Google will this month kill off its file-transfer app Bump and photo-sharing utility Flock – and erase your data with it.
Sharp-eyed blogger Alvaro Lopez Ortega has spotted something fascinating: Coca Cola has reserved a block of media access control (MAC) addresses.
Two Facebook users have begun a class-action lawsuit that alleges the social network's "private" messaging system is a lie.
VMware has lifted its skirts just a little by shouting out to university boffins around the world with a list of topics it would like to see researched.
A survey has found that iPhone owners may be slightly smarter than their Android-owing counterparts when it comes to brain teasers.
An Italian court has taken pity on a desperate drug dealer who demanded jail to escape his "unbearable" wife.
The Australian State of Western Australia (WA) has signed over 300 sharks up to Twitter.
This Christmas was nothing but bad news for developers hoping to cash in on fast-selling tablets, if download and activation stats from the festive season are to be believed.
A Slovenian virus writer who created an infamous strain of malware used to infect an estimated 12 million computers worldwide has been jailed for almost five years.
Retro roundupUntil sometime in the early 1980s, when you reached secondary school you were handed a slim book full of numbers during a maths lesson and taught how to use log tables. Sines, cosines, tangents, square roots - they were all in there too. While it made a change from long division, it caused its own share of headaches.
She's the indecisive pop star who sung about constantly "falling in and out of love" with some bloke or other.
A trademark ruling in Europe could stop Pinterest from expanding onto the continent, as the EU's office rules that the company doesn't own the rights to the name "pinterest".
Less than one-third of PCs are now running Windows XP, with many a Microsoft shop giving up on the popular 12-year-old operating system in time for New Year.
Kanye West and his pneumatic wife Kim Kardashian have plenty of real cash, but no bank has yet considered putting their faces on a banknote.
Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey say that the melting of the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf in Antarctica has suddenly slowed right down in the last few years, confirming earlier research which suggested that the shelf's melt does not result from human-driven global warming.
Threat prevention firm FireEye has acquired privately held net security firm Mandiant. The cash and shares deal, announced Monday, is valued at around $1bn.
The Mars One project has whittled its 200,000 video applicants down to just 1,058, who will compete for a place on the entirely hypothetical one-way trip to the Red Planet to establish a human colony.
Now that 2014 is up and running, you might be looking over your stock portfolio and reevaluating your investment options. If so, one analyst has a bit of advice: go long on Google, which he believes may become the world's first trillion-dollar company.
Ross Ulbricht is currently awaiting a trial which will decide whether he's the digital drugs kingpin known as Dread Pirate Roberts, or just some poor (but Bitcoin-rich) bloke who has been wrongfully accused.
The latest document stash from whistle-blower Edward Snowden shows that the NSA has budgeted $79.7m for the development of a quantum computer capable of "owning the net."
CES 2014Google is gearing up to push its 4K VP9 video codec into the mainstream through YouTube and hardware partners.
BlackBerry has rejoined the patent-infringement litigation party, filing suit in the Northern District of California against an iPhone-keyboard company, Typo Keyboards, cofounded by "media personality" Ryan Seacrest.
CES 2014Acer might traditionally be a Microsoft client, but the OEM is using next week's CES to display a much deeper relationship with Google, sticking the Chocolate Factory's Android operating system on two new all-in-one desktop PCs and a new tablet, and adding another Chromebook to its lineup.