What happens if your drone accidentally hits someone? As the number of drones flying in our skies continues the grow, so will the number of...
OpenDNS to be Acquired by Cisco for $635 Million
Domain name and security solutions provider OpenDNS and networking giant Cisco announced that Cisco would be acquiring OpenDNS for $635 million, all in cash. “To... Read more
Microsoft to Offload Online Ad Business to AOL, AppNexus
Microsoft is exiting the highly competitive online display ad marketplace, offloading its ad solutions to America Online (AOL), and another display advertising firm AppNexus. As... Read more
Justices Won’t Hear Google Appeal in Dispute With Oracle
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for a computer program that... Read more
How Synthetic Bacteria Could Take Us to Mars
For decades, science fictions writers have conjured up images of space colonies — whether on the moon, other planets in the solar system, or even in faraway... Read more
Can Self-Driving Cars Crash Into Each Other?
At least there won’t be any road rage if self-driving cars hit each other. After six years of driving in test lots and on California roads, Google’s... Read more
In the Age of Drones, Who Owns the Sky?
In the second decade of the 20th century, the world witnessed the transformation of the sky—previously the exclusive domain of birds—into a playground for man-made... Read more
New ‘Undo’ Feature a Godsend for Gmail Users Who Regret Hitting ‘Send’
TORONTO—It might be called “send regret”—that panic that sets in after firing off an email or text that you suddenly realize was inappropriate, addressed to... Read more
Court Approves Rogers-Mobilicity Takeover Deal for $465M
TORONTO—An Ontario court gave its approval for Rogers Communications to buy Mobilicity for about $465 million on Wednesday, June 24, a deal that is expected... Read more
Google’s ‘Dreaming’ Artificial Intelligence Shows What Real Machine ‘Learning’ Looks Like
Last week, June 17, Google’s Research blog released an incredible series of computer-generated images, dubbed the “dreams” of the machine. The surrealist landscapes were created... Read more
Gmail Gets “Undo Send” Feature
Are you a person who sends off e-mails without thinking twice before hitting the send button? Well, worry not, for Google has just announced an... Read more
Should BlackBerry Phones Run Android?
Before Apple’s iPhone came out in 2007, the smartphone market was in fact dominated by BlackBerry. One of its chief features was the familiar tactile... Read more
Why Didn’t Apple Tell You About These 10 Great New Features Coming to Your IPhone?
Apple’s WWDC 2015 keynote was an extremely long presentation that was packed full of details about its upcoming new software and services. As long as... Read more
Google Adds Free Ad-Supported Tier to Music App in the US
LOS ANGELES—Google is adding a free tier to its subscription streaming music service in the United States, aiming to convert the millions of people who... Read more
Photo Leak: Can This Sleek Unreleased Samsung Phablet Pry You Away From Your iPhone 6 Plus?
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge is still my favorite Android phone. The handset is sleek, stylish, solid and remarkably powerful. It features a stunning display and... Read more
Is the Galaxy S6 Stealing Away iPhone Users? New Survey May Surprise You
Results from countless studies have reiterated what we already know: Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are stealing away tons of business from Android. Now... Read more
CEO Tim Cook Finally Explains Why Apple Released a Gold iPhone
Many people scratched their heads when rumors first emerged that Apple planned to launch a gold iPhone in addition to its standard silver and gray/black... Read more