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 ...
It might be safe to call Netflix the comeback kid — at least this week. The Los Gatos company's shares are up 31 percent to about $214.25 as of this post, from last Friday's closing price of $163.37. Tuesday, shares Read More →
The fight against CISPA — was it much ado about nothing? The Senate on Thursday said it would not be taking up the controversial cybersecurity legislation that passed the House earlier this month. But although privacy advocates and Read More →
"I think what we did was we created an open standard that everybody can benefit. What I am happy to see is that everybody participates in this ecosystem and they are all making money."
— Ajay Bhatt, co-inventor of Read More →
Did you hear the one about how valley tech companies now think they're funny? Here you go:
• "Saturday Night Live" is moving — at least online. "Live from Yahoo! It's Saturday Night!" reads the headline of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Read More →
Apple may be taking it in the shorts of late - falling stock price, embarrassing customer-service snafu in China, quarterly profits slipping this week for the first time in a decade. But fanboys and fangirls are still full of love Read More →
Facebook says it passed the first in a series of independent privacy audits that were required under a previous legal settlement with the FTC. But in a statement Thursday, the company said the audit also “helped us identify areas to Read More →
Intel's McAfee division has patented technology designed to alert computer users when they stumble onto copyrighted videos, music, games and other web-based content that's being illegally distributed.
"By informing a user of illegal sources and possible alternatives, a user can obtain Read More →
Zillow said it's going to take questions during its Q1 earnings call May 7 via Twitter and Facebook, and it says it will be the first company to do so.
The online real estate web site is taking advantage of a Read More →