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Sony Set to Release New High Quality Sound Walkman

Sony Set to Release New High Quality Sound Walkman

Is the Walkman back? Sony has unveiled a new Walkman that it says will deliver a "pure sound quality for a more... Read »

Jan 7, 2015
All About That Bass: Music at CES

All About That Bass: Music at CES

Amazing sound, and the price is dropping. Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Smart Gadgets Take Center Stage at CES

Smart Gadgets Take Center Stage at CES

Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. Read »

Jan 5, 2015
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Starts Reading Program

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Starts Reading Program

Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to add a little more "book" to Facebook. The Facebook founder and CEO... Read »

Jan 5, 2015
Chicago-Area Bank Rolls Out Smartphone ATMs

Chicago-Area Bank Rolls Out Smartphone ATMs

Say goodbye to ATM cards and hello to your smartphone. Read »

Jan 2, 2015
Quinn Makes

Quinn Makes "Revenge Porn" a Felony

Distributing private images online without a person's consent will be a felony under a law signed by Gov. Read »

Dec 30, 2014
Of Hackers and Trackers: 2015 in Tech

Of Hackers and Trackers: 2015 in Tech

After a year of smart homes and even smarter phones, 2015 promises a profusion of wearable tech, new digital wallets... Read »

Dec 29, 2014
Hacked? Xbox and Playstation Networks Go Down

Hacked? Xbox and Playstation Networks Go Down

Hackers have claimed credit for attacks on the Xbox Live and Playstation gaming networks, which left thousands of... Read »

Dec 25, 2014

"Waze" App Crowdsources Traffic Reports

Drivers determined to find the fastest route from here to there have embraced Waze, an app that crowdsources traffic... Read »

Dec 22, 2014

"Hyperloop" Gets Crowd-Sourced Push

The "Hyperloop," a conceptual mass-transit system unveiled last year by billionaire industrialist Elon... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Security Experts on Sony Hack:

Security Experts on Sony Hack: "WWIII Looks Like This"

The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution demanding better digital privacy protections for people around... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Amazon Launches 1-Hour Shipping in Manhattan

Amazon Launches 1-Hour Shipping in Manhattan

Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan, The... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Citing Unstable Ruble, Apple Halts Sales in Russia

Citing Unstable Ruble, Apple Halts Sales in Russia

Apple is halting sales of its iPhones, iPads and other products in Russia because of the nation's rapidly weakening... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like... Read »

Dec 31, 2014
Apple Wins iPod Class Action Lawsuit

Apple Wins iPod Class Action Lawsuit

After just a few hours of deliberation, a California jury has found in favor of Apple in the billion-dollar... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

Investigators are piecing together key sequences of computer code as they puzzle out the Sony Pictures hacking... Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Anonymous Claims Responsibility For Oakland Website Outages

Anonymous Claims Responsibility For Oakland Website Outages

The city of Oakland, California, and the Oakland Police Department websites have been out intermittently since... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Portland, Ore., Sues to Stop Uber Service

Portland, Ore., Sues to Stop Uber Service

Portland sued the ride-hailing service Uber to stop it from operating within the Oregon city until it follows local... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer Dies

Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer Dies

A video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game "Simon" has died, The... Read »

Dec 8, 2014

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