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...

Twitter Buys Tweet Data Partner, Gnip

Twitter announced today that it has bought Gnip, a social data company that has packaged and sold data from Twitter to other companies for the...

Google Shows Off New Designs for Modular Smartphones

Google revealed new details about its plans for Project Ara, the company's highly anticipated Android-powered modular smartphone at its Project Ara developers conference Tuesday. The conference...

Chris Beard Named Interim CEO at Mozilla

Mozilla Corp. named Chris Beard as interim chief executive officer to replace Brendan Eich, who stepped down after being criticized for donating money to a group opposing same-sex marriage. Beard...

Review of Microsoft’s Cortana, Planned Rival to Apple’s Siri

Microsoft released a developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1, which includes the personal assistant Cortana, a Siri rival. Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview is now...

Police Are Testing a “Live Google Earth”

In Compton last year, police began quietly testing a system that allowed them to do something incredible: Watch every car and person in real...

WATCH: Google to Buy Drone Manufacturer Titan Aerospace

Send in the drones. Google says it has agreed to acquire Titan Aerospace, a 2-year-old start-up maker of high-altitude drones. The search-engine giant did not say...

Turn Off Your iPad in Church!

Angry Birds during services? Stealth texting at mass? Lord, spare us This Palm Sunday morning, I sat in my local church with my family as...

Google Patents Smart Contact Lens that Can Take Pictures of You

Earlier this year, Google introduced its smart contact lenses, which function as a wearable glucose sensor that could one day aid diabetics with monitoring sugar levels. The tech giant's...

Obama Administration Allows NSA to Continue Exploiting Internet Security Vulnerabilities in Some Cases

The White House has weighed in on the Heartbleed bug and its reported exploitation by the NSA. In a New York Times report on Saturday, senior administration officials said...

Reports: Amazon Will Release a Smartphone in September

The idea of an Amazon smartphone, reportedly in the works for a September release, may seem far-fetched or foolhardy but isn’t that big a...

Obama Administration Denies NSA Knew About the Heartbleed Bug

The Obama administration denied Friday that the National Security Agency or other parts of the federal government had known about the Heartbleed security vulnerability that has...

ICANN Defends Plan to End U.S. Oversight of the Internet

Congress hears arguments for and against Commerce Department plans to give up control of many Internet operations. Commerce Department plans to relinquish its oversight of...

Google Wants New ‘Explorers’ for Glass; Eye Device to Go On Sale for One...

If you've been waiting impatiently to get a pair of Google Glass, mark your calendar and grab your checkbook. Google announced late Thursday that it...

Greg Christie, Apple’s ‘Human Interface’ Leader, Resigns; Jony Ive Takes More Control of Design...

Apple today confirmed an executive shakeup at One Infinite Loop, which will shift more power to senior vice president of design, Jony Ive. According to...

Amazon Web Servers, Google, Rackspace Services Affected by Heartbleed Bug; Microsoft’s Azure is in...

As most cloud infrastructure providers announced fixes to the worrying Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw, Microsoft's Azure cloud has emerged largely unscathed — but customers running...