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Google's ad prices are down. So what?

Despite alarmist coverage following its earnings miss, this tech giant is doing just fine.  More

Neil Young goes for high-quality music with Pono

"Every time I listened to my music on an MP3 player, I had to turn it off."  More

The hybrid electronic bike of the future

The Copenhagen Wheel, funded by Tumblr founder David Karp, is a smartphone controlled motor for your bike. Laurie Segall reports.  Play

10 Questions: Marcus Nelson, co-founder and CEO, Addvocate

On making little bets, reinventing the mundane, and asking others for help.  More

Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachute

Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with an severance package worth $58 million.  More

Social data as a business is dead. Long live big data services

Recent acquisitions by Twitter and Apple are changing the game for big data startups focused on social media.  More

Yahoo surges following first-quarter results

Yahoo is still in the midst of its turnaround, but investors liked what they saw in the company's first-quarter results.  More

Apple-endorsed racing game Anki Drive revs up with new cars, tracks

Artificial intelligence-driven startup unveils first hardware refresh since launch.  More

At Macy's, lessons from Walmart's failed RFID attempt

Walmart's bold plan to plaster its supply chain with RFID bombed -- but a new "barcode on steroids" might just be a retail savior.  More

10 Questions: Vikas Gupta, co-founder and CEO, Play-i

On teaching children how to program, being comfortable with uncertainty, and the challenges of growth.  More

Level Money wants you to think before you spend

A new service tackles budgeting for millennials by emphasizing the view ahead (and not the one in the rearview).  More

Yahoo surges following first-quarter results

Yahoo is still in the midst of its turnaround, but investors liked what they saw in the company's first-quarter results.  More

Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

Does the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone keep its promises? In our review, we find out.  More

Automattic seeking to raise more than $100 million

The round will value the company behind WordPress.com at north of $1 billion.  More

Should Google know your deepest secrets?

With Google Glass on sale today, it's time to have serious talks about technology and privacy.  More

Why Google and Facebook are drooling over drone companies

Interest in Titan Aerospace and others is not just about the "next billion" Internet users.  More

Twitter plays defense with deal for Gnip

Deal follows Apple's acquisition of Topsy, one of just four Twitter data resellers.  More

Drone sub searching for Flight 370

Take an exclusive look at the Bluefin-21 autonomous submarine that's searching for plane debris in the Indian Ocean.  Play

Is my data safe?

Computer security expert Bruce Schneier flags the biggest online data security dangers that you face.  More

Digital financial advisers bulk up

Funding comes on the heels of competitor Wealthfront raising $35 million.  More

When Twitter first met Facebook

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on why he turned down Facebook's $500M offer and why entrepreneurs aren't heroes.  Play

Brian Stelter on CNN's new TV app

CNN's senior media correspondent gives his take on his own network's latest offering.  More

In China, a momentary pause for tech purchases

As subsidies end, the market for consumer electronics in China is slipping. But it won't stay back for long.  More

Why Google bought a drone company

Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace, and like Facebook, hopes the technology will help deliver cheap and easy Internet access in the future.  Play

How companies are using wearables in the workplace

Companies want to ensure that employees keep active and sleep well. Wearable technology may be the answer.  More

Netflix speeds surge for Comcast users following connection deal

Streaming speeds for Comcast users jumped nearly 50% last month after Netflix reluctantly agreed to pay up for a direct connection to Comcast's network.  More

What's next for Dropbox?

The file-syncing startup has launched a suite of new tools designed to capture a greater share of your online life.  More

Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

Titan makes high-altitude, solar-powered drones that Google hopes to use to help deliver Internet service.  More

Mozilla names interim CEO after gay-marriage controversy

Chris Beard, a Mozilla veteran, will lead the software non-profit as its searches for a long-term CEO.  More

7 businesses Amazon wants to shake up

From industrial supplies to educational software, Amazon is about more than just retail and books.  More

Manicube raises $5 million for in-office 'beauty chores'

Startup offers manicures and pedicures to working women in their offices  More

Is this tiny gadget the future of smoking?

