| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:33 AM
T-Mobile announced that it will sell iPads capable of connecting to LTE networks at the same price as iPads that can only connect to Wi-Fi networks, essentially offering customers a $130 discount on the Apple tablets.
The Seattle-based carrier said...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:42 PM
In an early win for BlackBerry, a start-up co-founded by Ryan Seacrest has been banned from selling its iPhone keyboard.
BlackBerry sued Typo Products in January, alleging that Typo's iPhone case -- which includes a physical keyboard -- copies...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:31 PM
If you've gotten so used to using your smartphone anywhere that you don't think twice about using it to shop and manage your financial affairs while you're out and about, this should make you think twice.
Two popular apps, Fandango and Credit Karma,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Microsoft Corp. is finally pulling the plug on a piece of technology that has refused to go away.
On Tuesday, the software giant will stop supporting Windows XP, the still ubiquitous computer operating system that's been around for almost 13 years, an...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:11 PM
For the first time, a computer program has officially passed the Turing Test, which measures a machine's ability to think for itself -- at least under the standards set by a competition in Britain.
The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Starbucks is rolling out wireless charging stations in its coffee shops nationwide, starting with the Bay Area.
“Stores will be equipped with ‘Powermat Spots’ — designated areas on tables and counters where customers can place...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Apple investors were rejoicing this week after the company reported first-quarter earnings that were far better than expected, thanks to strong iPhone sales. Throw in an additional $30 billion that the company plans to spend on stock buybacks and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:45 PM
AOL Mail has changed its policies to prevent spammers from sending messages out of addresses that are made to look like real AOL email accounts.
The company announced the change Tuesday afternoon after numerous users took to Twitter to complain that...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:57 AM
AT&T Inc. will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.
Amazon.com revived speculation about its next major...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Law enforcement officials and smartphone makers met in the middle Thursday, with two major industry players agreeing to meet cops halfway on “kill switches.”
Users of phones with Google or Microsoft operating systems will soon be able to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:20 PM
T-Mobile threw another one of its flashy “Uncarrier” events again Wednesday night, announcing that it will not charge its customers for data they use when listening to streaming music from some of the industry's top services.
The news came...
| 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...