| Dec 28, 2014
| 7:25 PM
It seems Sony's 'The Interview' didn't need a wide release after all
The studio reported that its Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg comedy collected $2.8 million in 331 independent movie theaters and more than $15 million online since its launch last week....
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Some came out of a sense of patriotic duty. Some came to see what all the fuss was about. Some just came in the hope of some laughs on a holiday.
Capping weeks of headline-grabbing tumult that rocked Sony Pictures to its core, frayed nerves and...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said will help boost its flagging search market...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.
Hundreds of theaters Thursday, from The Edge 8 in Greenville, Alabama, to...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:11 PM
A janitor in the Chicago offices of internet giant Google was charged with possession of stolen property after he allegedly tried to sell to a Wilmette pawn shop watches, cameras, tablets and other items stolen from the tech company's River North offices,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Internet giant Google said Wednesday that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos.
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:32 PM
The real-time traffic app Waze has earned the ire of the Los Angeles Police Department, which contends the app jeopardizes the lives of police officers.
In a Dec. 30 letter to Google, which acquired Waze in 2013, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck wrote that by...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Hard to believe it was just a few years ago when we first heard about Google Glass, the breakthrough in augmented-reality eyeglasses. And today — what a marvel! — millions of us wear this futuristic headgear to surf the Web,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:40 AM
China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.
The virtual private network provider Golden...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Two days after his State of the Union address, President Obama had to win over a new audience: YouTubers.
Hank Green, Bethany Mota and GloZell Green may not be household names by traditional standards, but the three YouTube personalities -- who have...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Why do advertisers post Super Bowl teasers and sometimes premiere full new ads before Game Day? According to some ad experts, it started with "The Force."
The 2011 Volkswagen commercial, which launched midweek before the big game, racked up 11 million...