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 ...
There's behaving badly — Anthony Weiner, check. Baseball players, check — on Twitter. Then there are threats.
Twitter U.K. announced over the weekend that it is updating rules and adding workers to try to police tweets after Read More →
The Obama administration over the weekend overturned a ban that was scheduled to go into effect today on some Apple products, a rare move — it had been more than a quarter century since a similar veto — Read More →
The iWatch rumor mill continues to tick-tick-tick.
On the heels of the very real news that Apple was locking down naming rights for its purpoted "iWatch'' in countries scattered around the globe, MacRumors and other blogs are suggesting the company may Read More →
Here's a bit of good news for the microchip industry, which has been troubled by a sales slowdown lately.
Worldwide sales of the tiny circuits hit $74.65 billion during the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 6 percent from the Read More →
"I actually think that's a good thing. If what you're doing is not seen by some people as science fiction, it's probably not transformative enough."
— Sergey Brin, on bankrolling a lab-made hamburger — which the Google co-founder acknowledges Read More →
After last month's BART strike turned out to be a boon for ride-sharing services, Uber is planning to make a splash during the second impending walkout.
Uber, the hire-a-car app company in San Francisco, on Monday will add boats Read More →
Facebook has always said it likes hackers. On Friday the social networking company announced it has paid out more than $1 million in bounties to security researchers – sometimes known as “white-hat” hackers – who helped Facebook find potentially harmful Read More →
In just a few short years, ride-sharing company Uber has blossomed from a lean-and-mean startup into a global force with drivers from Paris to Chicago, and London to Philadelphia.
But some of the company's strongest growth lately has been in the Read More →