Blurry future: Diehards beginning to abandon Google Glass
Many developers and early Google Glass users are losing interest in the much-hyped, $1,500 test version of the product: a camera, processor and stamp-sized...
Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith
Many developers and early Google Glass users are losing interest in the much-hyped, $1,500 test version of the product: A camera, processor and stamp-sized...
Google joins fight against illegal fishing
Technology giant Google has taken the battle against illegal fishing online, with the company unveiling a tool on Friday that harnesses satellite data...
Microsoft fixes 19-year-old Windows bug
Microsoft Corp issued patches on Tuesday to fix a bug in its Windows operating system that remained undiscovered for 19 years.
Not-kia: One-time mobile giant has name erased from Microsoft Lumia phone
It was once the global leader in mobile phones - but now the Nokia phone name is no more.
Apple faces U.S. lawsuit over vanishing iPhone text messages
Apple is facing a U.S. federal lawsuit that claims it failed to tell consumers that its messaging system would block them from receiving text messages...
What Google gets in NASA airbase deal
Google has long been known as a company on the cutting edge of technology. But now it’s reaching back for a technology that was big in the 1930s.
Robo-Karate Kid! Google develops droid that can peform iconic crane kick
Built by Google-owned Boston Dynamics, the Atlas robot has been programmed to balance on one foot and perform the first stage of the crane kick made famous...
SpaceX chief Elon Musk eyes Internet satellites
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has reportedly added global Internet access from satellites to his vision of a future alongside sporty electric cars and...
Net neutrality: U.S. politicos clash over Internet’s future
President Barack Obama voiced support Monday for “free and open Internet” rules to protect against putting online services that don’t...
Silk Road 2.0 shut down after international investigation
U.S. and European authorities have arrested 16 suspected members of underground drugs and weapons cybermarkets this week, in addition to the alleged operator...
Australia’s spy agency warns of G20 cyberattacks
An Australian intelligence agency is warning that cyber-criminals will target the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane, saying they could include state-sanctioned...
Not so mysterious ways: Bono says tech start-ups are the new rock bands
U2 frontman Bono described start-ups as the new rock bands and defended streaming service Spotify from recent criticism at an internet event in Ireland...
WireLurker: The first serious virus to threaten all Apple products
Apple devices are coming under attack from malware known as WireLurker - which collects call logs, phone book contacts and other sensitive information.
UK graduate’s $400 inflatable baby incubator wins James Dyson Award
An affordable inflatable baby incubator, intended for use in the developing world, has won the prestigious James Dyson Award for design and innovation.
Survey finds most people text and drive despite knowing the dangers
Nearly everyone agrees that texting and driving is dangerous. But many do it anyway.
Is nothing real anymore? Marketing startup claims credit for #AlexFromTarget
Dil-Domine Jacobe Leonares, the CEO of a new company called Breakr, has come forward to claim responsibility for the sensation in a LinkedIn post, first...
Facebook’s government requests for user data rises 24 percent
Facebook said requests by governments for user information rose by about a quarter in the first half of 2014 over the second half of last year.
Facebook ‘I Voted’ button experiment: praiseworthy or propaganda?
If you posted Facebook’s “I voted” sticker on your wall congratulations, you were part of the most recent social experiment being conducted by the...
Terrorists use social media as ‘command-and-control network’, says UK spy chief
The new head of Britain’s electronic eavesdropping agency has accused internet firms of being “in denial” of the role their networks...
Wrist-worn selfie drone wins $500,000 in Intel smart clothing contest
Intel Corp on Monday awarded $500,000 to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone.
China plans to fight drones with lasers
China has developed a highly accurate laser weapon system that can shoot down light drones at low altitude.
Brazil to escape U.S. ‘snooping’ with its own 5,600km Internet cable
Brazil is beating the National Security Agency’s (NSA) web snoops by building its own 5,600km internet cable under the Atlantic.
Apple is reportedly planning a 12-inch iPad
Here’s the oddest Apple rumor that just won’t go away. Apple is planning a 12.2-inch iPad that will rival Microsoft’s Surface tablet.
Bitcoin prices fall for fourth straight month
Bitcoin prices declined for the fourth straight month in October, as investors’ concerns about the digital currency continue to grow amid a number...
So long, farewell: Android co-founder Andy Rubin to leave Google
Google Inc said on Thursday that Andy Rubin, co-founder of its Android mobile business and head of its nascent robotics effort is leaving the company.
Microsoft takes on Apple Watch by launching $200 wearable fitness band
Microsoft unveiled its first fitness band Thursday joining a crowded market of connected devices for tracking and analysing personal health data.
Nintendo will develop device to track sleep and fatigue
Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will develop a device to measure a user’s fatigue and map their sleep, Chief Executive Satoru Iwata said...
Mad or sarcastic? Your computer might know someday
Siri may be able to recognize your voice, but she can’t really pick up nuances like sarcasm or outrage yet.
Samaritans app monitors Twitter feeds for suicide warnings
A suicide prevention charity in the UK - Samaritans - has launched a new Twitter app that enables users to monitor the accounts of their friends for distressing...

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