Superfish points fingers over ad software security flaws
A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. But Superfish Inc. ...
Alibaba investment puts Snapchat valuation in stratosphere
It started as a classroom project at Stanford University. The idea: An app for sending photos that would disappear seconds later.
Nokia showcases indoor 3-D mapping phone solution (w/ video)
Hackers see "sheeple" sheared by Google wireless data grab
Long before Google online mapping service cars snatched data from private wireless hotspots there was the Wall of Sheep.
Weird and wonderful gadgets wow world's top IT fair
Water-powered clocks, eye-controlled arcade games and pole-dancing robots: this year's CeBIT tech fair, the world's biggest, showcased gadgets ranging from the useful to the downright nerdy.
New 'ATM' takes old phones and gives back green
When new cell phones or tablets enter the marketplace, yesterday's hot technology can quickly become obsolete - for some consumers. For others, the device still has value as an affordable alternative, or ...
Wearing high heels can change the way you shop
New study finds physical experience of balance influences consumer choices.
Google tests same-day delivery shopping service
Google on Thursday began testing a service for same-day delivery of toys, clothing, groceries or other items ordered online in what could be a challenge to online retail titan Amazon.
IBM introduces new powerful mainframe computers
IBM on Tuesday introduced a new line of mainframe computers the company calls its most powerful and technologically advanced ever.
Google users warned of threat to smartphone wallets
Users of Google smartphone wallets were being warned on Friday that there is a way to crack pass codes intended to thwart thieves from going on illicit shopping sprees.
Apple's next trick? Wearable tech, analyst says
Apple's next big venture could be wearable technology, starting with a "smart watch."
Dueling platforms at CES on wireless charging
Smartphone battery running low? You are not alone. With millions of mobile devices handling more tasks, batteries are draining faster, forcing the industry to look for solutions including wireless charging, ...
CES unveils big TVs with 'ultra-high definition' (Update)
The race to make TVs larger and larger has created a colossal problem for manufacturers: As screens grow, picture quality worsens—unless the viewer moves farther away from the screen.