3Qs: Uber's on the move
In just five years Uber, a startup ride-sharing company based in San Francisco, has become a popular form of transportation in 100 cities around the world. Using a mobile app, passengers connect with drivers ...
Secret app raises $25 mn, shifts focus
The fast-growing anonymous mobile app Secret said Monday it had raised $25 million in venture capital and would expand as a social network connecting Facebook friends.
Mozilla kicks off global 'digital literacy' program
The Mozilla Foundation is expecting more than 100,000 people to participate in a series of events worldwide over the next two months teaching basic Internet use and other digital skills.
What to expect from the next generation of Windows
The tech world is abuzz with speculation on what Microsoft is planning for the next generation of its operating system to replace Windows 8.
New system would allow individuals to pick and choose what data to share with websites, mobile apps
Cellphone metadata has been in the news quite a bit lately, but the National Security Agency isn't the only organization that collects information about people's online behavior. Newly downloaded cellphone ...
Without women, the computer game boom years may not last
An encouraging report by the International Game Developers Association recently found that women now make up 22% of the computer game workforce. This is a massive improvement from the previous figure of just 4% of ...
Samsung looks on as profits migrate to online ecosystems
There used to be a time when the launch of a Galaxy handset, a Macbook, or a fancy game console could set investor hearts on fire and firms on a path to untold riches. These days, new devices no longer have ...
Mobile apps offer last-minute deals
While new technology and mobile applications have made old-fashion road trips easier, the thrill of spontaneity and surprise still remains. If travelers are flexible, apps can offer ease with last-minute ...
Better visualizing of fitness-app data helps discover trends, reach goals
Smartphone apps can track where we eat our meals, when we commute to and from work and how many minutes we exercise each day. Ten thousand steps today? Check.
Beta version of "Destiny" video game launches in July
A beta version of hotly-anticipated "Destiny" video game will launch on Internet-linked PlayStation and Xbox consoles this month.
Digital rights group: Some Android phones may tell location history
The Heartbleed bug continues to pose risks for people
It's been almost three months since the Heartbleed bug was revealed and many thousands of computer servers still need to be fixed.
The vivid realism of 3D functions, right there on your browser
A classic online mathematical reference offered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now features a better way for users to view its most complicated illustrations—three-dimensional ...
Video game designers envision characters who are more like us
Is it possible to hold hands with a video game character? That is, in many ways, a ridiculous question, but is one posed by the developers of "Murasaki Baby."