Twitter is testing a new URL shortening feature that it says will improve security - and that could also give Twitter a lot more saleable information on its users.
One of the interesting things that seem to happen when the industry undergoes a change is that the owners of the prior technology seem to do everything they can to validate the move rather than resisting it.
A British team has developed a low-cost laser that can detect hidden explosives from a much greater distance than existing devices.
On Monday, in his WWDC keynote speech, Steve Jobs singled out an RSS reader as an example of a great new app for the iPad. On Tuesday, it got pulled from the App Store. Now, it's back again.
Microsoft's Office Web Apps on SkyDrive service is out of beta and available in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland.
If owning an iPad doesn't do enough of a job showing off your poser/pretentious/preppie attributes, luckily Gucci is coming out with a line of cases priced at around half the cost of the device.
Motion controls aren't just for the home console market anymore. Android users will soon be able to play games, perform phone tasks, and even get their own fortune cookies with nothing more than a few flicks of the hands.
Internet Explorer keeps declining, and Mozilla needs to keep a watch on the Google at its back.
Sprint "inadvertently" exaggerated the first-day sales of the HTC Evo 4G phone that went on sale last Friday, but it did still eclipse its own internal record for the most phones sold on launch day.
DirecTV has blamed a transmission "glitch" - caused by an apparently buggy software update - for freezing a number of HD DVR units.
Were you hoping to find a shiny Tegra SoC under the hood of your brand new Nintendo 3DS? Well, we're sorry to disappoint, but it seems as if the 3D handheld console will feature a design "totally" divorced from Nvidia's mobile processor.
A number of prominent analysts have predicted that Apple's new iPhone 4 will take the mobile market by storm.
Google has denied that it did anything wrong in collecting Wifi data with its Street View cars, as Connecticut becomes the latest state to demand answers.
Do violent video games make for violent teenage gamers? Only if they're not very nice to start with, according to new research.
The Chinese government has decided it likes the internet after all - even micro-blogging services like Twitter.
A Tennessee man found the perfect revenge after he was given a speeding ticket - he bought the local police department's website, and used it to complain.
With only two more shuttle missions set to fly, your chances of getting to the International Space Station (ISS) are slim. But as a consolation prize, NASA is promising to send your photo instead.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating multiple claims that Apple Store employees targeted Asian customers as posing a higher risk of iPad exporting.
Microsoft is prepping its first Windows 7 (beta) service pack for a July launch.
The iPhone 4 is one tricked out device. But can a slick display, faster processor and longer battery life help keep Android-powered smartphones at bay?
Apple has managed to claim a respectable 22% share of the eBook market due to the success of its popular iPad tablet.
Costa Rica has put an end to stem cell tourism, saying there's no evidence that the treatments work or are even safe.
The HTC Evo 4G - which hit the steamy summer streets on Friday - has already gone platinum with temporary shortages reported across the US.
The hype surrounding Apple's WorldWide developer Confernce kick-off today is overwhelming. Here's 5 reasons not to care.
I can like and respect Apple but I’ve never personally been attracted to Apple products.
Astronomers believe they have solved the mystery of what inspired Walt Whitman to write about a 'strange huge meteor-procession' in his poem Year of Meteors.
A mass experiment begins today to test a possible solution to one of life's recurring problems: the way headphone cords, electrical cables and the like get themselves into a tangled knot the minute your back is turned.
Australia's attorney general has called for a police investigation of Google's collection of Wifi data by Street View cars.
Danger, danger, Will Robinson! Abandon Flash. Jump to HTML5 before we all implode.
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