Wed May 01, 2013 | By Margaret Rock
When crowdsourcing goes bad, who's to blame?
Wed Feb 20, 2013 | By Margaret Rock
Guns are a growing problem. And technology may be the solution.
Fri Jan 18, 2013 | By Margaret Rock
The Chinese will welcome the Year of the Snake, but Silicon Valley may as well call it the Year of Google.
Wed Jan 16, 2013 | By Kate Knibbs
Not everybody loves free speech. Some countries trying to control the Internet.
Fri Nov 30, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
A global conference next week in Dubai could affect the way you use the Internet.
Mon Nov 12, 2012 | By Allen Tsai
Steve Jobs hated HTC and Samsung, but more importantly, he hated Google.
Mon Oct 29, 2012 | By Allen Tsai
The gloves are off.
Tue Oct 23, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
The next major attack on the U.S. may not involve bombs and guns, but instead be a "Cyber-Pearl Harbor."
Thu Oct 18, 2012 | By Allen Tsai
Back in 1977, Dan Hesse didn't want to work for Sprint; he wanted a job at AT&T. But AT&T only recruited from Harvard and Wharton. So Hesse, at the time at Cornell, called his sister who lived in Boston, and asked a favor: Go to Harvard and write down all of AT&T's job posts from the bulletin board. She also grabbed him a copy of the application.
Wed Oct 17, 2012 | By Joe Arico
Apple's Passbook app may not be the mobile payment answer that many were hoping for, but the service has plenty of room for growth.
Tue Oct 16, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Concerns over data insecurity are continually evolving as the battle rages on between those looking to improve security and those looking to circumvent it.
Tue Oct 16, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Facebook is still trying to prove it can make money following last spring's disastrous public offering, but the solution is more complex than just advertising.
Mon Oct 15, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
An amazing array of gadgets connects us to the Internet -- from smartphones and tablets to laptops and computers.
Wed Oct 10, 2012 | By Joe Arico
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been under an intense microscope since the passing of co-founder Steve Jobs a year ago, and in pivotal moments he has shown how he differs from his legendary successor.
Wed Oct 10, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Shoppers have more ways than ever to buy online, but as the e-commerce wars heat up and transform the holiday season, wallets won't be the only casualties.
Wed Oct 03, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
As the presidential election approaches in November, many are wondering how social media will impact voter registration and the final outcome.
Thu Sep 06, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
You share a lot on Facebook and Twitter, and these bits of information are helping police create fingerprints to solve crimes.
Tue Aug 28, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
With the Republican National Convention coming up in Tampa, and the Democrats convening in Charlotte, officials are turning to high-tech security to keep events safe. But the way they adopt technology to check and safeguard crowds may infuriate protesters already wary about privacy intrusions.
Tue Aug 21, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) investors, watching the social network's stock plummet, are increasingly asking if Mark Zuckerberg is man enough to run a multi-billion dollar social network.
Thu Aug 16, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
Apple is on a collision course to battle Google in the television market, as the battle to bring content to living rooms heats up.
Wed Aug 15, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
A fight over police access to phone data is brewing, as lawmakers push for new laws to protect individual data privacy rights while courts rule police can access phone data without a warrant.
Tue Aug 14, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
In the battle of Apple and Android, struggling phone makers like Nokia and Sony can gain ground by taking a closer look at why you choose the phones you do. Apple studied the factors motivating you to choose Android over its own phones, and the results pointed it to carrier loyalty as the number-one reason for picking a phone.
Wed Aug 08, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
As election season ramps up, online political ads attempt to guess your political preferenes, thanks to the wide store of data collected on users.
Tue Aug 07, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
We think our smartphones safeguard our information much more than they actually do, according to a survey that shows the wide divide between what people believe phones keep secure and what they really share.
Thu Aug 02, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) this week unveiled even more goodies, including apps and targeted pages in hopes of restoring its fortunes, but its stock is continuing to tumble as a massive stock sale looms later this month.
Thu Aug 02, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
Cyber-attacks are a rising threat, and President Obama has increasingly toughened his stance on online security in order to meet them.
Thu Jul 05, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Worried about the massive amount of personal information on the Web that is collected about you? If so, a Texas lawmaker might have an idea that appeals to you.
Mon Jun 25, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
Big data is a big deal, illuminating and predicting societal and economic trends -- but its all-consuming, comprehensive nature may obliterate privacy as it is understood today.
Tue Jun 19, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
E-book sales surpassed hardcover sales, but obstacles are hindering the digital format's road to supremacy. According to the Association of American Publishers, stores sold $280 million of adult e-books in the first quarter, an increase of about 30 percent from a year ago. Young adult and children's e-book sales, meanwhile, doubled to $64 million, while adult hardcover books grew modestly at 3 percent to $230 million.
Fri May 04, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
The Transportation Security Administration is facing increasing scrutiny over its high- and low-tech security tactics, at a time when critics say a total overhaul is needed.