Berkeley-based tech company Ploom wants to reinvent smoking for the 21st century -- and not just for tobacco.  More

Time is running out for Box competitors

The clock is ticking for enterprise file-sharing companies after their brightest star, Box, filed for an IPO.  More

Sony, Microsoft turn to game titles as console launch buzz fades

The next generation of video game consoles has exceeded expectations, but the platforms face challenges to keep up the momentum.  More

Inside the Shapeways 3D printing factory

Fortune visits Shapeways' New York factory to check in on the three-dimensional printing revolution.  More

Massachusetts' clever immigration reform workaround

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick unveiled a novel plan that aims to let foreign-born, U.S.-educated entrepreneurs stay in the country. Here's how it works.  More

How Zuck met Oculus: The story behind Facebook's big bet on virtual reality

CEO Brendan Iribe recounts the steps leading up to the $2 billion deal.  More

2014: The year of the mega breach

As the Heartbleed bug wreaks havoc on the Internet, cybercrime investigator Brian Krebs talks about how identity theft is 'growing by leaps and bounds'.  Play

Why isn't Apple suing Google?

Samsung's argument that Apple has attacked the wrong company could resonate with the jury.  More

How Mark Zuckerberg courts companies

In just three and a half days, Facebook and virtual reality firm Oculus worked out a $2 billion deal.  More

Joe Nocera's thing about Apple

The New York Times Op-Ed columnist does it again.  More

Heartbleed bug affects gadgets everywhere

The Heartbleed Internet bug affects a lot of the gear we all use at work. Fixing it all will be a herculean task.  More

Tinder isn't worth $5 billion, but it's valuable, investors say

Today's version of "Hot or Not" has more upside potential than you might think.  More

Why Facebook bought Oculus

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe tells CNNMoney's Laurie Segall why Facebook became interested in buying his company.  Play

Samsung Galaxy S5: Just a slight upgrade

Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone is improved over its predecessor, but only in subtle ways.  More

Major League Baseball goes to bat with 'R.B.I. Baseball 14' reboot

One of the most storied baseball video game franchises of all time has returned, and was developed internally by the league.  More

Is VR really the next big thing?

Virtual reality technology has been in development for decades, but it's hotter than ever with Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR. Should it be?  More

Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit

Amazon CEO Bezos says his $5,000 pay-to-quit program helps to insure that workers at Amazon really want to be there.  More

Google exec: We love Android and Chrome equally

We talk to Sundar Pichai, the head of Google's Android, Chrome and Apps groups.  More

The fight to sell (virtual) selling

A number of e-commerce companies have sprung up to help businesses sell digital goods more effectively online. The hardest sale? Themselves.  More

T-Mobile to sell 4G iPad at Wi-Fi price

T-Mobile is launching a new attack in its effort to shake up the wireless industry.  More

Apple docs: Samsung misled investors about Galaxy Tab sales

A "top secret" internal report shows Samsung sold half as many Galaxy Tabs as it claimed.  More

Grand tour of the Apple retail palaces of Europe: Berlin

Second stop on a 5-city tour is a renovated century-old theater on a wide Berlin boulevard.  More

Change these passwords right now

Worried about the Heartbleed bug? Here are the passwords to change immediately.  More

Amazon buys digital comics app comiXology

Amazon is targeting a new corner of the media world.  More

Tech stock rout continues in Asia

Asian tech and telecom stocks plunged Friday as investors sold off their holdings, alarmed by yet another slide in U.S. technology stocks yesterday.  More

Four tips for negotiating a new tech job

Experts offer advice on how to get what you want and be a team player.  More

Evernote CEO: Apps will become obsolete

Smart devices and wearables are the future, and they won't run on apps, Libin says.  More

Food startups are cookin': Munchery raises $28 million for meal delivery

San Francisco-based company expands to Seattle, aims to be in up to 20 cities within next few years.  More

Comcast grilled in Senate over merger plans

Executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to make the case for their merger.  More

