Today's Five Best Columns
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Jun 13, 2014 8:33PM ET
Today, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on your browsing history.
Jun 13, 2014 2:41PM ET
Apple has found that a USB iPhone charger sold in Europe between October 2009 and September 2012 is causing issues for some customers. The charger "may overheat and pose a safety risk.
Jun 13, 2014 2:04PM ET
First San Francisco, then Las Vegas, and now it looks like @HiddenCash is taking over New York City.
Jun 13, 2014 12:46PM ET
In a new ad, the Breaking Bad star demonstrates the console's voice commands by clearly saying, "Xbox On." That command is causing some serious issues for Xbox users who come across the commercial on their own TVs at home.
Jun 13, 2014 12:31PM ET
Facebook and Instagram have come under fire for their stance on nipples. A pro-nipple movement (that is a thing) exploded on social media, using the hashtag #FreeTheNipple.
Jun 13, 2014 11:48AM ET
In China, where knockoffs or shanzai products are big business, manufacturers have been known to make fully functioning copies of new products even before they’re released.
Jun 13, 2014 8:20AM ET
Vessyl is the smartest cup you didn't know you needed. There's nothing tech people love as much as caffeine, and now they have the means to monitor every drop they take in.
Jun 13, 2014 7:03AM ET
Samsung is in your pocket, tracking your health, and how they really want to hang out in your kitchen. The tech giant is making a major push for their home appliance market. This week, they kicked off the Chef Collection.
Jun 12, 2014 7:44PM ET
Samsung is using the Tab S as the platform for some impressive new collaborations.
Jun 12, 2014 7:31PM ET
Micahel Abary, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics America, gave more clarity to Samsung's theme for the event: Tab Into Color.
Jun 12, 2014 7:17PM ET
Ryan Biden, senior director of Samsung Telecommunications America, took the stage at the Madison Square Theater to unveil the new devices at Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014. DJ Lee, head of sales and marketing, joined him.
Jun 12, 2014 7:00PM ET
The only light in the Madison Square Garden theater right now is the pulsating colorful screen.
Jun 12, 2014 5:46PM ET
Tonight, Samsung kicks off Galaxy Premiere 2014. The Wire will be covering it in real time, but before we get started, here's what we think we'll be seeing tonight.
Jun 12, 2014 5:39PM ET
The company's technology patents were quite literally removed from the lobby walls of their Palo Alto headquarters "in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology."
Jun 12, 2014 1:16PM ET
Finally, you won't have to stalk the person sitting by the outlet in Starbucks to get a quick charge on your phone. Starbucks is bringing wireless charging spots for smartphones to their shops across the country.
Jun 12, 2014 12:01PM ET
LeBron James is having a pretty awesome couple weeks. As it turns out, he earned a cool $30 million in cash and stock when Beats sold to Apple.
Jun 11, 2014 9:02PM ET
While we're all for 3D printing, it can sometimes be a huge mess. The ink oozes incorrectly, creating a blob out of something you painstakingly designed.
Jun 11, 2014 6:10PM ET
A new device has found a way to incorporate different forms of 'ink' all in the same nozzle of existing 3D printers — everything from icing and Nutella to spackle and silicone.
Jun 11, 2014 2:52PM ET
The mother of all televisions is here. Originally commissioned as a special order for an Xbox presentation in 2013, the world's largest screen is now available for regular customers.
Jun 11, 2014 8:36AM ET
3D printing is still a relatively new technology, and its subject to a lot of variables: materials, code, several moving parts, and (not always perfect) designs.
Jun 10, 2014 6:35PM ET
At E3, Sony brought us a variety of great new releases and video game demos. The one that stood out to me most was Let It Die.
Jun 10, 2014 5:48PM ET
Apple may have been hoping that news out of WWDC would help slow down some of the rampant iPhone 6 rumors, but it has actually been quite the opposite.
Jun 10, 2014 4:49PM ET
Google has acquired Skybox Imaging for $500 million, the company that built and launched the world's smallest, high-resolution imaging satellite.
Jun 10, 2014 4:09PM ET
Facebook accidentally released Slingshot, their Snapchat competitor, and then pulled it from the app market almost immediately. That's a pretty major oops for the tech giant.
Jun 10, 2014 2:38PM ET
Step aside, Apple. Today, Windows is the victim of a leak. The flagship Windows Phone codenamed "McLaren" was revealed to have some seriously cool features.
Jun 10, 2014 2:01PM ET
At the big E3 gaming conference (taking place in Los Angeles this week), Sony unveiled a few new competitors to the world of video games.
Jun 10, 2014 9:07AM ET
Amtrak trains, technically, have free onboard wi-fi. It's practically unusable because of how slow it is, particularly when the trains are crowded, but sure... it exists
Jun 9, 2014 8:31PM ET
Facebook is holding a conference exclusively for academics this summer, right before the American Sociological Association 2014 Annual Meeting.
Jun 9, 2014 6:57PM ET
Rakesh Agrawal had a grade A Twitter meltdown after parting ways with PayPal in early May. It looks like he isn't quite over his separation from PayPal.
Jun 9, 2014 5:38PM ET
It looks like Apple's friendly Chinese security forces aren't doing much to stop iPhone 6 leaks. The latest leak unveils the back panel of the rumored iPhone 6, which we believe will be coming early this fall to the U.S. market.