Today's Five Best Columns
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Jun 16, 2014 7:58PM ET
Ordering pizza has put the personal data of thousands of Europeans in danger. Hackers are holding 600,000 Domino's Pizza customer records — including their favorite toppings — for ransom in France and Belgium.
Jun 16, 2014 6:56PM ET
Uber's latest promotion allows you to order an Autobot. Well, the Autobot, as your ride.
Jun 16, 2014 6:08PM ET
BlackBerry would like to remind us that it is still alive. They have jumped on the private messaging bandwagon, launching "secure enterprise-class messaging" within BBM today.
Jun 16, 2014 4:41PM ET
Set to be added in July (an exact date is not yet available), over 250 new emojis will be part of Unicode 7.0 standard.
Jun 16, 2014 3:18PM ET
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University have made major progress on a bionic pancreas for those living with diabetes.
Jun 16, 2014 11:35AM ET
On June 18th, Amazon will launch...something. They haven't given any further details about the event but the invitational website has a device similar to a smartphone lurking in the corner.
Jun 15, 2014 10:22AM ET
Twitter pulled the account belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) after the radical Sunni militant group posted photographs of its violent activities in northern Iraq, including a mass execution.
Jun 14, 2014 1:43PM ET
The FCC is continuing its aggressive course by wading into the fight between Netflix and internet service providers about what is causing slow internets.
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.