Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 5, 2014 10:26PM ET
Twitter had its first quarterly earnings report since it went public today, and the news was not good: it's still losing money (it has since its inception), user growth has slowed and the users it does have seem to be using it less.
Feb 4, 2014 2:05PM ET
Today is Facebook's 10th anniversary and the company is celebrating with a feature that drudges up some of your most embarrassing moments and vapid thoughts.
Feb 4, 2014 9:25AM ET
Microsoft's new CEO is Satya Nadella, a 22-year veteran of the company who previously headed up Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group.
Feb 4, 2014 2:27AM ET
After reaching a deal with the Justice Department over guidelines concerning public disclosure of FISA requests, the first statistics are beginning to see the light of day.
Feb 3, 2014 8:16PM ET
San Francisco's war against Google continued today with the news that the company's weird "mystery" barge, a four-story floating "interactive space" docked off the city's Treasure Island, will have to set sail.
Feb 3, 2014 6:26PM ET
Facebook's new app Paper hit the App Store this Monday, and tech bloggers who rushed to get the first taste have thus far enjoyed what they're seeing.
Feb 3, 2014 11:11AM ET
JCPenney fooled us all with their drunk-seeming Super Bowl tweets, which they later revealed to be the result of "tweeting with mittens." Mittens you can buy at JCPenney, of course.
Feb 3, 2014 8:34AM ET
Hotel management firm White Lodging has reportedly suffered a data breach, exposing guests at hotels throughout the country to risk of theft.
Jan 30, 2014 7:11PM ET
Late Thursday Yahoo! acknowledged hackers accessed a number of its Mail accounts through a third party and that the affected accounts must now reset their passwords. If you didn't know your Yahoo! Mail password, you're in luck.
Jan 30, 2014 4:04PM ET
There are about 4 million songs on Spotify — 20 percent of the app's entire catalogue of music — with zero listens.
Jan 30, 2014 1:06AM ET
Less than two years after acquiring it for more than $12 billion, Google is selling off Motorola at a considerable loss to Lenovo for just over $2.91 billion.
Jan 29, 2014 8:46AM ET
Every time you refresh your tweets, Twitter banks a tenth of a penny.
Jan 29, 2014 2:15AM ET
The clumsy, purple, internet behemoth known as Yahoo! had its Q4 earning call today.
Jan 28, 2014 4:20PM ET
Tech-savvy toddlers are quickly becoming selfie-taking narcissists, according to the Associated Press, which brings us a very special and important report on the state of the toddler selfie.
Jan 28, 2014 9:32AM ET
Ever since their introduction, Google Glass fans have wrestled with a tough decision: Miss out on the hottest new wearable technology... or wear it and look like a giant nerd.
Jan 28, 2014 12:35AM ET
On Monday, the Department of Justice announced that it was loosening the restrictions placed on tech companies concerning national security orders.
Jan 27, 2014 1:09PM ET
Robot cars are coming. But while engineers speed toward road-ready future cars, it's unclear that the rules of the road will be ready when the cars are.
Jan 27, 2014 11:26AM ET
Google has confirmed that it will acquire artificial intelligence (AI) startup DeepMind, a London-based company the tech giant scooped up for an estimated minimum of $500 million.
Jan 26, 2014 12:52PM ET
Google's Autocomplete function remains a steady source of chuckles, disappointments, and unintentional insights.
Jan 25, 2014 4:30PM ET
Everyone agrees that venture capitalist Tom Perkins, co-founder of mega-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, missed the mark slightly when he compared the Google bus controversy in San Francisco to the Holocaust.
Jan 25, 2014 11:56AM ET
Apple changed the way you shop for music and movies and audiobooks. Now the tech giant wants to change the way you shop, period, by turning your iPhone or iPad into your new credit or debit card.
Jan 24, 2014 4:02PM ET
Well, this is awkward.
Jan 24, 2014 3:24AM ET
In light of a massive security breach that revealed the information of 70 million Target customers, the FBI has begun warning retailers to expect similar intrusions.
Jan 24, 2014 12:22AM ET
Astronomers are trying to figure how a rock shaped like a jelly doughnut has suddenly appeared out of nowhere on the surface of Mars.
Jan 23, 2014 6:09PM ET
The Syrian Electronic Army hacked CNN's Twitter account Thursday evening and declared all news to be fake. Oh well, time to go home everyone. The SEA has spoken.
Jan 23, 2014 1:28PM ET
First came the iPad minis. Now, Apple might give its newest iPhones a bigger screen, slowly bringing their phones and tablets into perfect harmony.
Jan 21, 2014 8:13PM ET
Google shuttles will pay one dollar for every stop they make in San Francisco, which probably isn't enough for their protestors.
Jan 21, 2014 11:43AM ET
Two people were arrested for spending tens of thousands of dollars with more than 90 stolen credit cards in an incident that may or may not have been related to the massive Target data breach.
Jan 20, 2014 1:26PM ET
Amazon is working a plan that would ship products to you before you even purchase them because Amazon knows what you want better than you do.
Jan 20, 2014 3:14AM ET
Over the weekend, it was reported that an odd, new trend is popping up among extensions for Google's Chrome browser: ads.