The battle over how the GIF is pronounced is back, and this time the file format's creator has a few words to say.
Turns out the typically sluggish court system needs a speed boost when it comes to identifying slang words. Is Urban Dictionary the right answer?
Single-player gamers can breathe a collective sigh of relief: Microsoft announced the new Xbox One won't require an always on connection to play some videogames. But there's an asterisk, and an unexpected always-on function to consider.
A New York City judge ruled that a local Airbnb host violated the city's illegal hotel law by using Airbnb to rent out an extra room. Could this spell the beginning of the end for the room rental startup?
The one-time Jeopardy! champ and cancer research supercomputer, Watson, has found a new career: customer service. Can the supercomputer transform how business is done?
Internet privacy is always a touchy subject, especially when it's crucial for work. But a recent report by Ars Technica found that Microsoft, the company taking Google to task for reading emails, is actively reading private Skype messages. Is this what Microsoft means when it says "your privacy is our privacy"?
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has made a steady stream of announcements in the past 24 hours. First it was the acquisition of Tumblr. Then it was the company's redesign its flagging photography website, Flickr. Will the announcements turn Yahoo around?
The first 3D printed gun, the Liberator pistol, was dismissed as too impractical to worry about. A new design of the pistol disproves all of that.
The Chinese hackers who were caught breaking into a variety of U.S. infrastructure and government agencies in February are at it again. Apparently publicly exposing their activity their activity isn't enough to dissuade China from state espionage.
It's official: Yahoo and Tumblr are getting hitched. Tumblr agreed to Yahoo's offer of $1.1 billion, mostly in cash money. Here are the details of the deal.
Scientists studying the galatic center for an upcoming event got an additional treat in April: the discovery of a super-rare magnetar. One, in fact, which could be used to test elements of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
President Barack Obama will address the legal reasonings around his administration's use of military drones on Thursday. It's an odd move for the administration to make, especially amid ongoing scandals with the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service, but will it calm critics of the drone program?
A former Google executive is reportedly threatening to reveal documents exposing Google as a tax dodger in the UK. If true, it could prove that Google does do evil.
Yahoo's board has approved the purchase of Tumblr for a meager $1.1 billion. But Tumblr is having second thoughts; will $1.1 billion be enough?