Jan 3, 2013 11:13AM ET
The Google Maps of the future will be a very smart computer program that knows you very well, which sounds part useful, part annoying, and part creepy.
Jan 3, 2013 10:03AM ET
Google has always made it all too easy to join its not so beloved social network, but now it's forcing users to log in with Google+ in order to get better (and more lucrative) data for advertisers.
Jan 2, 2013 4:53PM ET
The final numbers for last year in venture-capital IPOs and acquisitions are in, and while there was no dot-com-era type of explosion, the much hyped new tech bubble appears to have just... petered out.
Jan 2, 2013 2:31PM ET
Tumblr founder David Karp lives a "spartan" life with his $1.6 million 1,600 square-foot Williamsburg loft outfitted a restaurant-grade kitchen, explains Forbes's Jeff Bercovici in this month's cover story. Wait, what?
The iPhone bug that automatically disabled the "Do Not Disturb" scheduling feature on iOS6 will fix itself on January 7, Apple announced today, which means you'll have to deal with the glitch for another five days.
Jan 2, 2013 12:08PM ET
So, about that revolutionary streaming TV device that Intel is supposedly creating in secret and will reveal at next week's Consumer Electronics Show: don't believe the rumors, at least not right now.
Jan 2, 2013 9:58AM ET
The aging car-rental giant announced Wednesday morning that it plans to acquire Zipcar for $500 million, but as we've seen recently with Facebook and Instagram, there's always the risk that the big old owner can ruin its disruptive little brother.
Dec 31, 2012 2:59PM ET
After another year of big ups, a few downs, and the same old viral hits, YouTube is still the undisputed king of Internet video. Can Google keep you surfing long enough to transform YouTube without breaking it?
Dec 28, 2012 1:24PM ET
The Chinese government on Friday approved regulations that will require all of the country's Internet users to register their names with service providers, but it remains unclear what, exactly, will happen when they go into effect.
Dec 28, 2012 10:29AM ET
Instagram lost 4 million of its 16.4 million daily active users over the Christmas holiday, according to the usage trend monitors at AppData — but let's not jump to conclusions.
Dec 28, 2012 9:17AM ET
The secret guide to stopping the app's sexy messages from self-destructing has arrived, and the most unsettling part is that SnapChat doesn't seem to care.
Dec 27, 2012 4:29PM ET
Maybe that New York Times multimedia beauty of a story should be the future of long-form journalism after all — because it sure did bring in a lot of readers. Whether it was enough to merit the effort, though, remains to be seen.
Dec 27, 2012 1:37PM ET
TorrentFreak has released its 2012 list of the most stolen films on the Internet and Todd Phillips's Project X, a very little movie with very big party appeal, somehow took the top spot. Huh?
Dec 27, 2012 10:45AM ET
If the latest rumors are true, Apple's made-in-America shift will be an extremely experimental, low-cost operation — and if you look at the supply chain, that may point to more of a symbolic gesture than a genuine engine of job creation.
Dec 27, 2012 8:55AM ET
After collecting the largest paycheck of any American CEO, Cook 2012's salary topped out at just $4.2 million in Apple's first year without Steve Jobs — still not exactly the Jobsian dollar-a-year policy, especially since it's more than it seems.
Dec 26, 2012 6:05PM ET
Maybe you got a new smartphone or tablet for Christmas, or maybe you're just re-stocking your device. Either way, these are the new essentials for your iPad, Android device, and, in all cases, your iPhone.
Dec 26, 2012 12:38PM ET
The tech turf wars are raging on, and there is one notable giant largely missing from battle, report The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. So Microsoft lost 2012. But what about next year?
Dec 26, 2012 10:44AM ET
Mark's sister got a little sensitive last night over a photo of the Zuckerberg clan celebrating the holidays — the public outing of which may say as much about Facebook as it does about its first family.
Dec 25, 2012 5:15PM ET
Without further ado: Pictures of people standing in front of Christmas trees with their brand new guns.
Dec 25, 2012 4:00PM ET
There's something about this Bushmaster AR-15: Both Adam Lanza and William Spangler, the two gunmen in the Newtown and Firefighter shootings, respectively, got their hands on the exact same make of semi-automatic, the .223 caliber rifle.
Dec 25, 2012 2:15PM ET
After two referendums, the Egyptian people have approved of the country's controversial new constitution, the one that led to mass protests in Tahrir Square, with a 63.8 percent margin, reports Reuters.
Dec 25, 2012 1:07PM ET
The service is now back after going down last night, during arguably one of the worst possible times ever, when many people stuck at home with their families would hope to seek a little refuge in some streaming movies.
Dec 25, 2012 11:59AM ET
The correlation between gun violence and violent shooter games is dubious, but there are some very real links between the two industries, with gun-makers using these virtual worlds to advertise their products.
Dec 25, 2012 10:09AM ET
During his annual Christmas address at the Vatican this year, the Pope prayed for peace in Syria, something that doesn't look likely any time soon.
Dec 21, 2012 3:52PM ET
Friday afternoon Facebook released its iPhone app for the incredible vanishing half-message — because that is apparently what the kids like sending these days, if SnapChat's huge, sexy success is any indication.
Dec 21, 2012 1:26PM ET
Apple's new iOS update has users complaining that their iPhones are losing power faster than ever. Thanks to some help from the Apple forums, here are three (and a half) quick tips on making your phone live longer with iOS 6.0.2.
Dec 21, 2012 10:14AM ET
Even though Instagram has both apologized and now walked back its terms of service, the mutiny over the photo-sharing app has given its once universally loyal users a preview of a tech universe very much prioritizing money over user experience.
Dec 20, 2012 5:14PM ET
The Times debuted a multimedia feature Thursday so beautiful it has a lot of people wondering if the mainstream media is about to forgo words and pictures for a whole lot more, or at least a new Times redesign. We spoke to the designers behind "Snow Fall."
Dec 20, 2012 1:53PM ET
Now comes word, by way of an announcement buried deep inside the social network, that your Messages inbox will be monetized, whether you like it or not.
Dec 20, 2012 12:17PM ET
Tom Anderson gets nasty on Twitter... to prove a point about nastiness on Twitter. A blow-by-blow scorecard.