10 Questions: Nico Sell, co-founder and CEO, Wickr

On top-secret messaging, competing against viral growth apps, and protecting one's identity.  More

In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity

On why higher education is expensive, the importance of the English language, and his designs to go global.  More

Silicon Valley pushes immigration reform

Tech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley push for immigration reform with FWD.us.  Play

Atlassian: The $3.3 billion software company you've never heard of

The Aussie business collaboration startup is profitable and quietly preparing for an I.P.O. We talk to co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes.  More

Icahn settles with eBay over PayPal

Carl Icahn has dropped a shareholder proposal to split off part of PayPal.  More

Survey: 40% of early adopters would buy a bigger iPhone

Interest in the so-called iPhone 6 sets a ChangeWave survey record.  More

Dropbox opens its next chapter, with 275 million users

Cloud-storage startup adopts a multi-app approach, taking on big tech players such as Facebook and Google.  More

'Drone law' becomes big business

Last month's ruling overturning a ban on commercial drone use highlights just how messy the regulation of domestic drones really is.  More

Warren Buffett endorses Airbnb

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reached out to Airbnb to give shareholders cheaper lodging alternatives for next month's annual meeting in Omaha.  More

Pearl Jam's Dropbox hypocrisy

Dropbox makes major announcement, and a little part of me just died.  More

A big challenge to GrubHub's post-IPO growth? Fax machines

The food ordering company reveals that many of its restaurant customers have yet to adopt tablets.  More

Ex-Urban Outfitters CEO talks about his new private equity plans

Glen Senk has more than $350 million to invest into growing consumer and retail companies.  More

In the era of mobile, the web will live on

People are spending more time on their mobile phones versus their desktops, but the mobile web still has its place for companies to market themselves.  More

Heartbleed bug: What you need to know

Heartbleed takes advantage of a fatal flaw in a safety feature that is supposed to keep your Web communication private.  More

J.P. Morgan: Apple is leaving $63 billion on the table

All it needs to do, says the bank's new Apple analyst, is put a keyboard on the iPad.  More

Review: HTC One (M8)

Is this the best Google Android phone on the market? One word: Yes.  More

Alaska newspaper sold to online rival

The Anchorage Daily News is being sold to an online media company. Observers said they could think of no other similarly-sized newspaper that had been swallowed up by a web rival.  More

The bug that rocked the foundations of the web

It's called Heartbleed, and it leaves much of the Internet at risk of exploitation. Here's how.  More

End of the 'gig economy?' Entrepreneurship fell in 2013, thanks to job growth

Fewer Americans are launching new ventures out of necessity, a new Kauffman Foundation report shows.  More

Meet Silicon Valley's 28-year old whiz kid

Sam Altman sold his company Loopt for $43 million in 2012. Now he's in charge of Y Combinator, one of Silicon Valley's most influential nurturers of startups.  More

Why Andreessen Horowitz changed its mind on Oculus VR

Andreessen Horowitz stands to make a fortune from Oculus VR, but it originally didn't want to invest.  More

How Microsoft can disrupt the tech industry again

By rethinking its acquisition strategy, the computer software and electronics company can be an innovator in growing sectors, such as cloud services, smart phones and teleconferencing.  More

Comcast takes merger case to Washington

Comcast and Time Warner Cable need to convince lawmakers and regulators why a merger of the two is good for consumers. It may not be easy.  More

A reason to take Google Glass seriously

Wearable Intelligence has developed software that could turn those geeky glasses into a real lifesaver.  More

Holder: Bitcoin raises legal concerns

Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers that Bitcoin is troubling because it can be used to hide unlawful transactions.  More

Bitcoin players knock on Washington doors

Bitcoin companies are hiring lobbyists, visiting lawmakers Capitol Hill and writing to agencies about how they should write rules that will determine the future of the virtual currency.  More

Can St. Louis become the next tech hub?

Square co-founder Jim McKelvey is leading the charge to revitalize the Missouri city.  More

Microsoft drops Windows XP support

Microsoft pulled its support for Windows XP on Tuesday. Here's what that means and what your options are.  More

Climate Change, Inc.

