For as long as we've watched television, we've talked about it.
Call it "Occupy Facebook." Or, perhaps, "UnOccupy Facebook."
"Steve Jobs,' the biography of the late tech visionary that went on sale Monday, has already produced plenty of headlines: How Jobs met his birth father without knowing who he was, how he swore bitter revenge on Google for developing its competing Android system, and how he waited too long after his cancer diagnosis to get surgery that might have saved him.
Here's a Googley vision for the future:
India's Ministry of Education on Wednesday revealed what it calls the least expensive computer tablet in the world: a device that costs 2,276 rupees, or less than $50.
Apple on Tuesday unveiled the iPhone 4S, a faster version of its best-selling smartphone that includes a virtual "personal assistant" you can talk to.
Remember when Hotmail was hot?
All the talk of phone-hacking this summer has brought the thorny issue of mobile device security to the forefront of the news agenda.
Color is coming to the Kindle.
When Indian activist Anna Hazare last month succeeded in pushing his government to take tougher steps against political dishonesty, victory came only after he endured days on hunger strike.
Barely a day passes without news of another major computer security breach. Last week a hacking network named "Hollywood Leaks" began their attack on the personal data of celebrities, officially adding the glitterati to a roll of shame that already includes targets as diffuse as Sony, the Church of Scientology and PayPal.
Apple was slow to act against the booming counterfeit industry in China and other Asian countries, according to cables obtained by WikiLeaks.
Steve Jobs, who resigned as CEO of the world's largest tech company late Wednesday, is often identified as the singular face of Apple -- the man who is the energy and creative spirit behind the company.
One lesser-known aspect of Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility: It brings the technology giant a step closer to offering a Google baby monitor.
One evening in the spring of 2010, Keith McSpurren settled down with his children in his home in Toronto to watch play-off hockey on television, a ritual repeated in millions of households across Canada.
The major talking point at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas this summer was the extent to which experts had got their predictions wrong.
Looking back on his decade as Google's CEO, Eric Schmidt said the company should have focused more on connecting people -- a hole that allowed the emergence of rival internet giant Facebook.
Despite new ownership and an injection of Justin Timberlake celebrity cachet, the bad news just keeps coming for Myspace.
Facebook is encouraging its members to talk face to face -- over the computer.
With Tuesday's debut of Google+, a new social network, comparisons to Facebook are inevitable, and immediate.
Using a computer mouse can be a pain, sometimes literally for those suffering from repetitive strain injury, but mouse-killing technology is on the horizon that could also change the way we interact with computers and mobile devices.
On Monday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) voted to allow a new array of Internet domain endings.
Consumer technology giants are battling to provide the place where you store your files, and Apple is not about to be left out.
A few years ago a disgruntled employee for a large multinational automotive firm left the company -- but when he walked out the door, he also walked out with plans for a new car model under development on a cheap USB drive.
How do computer companies make their products stand out from the crowd? At Computex, Asia's largest computer technology fair, many manufacturers seem to consider attractive showgirls the best way to get even the most prosaic processor noticed.
The tablet computer market is about to get a whole lot more crowded.
Google wants to replace your wallet with a phone. The underlying technology isn't actually that different from a credit card, but just make sure to keep the battery charged.
Next time Grandma asks why you're going to the mall on Sunday morning instead of church, tell her you're going to Apple Chapel.
Presumably you're reading this article on a device of some sort. Suppose you could see a picture or video of the workers who assembled the device, and learn a bit about their lives. Suppose they could see a picture of you enjoying it.
Sony began a gradual restoration of its PlayStation services Sunday as the company works to resume normal operations following a security breach that exposed personal details of 77 million users.
Tuesday's announcement that Microsoft is buying Skype is obviously huge business news, but millions of consumers aren't focused on that.
The days of sliding a few coins into a vending machine and waiting for a can of soda to tumble down are now numbered.
We admit to being sort of creeped out by this: A Japanese lab has created a device that may let let you "French kiss" someone over the Internet.
