• This week in pictures: Apple gets Siri-ous

    Posted October 14, 2011 - 2:30 pm

    Also: Tim Armstrong dearly wants Yahoo to buy AOL, RIM's Mike Lazaridis apologizes for 3-day BlackBerry outage, and Scarlett Johansson's hacker is charged.
  • Inside Zynga's crazy new headquarters

    Posted October 12, 2011 - 2:55 pm

    Zynga invited the media to its new headquarters in San Francisco this week to show off its latest games. It's at the corner of 8th and Townsend in a former warehouse district that's now also home to bars, nightclubs and plenty of startups. Zynga has made the interior look more like an art space than a company headquarters.
  • 12 tech revolutions that fizzled

    Posted October 11, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Virtual reality and its oversize helmets. The Segway scooter. AT&T's Picturephone from 1964? These tech innovations and more were supposed to change your life. Whoops!
  • This week in pictures: Farewell, Steve

    Posted October 7, 2011 - 4:27 pm

    Reflections on the life and work of Steve Jobs dominated the news and our thoughts this week. But there was more, oh yes, there was more. The Zune was declared dead and then un-dead, Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff had a rather public spat, and Apple announced the iPhone 4S.
  • In pictures: Steve Jobs remembered

    Posted October 5, 2011 - 10:05 pm

    Apple Inc co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on Wednesday at the age of 56, after a years-long and highly public battle with cancer and other health issues.
  • Inside ICS-CERT's war room

    Posted October 4, 2011 - 10:50 am

    A tour of ICS-CERT facilities at Idaho National Labs. Meet the people who will get the call when the next Stuxnet worm strikes.
  • This week in pictures: Amazon's on fire!

    Posted September 30, 2011 - 3:13 pm

    Also: More layoffs at Nokia, Diebold voting machines hacked for cheap, Netflix outbids HBO, Twitter knows when you're sad, and Larry Ellison throws more stones!
  • Five generic domain names and their journey through time

    Posted September 30, 2011 - 11:15 am

    It's easy to forget the first Internet gold rush of the mid-to-late '90s, when dot-com domain names based on ordinary (and, investors hoped, marketable) nouns and verbs were snapped up by hopeful companies. Here's a look back at the histories of five domain names and their journey through time.
  • 2011 Ig Nobel Prizes honor offbeat research

    Posted September 30, 2011 - 11:09 am

    Winners investigated yawning turtles, procrastination and the end of the world.
  • First look: Amazon Kindle Fire

    Posted September 28, 2011 - 4:36 pm

    Key features of Amazon's would-be iPad "killer".
  • 5 big tech players; 5 bad Android apps

    Posted September 28, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Using Android isn't all cupcakes and ice cream sandwiches. Here are five of Android's biggest app fails -- from tech companies that should know better, like Facebook and Skype.
  • Google's 5 biggest hits (and misses)

    Posted September 26, 2011 - 10:29 am

    It's not all lying and spying in Googleland. The search/advertising giant wouldn't be the behemoth it is today if it didn't do a few things right.
  • This week in pictures: Whitman takes the helm at HP

    Posted September 23, 2011 - 2:33 pm

    Also: Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington; Page and Ellison fail at mediation; Al Gore slips iPhone 5 release date; Yahoo blocks emails about Wall Street protest; Richard Stallman attacks open source; and Kim Kardashian dresses as Slave Leia.
  • Kids' computers through the ages

    Posted September 23, 2011 - 8:00 am

    The evolution of toy computers for children mirrors that of real-world systems for adults. We look at some of the changes the play-along versions have undergone in the past 70 years.
  • The best of 'Damn You, Autocorrect'

    Posted September 22, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Smartphones try to predict or correct words in the text messages people type, sometimes with disastrous results. Here are some of the best text-messaging gaffes submitted to
  • Six crucial tech companies you've never heard of

    Posted September 20, 2011 - 12:00 pm

    Behind the headlines, these firms help form the foundation of the IT industry.
  • The Web vs. the world: 10 epic battles

    Posted September 20, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Is the Internet ruining our lives or making them better? When you consider epic struggles like these, it's hard to say for sure.
  • 10 free addictive games to play in your browser

    Posted September 19, 2011 - 8:00 am

    These 10 great puzzle games and action titles were made in two days during a recent game-creation competition. And you can't beat their price.
  • The world's geekiest license plates

    Posted September 17, 2011 - 8:00 am

    This slideshow is filled with images of vanity plates so geeky that they prompted someone else to take a picture and post it on Flickr.
  • This week in pictures: It's not all about Windows 8, really

    Posted September 16, 2011 - 4:03 pm

    Google buys 1,000 more IBM patents. Obama signs patent reform legislation. RIM stumbles. Cisco emerges from 150 days of restructuring. Scarlett Johansson hacked! And much, much more!
  • Nine games that are better on the Apple iPad

    Posted September 15, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Grab your iPad and check out these titles that really can't match up when you play them on iPad's bigger screen.
  • 10 ways to enhance Google+

    Posted September 13, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Google+ has made an impressive debut by signing up more than 25 million users, several of whom have taken it upon themselves to write enhancements
  • Steve Jobs at Apple: In pictures

    Posted September 9, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Take a look back at the illustrious career of Steve Jobs, from his humble beginnings to his resignation from Apple.
  • 15 add-ons to become a Gmail power user

    Posted September 7, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Many users live their lives in Gmail, all without ever recognizing its full potential. These widgets can help.
  • Top 10 bedside apps for iPad and iPhone

    Posted September 6, 2011 - 8:00 am

    The next time you need to get some shut-eye, use one of these apps. They can lull you to sleep, wake you up, or record your sleep-talking.
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