The stolen trove of nude celebrity pictures now circulating the internet has likely left Apple feeling vulnerable and exposed, too.
The company came under fire this weekend after compromising photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other stars surfaced, setting off broad speculation that their iCloud accounts had been hacked. Apple said in a ...
The video game industry is still talking about the violent threats made against Anita Sarkeesian, a video game critic, who alerted the police last week and went into hiding, according to her Twitter posts.
In a column, I wrote about the questions Sarkeesian raises in her critiques such as how do video game makers treat female characte ...
In an attempt to stop San Francisco-based Uber from cutting into their taxi territory, German cabbies have persuaded a judge to prohibit their rival from picking up passengers, alleging the ride-sharing startup was an example of a “locust share-economy” indulging in “anarchy capitalism.”
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“Blame the tech companies for delivering products with crappy default security settings, not the non-expert users whose accounts are hacked.”
— Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist with the ACLU, tweets about the theft of private, nude celebrity photos stored on the cloud. There are reports that hackers accessed th ...
California state senator Ted Gaines put out a statement late Friday that made it sound like the Golden State was on the verge of a deal to land Tesla’s proposed gigafactory for battery production. The five states are all working feverishly to land a deal. Gaines is the politician who made a big show of going to Tesla’s Pal ...
Amazon — competitor to many a Silicon Valley company in areas such as mobile, delivery and more — was in the news this week. We’ve rounded it up for you.
• Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced late last year that Amazon is testing delivery drones, prompting both excitement and yes, ridicule. Now, Brandon Bailey reports that Google ha ...
Another smartphone app was unveiled at the high-powered, high-tech All Things Digital conference held this week in the California coastal resort town of Rancho Palos Verde.
It was Apple that took the spotlight at the annual technology conference on Read More →
A group of more than 30 computer scientists on Thursday asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco to block Oracle's bid to copyright the widely used computer code known as application programming interfaces or APIs.
In a long-running lawsuit, now Read More →
Should the world's largest social network be worried that it's losing young people amid reports of Facebook fatigue and boredom? Among the bigwigs who spoke at the All Things Digital conference Wednesday was Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Her Read More →
The first free language instruction and translation company to rival college-level courses has released an Android version of its popular technology. With the new mobile feature, which landed in the Google Play store on Wednesday, Duolingo expects to double Read More →
Apple is keen on keeping an "eye'' on you.
The word out Thursday from AppleInsider is that the Cupertino tech giant is again exploring so-called "gaze detection'' for its iOS product line, filing a patent for eye-tracking technology that apparently Read More →
The dwindling personal computer market isn't the only concern for Hewlett-Packard. A new report concludes the Palo Alto tech titan also has lost market share in the computer server business.
HP's server sales for the first quarter of this year were Read More →
"Initially, I agreed to be a part of FWD.us because I agree with immigration reform. But I think the methods that were employed — it was a little too Kissinger-esque, Realpolitik."
— Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, on Read More →