Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Twitter vs. NSA: Social media site tightens security against snooping
Twitter is clearly being proactive as users become more sensitive to what is happening with their data.
Censored images on China's Sina Weibo revealed
US investigative journalism group ProPublica monitored 100 Sina Weibo user accounts to see which images were censored on China's version of Twitter.
Anonymous, LulzSec hacktivist Jeremy Hammond gets 10-year sentence for Stratfor hack
Jeremy Hammond, a well-known and widely revered hacktivist, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his involvement with attacks on private intelligence firm Stratfor.
Snapchat turns down $3 billion from Facebook: Wall Street Journal
Sources say Facebook offered to buy the photo-messaging mobile application famous for allowing risk-free sexting.
Smartphone numbers to triple by 2019, report says
The number of smartphones is forecast to reach 5.6 billion worldwide by 2019, Sweden's Ericsson AB predicts.
Apple's Arizona factory to create 2,000 new jobs in United States
It is believed that the factory will produce industrial sapphire to be used in smartphone components.
Improving nature’s 'living infrastructure' can limit the impact of big storms
Commentary: The increasing threat of catastrophic storms coincides with an era of global austerity. But investment in coastal ecosystems will reduce risks.
Recalling monsters of the past, Germans find US spying repugnant
Commentary: Germans speak vehemently of disappointment with President Barack Obama.
What is journalism? Reports on a US spy agency run amok meet the test
Commentary: New, accurate, reliable information the public has a need to know and a right to know.
Apple profit falls despite brisk iPhone sales
Profits for the tech giant fell for the third straight quarter, but holiday sales are expected to be strong as new iPads are released.
Anonymous is breaking into computer systems used by the Assad government
Anonymous is releasing stolen data and actively searching for security vulnerabilities to exploit Syrian government systems.
Anonymous targets Cambodian government amid popular protests
Participants in OpCambodiaFreedom are concerned with systemic problems that plague Cambodian society, including severe poverty, censorship, corruption and government land grabs.
OpFrackOff: Anonymous pledges support to Canada anti-fracking protesters
Anonymous is joining New Brunswick environmental activists in anti-fracking campaigns, targeting the Canadian government, corporations and energy conglomerates.
Fatal addiction: Authors accuse Apple of destroying Japan's tech industry
The gadget maker is humbling Japan’s once proud electronics industry, and may kill it.
Anonymous targets Morocco over Facebook kiss arrests
Anonymous claims to have gained access to several Moroccan government servers, in retaliation for the arrest of two teens who posted a photo of themselves kissing to Facebook.
Why India and Pakistan must be united on health care
Commentary: Not surprisingly, India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs but few vaccines for insect-borne tropical diseases.
Is Brazil lost at sea?
Analysis: After a rough season, Brazil hopes bidding for its massive offshore oil reserves will right the ship. Now Brazilian oil workers are striking and energy majors like Exxon-Mobil, Chevron and BP aren't placing their bids.
'Supremacy,' revealed? Hacker stokes League of Legends speculation
A representative of Riot Games would not clarify if the game a hacker accessed was a long-dead past project or one currently in development.
Why Chinese actually envy the US government shutdown
Finally: positive spin on congressional gridlock, from an unlikely place.
Lessons for the Canadians as they mourn BlackBerry’s demise
Commentary: Change and competitors can disrupt the monopoly of even mighty innovative products.
Car sharing takes off in Germany
In the land of the automobile, the industry is adapting by jumping into the market.
BlackBerry lost nearly $1 billion in second quarter, or the lousy end to a hell week
Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry confirms it lost $965 million in the second quarter.
Hackers crack iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner, claim booze bounty (VIDEO)
$13,000 in cash, bitcoins and booze — it’s enough to motivate any hacker to work tirelessly through the night to crack a piece of hardware or software.
Want to stay alive in Lebanon? There's an app for that
Lebanese developers are designing apps to keep people safe as Syria-related violence intensifies.
China to lift ban on Facebook, Twitter, New York Times in Shanghai trade zone: report
The Chinese government may relax its strict internet censorship on social media and some news sites in the city's free-trade zone.
Westgate fallout: Kenya's 'island of peace' disrupted
Analysis: The Westgate Mall attack is a reminder that interventions, such as Kenya's invasion of Somalia, carry risk, particularly when they're perceived to be doing the West’s bidding.
Gmail, Google docs suffer delays, outages Monday
Google said the problems affected 'less than 50 percent' of Gmail's estimated 425 million users.
New iPhone could see record debut after sales begin in China
Thousands line up around the world to purchase the new iPhone 5s and 5c, though sales will depend on inventory.
iPhone 5C and 5S launch today, proving Apple can still draw crowds
'Devotees' stand in line -- sometimes overnight, sometimes over a fortnight -- to purchase latest handsets from Apple, the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S.
Citing NSA fears, Brazil prepares for digital divorce from US-dominated internet
The announcement followed revelations of NSA attempts to spy on Brazilian President Rousseff and other Brazilian officials.
Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo chief who built gaming empire, dies at 85
Hiroshi Yamauchi, credited with transforming Nintendo from a family-owned Japanese business into a global byword for video games, died Thursday from pneumonia.