Android users may be more susceptible to the Heartbleed Bug than previously thought.
When it comes to how one should conduct themselves on the Internet, some things are okay to do. File this one under “not okay.”
Following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the FBI has just released new documents that show the Bureau is making steady progress on its facial recognition database.
Would you trust the 'Bank of Facebook' with your cash? Here's how Facebook's big money project is getting started.
In the early morning of April 15, the sky will host a rare type of lunar eclipse – one in which the moon will have a crimson coloration.
The U.S. National Security Agency was aware of the infamous Heartbleed bug for at least two years, having discovered it shortly after it emerged, and has routinely used it to collect data and spy on foreigners and likely on Americans.
We named Google Glass our best mobile product of 2013 because of the game-changing potential, but not everyone agrees.
In the clearest indication yet that Google is close to a full-blown commercial launch of its face-based computer, the company has announced that Glass will go on sale next week – for one day only.
Google and Apple colluded to help keep salaries low in the Valley. Now your own workers may be affected.
Too much time on Facebook may take a toll on a young woman's sense of self-esteem, particularly how she feels about her body, a new study suggests.
A serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL Internet encryption protocol known as the Heartbleed bug has potentially left the information of most Internet users vulnerable to hackers.
Microsoft’s famously successful (and still popular) Windows XP is now well over a decade old. After April 8th, 2014 there will be no new security updates and no new patches. Here's what you need to know.
They drove mobile, they drove freemium, and now they are proving that everything is better by the byte.
Researchers from the Medical University of Graz in Austria and Cairo University in Egypt have identified a possible correlation between mobile phone use and erectile dysfunction.
Amazon today unveiled the FireTV, a $99 set-top box in the tradition of Roku and Apple TV that aims to tackle three main problems Amazon sees in competitors: performance, search and closed ecosystems.
Businesses can see a return on Tweets, they just need to be using the social media platform properly.
The Bitcoin peer-to-peer digital currency system has experienced a dramatic increase in popularity. Since the Bitcoin currency system was created in 2009, over 12.3 million Bitcoins have been created; the total market value of Bitcoins now exceeds $6.8 billion.
With Nintendo's Wii U now more than a year old, the two remaining members of the triopoly of video game console makers - Microsoft and Sony - are now vying for market share with the latest versions of their signature consoles.
Americans spend an estimated $500 million on replacing stolen handsets, and four times that on insurance when they purchase a new phone.
The big deadline to file your income taxes with the IRS is Tuesday, April 15. And if you’re like me, you still haven’t gotten them done yet. We all have our bad years, but there are a number of apps that can help you out.
Facebook has announced the acquisition of Oculus VR, the maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, in a deal worth $2 billion. The details are expected to be finalized by early summer.
Your boss probably wants you to be all “productive” this week, but we know you have a lot of money riding on the March Madness tournament this year, and you don’t want to miss a second of the action. We’re here to help.
When you think of iPhone, the first thing you might think of it how many have been sold. While we think sales of the iPhone have peaked, there’s no arguing the success the iPhone has had.
Have you ever taken a selfie, looked at it, decided your nose looked massive and promptly booked an appointment with your local plastic surgeon? Probably not, but many have.
It's been six months since iOS 7 became available, and while we certainly had more than a few problems with it along the way, we generally like Apple's latest iOS offering.
Before you post your latest mood on Facebook, consider whether it's a mood you want your friends to catch.
In a Facebook post, the social network's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said U.S. government surveillance efforts are "a threat" to a free and open Internet – so much so that he claims to have called President Barack Obama to express his "frustration" about the issue.
Amazon is thought to be moving toward broadening its Prime service with a music streaming service. This could help Prime members who are in for a price hike.
Audiophiles have been murmuring about Neil Young's PonoPlayer for over two years, and now they're climbing over each other to secure one, possibly saving a few bucks in the process.
Sometimes, the biggest innovations and most important discoveries come not as a result of a group of creative minds pitting their energies together in efforts to create a single product, but by pure chance.
Mealtime is supposed to be family time, but a new study suggests that ever-present smartphones are impeding parent-child communication at the table.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden beamed in through a video feed to call on the technologists at the 2014 South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, to help "fix" the problem of mass government surveillance through easy-to-use encryption technology.
