Here are today's top stories from Tech News Today for August 21, 2014:
- New evidence emerged today from analyst and investor Matt Margolis that Apple plans to ship its long rumored iWatch smartwatch very soon. Read more at 9to5mac.com.
- Hewlett-Packard yesterday surprised Wall Street by posting an unexpected increase in revenue. More surprising still is that almost all of the gains came from the company’s PC unit, which climbed 12 percent. Read more at businessinsider.com.
- Remember Google Wave? Four years ago Google closed the social communication service to start working on Google Plus. But it was an innovative site that gained a lot of fans. Now Gigaom’s David Meyer reports that Google Wave is making a comeback -- but not from Google. Read more at gigaom.com.
- Google rolled out today a new integration between advertising and apps. Read more at seroundtable.com.
- Thanks to smartphone GPS and services like Google Now, it’s easier than ever to remember where you parked your car. Except when it isn’t. Sometimes, parking garages can keep you from having a data connection. And they almost always block out GPS. Today, Apple Insider’s Mikey Campbell reports on two Apple patents that could solve the parking problem. Read more at appleinsider.com.
For insight, analysis, and discussion of these topics and more, check out Tech News Today for August 21, 2014.