Why I left a job in finance to play video games

Ben Wu is the Bill Walton of video gaming. He's at the forefront of the growing eSports movement.  More

FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

The FBI is looking into a data breach at JPMorgan Chase that may have connections to Russia or eastern Europe.  More

Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 -- report

Tech fans are already excited about the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 next month. There's now a report suggesting that the iWatch could be coming too. Wall Street is pleased.  More

WeedHire: The job search app for the legal pot biz

Weedhire is like Monster for marijuana jobs. The Android app helps job seekers find positions at pot labs, dispensaries and even government regulators.  More

Alibaba rival is already a hot IPO

Investors are salivating over the chance to buy Chinese online retail king Alibaba. But rival is already public and its stock is on a tear  More

Elon Musk cancels launch.... admits to "dark dreams"

As Elon Musk cancels the latest launch of a SpaceX rocket, he's also got some "horrible nightmares" to contend with.  More

Alibaba is generating insane profits

Alibaba reported a monster threefold increase in profit ahead of its highly anticipated initial public offering.  More

Alibaba is generating insane profits

Alibaba reported a monster threefold increase in profit ahead of its highly anticipated initial public offering.  More

Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 6 in two weeks, but waiting until then to sell your old iPhone means you're way late to the game.  More

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.  More

Elon Musk dreams 'dark' before a launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk describes vivid dreams the night before liftoff.  Play

New Instagram app gets time-lapse videos moving

New Instagram Hyperlapse app gets time-lapse videos moving  More

Bill Gates and his wife give $1 million to gun control push

Supporters of Washington State effort to require background checks on gun purchases report $1 million donation from Bill and Melinda Gates.  More

Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking sought

The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.  More

Sensors let Alzheimer's patients stay at home, safely

Caregivers are increasingly turning to technology devices to monitor family members with Alzheimer's and dementia, helping them live independently longer.  More

So you've been hacked... Now what?

Laurie Segall explains the simple steps you can take if one of your online accounts has been compromised.  Play

Amazon is eating Best Buy's lunch

Best Buy reported quarterly sales that were lower than a year ago and below Wall Street's targets. The culprit? Tough online competition.  More

Facebook to display less "click-bait"

Facebook's move will have repercussions for a wide array of media companies that depend on its referral traffic.  More

Amazon buying Twitch for nearly $1 billion

Watching people play video games is apparently not only popular, it's extremely valuable.  More

China ditching Windows and Android

China is developing its own operating system, which will compete with Microsoft Windows and Google Android.  More

Silicon Valley comes to Iowa

Tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Facebook have chosen Iowa to construct expensive, high-tech data centers.  More

Apple recalls iPhone 5s for battery woes

Certain iPhone 5 smartphones are eligible for free battery replacements, Apple says.  More

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

Hackers naming themselves "Lizard Squad" have attacked Blizzard, Sony and other video game networks over the weekend.  More

The Coolest Kickstarter tops $9 million

The Coolest Cooler launched a Kickstarter campaign in July and has raised over $9 million so far, the second highest grossing campaign ever.  More

'Secret' app didn't actually keep you anonymous

The Secret app is supposed to keep you anonymous. But until last week, it was possible to trace posts directly to you.  More

Is Twitter a tech company or a news service?

Twitter suspended accounts of those who tweeted graphic images of James Foley's beheading, which was unusual for the social media company. So how will it define its responsibility in the future?  More

Hospital network's failure led to massive hack

The Heartbleed bug is to blame for the hospital hack that stole 4.5 milliion patient records. If true, brace yourself for similar, mega data breaches.  More

Get paid to click on ads

London-based Qmee will pay you to click on links that surface in search queries.  More

Sprint undercuts T-Mobile by $20 a month

Sprint announced a new unlimited data plan for smartphone users on Thursday as part of its bid to win back customers.  More

Traffic lights are dangerously easy to hack

Traffic lights are easy to hack, and they're unlikely to be fixed, according to computer researchers.  More

I created 7 jobs and the U.S. tried to deport me

This Canadian startup founder faced the threat of deportation because he was on the wrong visa. Problem is -- there's no startup visa for entrepreneurs.  More

Where you can get blazing-fast Internet

Super-fast gigabit Internet speeds are coming to a town near you.  More

SUPERCUT: Tech CEOs taking #IceBucketChallenge

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg issued the ice bucket challenge to tech's super stars. Watch the domino effect as Bill Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, Reed Hastings and more dump a bucket of ice on themselves for a worthy cause.  Play

Notorious patent troll company lays off 19% of workforce

Intellectual Ventures, a patent troll company, has laid off 19% of its staff.  More

Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

If you needed more evidence that the iPhone 6 is nigh, here it is.  More

Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach that affects more than 50 of its stores.  More

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable

Netflix has reached a deal with Time Warner Cable to boost video-streaming speeds.  More

10 innovations that made Google great

Google search chief Amit Singhal listed the top 10 Google innovations over the past 10 years.  More

90% of hospitals lose their patients' data

Get ready for a barrage of hospital hacks. The health care industry isn't protecting your data. Here's why.  More

Twitter removes images of James Foley's death

Twitter is taking down accounts sharing images showing the murder of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.  More

Steve Ballmer cuts ties with Microsoft but still owns 333 million shares

Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft's board to spend more time running the LA Clippers.  More

New record for Apple stock

The tech titan hit an all-time high over $100 a share on signs the iPhone 6 will be a huge hit.  More

Branson, biz leaders seek Ukraine solution

Billionaire Richard Branson and 15 major business leaders from around the world are calling for an end to the Ukraine-Russia conflict.  More

Uber hires former Obama campaign manager

Uber has hired David Plouffe, the former campaign manager for President Obama.  More

Uber launches drug store delivery service

Uber introduced a trial service Tuesday offering on-demand delivery of medicine, toiletries and other drug store products.  More

Sprint's new price plans: No more 'Framily,' but more data

On Monday, Sprint announced it was jacking up the data it offers in its family pack options. The new plans will be offered starting on Friday.  More

Bakery to Google: Take 's--t' out of our logo!

Greggs bakery took to Twitter to urge Google to remove a profane logo from search results.  More

Website crash mars $188 billion "demerger"

Investors trying to find details on BHP Billiton's multi-billion dollar "demerger" were scrambling Tuesday as the company's website crashed.  More

America's top wireless network is...

Verizon took top honors in a new ranking of nationwide network performance by market research firm RootMetrics.  More

Microsoft considering new name for Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer might be getting a name change, Microsoft engineers say.  More

Women thrive in China's booming tech scene

Silicon Valley has a reputation as a boys club. That's not the case in China, where some tech firms are making progress on gender diversity.  More

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Hackers have taken 4.5 million Social Security numbers from patients who attended any one of Community Health Systems' 206 hospitals this year.  More
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