UK Supreme Court rules for news-clipping service (Update)
The British Supreme Court has decided partially in favor of news-clipping service Meltwater in its long-running dispute with UK newspaper publishers, who accused Meltwater of distributing excerpts of stories online without ...
'Facebook phone' may ring true April 4 (Update)
Facebook fueled fresh talk Friday about its own mobile phone after the leading social network scheduled a press announcement for next week.
Smartphones are Americans' new best friend, study says
US smartphone owners tend to be connected from the instant they rise until they fall sleep and revel in every minute of it, a Facebook-sponsored study showed.
New smartphone platforms eye inroads in hot market
A handful of new smartphone platforms are expected to become available this year, challenging the stranglehold of the two market leaders, Google's Android and Apple's iOS.
Skype in hot water in France after failing to register
France's telecommunications monitor Arcep said Tuesday it had asked prosecutors to launch a probe into Microsoft subsidiary Skype for failing to register as a telecommunications firm despite several reminders.
Review: Chromebook Pixel is beautiful, but pricey and limited
Intended as a flagship for its Chrome operating system, Google's new Chromebook Pixel feels too much like overkill.
EU fines Microsoft $733M for breaking browser pact (Update 2)
The European Union has fined Microsoft €561 million ($733 million) for breaking a pledge to offer personal computer users a choice of Internet browsers when they install the company's flagship Windows operating ...
Microsoft's IE 10 browser coming to Windows 7 PCs
Microsoft is escalating its efforts to bring the latest version of Internet Explorer to more than 700 million personal computers in an attempt to re-establish the software maker's browser as the best way to surf the Web.
Firefox phones coming this summer
Mozilla, the non-profit foundation behind the popular Firefox Web browser, is getting into phones. But it's not stopping at Web browsers—it's launching an entire phone operating system.
Nextdoor renovates before taking on the world
Neighborhood social networking service Nextdoor.com rolled out home improvements on Tuesday along with word it is flush with new funding and eyeing community-minded cultures around the world.
Smartpen takes handwritten notes into mobile, cloud era
I may be a tech columnist who spends nearly all his time with digital products, but when it comes to taking notes, I'm often stuck in the analog age.
Samsung Google Chromebook loves life online
This week we're looking at a close relative to a laptop: the Samsung Google Chromebook.
Apple blocks Java on Macs due to vulnerabilities (Update)
Some Mac users were taken by surprise Thursday as their computers stopped running programs written using the Java programming language after Apple blocked Java due to security problems.
False beliefs persist, even after instant online corrections
It seems like a great idea: Provide instant corrections to web-surfers when they run across obviously false information on the Internet. But a new study suggests that this type of tool may not be a panacea for dispelling ...