| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Work-at-home jobs promise big benefits: extra income, flexible hours and the enviable dress code of slippers and sweatpants. The trick, of course, is finding legitimate, well-paid positions because work-at-home scams abound.
To assemble our list of top...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Just over a month after the illicit drug-dealing website Silk Road was shut down and its alleged founder arrested, the site relaunched Wednesday morning.
The new Silk Road promises better security and is offering much of the same fare as its predecessor...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Computer programming has long been a hobby of Iraq War veteran Eric Kelly, but it wasn’t until this past weekend at a hacking competition that he realized how good he was.
“It was more of a confirmation: ‘You can do this, buddy,’...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
If Chief Executive Elon Musk was at all concerned about Tesla's position as the most technologically advanced electric car on the market, a new app designed for Google Glass just might cement the luxury brand's status.
Software engineer Sahas Katta,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:17 AM
A grieving father was shocked last week when he discovered a photo on Google Maps of his 14-year-old son's body lying dead next to a set of train tracks. After much media attention, that father has convinced Google to remove the aerial photo of the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:43 AM
If you have used the Google Maps app on your smartphone recently, you might have noticed a new feature.
Just in time for April Fools' Day, the company has launched the Google Maps Pokemon Challenge, where anyone with the app can catch Pokemon in...
| Apr 28, 2013
You know the zombies that pop back to life even after you stab them with a pitchfork? It's the same with smartphones.
That's the bitter lesson I learned after returning home from Greenland and getting a $1,106 bill from Sprint for international data...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nearly a year ago Google launched a new version of Google Maps that eager users could voluntarily try. That version has now begun rolling out to all users.
The Mountain View tech giant this week announced that over the coming weeks the "new Google Maps"...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CheapAir (Free for iOS – requires iOS 4.3 and above)
What it is: A flight-search app that lets you speak your flight searches. Chief executive Jeff Klee said his company wanted to help travelers book a flight without having to type too much info...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Some vendors in China, the largest marketplace for bitcoin, have stopped accepting the unregulated digital currency after the government there warned against its use, state media reported.
Baidu, an online search engine and Web services company, said it...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Google is now letting users create their own Street View-like virtual tours with a new feature that has been added to the company's Views website.
Now, when users post 360-degree panaromas -- otherwise known as photo spheres -- onto the Views photo-...