iOS app Android app

Tech News

14 Dangerous Emails That Could Be in Your Inbox

Adam Levin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

The days of the simple phishing scam are gone. Even the fake Nigerian prince has grown up, learned better English, and often serves as an intermediary on other, bigger scams. As phishing scams develop, it's more important than ever to remain alert.

WATCH: This Could Be The World's Fastest Bicycle

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

The bicycle is called the Beastie -- but is it the bestie? Graeme Obree hopes to ride his colorfully named contraption to a new speed record. The 4...

Google Handed Over Wikileaks Volunteers' Email Info To Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology

The extent of the U.S. government's probe into Wikileaks may have become just a little clearer on Friday, when a pair of former Wikileaks volunteers r...

Conservatives Slam Hit Video Game

Posted 04.26.2013 | Technology

Since its debut in March, Irrational Games' new first-person shooter, "BioShock Infinite," has received rave reviews and is expected to sell more than...

The Tech Alliances That Can Help Italy

Laura Kiss | Posted 04.03.2013 | World
Laura Kiss

Italy is living through the worst crisis of its republican history and there is not much possibility of an end to it in the shortterm. The economy has...

Interview: Avi Reichental on the 3D Printing Revolution (Part 2)

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Lilia Ziamou

In the second part of this interview, Avi Reichental talks to us about the business model at 3D Systems, the value of 3D printing and mass customization, and the impact of technological convergence on the 3D printing revolution.

Top Headlines From the Valley's Biggest Tech Names and Over-hyped Startups

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Comedy
Rebekah Iliff

In an attempt to make every single individual on the planet "pay" for perceived infringement on patents and intellectual property of the company, Apple has sequestered all U.S. citizens with first and last names beginning with the letter "i".

Straight Talk For Startups At San Francisco's Launch Festival

Turnstyle | Posted 05.04.2013 | San Francisco

by Nishat Kurwa Rockets that launch commercial satellites and robots that manipulate cell phones are the sort of big, bold ideas that excite some of ...

5 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Cyber War

Adam Levin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

As news of major breaches roll in like waves on a storm-eroded beach, the likelihood increases that the next war we fight will be waged on computers aimed at crippling the systems that keep the wheels of government and daily life turning.

140 Characters or Less

Savannah Ivanitski | Posted 04.15.2013 | Teen
Savannah Ivanitski

The rapid growth of social media over the last ten years has changed a lot of things about the world we live in. Social media has had an impact on the way that racecar drivers interact with the world around them.

Amid Heated Gun Rhetoric, Controversial Games March On

Ad Age | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Game publisher Activision is seemingly unfazed by the national conversation surrounding gun violence and the insinuations that violent media may have ...

WATCH: New Go Daddy Ad Is A Surprise, But Not For The Usual Reasons

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology

A commercial in which everyone keeps their clothes on doesn't usually cause a stir. But when the advertiser is Go Daddy, known for its skin-baring Sup...

iPhone App Guides Terrified Hostages To Safety During Escape From Algerian Oil Field

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Technology

A harrowing account of one group of Algerian hostages' desperate flight for freedom credited an unusual gadget for helping to save their lives. Liv...

Innovations and High-Tech Trends: Top Game Changers for 2013

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology
Scott Steinberg

You don't have to be a futurist to see tomorrow's hottest new technology and innovation trends before they hit -- just willing to click a bit further than "Best of CES" round-ups that focus on jaw-dropping products alone.

MIT Launching Internal Probe After Swartz's Suicide

Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology released a statement on Sunday about the suicide of internet activist Aaron Swartz, announc...

The Writers Workbench: Holiday Gift Edition 2012

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

Fa la la, it's that time of year again. The maddening weeks when you don't have a clue what to get others for the holiday. Happily, we're here to help, at least as best we can.

Fugitive Tech Mogul Announces Next Move

AP | SONIA PEREZ-DIAZ | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology

GUATEMALA CITY — Software company founder John McAfee has surfaced in public for the first time in weeks, saying Tuesday that he plans to ask fo...

You Won't Believe Where Millions Shop

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology

It gives "shop till you drop" new meaning: More than 38 million Americans have shopped online while using the toilet, a new survey by CashStar and Har...

Why You Need a "Plugboard" for Your Employees to March in Lock-step

Dave Llorens | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Dave Llorens

What the @#%* is a Plugboard? At One Block Off the Grid, we have this big fat plasma screen that lords overhead, smack dab in the middle of our off...

How to Cheat in a Presidential Debate

Keith Thomson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Keith Thomson

During a 2008 Republican primary debate, moderator Tim Russert asked Mitt Romney, "Will you do for Social Security what Ronald Reagan did in 1983?" A disembodied whisper of "He raised taxes" followed. Romney appeared to take note before answering Russert, "I'm not going to raise taxes."

My Technology Is Smart, But Am I?

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

If using our brains in complicated ways, if memorization and challenging recall help to stave off Alzheimer's and the effects of Parkinson's, why are we allowing for these trade-for-brain technologies in every area of life?

Upgrading Your Cell Phone Is a Lot Like a Kardashian Wedding

David Fagin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology
David Fagin

How they changed this feature and removed the standard push-button tone, is beyond me. Who the heck wants to hear a water droplet every time you push a button? It's a phone, for Christ's sake. Not a leaky faucet!

The Re-Organization of Labor: How Startups Are Seeding the Workforce Innovation Revolution

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 10.28.2012 | Technology
Rebekah Iliff

The next five years are ripe for market expansion using the prototypes pioneered by the start-ups mentioned here. It may not be the makings of a conventional workforce, and it may require uncomfortable changes, but we're not going back.

Kevin Rose and the Reddit AMA FAIL

CJ Arabia | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology
CJ Arabia

People wondered if Kevin Rose was trying to be a jerk. I mean we all know he's bitter toward Reddit and his former Digg users who abandoned him. Could he really be that clueless as to how a Reddit AMA works?

2012 Race Creates Big Winners

Bloomberg | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

Four years ago, Michael Beach was toiling inside the Republican National Committee, overseeing a voter-turnout operation that was overrun by President...