Phone Spying: Here’s How U.S. and U.K. Intelligence Agencies Target iPhone and Android Devices

According to the latest Snowden leaks, Britain's GCHQ can remotely control iPhones and Android devices using "targeted" tools. Meanwhile, the NSA can tap "leaky"...

Android Increases Lead Over iPhone in U.S., Europe, and China

The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China, according to a...

Vice-President of Bitcoin Foundation, Charlie Shrem, Arrested on Drug-Trafficking Charges

The vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation was charged by federal prosecutors with conspiring to launder more than $1 million in the virtual currency, the latest...

Google and Samsung Sign 10-Year ‘Global’ Patent Agreement

Google and Samsung have signed a “global patent cross-license agreement” that covers the companies’ existing patents and future ones over the next 10 years. In...

23-Year-Old Beats Bill Gates at Chess

Newly crowned Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen took just nine moves to checkmate Bill Gates in a speed game to be aired later...

Google Outage: Multiple Google Services Go Down Briefly, and Internet Users Get Very Nervous

At about 2:15 p.m. eastern time Friday, Gmail users across the world began seeing Temporary Error (500) error message while trying to access their email...

Iconic Mac Rolls Up On 30th Anniversary: Reflections from a True Believer

Apple technology today is accepted worldwide by consumers and businesses alike. Still, attacks against the Mac continue unabated with the same 30-year-old refrains. by David Morgenstern (@dmorgenstern) At...

‘First-Ever Presidential Hangout Road Trip’ to Be Hosted by Google

President Obama will partner with Google for the "first-ever Presidential Hangout Road Trip," Google announced today. "Next Tuesday, at 9pm EST, President Obama will deliver...

Google CEO Eric Schmidt: For the Next 2-3 Decades, People Will be Competing with...

Google chairman, Eric Schmidt, has warned the jobs problem will be "the defining one" for the next two-three decades. He said given the constant development...

Lenovo to Buy IBM’s Low-end Server Business for $2.3 Billion

Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd has agreed to buy International Business Machine Corp's low-end server business for $2.3 billion in what would be...

Pope Francis Says the Internet is a ‘Gift from God’

This pope has wasted no time in embracing the Internet. A week after Jorge Mario Bergoglio was declared pope in a puff of white smoke...

Uh-Oh! Someone Could be Using Your Chrome Browser to Spy on You

Web developers can exploit bugs in Google’s Chrome browser to listen through a computer’s microphone — even if the browser window is not open,...

Apple’s Iconic Glass Cube at NYC Store Shattered by Snowblower

The glass cube of Apple’s 5th Avenue Store in New York City might look iconic, but there’s one big problem with glass: It shatters....

Mark Zuckerberg Launches App for Immigration

In an effort to promote immigration reform, advocacy group FWD.us launched Push4Reform, a Web application aimed at helping supporters connect with Congress members and urge...

Bill Gates Says Government Spying Is Not Absolutely Bad In All Cases

Bill Gates has strong opinions when it comes to world poverty, but the tech titan-turned-philanthropist takes the middle ground on government spying. Speaking with Fusion’s...

Apple Gets Reprieve from e-Book Monitor’s Oversight

A U.S. appeals court gave Apple Inc a reprieve from an external monitor appointed to oversee its compliance with antitrust laws after the company...

It Is Reported that a 17-Year-Old Russian Boy May Be the Mastermind Behind the...

  Security firm IntelCrawler posted that the teen sold the software responsible for breaching security at the retailers and affecting as many as 110 million...

Steve Jobs’ Biographer, Walter Isaacson, Declares Google is the Most Innovative Tech Company

Walter Isaacson, author of the best-selling biography "Steve Jobs", told CNBC in an interview that Google is currently the world's greatest innovator and Apple...

5 Big Things that Happened in Tech this Week

Google came out a winner this week in the tech world with its acquisition of a home tech company, while Netflix and Target suffered...

Without a Free and Open Internet, Black and Brown People Will Pay the Price...

The fight to preserve a free and open Internet has been raging for years, but now it’s crunch time. The big telecom companies have just...