Singapore already managed its water crises. Now it's selling its services to the world -- and stands to benefit from a changing climate.  More

What savvy tech investors look for

They look past a firm's current performance to examine their potential to dominate new markets  More

10 Questions: Jon Crawford, founder and CEO, Storenvy

On removing middlemen, playing by his own rules, and loving things that are so bad they're good.  More

Bell tries on custom-fit helmet tech

The bicycle and motorcycle helmet-maker is trying out a way to buy (safer, cheaper) protection tailored to the specific shape of your noggin.  More

Tech stocks may have more room to fall

Even with last week's drop in the Nasdaq, investors appear to be hoping for too much out of technology stocks.  More

Charger fills your battery in 30 seconds

StoreDot has developed a prototype phone charger than can charge your phone in half a minute.  Play

Charlie Gasparino on Apple and high-frequency trading

Fox Business News' senior correspondent, say Apple investors, couldn't be more wrong.  More

4 ways the Internet is getting faster

New technologies have doubled the speed of the Internet and tripled Wi-Fi speeds.  More

Exclusive: Blue Apron raising new funds at $500 million valuation

The meal kit company is cooking up a lot more venture capital funding.  More

Your new heat source: data centers

Researchers are turning the data centers that power big tech companies into sources for reused energy.  More

How to make credit cards more secure

The CEO of Oberthur Technologies, which issues credit cards with EMV security chips, says 'the U.S. Has become the weakest point' where hackers can target credit card transactions.  Play

Underwater robot looking for Flight 370

The cutting-edge ROV (remotely operating vehicle) uses two cameras and robotic arms underwater in hopes of recovering evidence of the missing plane.  Play

Beware Flight 370 scams

Hackers are using the missing jet to bait victims and get access to information.  More

Wi-Fi speeds are about to triple

The company announced plans this week for new technology that it says could triple Wi-Fi speeds in homes, offices and on public networks.  More

Airbnb users share tips ... and the wealth

Airbnb may soon be worth $10 billion. That's more than Hyatt. Does the home and apartment sharing site live up to the hype? Top hosts think so.  More

5-year-old Xbox hacker explains himself

Five-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel hacked his dad's Xbox account and tells Richard Quest how he did it.  Play

Amazon's Fire TV could be the holy grail of set-top boxes

The tech giant's $99 device, released this week, is an impressive living room contender.  More

'Jon Snow' likes to play more than 'Game of Thrones'

Kit Harington, a star of HBO's adaptation of George R.R. Martin's bestselling books, talks technology, video games and season 4.  More

What's the difference between Whisper and Secret?

Anonymity is all the rage for mobile applications. Here are two of the hottest -- and what makes them different.  More

Windows 8 soon to be more like Windows 7

Microsoft is drawing inspiration from Windows 7, but Windows 8 won't be stuck there.  More

Underdogs no more: NYC's $125 billion tech ecosystem adds 45,000 jobs

The technology sector is quickly becoming the top dog in New York.  More

Is Silicon Valley ageist?

Popular consensus is yes, but I'm not convinced.  More

Apple v. Samsung II: Twisting the truth in Judge Koh's court

Samsung told the jury -- 8 times -- that Apple never used 3 of the 5 patents.  More

Nest halts smoke alarm sales

Nest has stopped selling its smart smoke alarm. You can accidentally turn it off with a wave of your hand.  More

Next up for disruption: the grocery business

The logistics of "last mile" food delivery and the thin margins in the grocery business delayed the inevitable, but capital is finally pouring into online grocery shopping.  More

Facebook's creepy new face recognition software

Facebook still isn't as good as humans when it comes to identifying people in photos, but it's getting awfully close.  More

GrubHub IPO delivers: Up 31%

Shares of online take-out company GrubHub soar on their first day of trading. Investors appear to have an insatiable appetite for many IPOs.  More

