. Snapchat had its biggest year, but encountered many speed bumps along the…

Facebook’s Messenger Kids’ app gains a ‘sleep mode’

Facebook’s Messenger Kids, the social network’s new chat app for the under-13 crowd, has been designed to give parents more control over their kids’ contact list. Today, the app is…

Tech News Today 1847: Night Kings Mode

Starting in the summer of 2015, a Russian company began buying facebook ads to the tune of 100 thousand dollars to stir political uncertainty. As part of an investigation that…

Tech News Today 414: CES: Who Tweeted?

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell From CES 2012: Best of CES awards, Microsoft making more bank from Android, Foxconn suicide threat, and more. Guests:Wil Harris… source

Tesla shareholder wants to remove Elon Musk from chairman position

Ahead of Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting in June, stockholder Jing Zhao has submitted a proposal to replace the board’s chairman, Elon Musk, with an independent director. Musk, the chief executive…

Tech News Today 1802: The Kangaroo Uprising

iPhone rumors, Microsoft layoffs, Kangaroo detection in driverless cars, and the author of the popular blog McMansion Hell tells us how she defended her right to mock turrets. Mark Gurman……

Microsoft attempts to spin its role in counterfeiting case

Earlier this week Eric Lundgren was sentenced to 15 months in prison for selling what Microsoft claimed was “counterfeit software,” but which was in fact only recovery CDs loaded with…

Tech News Today 1790: What’s a Yahoo?

Amazon unveiled an updated Dash Wand, exclusive to Prime Members that now includes Amazon’s voice assistant smarts, bringing all of Alexa’s skills, home automation controls, and easy ordering… source