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Twitter launches Periscope for live video streaming from your phone

Meerkat move over… there’s another app that lets you stream live video from your smartphone and share it through Twitter. It’s called Periscope, and it’s run by Twitter. That helps explain why Twitter cut off rival Meerkat’s access to its social graph recently. So what is Periscope, and does it spell Meerkat’s doom? Taking the second part […]

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What is Meerkat? It’s like Snapchat for live videos shared via Twitter

Last week, I was all set with my popcorn and soda to watch the live stream of Apple’s “Spring Forward” event. By 10:02, the stream still hadn’t started on any of my devices, so I knew something was wrong. I logged into Twitter to see if anyone else was having a problem seeing the event. […]

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System76 Meerkat is a tiny, Linux PC with a Broadwell CPU

Linux PC builder System76 plans to launch a tiny desktop PC with an Intel Broadwell processor and Ubuntu Linux software. Update: The System76 Meerkat is now available for $499 and up. The little computer is based on Intel’s NUC mini-desktop design and measures about 4 inches by 4 inches square. System76 says the Meerkat will support up […]