Today's Five Best Columns
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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.
May 5, 2014 2:46AM ET
Two studies published on Sunday assert that the blood of young mice “reverses aging in old mice, rejuvenating their muscles and brains.”
May 3, 2014 11:14AM ET
The legal front in the smartphone wars between Apple and Samsung picked up steam yesterday after a jury awarded both sides some cash in a patent infringement fight.
May 2, 2014 4:44PM ET
A consumer rights law firm, has filed a class-action lawsuit against Google, claiming "the search engine giant illegally monopolized, and financially and creatively stagnated the American market of internet and mobile search." Do they have a case?
May 2, 2014 3:33PM ET
Mobile giants Apple and Samsung are both pushing fitness in their upcoming phone releases, because you clearly don't have enough guilt about not working out as it is.
May 2, 2014 12:30PM ET
Yahoo has pulled the plug on their 'Do Not Track' settings. Starting today, Yahoo will automatically track users, regardless of if they have Do Not Track enabled in their browsers or not.
May 2, 2014 11:55AM ET
Apple has never had trouble generating heat for his shiny new products, but apparently the company is suffering from a serious depletion of "buzz."
May 2, 2014 10:53AM ET
Tech site BGR obtained an exclusive rendering of the new Amazon mobile device, shedding more light on the look and functionality of the phone.
May 2, 2014 10:05AM ET
While we don't know exactly when the waterproof, dust-proof, Android super-phone will launch, we know it will be sometime this summer and when it finally does finally arrive, it will be packed with $350 in free goodies.
May 2, 2014 9:02AM ET
The super quick video sharing app has revised and expanded its website to allow anyone to watch and search for videos.
May 2, 2014 7:45AM ET
Gel manicures are wildly popular because they certainly look nice and their longevity is convenient, but the UV lamp used to dry the polish is putting skin cells in danger.
May 1, 2014 7:49PM ET
The Instagrammers you love hate can now be found in a video game. Or at least, a version of them can.
May 1, 2014 7:30PM ET
Have you ever wanted to carry Lebron James in your pocket? Neither have we. But somebody must.
May 1, 2014 5:51PM ET
Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google will tell their users more about government requests for their data, in the wake of a series of leaks exposing the NSA's secret bulk data collection programs.
May 1, 2014 4:00PM ET
First, apple slices replaced french fries; now e-books instead of toys?
May 1, 2014 3:30PM ET
It's no secret that the Apple lightning cable is one of the worst chargers ever made, but before you scream at an innocent Genius Bar staffer, The Wire has some suggestions to avoid spending $20 on a new cord every month.
May 1, 2014 2:25PM ET
Google Glass is being used to help perform surgeries, wage combat, and now ... build sandwiches.
May 1, 2014 12:18PM ET
Foursquare is breaking itself to two parts: Foursquare for exploring your location, and whole new app, called Swarm, for keeping up with friends.
May 1, 2014 10:56AM ET
Last week, Verizon Wireless announced that they're going to start stalking customers more actively and for a profit.
May 1, 2014 9:17AM ET
The app that brought self-destructing dick pics to the masses has now enabled more traditional sexting.
Apr 30, 2014 4:12PM ET
Though the majority of Internet users heard about Heartbleed, the widespread bug that threatens private information across several major websites, just four in ten actually took action to change their passwords, according to a Pew report.
Apr 30, 2014 2:59PM ET
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the social media company will amp up its privacy protections -- welcome news for users sick of having their personal information mined by advertisers. He also, however, announced that targeted ads will become even more targeted.
Apr 30, 2014 12:04PM ET
Bob Hoskins leaves behind a titanic legacy in British film and television and a multitude of memorable characters, both silly and serious, that long had me arguing that he was one of the more unappreciated talents of his generation.
Apr 30, 2014 11:49AM ET
This coming fall the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will launch the "MIT Bitcoin Project," which will grant every student $100 in Bitcoins as a way to create a "ecosystem for digital currencies" at the school.