Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Amazon acquires Goodreads
Amazon buys Goodreads, a literary-oriented social networking platform.
Egypt catches divers cutting internet cable
Egypt's naval forces caught three scuba divers trying to cut an undersea internet cable in the Mediterranean on Wednesday.
Muslim hackers claim responsibility for attacks on Wells Fargo
A Wells Fargo spokeswoman alerted investors and deposit holders on Tuesday that the bank's online services were experiencing outages due to a cyber-attack.
‘Biggest attack ever’ slows Internet
The global Internet has been slowed down in what security experts describe as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.
Anonymous, RedHack breach Mossad servers, hackers claim
As the planned revitalization of OpIsrael looms, hackers claim to have gained access to servers used by Israeli intelligence agency Mossad.
Dirty little smart phones: Ted Smith on the toxins in digital gadgets
From mining to use to disposal, digital gadgets pose risks to health and the environment.
Summly: UK teen Nick D'Aloisio sells app to Yahoo for millions (VIDEO)
UK teen Nick D'Aloisio created an app called Summly that he has now sold to Yahoo for millions.
Google chief to isolated Myanmar: the 'net will set you free
Eric Schmidt, the first big name in tech to visit Myanmar, sounded the call for free web access.
BlackBerry Z10 launches in US market with hope and caution
The new smartphone's release is expected to be met with much fanfare and caution as the phone maker battles back from a sharp decline in sales around the world.
TrueCar aims to foster hassle-free auto deals
TrueCar Inc., through their website, publishes data on actual auto sales alongside listings for similar new and used vehicles, allowing shoppers to lock in good prices while preserving dealer profits.
Lacking international support, Syria's rebel hackers are losing the cyber war
The Syrian Electronic Army is on the offensive, targeting rebels and activists in support of the Syrian government.
Julius Genachowski, FCC chairman, is resigning
Julius Genachowski, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, announced today that he will step down from the job in the coming weeks.
Bolivia's lithium-rich salt flats
Photos from the vast salt flats thought to have one of the world's biggest lithium bounties.
The Bolivian dream: lithium batteries included
Tapping into a vast lithium bounty, President Evo Morales envisions a smartphone and electric car battery-charged Bolivian revolution.
American debuts map tool for fliers, but users beware
On Tuesday American launched a real-time, interactive Award Map tool that shows available destinations based on the amount of frequent flier miles you're willing to redeem.
Smartphones with sapphire screens coming to a store near you (VIDEO)
Truly scratchless smartphones may arrive on the market this year due to advances in synthetic sapphire manufacturing.
Twitter turns 7 years old (VIDEO)
Co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet on March 21, 2006.
Kenya's world-class runners face their greatest hurdle yet
With Kenya's running reputation on the line, officials ban athletes accused of using performance-enhancing drugs.
CFAA: Some in Congress join fight to reform cybercrime law
Washington lawmakers and legal scholars work to reform the CFAA, an oft-reviled computer crime law, as Andrew “weev” Auernheimer is sentenced.
Google Drive disruption plagues Internet users
Google Drive-ers found themselves faced with a service disruption early on March 18th, while Google says it's investigating the issue.
THX sues Apple over iMac, iPhone speaker systems
George Lucas-created THX sound company says Apple using its tech for new iPhone, iMac, iPad models.
Over 100,000 Google Reader fans sign petition to keep RSS feed service going
More than 100,000 users of the RSS feed tool have signed a “Keep Google Reader Running” petition at Change.org.
Hackers leak CIA Director John Brennan's financial records
The website recently released personal information about Michelle Obama, Tom Cruise, Joe Biden, and a number of other prominent Americans.
North Korea blames US, South Korea for 'intensive' cyberattacks
North Korea claims it has suffered daily cyberattacks, which it blames on hackers from the US and South Korea.
Activists rally to support Matthew Keys, claiming he is a victim of CFAA
Matthew Keys, charged under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, has earned the support of activists who call the law a draconian measure.
Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone unveiled at launch in New York
Hand-swipe scrolling techology are among the features of Samsung's new flagship smartphone, unveiled in New York Thursday night.
Killer dolphins? No, not really
News about the animals’ escape from a military training program in Ukraine was fabricated — and not for the first time.
How a silicon valley engineer would reinvent the airline industry
Unending lines, long boarding times, and uncomfortable cabins all point towards an industry that needs serious improvement.
Apple's unusually direct attack on Android phones leaves bloggers surprised
On the night before the new Samsung Galaxy's unveiling, a lead Apple figure took surprising jabs at his competitors.
Google Reader will be extinct by July (VIDEO)
Google Reader, Google's popular RSS feed, is shutting down this summer.
Will Wikipedia replace the academic thesis?
From Ukraine to Egypt, universities are looking to drop traditional requirements for scholarly papers in favor of internet entries.