10 Questions: Pau Sabria, co-founder, Olapic

On e-commerce, preparing for the challenges of entrepreneurship, and the importance of happiness.  More

BitTorrent's cloud solution? Bypass it altogether

BitTorrent Sync, a device-to-device file-sharing service that doesn't park user data in the cloud, has two million users and counting -- and it's still in beta.  More

U.S. tried to overthrow Castro with Twitter clone

Cuba's own Twitter service, ZunZuneo, was actually a secret U.S. plot to undermine the island's communist government, AP reports.  More

Video: How Ortiz trapped Obama in a Samsung selfie

The White House is miffed about the unauthorized promotional stunt, but what can it do?  More

Mozilla CEO resigns after same-sex storm

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has resigned after sparking controversy over his donation to an anti-same-sex marriage campaign.  More

Mightybell: A 'smarter' social network for groups and businesses

CEO Gina Bianchini says current platforms leave a lot to be desired  More

Meet Cortana, Microsoft's Siri

Microsoft unveiled Cortana, a digital assitant that follows in the footsteps of Apple and Google.  More

Is HBO's 'Silicon Valley' any good?

Also: The show's cast tells Fortune what to expect from season one.  More

Amazon's plan to rule your TV

Amazon unveiled the Fire TV, a streaming video box that the company hopes will compete with Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.  Play

Veteran angel raises new $40 million venture fund

Pejman Nozad's venture firm has invested in HomeJoy, Heap, and others.  More

What's eating Florian Mueller?

Is he being blackmailed? Has his child been kidnapped? Or did he merely sell out?  More

Meet Microsoft Cortana, Siri for Windows

Microsoft says its new digital personal assistant Cortana is not just a search engine, but can also be personalized, understanding your interests, places and inner circles.  Play

Boundary, an enterprise infrastructure firm, raises $22 million

It's never been more important to keep services and applications online, which is why CEO Gary Read says his company can be bigger than ServiceNow.  More

Apple v. Samsung II: A user-friendly checklist for the new jury

This time, Apple is keeping it simple: Five patents, 10 Samsung smartphones.  More

Why Amazon's Fire TV should scare the gaming industry

We saw what Amazon did to the publishing industry. Now it's going after videogames.  More

Former Nokia CEO starts new gig with a bang

Microsoft's new head of devices kicks off the company's Build developers conference by announcing three new smartphones.  More

Amazon throws a firebomb in the battle for your living room

The online retail giant has upped the ante with Amazon Fire TV, a box for streaming video through a television set.  More

Ex-cons in charge at this tech startup

Half of LaunchPodium's staff has spent time at San Quentin State Prison. Laurie Segall reports.  Play

One big omission from the Fire TV announcement: No Amazon music

Amazon is creating TV shows, movies, and games, but it left music streaming to partners Pandora and iHeartRadio.  More

Microsoft makes Windows 8.1 friendlier

Microsoft has mouse and keyboard users in mind with its latest update to its touch-friendly Windows 8.1 software.  More

See Microsoft's mouse friendly Windows 8.1

Microsoft announced updates to its Windows operating system, making it easier for mouse and keyboard users to navigate on a desktop.  Play

Amazon unveils streaming media device

Amazon's new device, Fire TV, is a set-top internet video and gaming box.  More

FirstFuel: Is this startup the next Nest?

The company's focus is finding energy savings in commercial buildings.  More

Japan's tech startups bet on wearables - in the U.S.

Having missed the smartphone surge, Japanese tech companies see wearables as the next wave. But this time, they plan on riding it with an American mentality.  More

See the startups developed in prison

At San Quentin State Prison, entrepreneurial convicts develop business ideas as part of the prison's tech incubator.  Play

Where is Bitcoin legal?

