Bhutan, world's last TV holdout, now at tech vanguard, PM says
It was the world's last hold-out against television and is regarded by travellers as a Himalayan Shangri-La.
Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp
The Facebook deal for WhatsApp drew attention for its whopping price tag, but has also brought out fresh criticism over security for the billions of messages delivered on the platform.
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.
As IPO looms, GoPro enjoys spotlight
GoPro isn't exactly a household name, but anyone who's spent a little time on YouTube is surely familiar with the thousands of snowboarding, surfing and even skateboarding baby videos that its cameras produce.
US officials at odds over cellphone use on planes (Update)
It looks like the U.S. government is more conflicted about cellphones on planes than most American travelers. Even as one federal agency considers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesn't ...
Pew maps Twitter conversations, finds six types
People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short ...
Bitcoin finding its way from cyberspace to shops
A streetwear clothing store in Bergenfield, N.J., will sell you a camouflage hoodie for about 0.10862 bitcoin. It's received bitcoins for online orders, but so far no one has walked into the Jeffersons storefront and asked ...
Investment firm bids for ailing Barnes & Noble
An investment firm offered Friday to take a controlling stake in the troubled US bookseller Barnes & Noble, sending the share price soaring.
Japan gamers finally get PS4 at midnight launch (Update 2)
Diehard gamers in Japan who began queuing earlier this week finally got their hands on a new PlayStation 4 as Sony unleashed its console on home turf in a midnight launch.
Adobe Flash Player updates confront zero-day exploit
Google buys firm to stem online fraud
Google said Friday it was buying the British-based startup spider.io for its technology to weed out fraud in online advertising.
No quick solution to payment card hacking
Consumers shell-shocked by the escalating size and frequency of payment card hacks like the one that recently struck Target aren't likely to get much relief any time soon.
Technology is bringing legal advice, documents to the masses
Joey Mucha used to seal a business deal with a handshake or an email. Now he whips out his smartphone.
Researchers develop automated technologies to analyze causes and effects that drive complicated systems
During the 1854 cholera epidemic in London, Dr. John Snow plotted cholera deaths on a map, and in the corner of a particularly hard-hit quadrangle of buildings was a water pump. Snow's maps, a 19th-century ...