Nokia’s Lumia 1020 is the culmination of everything the Finnish phone maker has been working towards over the past few years.
Good news for Apple: Today, the Obama Administration vetoed a trade ban on the sale of some iPhone and iPad devices.
Even though they failed at passing major privacy legislation in their home state of Montana, two unlikely partners are trying to put out a bill that could be a model to the rest of the country.
Google developer advocate Chris Messina is leaving the search giant to join a tiny startup.
Thomas Langenbach put fraudulent bar codes on LEGO kits at different Target stores in Silicon Valley. He made a profit selling the stolen goods on eBay.
Facebook’s bug bounty program is growing up and giving out lots of money.
Angel investors put money into approximately 60K startups a year, and angel-funded startups are significantly more likely to survive.
LinkedIn and Yelp had very rosy earnings reports this week — and it shows in public trading, too.
Farbood Nivi sold assets of his test prep startup Grockit to Kaplan. Now he’s moving ahead with a bold, new idea. How did he do it?
Guest Post In the private sector, startups are coming up with ideas to keep students from falling into crippling debt. Will they work?
The NSA started out this week with a plan to explain its PRISM program and justify itself to the American public. But it failed miserably.
Editor’s Pick That the Moto X doesn’t feature the absolute fastest mobile processor doesn’t matter much. It’s all about simplicity, comfort, and some forward-thinking features.
Following Netflix’s own Emmy nominations, Amazon has won a Technology & Engineering Emmy award for its Instant Video personalized video recommendations.
Microsoft says its Xbox One will not have the same overheating problems as its predecessor.
Two sisters, 11 and 13, have built a Mars rover in a workshop in their family’s garage. The girls also worked with their dad to build software to control the rover.
With future innovations on the line, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab head would love the public’s help. But there are some hurdles to clear first.
Terms like “couch potato” and “boob tube” are going to become obsolete someday soon, right up there with “cat’s pajamas” and “gum up the works.”
The New York-based angel investors just raised $39M for fund, Initialized Capital, according to an SEC filing.
A roundup of today’s funding news.
Ranging between $50 and $275, these smartphones are priced to take over the developing world in Latin America.
LinkedIn beat the street once again today, reporting strong second quarter earnings and a boost in membership to 238 million users.
“Health-tech companies have great visions for the future — but we also have to solve the problems that doctors still have today,” said Doximity CEO Jeff Tangney.
About a year ago, NASA’s Curiosity Rover touched down successfully on Mars. To celebrate the one-year anniversary, here’s a two-minute video of the rover exploring Mars.
Motorola thinks current smartphones are actually pretty dumb. Enter, the Moto X, Motorola’s not-so-secret, made in America, sensor-laden flagship smartphone.
Starting today, users will be able to opt into the Home lock screen, which turns your phone’s lock screen into a gorgeous, highly visual version of your Facebook news feed — all without having to download Home itself.
Velti’s financial situation is creating big headaches for developers using its Mobclix platform.
The four-year-old social media management startup just raised $165 million for strategic acquisitions, marketing and international expansion.
The NSA spent much of yesterday talking about how limited its telephone call-tracking program is. But it failed to address new revelations about other tracking programs — like the ones that can tell what you’re Googling or Facebook chatting about.
This really is Mac versus PC all over again, as iOS hit its lowest levels since 2010.
Serial entrepreneur Kai Stinchcombe just launched True Link Financial to protect his grandmother — and others like her — from online scammers.
Editor’s Pick With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.
Streaming video service Netflix is finally rolling out its individual profiles feature to subscribers in all regions, the company announced today.
A month following the release of its Android app, popular image-sharing service Imgur has finally launched an official app for the iPhone and iPad after wrangling over approval with Apple.
In an era of digital oversaturation, authentic real-world connections are becoming more difficult to establish. Can a simple voting app change how we make new friends?
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and has finally left the airport where has been holed up for more than a month.
As much as I love the iPad Mini, its low-resolution display is aging terribly as just about every new phone and tablet sports high 1080p resolutions.
Enterprise performance management startup Tidemark has raised $13 million in new capital as it continues to grow and take on enterprise giants.
For the third time in a row, the U.S. government requested — and got — more user data from Twitter than all the other nations of the world combined. And that’s before you count Prism-style FISA requests from the NSA, which Twitter cannot legally disclose.
You’ve been told hundreds of times not to download apps from weird marketplaces. Here’s the scary proof of why.
This NSA document seems to prove once and for all that American three-letter agencies do indeed possess strong capabilities for both finding vulnerable computers and then hacking or cracking them to aide in investigations.