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NSA Reportedly Put Spyware on Consumer Tech Products
Technology

NSA Reportedly Put Spyware on Consumer Tech Products

New revelations about the NSA shed light on the extent of its cyber-exploits and the special hacking unit that can gain access to your whole digital life.
Brian Patrick Eha
Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet
Technology

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov
Growth Strategies

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
Catherine Clifford
Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra
Technology

Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra

The tech giant tried to do something similar for men but it just didn't work out.
Katherine Gray
Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance
Technology

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.
Ray Hennessey
Microsoft and Sony Battle for Gaming Supremacy This Holiday Season
Technology

Microsoft and Sony Battle for Gaming Supremacy This Holiday Season

Like Sony's PlayStation 4, Xbox One sales exceed one million in first 24 hours.
Benjamin Kabin
Tell Us: Are Anti-Google T-Shirts a Good Look for Microsoft?
Technology

Tell Us: Are Anti-Google T-Shirts a Good Look for Microsoft?

Google responds to Microsoft's line of anti-Google merchandise.
Laura Entis
How to Create a Successful Local SEO Strategy
Marketing

How to Create a Successful Local SEO Strategy

Local SEO can deliver the most highly targeted customers to your business. But you have to do it right.
Jonathan Long
Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website
Technology

Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website

Microsoft has taken its year-long campaign against Google to the next level, selling "Scroogled"-branded merchandise on its website.
Lyneka Little
Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup?
Starting a Business

Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup?

Congress got it wrong when it harmonized U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world. Now, startups and American inventors are at a disadvantage.
Bernard Klosowski
Technology

Bill Gates Gets Teary-Eyed Talking About Search for New Microsoft CEO

Microsoft's co-founder had an emotional moment during the company's annual shareholders meeting yesterday.
Lyneka Little
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn
Technology

Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches.
Laura Entis
Microsoft Axes Its Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Employee-Ranking System
Growth Strategies

Microsoft Axes Its Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Employee-Ranking System

The tech giant hopes to pivot out of its 'lost decade' by ending internal competition for raises and instead fostering a collaborative culture.
Brian Patrick Eha
Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying
Technology

Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying

Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying.
Ray Hennessey