Mark Zuckerberg's chilly charity challenge to Bill Gates
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest celebrity to be doused by a bucket of ice-cold water—and now he wants Bill Gates to follow suit.
Jury says Samsung infringed Apple patents
A California jury awarded Apple $119 million—far less than it demanded—in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding ...
Netflix goes for laughs with new stand-up specials
You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion.
China panel fires adviser over Qualcomm tie (Update)
A panel that advises China's Cabinet on anti-monopoly policy has fired an economist who was paid to help prepare a report for Qualcomm, a U.S. company that is the target of a pricing investigation, according to state media.
Amazon launches 3D printing store
Amazon announced Monday the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects.
Facebook takes $2 billion dive into virtual reality (Update 3)
Facebook on Tuesday announced a $2-billion deal to buy a startup behind virtual reality headgear that promises to let people truly dive into their friends' lives.
Over 900 authors join effort to press Amazon on Hachette
More than 900 authors have signed a letter urging US online giant Amazon to end its simmering dispute with publishing group Hachette over book pricing.
PlayStation 3 hack is decryption jolt for Sony
Cisco to cut 6,000 jobs in streamlining
US computer networking giant Cisco Systems said Wednesday it plans to slash some 6,000 jobs, or eight percent of its global workforce in the coming year.
Toyota says Chinese regulators looking at Lexus
Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that Chinese anti-monopoly regulators are looking at its Lexus luxury unit in a spreading investigation of foreign automakers.
WTO upholds 'rare earth' ruling against China (Update)
The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that China violated trade rules with restrictions on the export of "rare earths," the minerals used in mobile phones, hybrid cars and other high-tech products.
Euclid Zero debuts to capture in-store shopper behavior
Apple never on China government procurement list, report claims
Apple's devices have never appeared on a Chinese list of products eligible to be bought with public money, state media quoted an official as saying, denying reports the US tech giant had been excluded from ...
Zynga whacked as losses widen
Zynga said Thursday it wants to perform better, as the social games firm reported losses widened and revenues sank in the past quarter, sending its share price tumbling.