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Time Warner Cable customers nationwide woke up to an Internet that was no more.
Aug 26, 2014 3:03PM ET
For the cost of ... free, you too can make fancy time lapse videos.
Aug 25, 2014 3:27PM ET
The cruise company would like to make the liquor intake process even easier, by removing conversation and eye contact from the equation.
Aug 25, 2014 3:03PM ET
Some iPhones were sold with glitchy batteries. Now, Apple has launched a replacement program for the tainted devices.
Aug 25, 2014 2:26PM ET
Amazon will pay $970 million cash for Twitch.
Aug 25, 2014 1:11PM ET
A hacker named "Lizard Squad" has taken responsibility for attacking PlayStation Networks and threatening an American Airlines flight carrying Sony President John Smedley.
Aug 25, 2014 9:24AM ET
The Wire spoke with three companies designing and making these cameras — Taser, Vievu, and Vidcie — to understand the inner workings of their possibly game-changing accessories.
Aug 22, 2014 7:48PM ET
Though John wears black robes and covers his face in the video, his distinct accent, eyes, height, and hands are being used to identify him.
Aug 22, 2014 4:45PM ET
Researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of California, Riverside, say they discovered a hack that allows them access into Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.
Aug 22, 2014 11:58AM ET
Want more users to download your new app? There's... no app for that.
Aug 20, 2014 4:40PM ET
A new study suggests that people who use e-readers are worse at remembering the plots to books than people who read physical books.
Aug 20, 2014 10:24AM ET
Even in the business of sowing chaos, there must be some order.
Aug 20, 2014 6:48AM ET
Hours after images of the beheading of James Foley were disseminated across Twitter, the social media service announced a conditional change that would allow families to request that images of the deceased be removed from Twitter.
Aug 19, 2014 2:15PM ET
Better call Plouffe. David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, has a new gig as senior vice president of policy and strategy at Uber.
Aug 19, 2014 11:10AM ET
The tech giant is allegedly planning to offer accounts to children under the age of 13 for services like Gmail and YouTube.
Aug 19, 2014 10:29AM ET
Derp, a word which the Oxford Dictionary defines as "a substitute for speech regarded as meaningless or stupid, or to comment on a foolish or stupid action," will now be a place for meaningful and intelligent work online.
Aug 18, 2014 3:44PM ET
Well, it was more of a gentle toss, but still.
Aug 18, 2014 9:43AM ET
Facebook is now testing a "Satire" tag to help people who can't tell the difference between fake stories and the websites they mock.
Aug 15, 2014 10:38AM ET
Million Hoodies' Deputy Director Dante Berry said he learned that SketchFactor listed his group as a partner on its website "right after that call," with The Wire and SketchFactor's Allison McGuire.
Aug 14, 2014 12:18PM ET
Tom Hanks—two-time Academy Award winner, beloved star of Nora Ephron rom-coms, tweeter of messages signed "Hanx"—is entering the 21st century of app-making by releasing an app... for typewriters
Aug 14, 2014 11:32AM ET
Twitter has pledged to improve policies on online abuse.
Aug 13, 2014 12:06PM ET
The retailer has launched Local Register, a Square and Paypal competitor that uses a free app and a $10 card reader.
Aug 12, 2014 6:11PM ET
The stock for King Digital Entertainment, the game's maker, has dropped 20 percent since the company went public in March.
Aug 12, 2014 12:54PM ET
Uber may be one of the hottest startup companies, but its aggressive tactics aren't worth five stars.
Aug 7, 2014 9:20PM ET
The next generation is already glued to their technology. Might as well hand them an iPhone out of the womb.
Aug 7, 2014 3:47PM ET
It's an odd week for animals and tech. First came the debate over rights to a monkey's selfie; now, it's outrage over tortoises carrying iPads. Why? For art.
Aug 7, 2014 3:41PM ET
Steve Jobs found hanging out with Tupac in Brazil. Or something like that.
Aug 7, 2014 2:15PM ET
China says that the "foreign services" were blocked because they could be "used to exchange terrorism-related information."
Aug 7, 2014 12:42PM ET
Considering that two thirds of Americans would put themselves in danger to retrieve their stolen phones and all the digital information on them, the Pope might just be onto something.
Aug 7, 2014 9:47AM ET
The company hit by the security breach is the primary background check service for the federal government.