Cisco elevates 2 execs to president role
(AP)—Cisco Systems Inc. hasn't had a president since CEO John Chambers gave up the title in 2006. Now, as the San Jose, Calif., company thinks about a successor to the long-serving CEO, it's appointing two presidents—twice ...
Pigs' revenge as 'Angry Birds' makers launch new game (Update)
"Angry Birds" maker Rovio launched a new title Thursday allowing users to play as the "Bad Piggies" from the smash-hit game, and take revenge on the birds who attacked them with slingshots.
Television tops for US online video viewing: NPD
Online video fans in the United States prefer big screen televisions to computers when it comes to viewing, according to a report released Tuesday by NPD Group.
iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of Friday release
Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release Friday.
Half of middle-aged voters likely to need long-term care for family member in next 5 years
(Phys.org)—Nearly half of California voters aged 40 and older say they will need long-term care for a close family member within the next five years, yet just as many say they couldn't afford even a single month of nursing ...
China high-tech firms deny spying before Congress (Update)
(AP)—Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent ...
Amid US probe, China telecom firms defend record
The leaders of a congressional probe into two Chinese telecom giants expressed fresh concerns Thursday about the firm's links to the Beijing government, as the companies defended their integrity.
Apple extends gains after iPhone 5 launch
Apple shares extended their gains Thursday amid a generally positive response to the launch of the new iPhone 5, aimed at keeping the California firm ahead of its peers in the hot smartphone market.
Voice mail in decline with rise of text, loss of patience
Technology's ceaseless pursuit of efficiency appears to be claiming another victim: voice mail.
HP unveils innovative multitouch hybrid PC and ultrabooks
HP today announced three consumer notebooks featuring multitouch displays, including a uniquely designed hybrid PC that gives people more choice in how they access information.
Top electronics fair embraces 'grey' gizmos
High-tech gadgets to make the lives of senior citizens simpler, safer and more fun are in the spotlight at the world's top showcase for consumer electronics and home appliances.
AMD whets Steamroller appetite at Hot Chips
Google to downgrade pirate sites in search results (Update)
Google Inc. is altering its search results to de-emphasize the websites of repeat copyright offenders and make it easier to find legitimate providers of music, movies and other content.
Judge scolds Samsung, lets patent trial proceed
The judge in a massive smartphone patent case reprimanded Samsung for releasing excluded evidence on Friday but rejected a bid by Apple to order a verdict in the case.