Facebook is opening up its ledger of government probes for user information, revealing over 25,600 separate requests in the first half of 2013. Today, the company launched its "Global Government Requests
The two friends of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who were arrested and charged in May now face two additional charges connected to what the FBI says was their attempt to destroy evidence.
Several analysts in Russian newspapers see the decision by US President Barack Obama to cancel his visit to Moscow next month as a sign that ties between the White House and the Kremlin are set to deteriorate
Some of Disney's magic is landing on the iPad today. With a new app called Disney Animated, the movie studio is hoping to give fans an in-depth look at its history and filmmaking process, as well as some
Apple patents more sophisticated enhanced podcast ‘Audio Hyperlinking’ system, possibly for iTunes Radio
PatentlyApple spotted an interesting-looking patent that could have both editorial and advertising applications in podcasts and iTunes Radio broadcasts. It’s of course written in the usual dense patent
Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that's on 80 per cent of the world's smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent
The moment has finally come — Nintendo needs to release its treasured franchises on other platforms to survive. We’ve been hearing that more or less since the modern video gaming industry took shape. suggested
PlayStation 4 owners won't need a PlayStation Plus subscription to record and share their gameplay clips online. A day after Microsoft revealed that its own Game DVR for Xbox One will be available exclusively
Microsoft's next Xbox console won't go on sale until November, but that isn't stopping the company from unboxing it a little early. In a new video featuring one of the first Xbox One production units complete
Social Network-backed video sharing apps are all the rage, and now the biggest boys in school have woken up to the idea. MixBit is the brainchild of Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, better known as the founders
Streaming music service Rdio has updated its customized radio stations to add more features and top billing, a clear push to attract Pandora listeners to its apps. Rdio provides a catalog of more than
Citius. Altius. Fortius. Ridiculous. These seem to be the Olympic principles upon which a new, allegedly playful app was created. This app rewards you for tossing your phone as high as you possibly can.
Archos is preparing to unveil no less than a dozen new Android devices at the annual IFA conference in early September. Archos plans to unveil tablets based around themes such as gaming, education, and
Physical Bitcoins created by Casascius, a bitcoin enthusiast based in Utah. Each has a unique code that can be used to retrieve a number of Bitcoins online. Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money
Most of us know the stress that comes with parking your wheels pretty much anywhere in the city; if you're like us, you vow to hide out in the countryside and never return after each white-knuckled experience.
Today on the Windows Developer Show, on which I was a guest, Microsoft’s Bryan Tomlinson announced that the new Windows Phone App Studio had seen usage higher than the company anticipated, with 30,000
The email service reportedly used by surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden abruptly shut down on Thursday after its owner cryptically announced his refusal to become "complicit in crimes against the