Google Lawsuit Ties Mississippi Attorney General To MPAA
Google has filed a lawsuit that claims Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's fight against the tech company is motivated by the MPAA.
December 19, 2014
Instagram Cleans House, Deletes Spam Accounts
Instagram purged its site of fake or spam accounts, and as a result, some celebrities lost millions of followers.
December 19, 2014
How Fair Is The BBC Report On Apple's Working Conditions?
The BBC's new working-conditions report highlights Apple's products. It's left some in the media wondering if it's the full story.
December 19, 2014
Telltale Games And Mojang Craft A Narrative For 'Minecraft'
"Minecraft" will be getting a stand-alone story mode, thanks to a new partnership with the storytellers at Telltale Games.
December 18, 2014
Amazon Offering One-Hour Delivery Through Prime Now
Amazon is now offering one-hour delivery to Amazon Prime members in Manhattan and hopes to expand to other cities soon.
December 18, 2014
How 2014 Shaped The Future Of The Internet
It has been a long, busy year for Net Neutrality. The stage is set for an expected landmark FCC decision sometime in 2015.
December 18, 2014
Uber To Enhance Driver Screenings Amid Rape Allegations
The car-sharing service hopes to eventually provide "24/7, immediate support in the event of a safety incident."
December 17, 2014
Apple Stops Online Sales To Russia Amid Ruble Woes
The company halted sales Wednesday, writing in an email to Bloomberg: "Our online store in Russia is currently unavailable while we review pricing."
December 17, 2014
How Sony Hopes To Make Any Glasses 'Smart'
Sony's glasses module attaches to the temples of various eye- and sunglasses to add a display and wireless connectivity.
December 17, 2014
Tech Companies Make Holiday Shopping Easier Than Ever
Innovative new services allow consumers to shop with their smartphones, split bills and even haggle.
December 16, 2014
Skype's New Feature Translates Calls Instantly
Skype Translator lets users speak their native language on one end, and the software translates the dialogue instantly on the other side of the call.
December 16, 2014
Amazon UK Glitch Prices Items At A Penny, Costing Businesses
Smartphones, TVs and mattresses were offered for a penny each on Amazon's UK site. The glitch lasted for an hour Friday.
December 15, 2014
Sony's Angry Letter, And How The Press Treats Stolen Data
Sony lawyers have sent a letter demanding media outlets destroy any data stolen during the recent hack. Does the company have a point?
December 14, 2014
Despite Bad Press, Uber Pulls In More Investments
While the public has put Uber under intense scrutiny, investors have been filling its coffers. But can money alone solve Uber's problems?
December 14, 2014
Richard Branson Scraps Deep-Sea Exploration Plans
Virgin Oceanic has confirmed its deep-sea exploration plans have been canceled due to safety concerns.
December 14, 2014
Sony Hackers Planning 'Christmas Gift' Information Dump
The same hackers that infiltrated Sony's computer systems have promised to deliver a "Christmas gift" as part of their next document dump.
December 14, 2014
Iran Suspected In Recent Casino Cyberattack
Security firms and the FBI are working on evidence alone, but most of it points to Iran running recent cyberattacks against U.S. targets.
December 14, 2014
Pirate Bay Closure Had Little Effect On Digital Piracy
In the week since The Pirate Bay was shut down, an exact copy was put up online and online piracy has barely slowed at all.
December 13, 2014
Google Gets Serious About Cardboard
Google has doubled down on Cardboard, its low-tech virtual reality device, just as Samsung releases the Gear VR and Oculus buys two VR companies.
December 13, 2014
Pro-ISIS Twitter Account Owner Arrested In India
A pro-ISIS Twitter account holder has been arrested in India, but what about all of the other accounts?
December 13, 2014
Email Leak Details Hollywood's Alleged Google Smear Campaign
Emails leaked in the Sony hack suggest the Motion Picture Association of America is attacking Google over its piracy response.
December 13, 2014
Google Shuts Down Russian Office Amid Internet Crackdown
Google's shutting down its engineering office in Russia, a move many analysts say is due to the country's new Internet restrictions.
December 12, 2014
Apple-1 Sold By Steve Jobs Himself Sells For $365,000
The rare, fully functional machine went to an anonymous buyer. Steve Jobs himself sold it in 1976 to Charles Ricketts for $600.
December 12, 2014
Facebook Eyes One-Click Emotions, But No 'Dislike' Button
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is working to give users a way to express more sentiment, but not with a dislike button.
December 12, 2014
Microsoft Brings Windows Phone Apps To iOS, Android
As it promised back in September, Microsoft has rolled out its suite of MSN apps to Android and iOS.
December 12, 2014
Navy Can't Praise Its Laser Weapon Enough
The LaWS laser gun spent several months deployed on a Navy transport ship, and the Navy can't say enough good things about it.
December 11, 2014
Iowa Driver's License App Brings Us Closer To Digital Wallet
The digital wallet is closer to becoming a reality thanks to plans for an app that will display Iowa driver's licenses on smartphones.
December 11, 2014
Sony Exec, Producer Apologize For Offensive Obama Emails
Sony Pictures Chair Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin have both issued apologies after Sony's massive corporate hack revealed embarrassing emails.
December 11, 2014
Microsoft Becomes Latest 'Bitcoin Believer'
Microsoft revealed Thursday it has become the latest company to endorse Bitcoin, allowing users to add the cryptocurrency to their Microsoft Accounts.
December 11, 2014
Spain's 'Google Tax' Forces Shutdown Of Google News Spain
A new law set to take effect in Spain on Jan. 1 has Google preemptively shuttering its Google News Spain service due to what some call a "Google Tax"
December 11, 2014