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5 Smartphone Cases That Go Beyond Protection

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:15pm
There are an absurd number of smartphone cases out there. Why not pick one that does something more than just protect your screen?
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Russian Webcam Hackers Spy on Bedrooms and Offices

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:11am
Feeds from countries around the world showed a variety of public and private locations, from offices, shops and sidewalks to children's bedrooms.






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This Is What Texting Does to Your Spine

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:16pm
A new study shows that looking down at your cell phone is the equivalent of placing a 60-pound weight on your neck.






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Car Trouble: A Year in Uber Controversies

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:03pm
The Emil Michael controversy is the latest in a long string of debacles that Uber, the popular ride sharing service, has endured this year.






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Google Is Watching But You Already Knew That

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:00pm
Google's latest device, a set top camera that transmits images directly to the cloud, doesn't even try to hid that they are collecting personal data from everyone.






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Great Scott! Check Out This Flux Capacitor Watch

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:53pm
If you want to let your old-school geek flag fly, don this Flux Capacitor watch and see who gets the reference.






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USPS: Hack That Affected 800,000 Employees 'Very Sophisticated'

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:30pm
There was no evidence of identity theft in a breach that might have exposed the Social Security numbers of around 800,000 employees of the USPS.






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No iOS? No Problem: 9 Hot Android Apps from 2014

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:10pm
Whether you are rocking the Samsung Galaxy S5, Google Nexus 6 or something else, these nine releases from 2014 should keep you busy for awhile.
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Wal-Mart Scammed into Selling PlayStation 4 for $90

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:07pm
The company announced on Nov. 13 that it would price-match select online retailers, including Amazon.com.






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Hackers to Probe Cybercrime at British Banks

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:02pm
In the next few months hackers will try to penetrate the cyber defenses of Britain's major banks and steal information about millions of customers.






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Uber Battles Privacy Concerns Over 'God View' Tool

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:51am
Uber is looking into claims that an executive tracked a reporter with its "God View" tool without her consent.
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Bill to Rein In NSA Surveillance Dies in Senate

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:32pm
The Senate has blocked a bill that would have ended bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency.






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Million-Dollar Reward Offered for Car Scam Fugitive

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:56pm
Romanian Nicolae Popescu and co-conspirators bilked U.S. buyers out of $3 million in a scam selling fake cars through real sites, the Justice Department says.






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Apple Invites Developers to Make Apps for Apple Watch

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:09pm
Apple has released the application development kit for its forthcoming wearable device.






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Uber CEO Tweets Apology for Exec's 'Terrible' Remarks

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:01pm
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took to Twitter on Tuesday to apologize for remarks made by an executive who suggested digging up dirt on journalists.
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Uber CEO Tweets Apology for Exec's 'Terrible' Remarks

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:01pm
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took to Twitter on Tuesday to apologize for remarks made by an executive who suggested digging up dirt on journalists.
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Software Lets Computers Search Images Like Humans

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:38pm
New research has improved the ability of computers to recognize and categorize the contents of photos in very human-like ways.






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Life After Phones: Nokia Launches an Android Tablet

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:05pm
Just months after selling its handsets business to Microsoft, Nokia is planning to go back into the consumer market with a new tablet.
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What Is Bricking?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:49pm
Bricking is something that could happen to your mobile devices and it could be a major headache.






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Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:00pm
It's part of Facebook's larger plan to keep the main Facebook app focused on News Feed.






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