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Google Sorry for Adolf Hitler Gaffe on German Map

Google Sorry for Adolf Hitler Gaffe on German Map

Google apologized after its Internet mapping service temporarily renamed a popular Berlin square after Nazi dictator... Read »

Jan 10, 2014
Researchers Develop App to Track White Sharks

Researchers Develop App to Track White Sharks

Maybe you’ve never had the urge -- or the gumption -- to swim alongside massive, feeding white sharks. But now... Watch »

Jan 9, 2014
Google Unveils Ferry Service for San Francisco Commuters

Google Unveils Ferry Service for San Francisco Commuters

Responding to protests in San Francisco by some over Google buses, the Silicon Valley Internet giant began offering... Watch »

Jan 9, 2014
AT&T Announces

AT&T Announces "1-800" Service for Wireless Data

AT&T Inc., the country's second-largest wireless carrier, announced Monday that it's setting up a "1-800" service... Read »

Jan 6, 2014

"RunPhones" Takes Innovation Award at CES 2014

Wear it, drive it or fly it appear to be the themes evolving from the Consumer Electronics Show's sneak peek... Watch »

Jan 6, 2014

CES 2014: The Coolest New Gadgets

The annual CES gadget show kicked off this week in Las Vegas. Check out the hottest new wearable gadgets, tech... View »

Jan 9, 2014
Wave of Wearable Gadgets Expected at CES Event

Wave of Wearable Gadgets Expected at CES Event

Gadget lovers can expect to see technology companies unveil a host of wearable devices at this week's International... Read »

Jan 6, 2014
Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big Business

Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big Business

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or... Read »

Jan 5, 2014
Man Buys iPod From Retailer, Finds Erasers Inside

Man Buys iPod From Retailer, Finds Erasers Inside

A San Diego man who bought an iPod from a local retailer was less than thrilled when he opened his new gadget.... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
Snapchat to Beef Up Security After User Info Hack

Snapchat to Beef Up Security After User Info Hack

Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed... Read »

Jan 2, 2014
Skype Hacked in Name of Pro-Assad Syrian Activists

Skype Hacked in Name of Pro-Assad Syrian Activists

Voice-over-Internet calling service Skype was apparently the target of hackers Wednesday, with its blog and... Read »

Jan 2, 2014
4.6 Million Snapchat Users' Info Leaked After Hack

4.6 Million Snapchat Users' Info Leaked After Hack

About 4.6 million Snapchat users' account information — including their usernames and phone numbers — appears to... Read »

Jan 1, 2014
Zuckerberg Made 2013's Largest Philanthropic Gift, Report Finds

Zuckerberg Made 2013's Largest Philanthropic Gift, Report Finds

Philanthropy made a comeback in large donations in 2013 with the nation's wealthiest donors giving more than $3.4... Read »

Jan 1, 2014
Virginia Tech to Host Drone Tests

Virginia Tech to Host Drone Tests

Virginia Tech will be one of six test sites nationwide for unmanned drones, the Federal Aviation Administration... Read »

Dec 30, 2013
Six States to Serve as Drone Test Sites: FAA

Six States to Serve as Drone Test Sites: FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a... Read »

Dec 30, 2013
High School Students Create

High School Students Create "Snow Day" App

Snow Day Calculator, available for Android and iOS, has been downloaded more than 1,000 times in a week nationwide. Read »

Dec 30, 2013
Belly Teams Up With Greater Chicago Food Despository

Belly Teams Up With Greater Chicago Food Despository

The Belly card is a cool new tool that can be used to collect points at thousands of retailers around Chicago.... Watch »

Dec 30, 2013
Weekend Web: Sunday Sale Ads Now On iPhone, iPad

Weekend Web: Sunday Sale Ads Now On iPhone, iPad

NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski and Art Norman show us a chicago company, Retale.com, making saving money easier than... Watch »

Dec 30, 2013
2014: A Year of New Frontiers - And Concerns

2014: A Year of New Frontiers - And Concerns

The struggle between connectivity and online safety will become more common in 2014, as the so-called "internet... Read »

Dec 30, 2013
Chicago Surgeon to Use Google Glass in Operating Room

Chicago Surgeon to Use Google Glass in Operating Room

Dr. Anil Shah, believing the device will revolutionize surgery, will work on a patient who smashed her nose in... Watch »

Dec 26, 2013
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