April 12, 2013 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the launch of FWD.us, an organization promoting immigration and education reform. But he's been politically active before, dining with politicians and donating millions to public education.
April 12, 2013 Television networks are up in arms. The new company Aereo is charging a monthly fee to provide a high-definition feed of the basic over-the-air channels, and the stations aren't seeing a penny of it. But CEO Chet Kanojia thinks he's figured out a legal loophole.
April 11, 2013 By virtually hacking into flight management systems, a German IT consultant showed he can take remote control of planes in the air. The proof-of-concept software raises questions about efforts to secure global flight systems.
April 11, 2013 A nearly 14 percent drop in first-quarter sales of PCs is attributed in large part to interest in mobile devices — as well as a lukewarm reaction Microsoft's latest operating system.
April 9, 2013 Bitcoin, the digital currency that trades outside the control of central banks and international borders, reached new heights Tuesday, surpassing the $200 mark for the first time. That level comes just five days after bitcoin approached $150, a development that Mt.Gox, the largest exchange service for the currency, deemed to be "epic."
April 9, 2013 Google announced Tuesday that its Google Fiber project would be hitting Austin, Texas, next. The tech giant's blazing fast Internet service, with current rates at 1 Gpbs, is about 100 times faster than your typical cable broadband Internet service.
April 8, 2013 As car sharing continues to gain traction among American drivers, Car2Go is one company benefiting from the changing way we use cars. Economics and environmental concerns are spurring the market, as is the idea that cars are tools, not symbols of power or status.
April 7, 2013 Broadcasters will convene in Las Vegas this week to discuss the rapidly-growing demographic of people who don't subscribe to cable or satellite TV services. Instead, more people are watching shows and movies online.