Box moves toward IPO destiny

It's the quintessential Silicon Valley tale: Two kids start a company in a dorm room. The company grows, adds millions of users and within a few years is worth more than $1 billion.

Shutdown makes US 'less desirable' for science

The US government shutdown puts international science collaboration in peril and could have far-reaching impacts on innovation and research, a top science group said Wednesday.

Dell jumps back into tablet computer market

Dell Inc. has been playing around with mobile devices for more than three years now, but now it finally looks to be making a serious entry into that market.

Tor and Bitcoin promise online stealth

The Silk Road website that was shut down by US authorities, who branded it a black market for drugs and other illicit wares, relied on Tor and Bitcoins to protect the anonymity of users.

Insects modify mating behavior in anticipation of storms

Insects modify calling and courting mating behavior in response to changes in air pressure, according to results published October 2 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Ana Cristina Pellegrino and José Maurício Bento, ...

Oracle defends CEO's pay amid shareholder unrest

Oracle is trying to ward off a shareholder rebellion against policies that have consistently made its billionaire co-founder, Larry Ellison, one of the best-paid CEOs in the world.

California outlaws 'revenge porn'

Posting naked pictures of an ex-partner online can now land you in jail for up to six months in California, after a bill against so-called "revenge porn" was signed into law.

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