TwitPic Shuts Down After Trademark Spat with Twitter

TwitPic, a photo-sharing app for Twitter users is set to shut down after Twitter enforced trademark rights over the service that was used to...

Apple to Reportedly Add Security Alerts for iCloud Users

Apple plans to launch security alerts for iCloud users in the wake of a recent scandal in which someone hacked celebrity accounts and posted...

Cisco Expands Server Line in Competitive Strike at Dell, HP

Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO:US) is expanding its line of servers in a bid to take share from Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. as Chief Executive Officer...

Facebook Suffers Brief Outage; As Usual, Twitter Erupts in Horror and Glee

The social media giant suddenly went dark for many desktop and mobile users Wednesday afternoon. The cause was not immediately clear. The company said it...

eBay Suffers Glitch Preventing Users from Accessing Site #ebaydown

E-retailing giant eBay's users are reporting difficulty signing in to the site from locations in India, the US, the UK and other parts of...

Samsung’s Galaxy Note is Also a Virtual Reality Helmet

Samsung is serious about phablets, and its three latest announcements add compelling twists to its Galaxy Note lineup. The most straightforward of the company’s...

Isis Wallet Changes Name to Softcard to Avoid Association with Extremist Group

Isis, the mobile-payment service built by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon to take on the likes of Google Wallet and others, has officially rebranded. Isis Wallet...

Google Teaming Up with UCSB to Design ‘Quantum’ Chip

Google is teaming up with the University of California Santa Barbara to "design and build new quantum information processors." The Quantum Artificial Intelligence team at...

Sony Announces Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk

Sony announced the addition of two devices to wearable lineup on Wednesday, the Sony Smartwatch 3 and Smartband talk. Running Google's wearable-specific Android Wear operating...

Amazon’s Fire TV Box to Launch in Europe October 23

Amazon's streaming box, Fire TV, will launch in the UK in October. The device, which allows users to access on-demand TV, apps and smartphone content...

Here Comes the Robot Running Fast

A research team at the University of Tokyo has unveiled one of the fastest two-legged robots in the world that can reach speeds up to 4.2...

Netflix Now Lets Subscribers Recommend Movies and TV Shows to Facebook Friends

Netflix is aiming to help subscribers to its on-demand film and television service rediscover the shared experiences offered by traditional scheduled broadcasting, with a...

Drones Still Not Ready for Commercial Use

The tech industry’s enthusiasm for building small delivery drones may be getting ahead of figuring out what to do with them. On Thursday, with much...

Apple Fixes ‘Find My iPhone’ Vulnerability that May Have Led to Massive Celebrity Photo...

Apple has patched an exploit with its Find My iPhone online service that may have been leveraged by hackers to get access to the...

Apple’s iCloud Faces Scrutiny After Celebrities’ Nude Photos are Leaked Online

The apparent leak of hundreds of naked photos purportedly belonging to more than 100 high-profile singers, actors and celebrities has raised questions of the safety and...

What Amazon Sees in Twitch

On Wednesday night, I spent time on Twitch.tv watching people watch people play StarCraft II, Call of Duty and League of Legends. When you cover media, you...

Map Shows Every Device Connected to the Internet

A map of every device connected to the Internet shows the wealthiest parts of the world flush with connections, while poor and sparsely populated...

Instagram’s Hyperlapse Could Revolutionize Wildlife Films

As a biologist, my first thought after hearing about Hyperlapse – Instagram’s new app for making time-lapse movies – was this: nature videos. Hyperlapse records...

Microsoft Shutting Down MSN Messenger October 31

Microsoft is shutting down its popular MSN Messenger after 15 years of service, bringing to an end an era of chatting services, a niche...

Rovio Maker Appoints Next CEO

The head of Finnish video game publisher and Angry Birds maker Rovio will step down in 2015, replaced by longtime Nokia veteran Pekka Rantala. Mikael...