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Mark Zuckerberg will give you millions for science research

Feb 21, 2013
11 scientists are $3 million richer than they were earlier this week thanks to the new 'Breakthrough Prize' awarded by Silicon Valley tech titans including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Posted In: Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Tech, Nobel Prize

Yahoo's homepage gets help from Facebook

Feb 21, 2013
Yahoo launches a new website this week, with a Facebook partnership. It's the latest tech connection involving Yahoo, as new CEO Marissa Mayer retools the web company.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Facebook, media, Tech

Microsoft kills Hotmail, pushing users to Outlook.com

Feb 20, 2013
By the end of the summer, Hotmail will be no more. Its parent, Microsoft, is converting Hotmail to a new 21st century emailer called Outlook.com.
Posted In: Tech, Microsoft, outlook

American death in Singapore raises questions about espionage, foul play

Feb 19, 2013
In a case with possible national security implications for the U.S., an American electronics engineer was found hanged in Singapore last year.
Posted In: China, Tech, Financial Times, huawei

The difference between Apple's app store and Google Play: User data

Feb 18, 2013
When you buy from a digital storefront such as Google Play, how far and wide is that information shared?
Posted In: Tech, Google, apple, online privacy

Apple stock slide: Much ado about Wall Street

Feb 15, 2013
While the Dow has been inching toward a record high, Apple's stock has taken a significant dive.
Posted In: apple, stock market, Tech

Spain busts ransomware ring

Feb 14, 2013
Authorities in Spain have busted a ring of computer criminals. Their speciality: Ransomware, an infuriating kind of computer attack where a virus gets introduced that locks up the computer system and demands a cash ransom.
Posted In: ransomware, Tech, computer virus

The golden rule of group texts

Feb 14, 2013
Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.
Posted In: text messages, Tech, mobile, family tech

I <3 U: Best and worst romantic texts and tweets

Feb 14, 2013
To celebrate this day of wine and roses, Marketplace Tech wants to know the most romantic -- or least romantic -- text, tweet or social media message you've ever received.
Posted In: Valentine's Day, Tech, social media

A Presidential step toward cybersecurity

Feb 14, 2013
President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack.
Posted In: Obama, State of the Union, Tech, cybersecurity, cyberwar

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