Today's Five Best Columns
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May 12, 2014 7:41AM ET
In a statement released by Nintendo this weekend, they apologized for excluding same-sex relationships in their new life simulation game.
May 9, 2014 6:23PM ET
Bitly, the URL shortening service, has been the victim of a hack and the company has provided detailed directions on how to protect your data.
May 9, 2014 3:33PM ET
As Foursquare prepares for the launch of Swarm — and the attempt to migrate current users there — they are making changes to their existing app.
May 9, 2014 12:47PM ET
Netflix just got a little pricier, but luckily... just a little.
May 9, 2014 8:37AM ET
Actor/musician Tyrese Gibson posted a video to Instagram featuring himself and Dr. Dre last night that may have confirmed the rumored Apple acquisition of Beats Electronics.
May 8, 2014 7:00PM ET
Apple is reportedly close inking to a deal to acquire the luxury headphone maker Beats Electronics for a staggering $3.2 billion, which would be the company's largest acquisition ever.
May 8, 2014 5:59PM ET
Claims that Facebook and Zynga violated federal wiretap laws were dismissed by a U.S. appeals court today.
May 8, 2014 2:21PM ET
Snapchat has settled a dispute with the Federal Trade Commission over their misrepresentation of "disappearing" content.
May 8, 2014 1:37PM ET
Tomodachi Life is a life simulation game by Nintendo that has already launched in Japan and is set to hit the U.S. and Europe this June.
May 7, 2014 4:42PM ET
The company that spent years bringing you printers, ink, paper is now challenging Google with their own smart eyeglass product.
May 7, 2014 1:33PM ET
According to a new survey by phone security company Lookout, the majority of Americans would put themselves at risk to get their lost or stolen phones back.
May 7, 2014 1:05PM ET
Some smartphones apps take advantage of the permissions process to gather (and exploit) information they may not actually need.
May 7, 2014 12:38PM ET
While we are usually all for the promotion of web security, sometimes there is just something wonderful about being a digital voyeur.
May 7, 2014 11:12AM ET
Something is not quite right about the new Snapchat update. In order to use filters on your images, you now have to hand over your location data.
May 7, 2014 7:52AM ET
Wednesday is World Password Day, a holiday/public service announcement created to remind millions of internet users to protect themselves online.
May 6, 2014 5:22PM ET
Vladimir Putin government is going to new lengths to control not just the actions, but the words of his people.
May 6, 2014 3:50PM ET
Google Maps has updated their iOS and Android apps, but one interesting new wrinkle is the prominent placement of a certain car service that may or may not charge you arm and a leg to get you home on New Year's Eve.
May 6, 2014 2:17PM ET
The NSA recruiting Twitter account sent out a confusing message on Monday morning.
May 6, 2014 12:36PM ET
Ubisoft has created a video game promotion called Digital Shadow, that's actually one of the best ways to determine exactly what you are sharing online right now.
May 6, 2014 11:21AM ET
Future Tense Secure Systems, founded by software pioneer John McAfee, has released a new private messaging app, CHADDER, designed to let users send private, encrypted messages.
May 6, 2014 10:29AM ET
The Norwegian army is getting some virtual he steering their massive tanks thanks to Oculus Rift.
May 6, 2014 9:46AM ET
Heartbleed, Melissa, Klez, Nimda, and Sasser. All of these innocent sounding words could ruin your computer, steal your information and impact your digital life forever.
May 5, 2014 11:16PM ET
The saga of Rakesh Agrawal, Paypal's former director of strategy, just got juicier. Paypal president David Marcus has responded to Agrawal's tweets on the site in a message entitled "Moving On." It's not very friendly.
May 5, 2014 3:54PM ET
Last month, Facebook announced they were buying the maker of the Oculus Rift headset for upwards of $2 billion. Now suddenly another company claims it's their technology that make the virtual reality device worth buying.
May 5, 2014 2:15PM ET
Nokia has announced that they will invest $100 million into new companies that are developing the "connected and intelligent vehicles" of the future.
May 5, 2014 11:33AM ET
Etihad Airways has revamped two of their aircraft, the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in order to turn them in flying luxury hotel rooms.
May 5, 2014 10:35AM ET
We know that Apple is bringing new fitness tracking technology to iOS 8, but how will your phone know what's going on with your body
May 5, 2014 9:02AM ET
After launching Google Shopping Express in San Francisco last year, Google is expanding their program from same day delivery from select stores to West Los Angeles and Manhattan.
May 5, 2014 8:48AM ET
On Friday night, PayPal's recently hired director of strategy sent out some questionable (and that's being generous) tweets.
May 5, 2014 7:47AM ET
Snapchat added some killer new features last week: text messaging and their take on FaceTime video chat. In order to achieve this, Snapchat turned to AddLive, quietly acquiring the company sometime in the past few months.