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May 16, 2014 2:55PM ET
Google Play is now offering PayPal purchases in twelve countries, including the U.S. and Canada, if you link it to your Google Wallet, of course.
May 16, 2014 2:27PM ET
Adidas is bringing Instagram to your feet, because what better way to show everyone what your lunch looked like than on your toes?
May 16, 2014 9:54AM ET
Researchers surveying the ocean floor for the oil and gas industry discovered something much more unusual and rare: a sea creature graveyard.
May 15, 2014 2:24PM ET
The game that caused widespread frustration and crippling addiction to a tiny green bird, soared phone prices into the thousands on Ebay, and even "ruined" its developer's life is coming back.
May 15, 2014 2:18PM ET
Today marks the launch of Text-to-911, the technology that allows people use their phones to text police about an emergency.
May 15, 2014 1:53PM ET
The European Union court decision that Google users have the "right to be forgotten" is already causing problems for the search engine.
May 15, 2014 1:23PM ET
In a three-to-two vote, the Federal Communications Commission decided to advance Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal on net neutrality. This proposal allows for "paid prioritization," which essentially allows an Internet 'fast' and 'slow' lane.
May 14, 2014 6:23PM ET
Who holds legal responsibility for the leak, and what laws, if any, were actually broken by the public distribution of the tape.
May 14, 2014 3:16PM ET
In an auction held by CharityBuzz to benefit the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, a lunch date with Apple CEO Tim Cook went for $330,000.
May 14, 2014 11:38AM ET
Google Glass is now available to the public or at least the public that has $1,500 to spend on the contraption and can find the item in stock.
May 14, 2014 10:03AM ET
Microsoft is making some changes to their gaming systems, both price and service wise. Starting June 9th, Microsoft will offer Xbox One for $399.
May 13, 2014 4:32PM ET
The most interesting revision that the FCC Chairman offers is an examination of whether or not net neutrality is the jurisdiction of the FCC at all.
May 13, 2014 2:40PM ET
Have you ever wanted to participate in the 2 for $20 Showdown at Applebee's, but found that you were #foreveralone? Well, don't worry: there is a solution.
May 13, 2014 2:19PM ET
Today we mourn the loss of The Nereus, a research robot that was exploring the Kermedec Trench, north east of New Zealand.
May 13, 2014 10:52AM ET
In Glenn Greenwald's new book, No Place to Hide, he addresses the National Security Agency's need to know it all.
May 13, 2014 9:45AM ET
It's going to be standing room only at United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons in Geneva today. On the agenda: killer robots, or as the U.N. calls them "LETHAL AUTONOMOUS WEAPON SYSTEMS."
May 13, 2014 7:49AM ET
In a landmark case for digital privacy, an EU court has ruled that Google must remove some links from its search results, if asked, in order to protect users' "right to be forgotten."
May 12, 2014 6:08PM ET
Patent Bolt has come across some interesting Facebook patent applications from 2011 that seem indicate they may be (or were) working on their own smartphone.
May 12, 2014 3:41PM ET
One of the newest commercial drones soon to be available on the market is more of a flying camera then a traditional drone.
May 12, 2014 12:29PM ET
The Federal Communications Commission is revising it proposed broadband Internet regulations after coming under fire last week from the public, several U.S. senators, and tech heavyweights like Google and Mozilla.
May 12, 2014 9:58AM ET
Google Glass is already pushing itself as way to help people — doctors, sandwich makers — in the workplace, but what if your workplace is a golf course?
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.