Huawei reveals 'fastest smartphone in the world'
Huawei, a Chinese company that recently became the world's third-largest maker of smartphones, calls its new flagship product "the fastest smartphone in the world" and wants to use it to expand global awareness ...
EU court: Web sites need not check for IP breaches
A European Union court ruled Thursday that social networking sites cannot be compelled to install general filters to prevent the illegal trading of music and other copyrighted material.
Verizon to auction spectrum worth billions
Verizon Wireless on Wednesday said it will auction a parcel of radio frequencies, which could be worth billions of dollars in an industry scrambling to offer consumers more cellular broadband.
Whose 4G is fastest? AT&T, Sprint or Verizon
Just because you slap a shiny label on something doesn't make it so. All the major wireless carriers are now touting faster 4G networks, but the networks themselves are far from identical.
Facebook lets users take more data home
Facebook on Thursday began letting members of the world's leading online community take more of their pictures, posts, messages and other data home with them.
EU court rules against web filters to block file sharing
Internet service providers cannot be forced to install filters aimed at preventing people from illegally downloading music and other files, the EU's top court ruled Thursday.
Is downloading really stealing? The ethics of digital piracy
Many millions of people throughout the world will illegally download the fifth season of Game of Thrones, released today by HBO. Legally speaking, what they will be doing is a violation of intellectual property ...
What Google Fiber may mean for North Carolina, NC state and R&D
On Jan. 27, Google announced that it would be expanding its fiber-optic network, Google Fiber, into four new metropolitan areas: Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, Atlanta and Nashville. So what?
US ranks 28th in Internet connection speed: report
The United States ranks 28th in the world in average Internet connection speed and is not making significant progress in building a faster network, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Vietnam's hit game developer pulls plug on Flappy Bird (Update)
The Vietnamese developer behind the smash-hit free game Flappy Bird has pulled his creation from online stores after announcing that its runaway success had ruined his "simple life".
Neil Young unveils high-definition music player, store
Singer-songwriter Neil Young announced plans Monday to launch a high-definition portable music player and download service, saying it will improve the experience of listening to digital music on the go.
Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines
Microsoft: 8.1 update issue limited to Surface RT (Update)
Microsoft Corp. said Monday that a problem caused when updating computers to Windows 8.1 RT is limited to its own Surface RT devices. It's another knock on the machine that Microsoft has struggled to sell, even as it launches ...
UN group OKs new video format to save bandwidth
The U.N. telecommunications agency says its members have agreed upon a new compression format that could dramatically cut the amount of Internet bandwidth currently used by video files.