You probably knew that hackers could break into your email account and the NSA can listen in on your calls. But did you know that your home security system may be vulnerable to a cyberattack also?
Hackers can easily compromise the signals being sent by wireless sensors in newer security systems, potentially preventing those systems fr ...
In what’s sure to be a boost to the DIY movement, Amazon.com this week is launching a new service that lets users custom-build their own items, including earrings and bobblehead toys, using the latest 3D printing technology.
That’s right, folks. Through the magic of 3D-printed design, you, too, can create your own cool st ...
There’s a whole lotta hand-shaking going on in Silicon Valley and beyond these days.
Big companies are buying smaller companies at breakneck speed and paying out more money in deals of stratospheric proportions, setting up 2014 as the biggest year for mergers and acquisitions than any time since the Great Recession, according to ...
Ahead of the unveiling of a Senate bill tomorrow that would limit NSA spying, there’s also confirmation about an effect of the revelations of massive government surveillance: It’s changing the way lawyers and journalists do their jobs.
The House a couple months ago passed the USA Freedom Act, a bill that’s meant to r ...
Mobileye, an Israeli company that’s at the forefront of developing active safety features for vehicles, is scheduled to IPO on the New York Stock Exchange this week. The company makes software and cameras that help cars avoid accidents, and you can watch the roadshow here. The company expects to price shares at $17 to $19 a shar ...
“I’m familiar with your country; I love your country.”
— Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Florida, mistaking two senior U.S. officials for representatives of the Indian government — so, you know, their country is the same as his. Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, officials at the State Department and Commerce Department, respectively ...
The nation's (almost) top cop is mad as hell, and he's not gonna take it anymore.
Outraged that Americans caught streaming pirated movies get a slap on the wrist while Americans downloading those same movies face time in the Big House, Read More →
In case Silicon Valley’s venture pool wasn’t frothy enough for you, there’s a new VC firm in town.
PointGuard Ventures, started by VC veterans Krish Panu and Pete Thomas, announced on Thursday their new fund and first investment. The winner? Movius, Read More →
Google reportedly granted more than 50 percent of the requests to remove links to information about individuals under Europe's new "right to be forgotten" ruling.
The Wall Street Journal said that Google has told European regulators this, citing a person familiar Read More →
These things nowadays, they think they're so smart.
• First, for all you smarty-shoes out there, what about kicks that can run Google Maps and vibrate when you need to turn? That's right, you just follow your shoes. The Lechal smartshoes, Read More →
Has Google’s YouTube division sealed a deal to buy Twitch, the live video-game streaming service? VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi is reporting that he’s confirmed it with his sources, who say the deal is worth $1 billion.
Takahashi is a veteran Silicon Valley Read More →
With all Hewlett-Packard has to worry about, it's got to be a relief to the Palo Alto tech giant that it has finally resolved that nasty litigation by former rocker Chubby Checker over - let's all take a deep breath Read More →
"(Mars is a) fixer-upper of a planet."
— Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO, talks about his goal of getting to — and perhaps settling in — Mars to Stephen Colbert of "The Colbert Report" after Colbert expresses doubt about how Read More →
Imagine if the Terminator had met Marty McFly: a timeline of time travel in movies. Tracing sriracha's origin to Thailand — where the hot sauce tastes different from what Americans are used to, and it's "not glamorized." Read More →
Basketball All-Star Carmelo Anthony just placed a big bet --- off the court.
Anthony, a forward for the New York Knicks, has invested in a San Francisco kitchen-tech startup through his new venture capital firm, Melo7 Tech Partners. The startup, The Read More →