| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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These three hybrid devices are light like a tablet but allow you hassle-free access to traditional Windows programs.
Microsoft Surface Pro 2 ($900 for 64 gigabytes of storage; $120 to $130 for an optional keyboard). The...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Susan Wojcicki, one of the earliest Google employees who's currently senior VP of ads and commerce, will become the next head of YouTube, according to reports.
Wojcicki, 45, will replace Salar Kamangar, senior VP of YouTube and video, who is expected...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ultra HD, the next big thing in television, should be priced affordably by this Christmas. But gaming on these new Smart TVs, which offer four times (hence the other name, 4K) the fidelity of HD TVs, won't just be the realm of Sony's...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mick Ebeling arrived in Sudan with little more than a toolbox, rolls of plastic and two microwave-size 3-D printers.
He had endured a weeklong journey from Los Angeles, with stops in London, Johannesburg and Nairobi before reaching Juba, the capital...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. a private real estate investment manager, has bought a five-acre site in Oregon with plans for a 140-room Marriott Residence Inn.
ABR and its partners, Portland-based Hillsboro Hotel Development and Texas-based Huntington...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc.
The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.
"Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Sen. Jay D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.), chairman of the powerful Commerce Committee, is introducing a bill aimed at giving a boost to new digital video services that are trying to compete against established pay-television distributors.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
In case you’ve been lost at sea and starved of Instagram, Twitter and potable drinking water for the last six months, the Arcade Fire have a new album out Tuesday called "Reflektor." A few years in the making and mostly produced by the band with...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The PlayStation 4 debuts today, sparking a new round in the battle over your attention span, thumb endurance and, ultimately, checkbook. But despite all the fanfare over Sony’s latest release, the PS4 will only enjoy a week alone in the spotlight,...