The United Arab Emirates has declared BlackBerry smartphones a potential threat to national security, saying the devices operate beyond the jurisdiction of national laws and are open to misuse.
Facebook has issued its own eye-popping status update: the world's most popular social networking site had surpassed 500 million users.
The wireless industry has sued the city of San Francisco in a bid to stop a law that requires cell phone stores to post how much radio energy each model emits.
Queen Elizabeth II is joining other proud parents in showing off and sharing her photo albums - and those of the House of Windsor - on the online Flickr photo site.
Apple has acknowledged that it collects batches of precise user location data from owners of its mobile and computer products but says users can keep themselves from being part of the data collection.
Playboy Enterprises has launched a website that it swears will be safe to browse while at work, eliminating the need for men to throw themselves over their computer screen when the boss walks by.
In a series of TV ads in 1993, American telecommunications company AT&T pitched a vision of a near-future absolutely brimming with live video communication. From a busy mom tucking her...
An increasingly number of public agencies and employees are jumping ship from their clunky office email services, opting to use Gmail out of sheer frustration with their office programs.
Charletta Johnson, 18, was wearing a T-shirt with the words, "Periodic Table of Texting" written above a chart of by-now familiar messaging abbreviations: OMG for "oh, my god," Thx for "thanks."
Apple will give free protective cases to buyers of its latest iPhone to alleviate the so-called "death grip" problem in which holding the phone with a bare hand can muffle the wireless signal.
When Beth Mezias lost her software job at Adobe in a downsizing at the end of 2008, she surrendered her employer-issued iPhone and bought an Android phone instead.
Dunedin Passenger Transport director Kayne Baas has come up with a novel way to encourage commuters on the southern routes to continue using, or start using, public transport.
Market research group IDC says worldwide shipments of personal computers climbed 22.4 percent in the second quarter as businesses replaced aging computers and consumers continued to show interest in inexpensive laptops.
Google is giving researchers nearly $US500,000 to test the academic value of its rapidly growing online library.
Although it's owned by a large media company, Reddit needs money, and it's turning to its loyal audience for help.
A leading Chinese Internet regulator has vowed to reduce anonymity in China's portion of cyberspace, calling for new rules to require people to use their real names when buying a mobile phone or going online, according to a human rights group.
Microsoft this week will stop issuing security fixes for computers running the Windows XP operating system updated with Service Pack 2, resulting in hundreds of millions of PCs worldwide instantly becoming riper targets for hackers.
Microsoft is teaming up with computer makers to try to make its Windows Azure cloud computing system attractive to government and big corporate customers.
A federal judge says a monopoly abuse lawsuit against Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s mobile phone unit can move forward as a class action.