Mobile commerce confirmed to grow

Mobile commerce is slowly but surely going mainstream and a recent report from BI Intelligence found that m-commerce spending will skyrocket over the next couple of years.

Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next): Always online, no second-hand games

Screenshots culled from a Durango software development kit (SDK) appear to validate earlier claims that Microsoft's 720 (Next) console will require a persistent Internet connection and block second-hand games.

Ouya's online multiplayer will have to wait

Ouya CEO Julie Urhman has confirmed that the long-awaited console will not support online multiplayer games when it ships to Kickstarter backers in just over two weeks.

Network IDs shackled to a single Nintendo Wii U console

Shackling network IDs to a single Nitendo Wii U console doesn't seem to make all that much sense.

Almost all online pharmacies are dangerous, says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has launched an awareness campaign to warn consumers that the vast majority of online pharmacies are offering counterfeit drugs.

Square Enix wants console quality games on web browsers

It  seems as if cross-platform browser-based gaming has really picked up over the last few months.

Wikipedia back online after cables cut



Wikipedia is back up for the masses after suffering a major service outage earlier this morning.

Teens lying more about online activity

You may think you know what your teenagers are up to on the internet - but the chances are you don't.

How to beat the stock market: read online reviews

When you give a product a bad review on Amazon, you're not just influencing other shoppers - you're driving the manufacturer's stock price down too.

Top universities to offer free online courses

Web-based courses from Princeton, Stanford, the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania are now available for free from start-up Coursera.

Online gamblers keener on booze and weed

Online gamblers are more likely to show addictive behaviors such as drinking and smoking cannabis than offline players, new research shows.

Encyclopaedia Britannica to end print edition

After 244 years in print, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going online-only. Its publishers say that, once current inventory's gone, the 32-volume printed edition is to be discontinued.

MIT announces free online courses

MIT's announced plans for a fully-online electronics course open to anyone in the world - and completely free.

Verizon to slap fee on certain payment methods

Verizon customers are up in arms over the company's announcement that it plans to slap a $2 fee on people making single payments online or by telephone.

Newton's notebooks published online

Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of his Principia Mathematica is being released online by Cambridge University, kicking off a project to create one of the world's most important digital libraries.

Software weeds out fake online reviews

Many online reviews appear too good to be true - and they are. Earlier this year, for example, the Federal Trade Commission fined a music tuition company $250,000 for posting fake reviews of its own products.

Do women prefer gaming to sex?

A recent survey commissioned by Doritos claims women who play online games prefer their electronic liaisons to taking a bath, shopping, working out and yes, having sex.

Darwin's library - complete with notes - goes online

Charles Darwin's entire personal scientific library - including his own scribbled notes in the margins - is to appear online for the first time.

Analysis: Obama’s online media Terminator

The White House has created a new position to deal with online media. If they think that someone has said something that is untrue about Obama they will be dealt with.

Report: PS3 online gaming to return in a "couple days"

The light at the end of the tunnel may be approaching soon.