Technology http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22262/all en Apple vs. Samsung: Tech's best frenemies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/131122/apple-vs-samsung-techs-best-frenemies <p>SEOUL &mdash; Since 2011, two titans of the electronics industry &mdash; Samsung Electronics and Apple &mdash; have been locked in legal warfare over their smart phones and tablets, slinging more than 50 lawsuits at each other on four continents. But despite the bitter rivalry, these two giants aren&rsquo;t really enemies. More like frenemies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/131122/apple-vs-samsung-techs-best-frenemies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Technology Want to Know South Korea United States Sun, 24 Nov 2013 13:16:33 +0000 Geoffrey Cain 5997287 at http://www.globalpost.com Smartwatch wars? Samsung unveils Galaxy Gear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/130904/smartwatch-wars-samsung-unveils-galaxy-linked-watch Samsung has unveiled its first "smartwatch" linked with its Galaxy mobile phones.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/130904/smartwatch-wars-samsung-unveils-galaxy-linked-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Want to Know Technology Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:09:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5924695 at http://www.globalpost.com Cyber security questioned after UK Huawei deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130607/cyber-security-questioned-after-uk-huawei-deal <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130607/cyber-security-questioned-after-uk-huawei-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Want to Know China United Kingdom Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:14:25 +0000 Matt Clinch, CNBC 5852646 at http://www.globalpost.com BlackBerry Z10 launches in US market with hope and caution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130322/blackberry-z10-launches-us-market-hope-and-caution The new Blackberry Z10 smartphone launched in the US market on Friday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130322/blackberry-z10-launches-us-market-hope-and-caution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Business Want to Know Technology Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:26:47 +0000 Alexander Besant 5791603 at http://www.globalpost.com Oldest Facebook user feud brews among centenarians http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121025/oldest-facebook-user-feud-brew-among-centenarian Facebook's oldest user title has been the bone of contention between two centenarians lately.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121025/oldest-facebook-user-feud-brew-among-centenarian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology United States Technology United States Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:30:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5723919 at http://www.globalpost.com Warrentless monitoring of social media on the rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-grid/warrentless-monitoring-social-media-Justice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federal law enforcement agencies are monitoring more email and social media communications than ever before, according to Justice Department documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeb Boone </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Federal law enforcement agencies have ramped up their monitoring of social media, including Facebook and Twitter, without obtaining search warrants, newly released documents show.</p> <p>The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU, obtained <a href="http://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security-technology-and-liberty/new-justice-department-documents-show-huge-increase">documents</a> from the Justice Department under a Freedom of Information Act request detailing the use of &ldquo;pen register&rdquo; and &ldquo;trap and trace&rdquo; surveillance techniques used by federal agencies. The documents show a marked increase in monitoring social media beginning in 2009.&nbsp;</p> <p>Request to intercept social media communications jumped 80 percent from 2010 and 2011.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-grid/warrentless-monitoring-social-media-Justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology The Grid Fri, 28 Sep 2012 20:51:00 +0000 Jeb Boone 5720976 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese PCs ship with pre-installed viruses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120913/chinese-pcs-ship-pre-installed-viruses-0 Microsoft researchers found a virus called Nitol that is capable of stealing personal data and plundering online bank accounts. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120913/chinese-pcs-ship-pre-installed-viruses-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology China Technology Thu, 13 Sep 2012 22:31:58 +0000 Kaitlin Funaro 5719274 at http://www.globalpost.com Accelerate: Space Pace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/video/120810/accelerate-space-pace <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 15px; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); ">An international consortium of scientists and investors hope to bring space travel down to earth.</span></p> Technology United States Video Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:19:00 +0000 John Dickie 5715705 at http://www.globalpost.com 2G to get the axe by AT&T http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120803/2g-get-the-axe-att AT&T announced that it will be phasing out its 2G network by 2017.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120803/2g-get-the-axe-att" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Technology Fri, 03 Aug 2012 23:26:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5714949 at http://www.globalpost.com Outlook is the new Hotmail, says Microsoft http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120731/outlook-the-new-hotmail-says-microsoft Hotmail is dead, long live Outlook.com.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120731/outlook-the-new-hotmail-says-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Technology Business Technology Tue, 31 Jul 2012 20:25:02 +0000 Alexander Besant 5714450 at http://www.globalpost.com The Air Force has finally figured out what's wrong with the F-22 Raptors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120725/US-air-force-f-22-raptors After months of troubles with the oxygen system of the F-22 fighter aircraft, where multiple incidents of oxygen deprivation caused significant troubles and confused designers and leadership, the Air Force announced yesterday that they've traced the cause of the oxygen problems to a valve on a vest worn by pilots at high altitudes. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120725/US-air-force-f-22-raptors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> army Technology Technology United States Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:06:00 +0000 Walter Hickley, Business Insider 5713422 at http://www.globalpost.com Microsoft in hot water over Skype spying allegations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120724/microsoft-hot-water-over-skype-spying-allegations Microsoft is in hot water after news reports that suggest Skype can now be tapped.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120724/microsoft-hot-water-over-skype-spying-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Technology Wed, 25 Jul 2012 01:20:24 +0000 Alexander Besant 5713280 at http://www.globalpost.com Firefox now encrypts all Google searches http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120717/firefox-now-encrypts-all-google-searches Firefox has moved to encrypt all Google searches while using the browser.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120717/firefox-now-encrypts-all-google-searches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Business Technology Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:30:44 +0000 Alexander Besant 5712276 at http://www.globalpost.com Incoming Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announces pregnancy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120717/incoming-yahoo-ceo-marissa-mayer-announces-pregnancy Yahoo has hired 37-year-old Google veteran Marissa Mayer as its new CEO — and she's pregnant. Mayer was one of Google's earliest employees and helped create such overwhelmingly popular products as Gmail, Google News and Google Images. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120717/incoming-yahoo-ceo-marissa-mayer-announces-pregnancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Companies Technology Women Business Technology Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:22:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5712175 at http://www.globalpost.com 500-million-year-old bacteria brought back to life in "Jurassic Park" experiment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120716/500-billion-year-old-bacteria-brought-back-life-jurassic-park-experimen Scientists have resurrected 500 million year old bacteria in a "Jurassic Park" experiment, Georgia Tech sources report - and although not the stuff of a Spielberg film, the discovery will likely add to our current knowledge of evolution and how it works.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120716/500-billion-year-old-bacteria-brought-back-life-jurassic-park-experimen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovation life Science Technology Science Mon, 16 Jul 2012 13:44:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5711960 at http://www.globalpost.com