WhatsApp deal shows stunning growth of messaging apps
The astonishingly high price paid for the messaging service WhatsApp underscores how mobile apps are transforming the way we communicate, shaking up the global telecom sector.
FitBit halts Force wristband sales due to rashes
Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after the fitness gear caused skin problems for some customers.
Facebook deal sends message to WhatsApp's Asia rivals
Facebook's stunning $19 billion deal for messaging service WhatsApp places the social network in an arena where competition is fierce, particularly in Asia, where fast-growing chat rivals dominate their home ...
WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps
Facebook's announcement it is paying $19 billion in cash and stock to acquire WhatsApp is a milestone event in the short history of mobile messaging apps. Hundreds of millions of people have downloaded suc ...
Review: Mobile app shows where to find friends
SocialRadar is a new mobile application that could become a cool way to find nearby friends and discover other interesting people living or working in the same neighborhood. Or it could just end up being another creepy example ...
LinkedIn gives members more room to share insights
LinkedIn is hoping to unleash more wisdom on its professional networking service by giving its 277 million account holders more space to share their experiences and insights.
Microsoft hoping users will get friends, family to leave Windows XP
Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software. That's why the company has asked tech-savvy users to encourage their friends to upgrade their ...
Sochi: Our tweeted emotions decrypted in real time
EPFL researchers will track emotions of the viewing public during the Olympic Games in Sochi. Via social media, they will show in real time what people are feeling during the competitions.
Turkey approves Internet restrictions
Turkey's Parliament has approved legislation that would tighten government controls over the Internet.
'Dislikes' fail to keep people off Facebook: survey
There's a lot that users dislike about Facebook, but that hasn't kept people off the world's biggest social network.
Mobile Asia holds key to Facebook's future growth
As Facebook celebrates its 10th birthday, one of its biggest challenges is to tap the mobile market in emerging Asian economies, where it can drive expansion after growth in the West tapers off.
Huffington Post launches Brazil edition
US online news aggregator The Huffington Post made its debut in Brazil Tuesday with the launch of a Portuguese-language edition, its first in Latin America.
Geeks the stars as Apple 'Mac' turns 30
Geeks who brought the Macintosh computer to life became Silicon Valley rock stars on Saturday, with people asking for autographs or photos while celebrating the Apple desktop machine's 30th birthday. ...
Apple's Mac still influences, 30 years after debut
Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer.