Jun 10, 2013 Google scoops up the crowd-sourced social mapping app, where users volunteer their location and traffic details. How does volunteer surveillance data compare to the PRISM/NSA variety?
Jun 10, 2013 Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Jun 10, 2013 We know what consumers want from Apple, but what about developers?
Jun 6, 2013 The new Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson movie, “The Internship” opens Friday, but one of the stars of the film isn't an actor, it's a propeller hat all new Google employees wear.
Jun 6, 2013 Did the government of Tajikistan ban YouTube over an embarrassing karaoke performance?
Jun 5, 2013 The U.S. International Trade Commission has banned the import of some of Apple's older devices -- the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 3G. Some experts argue courts are unlikely to uphold the ban.
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Jun 4, 2013 President Barack Obama is taking steps to rein in 'patent trolls', but some of America's biggest companies use similar tactics.
Jun 4, 2013 In response to privacy concerns, Google has announced it will not allow facial recognition apps for Google Glass in its app store. How are app developers responding?
Jun 3, 2013 Apple sells a lot of music through iTunes. Now it looks set to launch its own music-streaming service. Can it turn a profit where Pandora and Spotify have faltered?
Jun 3, 2013 The Justice Department has accused Apple of colluding with publishers to fix the price of e-books.