Twitter Tests New ‘Mute’ Option

Twitter is testing a new “mute” feature which would allow its users to hide tweets from people without un-following them. Some of those who use...

Google, Apple, Facebook, and Other Tech Companies Notify Users of Secret Data Demands from...

Major U.S. technology companies have largely ended the practice of quietly complying with investigators’ demands for e-mail records and other online data, saying that...

Microsoft Releases Security Fix for Internet Explorer…Even for Windows XP Users

Microsoft released a security update for its Internet Explorer browser Thursday to fix a bug that allowed hackers to take over a computer. The tech...

With Ban Lifted, Microsoft Plans to Launch Xbox One in China

Microsoft is bringing its Xbox One to China this September after the nation recently ended a ban on foreign-made video game consoles. The U.S. company,...

FreedomPop Announces First Free Mobile Service Plans for iPhone

FreedomPop also released a new iOS app that provides free calls, texts and voicemail on iOS devices, but is free really free? FreedomPop has announced the first free...

Sale of Mobile Division to Microsoft is a Big Plus for Nokia…Not so Much...

Would you rather be Nokia going forward or Microsoft, which now has to fix a mobile device unit that saw sales plummet in the...

Hackers Exploit New Flaw in Internet Explorer; No Patch Yet

Microsoft's security team has issued an advisory about a new nasty flaw in the Internet Explorer web browser. Vulnerability CVE-2014-1776, to give the problem its formal name, allows...

Windows Phone Music App Lets Users Start Playlists by Using Their Voice

When the Windows Phone 8.1 preview rolled out, its music app was underwhelming; you couldn't use Cortana voice commands for everything, and it was fairly buggy. Both of those...

Foursquare Founder Dennis Crowley Issues Apology for Wife Who Stole Boston Marathon Runner’s Bib...

The founder of Foursquare issued a public apology today on behalf of his wife, who illicitly ran the Boston Marathon using another runner's official...

Microsoft Closes Deal with Nokia, Making Itself a Phone Company

As announced earlier this week, Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's Devices and Services division has closed almost four months later than expected. Redmond is paying about $5...

Big Shifts at Google: Head of Google+ Resigns, G+ to No Longer Compete with...

When Vic Gundotra, the head of Google+, suddenly announced his departure from Google today, many were left wondering "why" and what it meant for the future...

FCC to Propose Pay-for-Preferential Treatment Rules in Blow to Net Neutrality

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when...

Apple Jabs Samsung with Earth Day Ad

Leave it to Apple to celebrate Earth Day by kicking off new device recycling programs while also taking a shot at one of its biggest rivals. The...

Google Offers Grants for Nonprofits Who Come Up with Ideas on How to Use...

Google is offering grants to five nonprofits that come up with good ideas for uses for its Internet-connected specs. It’ll throw in a free pair of...

Nokia Expects Sale of Handsets Business to Microsoft to be Finalized Next Week

Nokia said on Monday it expects the sale of its handset business to Microsoft to be finalised on April 25, as it had received...

Layoffs at Nike Fuel Apple iWatch Rumours

Layoffs at Nike's FuelBand unit took many by surprise when the news broke Friday, a move that has further fueled speculation that Apple may be working...

Yahoo! Announces Changes to Flickr to Compete with Instagram

Yahoo announced some new changes to Flickr with version 3.0 for iOS and Android, and they seem to be aimed at competing with the...

Facebook Is Getting a Little too Close for Comfort

Facebook FB -1.31% users will soon be able to receive notices on their mobile app when they’re near friends, signaling an effort by the online social network...

Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends” to Let You Know Where Your Friends are in Real...

Facebook now has its own take on location sharing, an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people's locations to their friends. "Nearby Friends," a mobile feature...

One-Day Google Glass Sale a Success; White Version of Device Sells Out

It appears the one-day public sale of Google Glass was a success. In a post on social network Google+, the company says "things are moving really...