Posted: 08/23/2013 - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.
Posted: 08/22/2013 - For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo's websites than Google's in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc.
Posted: 08/22/2013 - As the fall semester welcomes back college students across the state, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will partner with three universities to test a new Facebook-integrated app designed to help students plan ahead for a sober ride home.
Updated: 08/22/2013 - Brazilians were outraged when they learned their country was a top target of the U.S. National Security Agency's overseas spying operation, with data from billions of calls and emails swept up in Washington's top secret surveillance program.
Posted: 08/22/2013 - The Obama administration has given up more of its surveillance secrets, acknowledging that it was ordered to stop scooping up thousands of Internet communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism
Posted: 08/20/2013 - "The Sims" are getting in touch with their feelings.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - North Korea's announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - Facebook plans to test a mobile payments service that lets users make purchases inside mobile applications using payment information they have added to their account on the social network.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - In secretive chat rooms and on encrypted Internet message boards, al-Qaida fighters have been planning and coordinating attacks — including a threatened if vague plot that U.S. officials say closed 19 diplomatic posts across Africa and the Middle East for more than a week.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - Through 80 summers, drive-in theaters have managed to remain a part of the American fabric, surviving technological advances and changing tastes that put thousands out of business.
Posted: 08/14/2013 - Consumers waiting for Microsoft's revamped version of its latest Windows operating system will be able to get the software beginning Oct. 17.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Charlotte Scot isn't one to take things lying down — like the time President George W. Bush was re-elected and she moved to Canada in protest.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has sold $91 million worth of shares in the social networking company.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - With cartoony posters plastering the walls and toy figures standing at attention on nearly every flat surface, a once ordinary conference room on Disney's Glendale campus has been transformed into the colorful war room for "Disney Infinity,
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry will consider selling itself.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Yahoo's recently completed acquisition of Internet blogging service Tumblr includes an $81 million payment to Tumblr founder David Karp as long as he remains on the job for the next four years.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena.
Posted: 08/06/2013 - Check out these 8 apps that are perfect to have for Fall Semester!
Posted: 08/03/2013 - Twitter is handing down new rules to control abusive language, the company said Saturday, a move which follows a barrage of nasty, harassing, and threatening messages directed at high-profile female users of the microblogging site.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - Dell's board has agreed to an increased offer from founder Michael Dell that would add a special dividend to shareholders.
Posted: 08/01/2013 - If Twitter is the chirping chatterbox of the Internet, trolls are its dark underground denizens.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - Facebook's stock has passed its $38 IPO price for the first time since its rocky public debut last May, crossing a symbolic hurdle that has eluded it for more than a year.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - Starbucks says it's reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service.
Posted: 07/29/2013 - Amazon.com Inc. says it is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states, beefing up staff at the warehouses where it fills orders, and in its customer service division.