Why I think a recently announced initiative funded by tax dollars to design a signifcantly more powerful battery is a bad idea.
The European Commission has slapped record fines, totalling $1.92 billion, on seven electronics companies for fixing cathode ray tube prices before CRT televisions disappeared in favor of flat-screens.
A federal appeals court has rejected Verizon's attempt to avoid complying with FCC rules on data roaming.
Privacy campaign group Europe v Facebook has announced plans to challenge the Irish data protection authority over its findings on Facebook's data collection practices.
Bringing together two services beloved by every teenager, Facebook may be about to buy messaging service Whatsapp.
Social media analytics service PeopleBrowsr has won a temporary restraining order against Twitter, forcing it to carry on supplying the company with its firehose of data.
German government proposals to charge search engines for displaying snippets of news articles are coming under fire, with Google drumming up opposition to the plan.
BlackBerry maker RIM has not only lost its patent case against Nokia - it's been found guilty of failing to stick to a cross-licensing agreement between the two companies and may face a block on sales as a result.
Nobody likes to feel left out, and Ericsson has now decided to join the courtroom party by suing Samsung for patent infringement.
Nokia's 920 Windows 8 Phone may be the best handset currently on the market, at least in terms of features.
Press release site PRWeb has been forced to issue an embarrassing apology after posting a fake release.
US and European law enforcement agencies yesterday seized 132 domains that exploited Cyber Monday holiday shoppers by allegedly selling counterfeit goods.
Facebook has officially responded to a false copyright meme spreading across the social network which has been re-posted by millions of users in recent days.
Apple's asked a court to allow it to add six more Samsung products to its patent infringement lawsuit in what's an ever-escalating battle between the two firms.
US shoppers spent 20 percent more on Black Friday than they did last year, with mobile purchases showing a particular boom.
The iPad Mini's likely to become the target of a patent suit, with Samsung seeking permission to add it to the list of iOS devices it's targeting.
Apple's new 'spaceship' headquarters will be making a late landing: the completion date's been pushed back a year to mid-2016.
Back in 1957, Disney and Monsanto built a model home of the future.
Two US lawmakers have warned the Federal Trade Commission that it may be exceeding its authority in widening its investigation into Google.
Senator Patrick Leahy is denying reports that he'd been about to support a proposal allowing government agencies to access Americans' emails without a warrant.