Judge rejects Apple bid to ban Samsung devices (Update)
A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple's request to ban an array of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to have infringed on patents held by the US tech giant.
Apple, Samsung fail to settle before March trial
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have failed to settle their latest patent dispute despite a daylong meeting between top Samsung executives and Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted by a mediator earlier this ...
WhatsApp founders swap struggle for billionaire status
Jan Koum, an immigrant from Ukraine, was so poor as a teenager that he used saved his old Soviet notebooks for school and queued with his mom for food stamps.
Facebook expands reach with $19 bn deal for WhatsApp (Update)
Facebook said Wednesday it was buying the fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp in a deal worth an eye-popping $19 billion, expanding the global footprint of the social networking giant.
Sound-based login startup joins Google tech chorus
An Israel-based startup specializing in using sounds instead of passwords for logging in said Monday it has been bought by Google.
Google plans aerospace, robotics projects for Hangar One
If you were Google Inc., what would you do with a 350,000-square-foot hangar that was originally built to house helium airships for the U.S. Navy?
Japan net retailer Rakuten to buy Viber for $900M (Update)
Japan's Rakuten Inc. is buying Cyprus-based Viber Media, which operates a popular Internet phone application, for $900 million, fortifying the online retailer's social networking footprint.
Google gets more guarded about acquisition numbers (Update)
Google is becoming more secretive about its acquisitions as the Internet company hunts for promising innovations and engineering talent to help shape the future of technology.
Court backs Apple e-book monitor, within limits (Update)
A US appeals court on Monday shot down Apple's bid to derail a court-ordered monitor in its e-book price-fixing case.
Google becomes number two in market value
Google overtook US oil giant ExxonMobil on Monday to become the world's number two company when rated by market value, behind its high-tech rival Apple.
Controversy marks Newsweek's comeback
A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the face behind bitcoin," the world's ...
Coupons.com sizzles on Wall Street debut
The stock market debut of Coupons.com brought out bargain-seekers on Friday, shooting the online discount firm up a stunning 87 percent.
Instagram signs deal with major ad agency
Facebook-owned photo sharing service Instagram on Friday said it has landed its first deal with a major ad agency.
US Sony chief out amid restructuring
Jack Tretton will step down this month as chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment America, the company announced Thursday.