Tue May 08, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Technology is helping to better train soldiers, as the military incorporates gaming and entertainment software into increasingly sophisticated battle simulations.
Mon May 07, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Kids love the Kindle Fire, but for parents trying to safeguard young eyes from questionable content, the tablet is often a nightmare.
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.
Tue May 01, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Retailers, financial institutions, carriers and phone makers are banking on mobile payments, but the emerging industry could hit a significant roadblock: reluctant consumers, concerned about privacy and security.
Thu Apr 26, 2012 | By Joe Arico
Apple's iTunes transformed music downloading, but if streaming companies have their way, buying tracks will be a thing of the past.
Wed Apr 25, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Think smartphones push men to become multi-tasking masters of the universe? Well, a funny thing happened on the way to world domination: mobile devices collided with the female race, giving way to technology that will impact culture for years to come.
Tue Apr 24, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Netflix bounced back as the "world's leading Internet TV network," but the company's future lies in its ability to successfully produce original programming.
Wed Apr 18, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
The age-old question of "Will they call?" is transforming into "Will they text, Facebook, tweet, Gchat or Skype me?"
Wed Apr 18, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
When Google purchased Motorola, industry experts believed it was a patent-play to shore up Android from lawsuits. But the Internet giant has far greater ambitions -- a line of Google phones -- which is leading to factions, and possibly, the downfall of the Android alliance.
Mon Apr 16, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Google and Oracle head to trial in a landmark patent infringement case that may hamstring Android's fortunes in the mobile market.
Fri Apr 13, 2012 | By Melissa Daniels
The technology industry has emerged as one of the top lobbying interests on Capitol Hill, with players like AT&T and Verizon spending big bucks to make their voices heard.
Thu Apr 12, 2012 | By Melissa Daniels
When it's time for U.S. voters to elect new representatives, the mobile phone industry is willing to spend millions to lock in candidates who will represent their best interests.
Thu Apr 12, 2012 | By Joe Arico
The price of pay TV will more than double in the next eight years, enticing millions to cut the cord with cable companies in favor of digital streaming services.
Wed Apr 11, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
The day when smartphones alert people to emergencies is not far off, as government agencies, social media and industry innovations combine to revamp national notification systems.
Wed Apr 04, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
The federal government, book publishers and the technology industry are considering a large-scale effort to push tablets into public schools, raising questions about hidden costs to implement such a program.
Thu Mar 29, 2012 | By Joe Arico
Netflix's subscriber count took a hit after poor pricing restructuring and resistance from content providers unwilling to negotiate licensing deals, but new data suggests the streaming company is poised for a comeback.
Thu Mar 22, 2012 | By Joe Arico
On-demand video streaming services threaten traditional cable, but the large fragmented field of competitors provides an opportunity for a major company like Apple to unify the market.
Wed Mar 21, 2012 | By Lorien Crow
As more of our lives -- relationships, pictures, personal messages -- move online, who gains access to our virtual identities and information when we die?
Thu Mar 15, 2012 | By Lorien Crow
Schools and universities are using e-readers and tablets as valuable learning tools, but scientists are questioning their effect on memory.
Tue Mar 13, 2012 | By Lorien Crow
Online copyright laws are becoming increasingly complex, confusing the public and resulting in unintentional legal violations.
Fri Mar 02, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
A select group of lawmakers are shaping tech policy, boosting airwaves, bolstering national security in the face of rising cyber-threats, and fighting digital piracy.
Thu Mar 01, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
A select group of lawmakers have an outsized influence on tech-related matters like privacy, national security and anti-trust regulation, and their clout will help shape the fates of device makers and carriers in years to come.
Thu Mar 01, 2012 | By Melissa Daniels
Lawsuits are stifling innovation, but FRAND, a collective of industry-standard patents, is trying to save the smartphone market from itself.
Wed Feb 29, 2012 | By Lorien Crow
Publishers attempted to reassert control over the e-book marketplace to charge higher e-book prices, and Amazon is pushing back hard. But as all parties jockey for control, where does this leave consumers and authors?
Tue Feb 28, 2012 | By Janet Maragioglio
My household just wrapped up a week as a "Nielsen family," recording our TV viewing habits for the powerful ratings organization, but our report failed to capture our shift in consuming media on mobile devices and computers.
Tue Feb 28, 2012 | By Lorien Crow
Struggles over the sale and distribution of digital books are wreaking havoc on the publishing industry, and amid all the confusion, one question continually surfaces: Are e-books fairly priced?
Tue Feb 14, 2012 | By Lorien Crow
The movie industry's inability to adapt drives viewers to piracy, experts say, as consumers move toward mobile and streaming technology for entertainment.
Fri Feb 10, 2012 | By Janet Maragioglio
People in developing nations depend on mobile phones to access health services and prevent disease, as mobile technology creates a platform for improving healthcare in remote, underserved areas.
Thu Feb 09, 2012 | By Janet Maragioglio
Mobile devices increasingly diagnose and manage disease, putting them under the watchful eye of federal regulators, who could slow the pace of innovation.
Tue Feb 07, 2012 | By Janet Maragioglio
Doctors and nurses are turning to tablets and smartphones to aid their everyday work, as a new generation of medical professionals lean on gadgets to make healthcare more efficient and cost-effective.