Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers.
Snapchat has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.
Google has become less likely to comply with government demands for its users’ online communications and other activities as authorities in the U.S. and other countries become more aggressive about mining the Internet for personal data.
The iPad Air weighs about a pound and will replace the current iPad. The smaller iPad Mini was updated to feature a new Retina display. Both now have the same 64-bit A7 processor previously featured in the iPhone 5S.
Things turned sour outside an Apple Store in Southern California when a man’s plan to hire the homeless to wait in line for anxiously awaited new iPhones resulted in an angry and mostly unpaid mob.
SACRAMENTO (CBS SACRAMENTO) – With Apple’s release of the latest iPhone, hackers are plotting on how to break into the phone by lifting somebody else’s fingerprints and tricking the scanner to unlock the iPhone. A […]
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Most people probably would have stopped with a police report, but Phil figured the misdemeanor theft wasn’t exactly cops’ top priority. So, the software engineer came up with an idea, using social media with a twist.
Dish cited two previous wins: a similar ruling by a district judge in California in November, and the upholding of a lower court decision in July by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Yahoo’s stock price has surpassed $30 for the first time since the Internet company was fending off a takeover offer bid by Microsoft 5 1/2 years ago.
A federal administrative panel has issued an import ban on some Samsung devices on grounds they violate two of Apple’s patents.
If analysts’ projections pan out, Apple’s earnings fell during the three months that ended in June, marking the second consecutive quarter of decline.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
There are Facebook pages and then there are Facebook pages! Here is a look at the Top 20 Most Engaging Facebook pages on Feb. 6, 2012 according to All Facebook. The ranking is based on the number of time followers interact with the Facebook page.
The Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight aboard a 747 carrier aircraft from Florida to Washington D.C. where it will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.
The term “bionic” denotes an effort to use biological design principles to create mechanical substitutes for extension of biological organs. Basically, it’s the replenishment or enhancement of body parts by mechanical versions.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.