Target App Makes Shopping a Snap
How Chrome Eats Your Battery Life
Cisco Woos More Devs with DevNet
Investor Wants EMC To Spin Off VMware
Mobile Apps Offer Last-Minute Deals
In the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with image-recognition tech, Target is debuting an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones.
It turns out that Google's Chrome Web browser, by changing a Windows setting to increase plug-in performance, can shorten the life of laptop batteries by 25 percent even after the browser is closed.
Working to wooing developers, Cisco has launched DevNet, a initiative to spark community and teamwork. DevNet aims to drive an open community of software devs to build Cisco-enabled apps faster.
Activist investor Elliott Management is pressuring storage technology company EMC to spin off its VMware subsidiary to increase shareholder value, according to news reports.
If travelers are flexible, a new breed of mobile applications can offer ease with last-minute deals, especially good for day trips and overnight stays -- along with the thrill of spontaneity and surprise.