Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Break into the Bank of England… via an app
The Bank of England has thrown open the doors of its gold vaults to the public – via a new virtual tour.
Apple guilty in e-book price fixing: Judge
Apple found to have “facilitated a conspiracy” to secretly boost e-book prices, costing buyers millions.
Hackers have spied on South Korean military for four years: McAfee report
Security firm McAfee published a report that details how a group of computer hackers spied on the South Korea military.
DEA undertakes first ever seizure of bitcoins by US law enforcement officials
In connection with an alleged violation of the controlled substances act, the DEA has become the first-ever US law enforcement agency to seize bitcoins. Does that make them legit?
India's geek cultural revolution
Entrepreneurs are redefining India's high-pressure, deadline-oriented career and marriage track.
Is one of these nerds India's Mark Zuckerberg?
In search of grade-A innovation talent in New Delhi.
Grenada makes it a crime to offend people on Facebook, Twitter
The tiny Caribbean island passed an electronic bill that also incurs punishment for identity theft and e-stalking.
Tolstoy, tweets and Tumblrs: British libraries leap into the digital age
Some of Europe’s oldest depositories are tackling a new challenge: everything on the web.
Sweden: Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced in biggest-ever hacking trial
Pirate Bay co-founder, Gottfried Svartholm, has been sentenced to two years in prison for identity theft and bank fraud.
AppleTV adds HBO, ESPN, but is it too little too late?
Popular apps HBO Go, Watch ESPN now available on Apple TV.
Huawei would consider buying Nokia to boost smartphone business
Huawei executive says the Chinese company would consider acquiring Nokia to raise its profile in smartphones.
Google challenges surveillance gag order in wake of NSA revelations
Tech giant asks Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow it to publish national security data requests it receives from the US government.
Sweden bans Google Apps for government employees over privacy concerns
Sweden cautious on Google after PRISM affair.
'Tweet' added to Oxford English Dictionary
And yes, the definition is less than 140 characters.
PRISM: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft ... Who released which data?
If you're feeling dizzy in the wake of the PRISM affair, you're not alone. Here's a summary of the companies involved and what they did with your data.
PRISM: Apple discloses US government data requests
Apple said it received requests for information affecting between 9,000 and 10,000 user accounts or devices in the first six months of 2012 alone.
Google's Project Loon: Internet-enabling balloons to float connectivity into remote regions (VIDEO)
Google now making jellyfish-like floating balloons bursting with...the internet.
Big Data: What NBA stats can teach you about NSA surveillance
What do the NBA and the NSA have in common? Both use big data tools to yield highly detailed answers from enormous volumes of information.
4 reasons why BuzzFeed's Chris 'funkmasta' Baker is totally behind OpTrollTheNSA
Even before he outed himself, we would've bet you an ironic nature tee and a fixie that Buzzfeed's Chris Baker is behind trollthensa.com.
PRISM, secret US government spying program, mines data from Google, Facebook and others: report
Leaked documents show that National Security Agency analysts have direct access to the servers of nine US Internet companies.
The Israeli military does social media better than you
The IDF, for one example, is this week tweeting the events of the 1967 Six Day War, complete with grainy black and white Vine videos of the action.
Anonymous vs. PETA: How a case of kitten killing turned into a fight over free speech
Anonymous is defending what they call a right to anonymity with "OpPETA," protesting attempts by the animal rights organization to sue online commenters for defamation.
Does Samsung have Apple in a headlock?
How a small-time vegetable seller became the world’s largest maker of smartphones.
iPhones to be exported to Iran legally for the first time as US lifts communications ban
The US had banned the sale of mobile phones and other communications devices to pressure Iran on its nuclear program.
SEC fines Nasdaq $10 million over Facebook IPO
The SEC fined the Nasdaq stock market $10 million on Wednesday over charges that it bungled Facebook's initial public stock offering last year.
Cuba expands citizens' access to the Internet
Unfortunately, for many Cubans, the new public Internet centers will be too expensive to use.
Liberty Reserve digital money service shut down, founder arrested
Costa Rican-based digital currency service Liberty Reserve was shut down on Thursday after the reported arrest of its founder, Arthur Budovsky.
Anti-graffiti drones? German railways are trying them out
Germany's railways are testing small drones to help prevent graffiti on its trains.
Chinese teen condemned around the world for Ancient Egypt graffiti
Parents of the Chinese teen who scrawled his name on a Luxor fresco have apologized, after Internet users identified and shamed him.
Japan's All Nippon Airways resume Boeing Dreamliner flights
Japan has put the Dreamliner back in the skies for the first time since the planes were grounded in January.
Apple 1 computer sells for record $668,000 at auction
One of only six surviving still-functioning Apple 1 computers sold at auction on Saturday for a record $668,000.