Apple launches iPhone trade-in program in US (Update)
Apple on Friday began letting US iPhone owners trade in their smartphones for credit toward buying new models.
LG, Samsung start selling curved TVs in US
Flat screens have been a selling point for TVs for more than a decade. Now, LG and Samsung are making a selling point of screens that are not flat.
Crowd-funded videogame console due in June
The crowd-funded Ouya videogame console seeking to shake up a market dominated by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo is gearing up for a US debut in June. ...
Cyber Monday likely to be busiest online sales day (Update)
Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in history.
Text spam messages on the rise
Lesley-Ann Thompson's cell phone buzzed the other week with a text message telling her she had won a $1,000 gift card from Best Buy.
NYTimes leads group defense in mobile patent suit
The New York Times Co. is girding for a legal battle that many larger organizations have avoided. The Times is leading the defense of a diverse group of companies that use technology they assumed was free: ...
Mobile ads' promise eludes Facebook, other businesses
Mobile ads are the Holy Grail of revenue for anyone with a social-media plan.
Location-based 'geo-fencing' apps raise privacy concerns
Someone who is in a mall or near a favorite restaurant might get a message on their cellphone about a sale at a store or specials on the menu. Or they could be alerted that their child has left the school grounds.
New wristband harnesses Apple gadgets for fitness
Wireless earpiece maker Jawbone is once again blending fashion and technology to help people make healthier choices with a little help from their beloved Apple gadgets.
Latest data breach strikes at financial security
(AP) -- Citigroup's disclosure that the names, account numbers and email addresses of 200,000 of its credit card customers were stolen strikes at the core of modern-day financial life - the ways people buy ...
Netflix's days without competition may be numbered
Netflix has attracted more than 20 million subscribers, more than 20,000 movies and television shows for its online service, and more than its share of headaches in Hollywood.
'Google TV': Sony unveils TVs with Google's Web-surfing system
Sony Corp.'s lineup of sleek televisions boasting Google Inc.'s Web-surfing system will go on sale Saturday, testing how much consumers are willing to pay to combine access to the entire Internet with their ...
Mall deal gives big boost to cell-phone coupons
(AP) -- The nation's biggest mall operator is teaming up with a Silicon Valley startup to reward smart-phone-equipped shoppers for walking into its shopping centers.
Playstation shortage may foil Sony game release
The opening scene for Sony Corp.'s "God of War III" video game shows a musclebound Greek warrior named Kratos vowing "My vengeance is now."