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In Death, Facebook Photos Could Fade Away Forever

Posted: 03/01/2013 - A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other memories — as she did.

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Smart Watches Gain Interest and Popularity

Posted: 02/28/2013 - On a sunny day at a picnic table in Silicon Valley, Eric Migicovsky glanced down at his wristwatch. He wasn't checking the time, he was checking his email. Glancing up, he grinned. The message was from yet another journalist.

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Smart 'Stickers' Let You Find Things by Phone

Posted: 02/28/2013 - Jimmy Buchheim is behaving oddly. On the floor of the world's largest cellphone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, he's looking at the screen of his iPod Touch, taking a few steps, and then looking again.

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Pimps Hit Social Networks to Recruit Underage Sex Workers

Updated: 02/27/2013 - "I was just, 'oh, he's cute, I'll accept him,'" a 22-year-old called "Nina" recalls. She was 18 at the time, and didn't imagine that clicking "accept" would start her on a path to four years of prostitution across the country.

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CSISD to Hold Social Media Workshop For Parents

Posted: 02/27/2013 - The College Station Independent School District will host a social media workshop for parents on Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the CSISD boardroom (1812 Welsh).

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Watch: Gates, Zuckerberg Urge Kids to Code

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter creator Jack Dorsey are among the tech luminaries promoting the teaching and learning of computer coding in schools.

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Pheed Leaps Facebook, Twitter As Top Social App for iPhone

Posted: 02/26/2013 - If you haven't looked at Pheed yet, now might be the time to do so. It's now the No. 1 free app in Apple's App Store under the Social Networking category. Yes, that means it's ranked higher than Facebook and Twitter. And it's been there since last week.

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Facebook Agrees to Remove Some Newtown Pages

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Facebook has agreed to remove some so-called tribute pages related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over concerns they're being used to exploit the tragedy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday.

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Mid-2013 Expansion for Internet Names Targeted

Updated: 02/26/2013 - Hundreds of Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" should be available for people and businesses to use by the end of the year, the head of an Internet oversight agency said Monday.

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Tech Leaders Plan Virtual Push on Immigration

Posted: 02/25/2013 - High-tech leaders including the former heads of AOL and Mozilla are organizing a ‘‘virtual march for immigration reform’’ aimed at pressuring lawmakers to enact sweeping changes to the nation’s immigration laws.

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Huawei Reveals 'Fastest Smartphone in the World'

Posted: 02/24/2013 - Huawei, a Chinese company that recently became the world's third-largest maker of smartphones, calls its new flagship product "the fastest smartphone in the world" and wants to use it to expand global awareness of its brand.

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Private US Firms Take Major Role Vs. Cyberattacks

Posted: 02/21/2013 - When Kevin Mandia, a retired military cybercrime investigator, decided to expose China as a primary threat to U.S. computer networks, he didn't have to consult with American diplomats in Beijing or declassify tactics to safely reveal government secrets.

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Google to Sell Internet Glasses to Contest Winners

Updated: 02/20/2013 - Google is giving more people a chance to pay $1,500 for a pair of the Internet-connected glasses that the company is touting as the next breakthrough in mobile computing.

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NYPD, Microsoft Create Crime-Fighting Tech System

Updated: 02/20/2013 - A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Department, in a click, police know exactly what they're getting into.

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HTC Shows Off New Phone for 'One' Line

Posted: 02/19/2013 - HTC Corp., the struggling Taiwanese maker of smartphones, is taking a page from longtime partner Microsoft Corp. as it launches a new phone under the One brand.

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Hackers Take Jeep's Twitter Account for a Ride

Posted: 02/19/2013 - Someone hacked their way into Jeep's Twitter account on Tuesday, posting fake tweets about the brand being sold to Cadillac and that it was suspending factory production.

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