Sony has uncovered a file that could link Anonymous, the highly visible renegade hacker group, to a breach that led to the theft of personal information for as many as 101 million people, the company wrote in a letter to the U.S. Congress.
A hacker has obtained the personal information of PlayStation Network account holders and subscribers of the Qriocity streaming service, Sony said in a message to customers Tuesday.
Internet activists, perhaps today's new generation of hippies, often chant the mantra that "information wants to be free."
Office 365, Microsoft's set of business tools that includes an online-only option, opened up for a public round of beta testing on Tuesday.
We all know what makes a good graph or chart. It should be a clear, precise presentation of the data. Right?
Telling everyone you employ a team of grandmothers to do all your manual labor might, on the face of it, sound like commercial suicide. But for Katie Mowat it proved to be a stroke of genius.
Today we are issuing a cease and desist to all you gurus, ninjas and evangelists out there. And we don't mean the real ones.
After a lukewarm reception from television buyers, 3-D technology is pushing its way onto small screens.
James Cameron's 2009 box office blockbuster, "Avatar", more than revived interest and investment in 3D technology for entertainment purposes.
You could be forgiven for wanting to give a wide berth to someone who wanted to talk to you about barcodes -- especially if they stressed theirs was two-dimensional (2D).
Google on Wednesday announced yet another e-mail feature designed to defuse one of the true time bombs of modern digital existence: information overload.
If you're looking to upgrade your car this year, you can ignore fuel injection, turbo charging, power steering and a streamlined chassis -- the new breakthrough that will improve your ride is an iPad.
Lovers of high-fidelity audio are about to get some satisfaction.
Software developers will be able to tap into the Kinect gaming system thanks to an application builder that Microsoft plans to release this spring, the company announced Monday.
What's better than receiving a text message? How about a text in 3-D?
China doesn't have the best reputation for respecting intellectual property rights.
With its glossy touch screen and adaptable content, Apple's iPad is reviving longer-form reading, according to a recent report.
Last month, Google unveiled its latest innovation, an app for phones that can near-simultaneously translate speech from one language to another.
Apple isn't the only high-profile tech company that announced a major change in its executive ranks this week.
When Jeremy Toeman set up Legacy Locker, an online service to handle people's digital assets when they die, his concept was widely hailed as a brilliant innovation that would become an overnight success story.
Group buying websites enjoyed massive growth in 2010 grabbing new customers and the headlines as the sector's biggest player, Groupon turned down a reported $6 billion offer from Google in early December.
At the end of May, it was announced that a South Korean band called Super Junior would perform at the Shanghai World Expo. Free tickets would be released for those who arrived early on the day of the performance, which was scheduled for the evening of May 30.
Tencent, the world's third largest Internet company by market share, launched its popular instant messenger service in English, Japanese and French.
Soccer and technology don't normally mix; FIFA, the international football body, has long dragged its studded heels over efforts to introduce microchip sensors into match refereeing.
A couple of years ago Oliver Kreylos was looking for a cheap 3-D camera when he heard about a company developing a device that would retail at around $200 -- perfect for his project looking at ways of enhancing video communications.
China is an emerging superpower, and now, also an emerging supercomputer power.
Crowdsourcing used to be an internet buzz word, frequently used by business visionaries to describe a shiny new economic model. Nowadays, amid claims of exploitation and shoddy standards, the financial luster has gone.
Movies in 3-D. Video games in 3-D. Television in 3-D.
The world's highest third generation (3G) mobile network services base station was set up at the bottom of Mount Everest on Thursday.
It's an age-old problem for avid book readers: You become so engrossed in a good page-turner that when the end arrives, you're still crying out for more.
How do western companies market to brand-conscious Chinese consumers?
Audience testing has been used for decades to judge how well a film or product will be received, but proponents of an emerging field called "neuromarketing" hope it can provide hitherto unseen insight into the minds of consumers.
As North Korea's ruling elite gather for a rare conference of the country's ruling Korean Worker's Party, the world is watching for clues on the future of this secretive country.
