USB sticks may beat Internet hurdles globally
Apple guides shoppers inside stores with iBeacon
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside.
Govt plan aims to keep older drivers safe on road
Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more elderly drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a "silver car" rating system that will help identify which cars better ...
Obama defends NSA against latest spying report
President Barack Obama is defending the National Security Agency, saying it does a very good job of not engaging in domestic surveillance.
China may mean gold for Apple
It could be a huge breakthrough for Apple to win a place in the line-up of China's largest telecom provider and a big shakeup for the smartphone market.
Microsoft leads attack on search traffic thieves
Microsoft announced it worked with police in Europe and the United States to disrupt a "dangerous" army of virus-infected computers used to hijack searches at Google, Bing and Yahoo.
Spotify to unveil free mobile streaming service (Update)
Spotify, the Swedish music streaming service, is set to announce a new feature that will allow users to pick specific tracks and listen to them on mobile devices for free.
Tech bugs plague federal projects
t was an ambitious federal technology project, tying together a string of government databases in one Web portal. But the launch was a giant mess: contract missteps, broken deadlines, cost overruns. Users complained the site ...
Mixed reaction as US House passes patent reform
The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation Thursday aimed at curbing patent lawsuits, responding to industry complaints about a flood of frivolous litigation.
Reddit co-founder campaigns for power of Internet
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless ...
More students switch to online schools to escape bullies
Krista Hooten saw "terror" in her daughter's eyes as they started back-to-school shopping for seventh grade.
Seven world-class cities riding tall in bike-share boom, solving 'the last mile' without cars
Seven cities can boast of world-class bike-share systems, according to a new publication by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) that identifies the best practices embraced by these cities. An estimated ...
Get what you want with these three online holiday wish list tools
In 2013, kids aren't sending Santa a letter with their wish list. They're emailing him the Web address of their wish list.
Microsoft slumps after Mulally repeats 'no change'
Microsoft shares fell 3 percent Thursday after Ford CEO Alan Mulally said that there is "no change in my plan" to stay with the automaker through the end of next year, dampening some investors' hopes he would take the top ...