Facebook announced policy changes affecting the way firearms are advertised and sold on the social networking site. Instagram, which Facebook acquired back in 2012, is also affected by the new rules.
Sorry, pornography. You may corrupt our innocent eyes with your graphic sexual imagery, but you're not as bad as you once were.
Never underestimate the power of a Facebook post.
Maps are not only a convenient and fairly straightforward tool to help you get from Point A to Point B, but can also be a compelling way to present information and sets of data.
British spies may have naked pictures of you. That's the latest revelation from the Guardian's investigation of documents leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated new smartphone, the Galaxy S5, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Rolling out with a full orchestra and impressive display, Samsung placed the Galaxy S5 center stage, and it certainly has big shoes to fill considering last year's record-breaking release.
Moviefone, the once-popular phone service that provided movie times for your local theater will be shutting down approximately one month from now.
Find discounts and deals on Facebook and more.
It looks as if it's going to be a busy start to the week for Apple's security team, with more bad news surfacing in connection with a recently publicized 'gotofail' vulnerability in its mobile and desktop operating systems.
It's a situation most vending machine users have been faced with at one time or another. You put your money in, make your choice, hit the button, and watch helplessly as your purchase gets stuck on its way out of the machine.
Twitter is the site of plenty of political chatter. But for people with opposing views, Twitter isn't exactly a place to come together and micro-blog towards a better understanding.
Some people use Twitter to share links and keep up with what's going on in the world. Others use it to troll people, writing nasty messages with mean language .
Aaron Seitz, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Riverside, has created a new, publicly available app that, with repeated use, can legitimately condition users to see farther.
Pushbullet can do many things, including sending notifications that pop up on your phone's screen to your desktop.
In celebration of The Lego Movie's critical and financial success, Warner Bros and the Lego team have released the "outtakes" of the film.
Valentine's Day can be annoying, even if you have someone in your life. But if you remove yourself from the corporate cards and necessary relationship affirmation, there's a good message underneath.
Video games might help people with dyslexia improve their ability to read, a new study suggests.
People used to talk about last night's "I Love Lucy" episode the day after it aired, around the water cooler. These days, audiences can discuss "Downton Abbey" with all their friends and family simultaneously (not just their dreaded co-workers), before the episode is even over.
Put down that pathetic teddy bear and box of chocolates, because we've got you covered with Valentine's Day gift items your love interest will actually want.
Flappy Bird is no more. Dong Nguyen's controversial mobile gaming hit was officially pulled from the iTunes App Store and Google Play this week. Now that it's gone, you're free to play all manner of other games. Better games.
Can the Internet do to mass surveillance what it did to the Stop Online Piracy Act?
Added to the Google.com home page yesterday, the latest Google doodle both celebrates the start of the Olympic games as well as defies the anti-homosexuality laws put in place by Putin's government.
If you still yourself itching to pull your phone out of your pocket, load it up with these second-screen apps to stay entertained if the Super Bowl gets out of hand.
You can easily trick Netflix into thinking you're in a different part of the world, and thereby gain access to hundreds of different movies that you wouldn't otherwise be able to see.
This is a great time to update or upgrade a home-entertainment system. Prices are especially low this time of year, and there are many deals to be had.
Managing diabetes requires a great deal of time, memory and math skills. There are carbohydrates to count, medication doses to calculate and blood sugar levels to track.
Buying a new TV can be a confusing and expensive endeavour. Here are some tips to ensure you get the most bang for your buck!
The next time you're surfing the Web, you may need to thank your kids.
A Pennsylvania man was arrested on Monday after sharing his own mug shot on his personal Facebook account along with a taunt directed at the Freeland Police Department.
Thirty years ago, home computers were clunky or too expensive. Apple's Macintosh helped change all of that.
A NY Times report revealed that a web developer has found a way to listen through a computer's mic – even when the user thinks it's off – by exploiting a vulnerability in Google's browser, Chrome.
Things keep looking worse for the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone metadata, a program found this week to be illegal and ineffective by an independent government watchdog group.
