Does WhatsApp deal show Facebook knows what's up?

Facebook's WhatsApp deal underscores CEO Mark Zuckerberg's resolve to adapt to mobile upheaval

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 07:26am EST

Hackers are setting their sights on your iPhone

Apple announced a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads that also appears in notebook and desktop machines running Mac OS X.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 07:10am EST
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Users warned: Apple iPhones, computers wide open to data theft

Apple Inc. said Saturday that it has issued a "patch" to fix an encryption gap that would allow hackers to steal personal data, including emails and financial information, from millions of users on their personal mobile devices.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 11:54pm EST

WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps

Facebook's $19 billion purchase brings attention to mobile messaging apps. So what are they?

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 06:24pm EST

Mapping the long and short of sex

A new study ranks the duration of sex by state. Locally, which jurisdiction do you suppose would have the most loving?

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:11am EST

Stores can see where you go by tracking your phone

Retailers using smartphones to track shopper movements, preferences; privacy groups concerned

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 11:06pm EST

Mikulski wants all cellphone makers to offer 'kill switch'

Sen. Barbara Mikulski has introduced legislation that would require all cellphones sold in the U.S. to have a kill switch that would allow users to delete data from their device remotely if it is lost or stolen.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:57pm EST

Visa, MasterCard offer more phone payment options

Visa, MasterCard introduce Internet-based payment technologies for physical stores

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 09:00am EST

Charge phone battery in 10 seconds, last 24 hours?

The explosion of mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras and power tools have at least one thing in common -- they need to be charged. The men credited with developing the lithium-ion battery that powers the devices have been honored in our area.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:15am EST

Review: Mobile app shows where to find friends

Review: App for tracking people's location could be friendship magnet or stalker's best friend

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 03:20pm EST

Website finds hotels where smokers can light up

With many hotel chains banning smoking, customers who choose to indulge often find it challenging to book a hotel room where they can light up. A new website, Smoketels.com, only books smoking rooms.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:21am EST

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 03:28pm EST

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 03:28pm EST

Beware: Flappy Bird copycat scam apps taking flight

Hackers haven't wasted any time exploiting the departure of the wildly popular Flappy Bird, by introducing malware in apps that mimic the addictive mobile game.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 04:10am EST

National license plate database sparks privacy fears

The Department of Homeland Security is closer to developing a National License Plate Recognition Database, which is raising privacy concerns.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 12:19pm EST
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Lenovo profit up 30 percent on smartphone growth

Lenovo quarterly profit rises 30 percent on growth in smartphone, tablet sales

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 12:00am EST

Review: 4 apps to follow Olympic events, athletes

Review: 4 apps to follow Olympic events, athletes, especially if you want more than live video

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 02:16pm EST

New Microsoft CEO's collegial style sparks hope

New CEO Nadella's collaborative approach comes in contrast to outgoing CEO Ballmer's bombast

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 10:50am EST

Flappy Bird developer: 'I couldn't sleep'

Finally, the developer of the wildly popular Flappy Bird mobile app has described why he took the game off the market.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 10:24am EST

Is Internet risk to young people real or hype?

Today is Safer Internet Day. One topic will be distinguishing the differences between risk and harm to young people.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 07:53am EST
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