May 9, 2013 Google teamed up with the USGS, NASA and TIME magazine to release a stunning cache of satellite images compiled over the past 28 years.
May 8, 2013 When Microsoft introduced Windows 8 last year, the software giant billed the new operating system as one of the most critical releases in its history. The system would bridge the gap between personal computers and the fast-growing mobile world of tablets and smartphones. But this week, the company sent signals that it might soon alter Windows 8 to address some early criticism.
May 6, 2013 Proponents of the bill, currently before Congress, say collecting taxes from online sales should be relatively simple for retailers. But with close to 10,000 tax jurisdictions around the country, some online businesses say collecting the taxes and navigating potential problems will be a costly burden.
May 6, 2013 Fred Armisen demonstrated Google Glass, the all-the-rage wearable computer, on Saturday Night Live. Let's just say Armisen, as Weekend Update tech correspondent Randall Meeks, found a few flaws in the device.
May 4, 2013 Today is May 4, unofficially known as Star Wars Day — seemingly for the lone reason that it presents an opportunity for people to tell one another, "May the Fourth be with you." Fans of the George Lucas films are breaking out costumes and photos, and generally letting their Jedi flag fly.
May 2, 2013 The "oracle of Omaha" has joined Bill Gates and other like-minded billionaires in the Twitterverse. Watch for him to share his thoughts in a new way.
April 30, 2013 With more employees working on the road and more distracting technologies in the office, some companies are creating new ways to improve efficiency. One software firm helps identify wasted time, while another makes it easier for co-workers to collaborate.
April 29, 2013 An experiment to bring back canceled soaps online may give some clues to whether viewers are ready to form habits around online streaming the way they once did around TV sets.
April 28, 2013 Several cases around the country have striking similarities: teenagers accused of sexual assault, followed by cyberbullying of the victims. Seeking answers is like navigating a minefield of nuance, and narrowing in on teens may be the wrong approach in the first place.
April 27, 2013 The bidding hasn't closed yet, but a charity auction of having a cup of coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook has attracted offers of more than $600,000. The coffee klatch will take place at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. There is no word on whether refills are free.