By David E. Hoffman David E. Hoffman Contributing editor Email Bio Follow The spy had vanished. He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades.
You know what no one wants to do? Join a brand’s standalone social network. The problem is that it took Lady Gaga’s startup Backplane four years, multiple founders, and over $14 million to figure that
Qualcomm teased the prospect of smartphones that learn a couple of years ago, and it's now much closer to making them a practical reality. The chip designer has revealed its next big mobile processor,
Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.
Fast fix for weak Wi-Fi Q. I purchased a game console for the TV in my bedroom, but it turns out my Wi-Fi signal isn't great there. What can I do to get a stronger signal? A. Your Wi-Fi router antenna
Adobe, which is tracking online shopping, reports the following: "iOS users drove four times as much mobile sales revenue as Android users, 79 and 21 percent respectively." IBM's data produced similar
Cleveland police in Ohio have released a CCTV recording of Saturday’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy. He is seen pointing a toy gun at a passer-by before police arrive. The youngster was reportedly
Apparently, the internet has more deep-seated security bugs to worry about than Heartbleed. Researchers have discovered a longstanding flaw in a common Unix command shell (bash) for Linux and Macs that
The Khronos Group, the non-profit group behind the popular OpenGL ES graphics API for mobile devices, has just detailed the specification for OpenGL 4.5 and has released SPIR v2.0 (OpenCL C intermediate
Thanks to a NASA physicist, the notion of warp speed might just travel out of sci-fi and into the real world. NASA's Harold White has been working since 2010 to develop a warp drive that will allow spacecraft
(CNN) — Just about everyone can agree that mosquitoes are more than a little annoying. They bite, the bites itch and the repellent stinks. Even more disturbing are the incurable viruses these tiny predators
Today at Google I/O we spent some time at the Project Tango booth; if you’re not familiar with Tango, it’s a new technology Google is working on that will allow phones/tablets to give “human-scale” sense
By releasing a Developer Preview of the next version of Android (only known as "L" for now), Google is walking new ground -- and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going
Virtual reality firm Oculus VR announced today that it has acquired Carbon Design, the product development studio that built the Xbox 360 controller for Microsoft. Oculus said it hopes to close the deal
The phone hacking trial of Rebekah Brooks and other newspaper executives revealed much about the inner workings of Rupert Murdoch's sex-and-scandal tabloids the News of the World and the Sun. News of World