People are increasingly using Bitcoin, which is not backed by any government. Many central banks have cautioned against it -- but take a hands-off approach.  More

Chloe & Isabel updates the Tupperware party for the social media age

The New York jewelry startup has built up an army of social media mavens to sell its jewelry.  More

Startup's tech searches for Flight 370

Skybox Imaging provides high-resolution images to its private clients. Its advanced technology is now being used to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.  Play

Disruptors storm D.C. (sorta)

"Impatient" tech execs lay out an agenda for changing federal policy. But Washington may have other plans.  More

T-Mobile no longer selling BlackBerry

BlackBerry announces end to license for T-Mobile to sell BlackBerry phones.  More

What will social media's giants look like in 5 or 10 years?

Five years ago, Facebook trailed MySpace and Twitter was busy harpooning its Fail Whale. Where will they be five years from now?  More

HTC One M8 review: Beautifully better

HTC didn't change much with its new flagship phone, but it didn't need much changing to begin with.  More

Big Data is secretly scoring you

Data brokers, analytics firms and retailers are creating hundreds of "secret" consumer scores that rank you on everything from whether or not you will keep your job to how likely you are to commit fraud.  More

Google's 'evil' stock split

Remember when Google was a tech rebel? The company's upcoming stock split shows its transition to the dark side may be complete.  More

The startup staffed by ex-cons

LaunchPodium is a tech startup partnering with The Last Mile, an incubator inside San Quentin, to hire ex-cons.  More

Diabetes drugmaker raises VC funding at massive valuation

Intarcia becomes one of very few biotech startups to gain "unicorn" status.  More

Intel's high-priced Cloudera investment looks a bit desperate

Why did Intel pay so much to invest in Cloudera?  More

Wil Wheaton's game theory

The geek icon is inviting everyone to gather around for games and fun on International TableTop Day.  More

Behind Facebook and Google's random acquisitions

The spate of pricey deals are a reflection of uncertainty as the companies search for tech's next big thing.  More

10 Questions: Dan Rosensweig, president and CEO, Chegg

On being authentic, the challenges of disruption, and his obsession with The Boss.  More

Hackathon for health

To encourage solutions for reducing childhood obesity, one non-profit is embracing two hot startup trends: hackathons and pitch contests.  More

Weibo's IPO: Rough sailing ahead?

China's Twitter faces real challenges heading into its IPO  More

Gmail at 10: How Google dominated e-mail

It wasn't the first, but since day one, Gmail has always been the best e-mail service.  More

Facebook execs get another big payday

Facebook revealed Monday that top executives took home huge sums in 2013, even if pay was less than 2012.  More

Court blocks Ryan Seacrest's Typo case

A federal judge has blocked sales of a snap-on iPhone keyboard made by the start-up Typo, which was co-founded by Ryan Seacrest.  More

Apple v. Samsung II: How to follow the case on Twitter

Get up-to-the-minute developments from any screen with Internet connection.  More

Can technology improve the gift receipt?

New e-commerce tech rewrites the etiquette of giving gifts.  More

Will Twitter's new photo features stoke growth?

A new feature allowing multiple photos and tags goes beyond the service's signature simplicity. The slow-growing service needs it.  More

Windows XP's retirement could put ATMs and more at risk

Microsoft will end support for the aging operating system after April 8, leaving unprepared financial institutions vulnerable to hacking.  More

Getting real with the father of virtual reality

Eight candid questions with a computer science pioneer. Jaron Lanier opens up about Bitcoin, social media, and where we're most vulnerable online.  Play

Tech industry monitors sanctions on Russia, but experts warn of risks

Technology companies are saying little about the standoff between Russia and the West, but that doesn't mean there won't be problems down the line.  More

New IRS rules make using Bitcoins a fiasco

The IRS now forces you to keep a strict record of every Bitcoin purchase made all year long -- a complicated bookkeeping game.  More

Things go from 'bad' to 'less bad' for BlackBerry

BlackBerry reported another loss. But investors seem excited about CEO John Chen's turnaround strategy.  More

Exclusive: Kitchensurfing raises $15 million for private chef marketplace

Tiger Global Management makes uncharacteristic early stage investment in the New York startup.  More

This big data company has Hollywood DNA

Want to work at Tableau Software? You might have to get an Academy Award first.  More
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