Mark SullivanSenior Editor, TechHive

Mark has been writing about networks - social and wireless - since 2005. Independent and outgoing, he enjoys travelling, wine, and skiing. His favorite book is "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand.

beats music

Beats Music doubles trial period after first week sign-up snags

The new mobile-focused music subscription service wasn't quite ready for its popularity out of the gate.


Reviewed: 5 'commuter headphones' that put the bass in your face

These popular headphones are plenty loud and bass-heavy, and will liven up any commute—unless the commuter is an audiophile.

beats music

7 things Beats Music must do to beat Spotify

With Spotify dominating the streaming music scene, Beats hopes to bring a better music curation system to the party.


CES 2014: Follow TechHive editors' tweets from Las Vegas

TechHive will be in Vegas this week with wall-to-wall coverage of any news that's fit to tweet. Don't miss a single one.

How Verizon's OnCue aquisition could change the way you watch TV

The telecom giant is reportedly close to buying Intel's nascent over-the-top video service. Could a nationwide FiOS TV initiative be its next step?

Cable guys: Cord-cutters live in the Bermuda Triangle with Bigfoot and E.T.

Lots of people (like me) believe they exist in large numbers, but a lot of men in blue suits deny the phenomenon and, until recently, haven't really wanted to talk about it.

How to make NPR-quality podcasts at home

With the right gear and a few tips and tricks, your podcasts will sound like they came from a broadcasting booth.

This is why Netflix must go to war with movie theater owners

The company's content chief raised the thorny old issue of release windows by suggesting that Hollywood movies should appear on Netflix on the same day they open in theaters.

Verizon gathers the pieces for its own answer to Netflix

The company is in late-stage talks to buy Intel’s nascent Internet video service, and may be dreaming of a unique way to deliver it to the living room. Hint: no wires.

How the NFL and Silicon Valley are primed to blitz cable TV

Verizon already has a football deal. What happens if Google and Apple pile on, too?

Apple's big-screen TV was a no-show at WWDC, but analysts say it's coming soon

Apple has conquered every important screen in our lives except one. The big screen in the living room is the final piece of the puzzle, and one day soon the Apple logo will be there too.

Is Google your next cable company?

The company has now confirmed it will sell super-fast Internet and TV service in three cities, and seems poised to expand the service to more.

AT&T’s MiFi Liberate: Impressive speed, battery life

The touchscreen is just OK, and suggested media center functions left me unimpressed, but you can’t argue with high speeds and long battery life.

AirPlug combines LTE, Wi-Fi to offer super speeds

The Korea Telecom-developed app isn’t available in the US, but hopefully some variant of it will show up here in the future.

Facebook edges closer to selling your personal data

The company has been testing the use of your phone number and email address to target ads at you on Facebook and elsewhere.