Today's Five Best Columns
I want to receive updates from partners and sponsors.
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.
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.