Buying coffee, and giving up some privacy

Aug 9, 2012
The new deal between Starbucks and Square signals a new era of baristas knowing who you are before you enter the store.
Posted In: Square, starbucks, apps, cats

FTC proposes an update to ancient online law, COPPA

Aug 2, 2012
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act may get its first update since Mark Zuckerberg was a 15-year-old.
Posted In: privacy, FTC, coppa, apple, apps

An app too far?

May 18, 2012
Apple's new Apple Store self-checkout app has columnist Lore Sjoberg worried.
Posted In: apple, apps, spending, technology, smart phones

Send a $5 gift card to your friend free? What’s the catch?

May 1, 2012
A new online marketer just wants to borrow some of your information.
Posted In: social, Facebook, Google, apps, mice with broken hearts

The robots are having a block party

Apr 11, 2012
National Robotics Week is in full swing. Plus, a new app says it can let you control your dreams.
Posted In: robots, apps

An app to teach you to love instead of 'like'

Mar 26, 2012
"Fish: A Tap Essay" uses new technology for an old-fashioned essay.
Posted In: apps, angry birds, cell phones

Aereo may never get the chance to revolutionize TV

Mar 14, 2012
Aereo is supposed to launch today but it’s already being sued. The company's antennae system could change the way people can access television.
Posted In: Aereo, tv, apps, Wal-Mart, Vudu

SXSW kicks off as musicians struggle to become nerds

Mar 13, 2012
Having your tech chops may be more important than being able to play "Stairway."
Posted In: sxsw, Music, apps, sorrow, South by Southwest

LulzSec hackers take a dive on account of a stoolie

Mar 7, 2012
G-men put online palookas in the hoosegow!
Posted In: lulzsec, anonymous, hacking, hackers, hacktivism, FBI, apps

Apple buys Chomp, may make app store less impossible

Feb 24, 2012
Hey neat: "Apple", "Chomp"? Oh never mind.
Posted In: apple, apps