He is the king of clicks, the biggest star in the most powerful media platform to emerge in recent years. But unless your date of birth hovers near the year 1990, you've probably never heard of him.
The iPhone 4 is coming to China.
The Devil might wear Prada, but until recently he would have had a devil of a time buying it direct from the fashion company's website.
It's been a roller-coaster week for Finnish tech giant Nokia: Turmoil at the top and the introduction of its next generation of smartphones at its annual Nokia World Conference in London, where the message from executives was: "Nokia is back!"
Last week the flurry of information pelted at us by the internet reached a new intensity.
Can Lee Kai Fu make innovation work in China?
At a time when many Western media outlets are contracting, Chinese media outlets are expanding, rapidly.
In mid-2010, managing your internet appearance means much more than just touching up your profile pictures on Facebook. New software is being developed to show you exactly how you seem to others.
Have you ever wished that your iPod Touch was an iPhone? Now it can be, thanks to a new device called the "Apple Peel 520" and created by a Chinese company.
Indian businessman Paramjit Saluja battles two money-munching time wasters in his auto exports business: New Delhi's trademark traffic jams and the myriad time zones of his clients.
From mobile apps for zombie films to web-only prequels for documentaries, digital filmmaking is establishing itself as integral to both Hollywood blockbusters and small indie films.
In South Korea, the launch of "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is more than just a follow-up to one of the PC industry's top-selling games -- it could shake up what many see as the North Asian country's national sport.
Lazy, promiscuous, confused, selfish, brain damaged and overall hopeless are all labels that have been given to China's so-called post-90s generation, or those who were born after 1990 who are now mostly in their teens today.
"Here's my dream," Marc Scarpa, a pioneer in directing and producing live interactive media, told CNN.
When it comes to call centers filled with English-speaking employees, India likely comes to mind. Not a tiny town in Wyoming called Ten Sleep, population about 300.
The mobile web in China has loopholes where content could go under the radar of government censors, analysts say.
Those living in the sunny innovation capital of the world better up their game or they will be left in Chinese tech dust.
The internet as we know it is reaching its limits.
While all eyes of the tech world were on Google's annual developer's conference in San Francisco last week, a recent gathering of the intelligentsia in the world's largest Internet market went unnoticed.
Microsoft made a major leap skywards this week with the release of a cloud-based version of its Office software to businesses called Office Web Apps.
We all know about spam -- clogging up our inboxes with ads for Viagra and too-good-to-be-true offers from renegade African diplomats.
Imagine you're an advertiser looking to get more from your print budget: Wouldn't it be great if there was some way to make your designs literally leap off the magazine page and give readers a fully-3D experience, complete with video clips, audio and almost any other form of multimedia you like?
South Korea has ordered the operators of the three most popular South Korean online games to block overnight access by users under the age of 18.
In the good old days, Indians would wait for years for a telephone line to be installed in their homes and workplaces.
Do an online search for the phrase "Has Bean Steve" and see the results that pop up: "Has Bean Steve" is on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, MySpace, Vimeo, YouTube, and LinkedIn, not to mention at least a dozen or so blogs, forums and other social networking sites.
Google shifted the blame for widespread unavailability of its search services in China on Tuesday to the authorities in the country, after earlier in the day saying that a technical flaw in its own systems had caused the problem.
Google said on Monday that its mobile internet services were being partially blocked in China, the first action by the authorities since it ended its compliance with Chinese censors a week ago.
A fight between a technology titan and the world's fastest-growing economy. Trade war tensions rising between Beijing and Washington, as U.S. legislators howl about unfair Chinese business practices and the Chinese media assail American arrogance.
While in high school, Cheong Beom-seok often slept through his classes and played online games seven or eight hours at night, sneaking in front of the computer while his parents were in bed.
Google's partners in China are beginning to sever ties with the Internet giant following the company's decision to quit self censoring in the country and redirect searches to Google in Hong Kong.