It was only a matter of time. The Motion Picture Association of America and movie theaters have updated their guidelines to officially ban Google Glass and other wearable technology that’s capable of recording. In other words, as always, the copyright-conscious industry doesn’t want people recording movies.
“We maint ...
“If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.”
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in an essay on Businessweek.com, acknowledges pub ...
Consumer demand for mobile devices continues to grow, according to preliminary data out from tech research firm International Data Corporation.
Worldwide smartphone shipments from manufacturers during the third quarter this year increased 25.2 percent over the same period a year ago and totaled 327.6 million phones, according to IDC. ...
If you can’t go over the White House wall or through its front door, how about breaking into its computer networks?
That appears to be what happened in recent weeks.
Hackers believed to be working for the Russian government were behind an attack on the White House’s unclassified computer network used by the president’ ...
A majority of 1,642 technology experts surveyed for a new study predict rogue groups and malicious individuals will ramp up their cyber attacks, causing significant loss of life or property by 2025.
While some of those queried by the Pew Research Center said they believe the problem has been exaggerated by the media as well as by secu ...
SunPower, Silicon Valley’s dominant solar panel manufacturer, reported per-share earnings of 30 cents early Wednesday on revenue of $663 million, beating analysts estimates thanks to strong demand in the United States, China and Japan. Shares were up slightly in early trading.
“Solar power is increasingly competitive with tradit ...
Pandora shares are tanking today — they're down more than 10 percent — after Apple released along with its new iPhone sales numbers that 11 million people had checked out iTunes Radio since the release of iOS 7 last week.
The Read More →
Internet companies and commercial data brokers already know a lot about you. But they’re increasingly competing to figure out new ways to know even more.
Consider this report Monday from the Financial Times: Acxiom, the Arkansas-based data broker that Read More →
We heard quite a bit from notoriously tight-lipped Apple last week — with, as we wrote, its top executives including CEO Tim Cook giving media interviews that coincided with the company's release of new iPhones and Read More →
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is in the final stages of eliminating 29,000 jobs to trim expenses. But she may have to cut its workforce even more, some industry experts predict.
In a recent note to their clients, Deutsche Bank analysts worried Read More →
Apple on Monday announced that it has sold 9 million iPhone 5c and 5s phones since sales began on Friday. In fact, iPhone sales are so good, that the company said that it's overall revenue and gross margins for Read More →
"It shows that the Academy has a modern, progressive streak. More companies are going to step forward to do this kind of thing, so more shows will be produced, more actors will be hired, more work done."
— Kevin Read More →
There was good news this week for YouTube fans who just can’t stand it when they're unable to watch the latest cute puppy video because they don’t have an Internet connection.
In a low-key announcement, the Google-owned service said Read More →
Once again we find ourselves standing at the corner of privacy and policy:
• California dreamin'? A so-called eraser bill in the Golden State has a provision intended to give kids a chance at online do-overs. The bill, poised to become Read More →