There's more evidence that texting while walking can be risky business.
Here's word of another brilliant ammo innovation: shells filled with herbs and spices.
Beats Music is a streaming music service that may not be all that different than it's competition, but it sure feels like it is.
When you gaze up at the night sky and marvel at the wondrous sight of all those sparkling stars and faraway planets, it's hard to imagine that's there's also a load of crap floating about up there. Our crap.
The Guardian and the UK's Channel 4 News report that U.S. spies have indiscriminately collected nearly 200 million text messages a day from people around the world.
Ultra HD, which offers four times the resolution of 1080p HD, is the future of television. But how are you going to get 4K content to your brand new set?
House of Cards, Breaking Bad, and porn. What do they all have in common? No, it's not your late night viewing lineup. Rather, all of the above will soon be shown in dazzling Ultra HD resolution.
A 43-year-old Florida man named Chad Oulsonwas killed by 71-year-old Curtis Reeves in a movie theater during a showing of Lone Survivor after the two men got into an argument over texting.
In the weeks following Thanksgiving, online retailer Target suffered a cyberattack that exposed the personal data of up to 110 million of its customers; in recent days, Neiman Marcus has confirmed that its databases have also been hacked.
One of the founders of Twitter has created a new app. Is it worth your time to download it?
Although social networking sites let users keep in touch with a wide group of acquaintances, new research shows that people still put most of their efforts into communicating with a small group of friends or family members.
More than 20 percent of at-risk seventh graders have "sexted" and those middle schoolers were much more likely to also have engaged in some type of sexual behavior, a new study finds.
Residents of a Swedish town have complained so much about the loud music playing on the speaker of the local ice cream truck that the company plans to silence the jingles in favor of silent text messages.
Did you wish your Twitter followers a happy New Year? Plenty of Twitter users did as 2014 began, according to an interactive map created by Twitter.
Christmas is nigh! That said, we have a few tips to make the season a little more hassle free.
Here's something amusing to take you into the weekend.
Retail giant Target and federal authorities are currently looking into a security breach that potentially put millions of customer's credit card and debit card numbers at risk.
If you're feeling passive-aggressive and would rather give a gift that says "I don't really like you" rather than actually blurting it out after one too many brandy-spiked eggnogs, let these godawful gadgets do the talking.
A federal judge ruled that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone call data in the US is likely unconstitutional – and that's a big deal.
The Blues Brothers may not be a car movie, but it does have some of the best car chases ever filmed. Now there is a new way to watch it, because someone has managed to completely recreate it using nothing but Lego.
Knightscope is developing a new type of crime-detection robot that could help police departments by using predictive algorithms to determine where crime will occur.
The year 2013 has been huge for Twitter, especially for celebrity news.
Think all of those advertising cookies installed on your browser are being used by the government to track people and hack into their computers? You're not paranoid – you're right.
Wading through around a million apps to find the best one for you can be a time consuming business, and even though both Google Play and the iTunes App Store's search features have improved, they're still not perfect.
Losing a pet can be a harrowing experience. One woman turned to the Internet to help find her beloved pooch.
Significant data leaks aren't exactly uncommon these days. But how do you know if hackers have gotten ahold of your passwords and data?
"Criminal botnet" sounds like something from a forgotten sci-fi serial from the 1970s, but turns out they're real, and they'll steal your passwords.
The holiday shopping season is in full swing. But what are we shopping for? Google knows!
Wildlife rangers in Australia set up a motion-sensor camera alongside a river in the hope of capturing footage of crocodiles. They certainly didn't expect this.
As it's been doing every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, will be tracking Santa's progress on Christmas Eve as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts, eating mince pies, and knocking back copious amounts of sherry.
‘Tis the seasons for getting monster deals online. But just because Cyber Monday lacks the threat of being trampled to death by a hoard of penny pinchers doesn't mean you're safe.
What's the one online activity that most people don't want anyone to know about? Porn watching habits, of course.
Silly Americans. You thought the NSA was bad?
As smartphones have become the must-have technology for millions of Americans, the opportunity to call, text or email is often just an arm's length away -- day or night.
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