- Overstock Extends Bitcoin To International Orders
August 20 2014 10:41 AM
Overstock.com customers shopping from outside the U.S. will be able to pay in bitcoin starting in September.
- Infineon In talks To Acquire US Semiconductor Company: Report
August 20 2014 9:30 AM
Infineon, the German semiconductor company, is in talks to acquire an unnamed U.S. company.
- Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Chief
August 19 2014 4:36 PM
David Plouffe, praised for using modern methords to get President Obama elected in 2008, will now work for Uber.
- Chinese Hackers Steal 4.5M US Hospital Records
August 19 2014 4:21 PM
Hackers are increasingly able to take control of sensitive personal data, putting hospitals on the defensive.
- Tom Hanks' Typewriter App Leads iTunes Store
August 19 2014 2:28 PM
Hanx Writer, the Tom Hanks-backed typewriter app for iTunes, will make users nostalgic.
- Apple's Hunt For Sapphire Glass Puts Focus On GT Advanced Technologies
August 19 2014 10:48 AM
The fortunes of GT Advanced, believed to be producing sapphire glass for the iPhone 6, rest with Apple.
- YouTube Streaming Music Service Detailed
August 19 2014 10:31 AM
YouTube Music Key will include fan-uploaded versions of songs that other services aren’t licensed to provide.
- The Media Of Everybody Documents Ferguson In Real Time
August 18 2014 4:52 PM
"Young people have been waiting for a moment like this," says a reporter as Vine and Twitter explode with images.
- An About-Face On Facial Recognition
August 18 2014 1:44 PM
Privacy advocates nervous about facial recognition technology forget that large scale facial recognition has yet to be effective.
- Marissa Mayer's $250M Is Bad For Yahoo: Shareholder
August 18 2014 11:07 AM
Influential columnist Eric Jackson complains the Yahoo president/CEO's salary isn't properly tied to her performance.
- Live: Russian Cosmonauts Conduct Space Walk Outside International Space Station
August 18 2014 10:44 AM
earthlings can livestream NASA video of the Russian cosmonauts' spacewalk, which will last for six hours.
- A History Of Anonymous In Its Own Words
August 15 2014 5:33 PM
By involving themselves in the Ferguson unrest, Anonymous hackers have made it clear they're still around and not going anywhere.
- KickAss Torrents, Popular Piracy Site, Knocked Offline
August 15 2014 2:12 PM
KickAss torrents was down Friday, stoking fear among users unaccustomed to the page being offline.
- Samsung Acquires SmartThings for $200M
August 15 2014 10:15 AM
SmartThings will relocate to Silicon Valley but continue to operate independently.
- Alibaba Finds Suspicious Accounting At Hong Kong Film Unit Ahead Of US IPO
August 15 2014 9:23 AM
The discovery raises questions about Alibaba's due diligence process as the Chinese e-commerce giant prepares what analysts expect will be a huge IPO.
- Twitter Suspends 'Anonymous' Amid Hack On St. Louis Cops
August 14 2014 4:28 PM
The hacker collective Anonymous is believed to have launched a cyberattack on the St. Louis County Police Department.
- Zelda Williams' Twitter Harassment Prompts Company Response
August 14 2014 10:58 AM
Twitter has promised to improve support for family members of the deceased.
- NSA Flub Knocked Syria Offline: Report
August 13 2014 5:38 PM
The NSA, not the Syrian government or rebel extremists, is responsible for blacking out the Syrian Internet.
- Hackers Prowl Missouri Cop's Family
August 13 2014 1:52 PM
Anonymous, the loosely affiliated hacking collective, is threatening to expose the Ferguson, Missouri, policeman who killed Mike Brown.
- Treat Chelsea Manning Or Face Suit: ACLU To Military
August 13 2014 12:07 PM
An ACLU suit could force the Defense Department to being treating Chelsea Manning for gender dysphoria.