Why North Korea's attack should leave every company scared stiff
By backing down from showing "The Interview,"Sony has set a dangerous precedent. Hackers now have a blueprint for hurting American companies.
It's time for disruptive tech firms to grow up
Companies such as Uber and Airbnb need to behave more responsibly towards their staff and customers.
The heart of the Internet has been hacked
ICANN, the all-powerful but little-known organization that administers global website domain names, has been hacked.
Justin Bieber lost 3.5 million followers
Kim Kardashian barely qualifies as famous, after Instagram loses a ton of weight.
BlackBerry ending year on sour note
It's been a mostly successful turnaround year for BlackBerry under CEO John Chen. But the company's sales continue to plunge and that has Wall Street spooked.
Uber agrees to temporarily suspend service in Portland
Portland's mayor says the city will create new rules, eventually allowing Uber to operate there.
YouTube CEO: Paid maternity leave is good for business
Susan Wojcicki said the rate of new moms leaving Google fell by 50% after the company began offering 18 weeks of paid maternity leave.
Activists plan to drop 'Interview' DVDs in North Korea
Sony may have pulled its controversial film 'The Interview', but North Korean citizens may soon have copies dropping from the sky.
Movies are the least of Sony's problems
Hacking of Sony's movie studio is getting most of attention but problems and losses in consumer electronics a much bigger problem for the company.
Steve Carell North Korea project said to be another casualty of Sony breach
A Steve Carell thriller "that was to be set in North Korea" has been scrapped, according to Deadline and other entertainment news outlets.
What's wrong with Google?
Google's stock has been left behind while its rivals soar in 2014.
Reddit cofounder: The next Google is one visa away from leaving U.S.
Reddit's Alexis Ohanian has been vocal about the need for high-skilled visa reform. At stake? The country's position as a tech leader.
Why China's Tencent wants to own Beyonce online
China's biggest tech firms are racing to hook up with media partners as they battle to dominate the country's online entertainment industry.
Uber says it will toughen background checks
Uber says it will toughen checks on drivers, including using biometric screening, voice identification and, in some countries, polygraphs.
Silicon Valley's recruitment plan
Laurie Segall sits down with Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian and founder of AeroFS, Yuri Sagalov, to discuss how immigration reform could bring more skilled tech workers to the U.S.
The 'Serial' effect
The first season of 'Serial' drew millions of listeners every episode, and the podcast's popularity may be spilling over to other shows.
Judge denies request to release Steve Jobs trial video
A California judge has denied a request by media companies to release a videotaped deposition of Apple's Steve Jobs, taken six months before his death in 2011.
Reddit takes down Sony hack forum
Reddit made the unusual decision to take down a subreddit that housed hacked Sony Pictures materials.
Cuba poised to join the Internet age
Cuba has ranked among the most restrictive nation's for Internet access, but a policy shift by the U.S. government could bring the island into the information age.
Russia iPhone prices have fallen 34% this year
IPhone and iPad prices in Russia have tumbled in 2014 as the ruble collapsed.
Oprah-approved startup raises $6.25 million
News startup The Skimm announced a new round of funding, 1 million active readers, and plans to expand into a 'lifestyle brand.'
Uber to use Baidu's maps and apps in China
The Chinese search giant will invest an undisclosed amount in the car sharing company. Uber will be able to use Baidu's mapping and mobile technology.
Hacked Sony ex-employees sue for privacy violations
Former Sony Pictures employees sue the company for failing to protect their personal information.
Cow farmers get high-tech tracking app
Brazilian startup BovControl is turning cows into data with a mobile app.
Tesla sales forecast cut by 40% due to low oil prices
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas cuts his price target for Tesla, saying cheaper oil could hurt sales of next generation Model 3 aimed at mass market.
Google Ventures: less Ubers, more health care
The venture capital investment arm of the tech giant has quadrupled its funding of life sciences and health startups this year.
Apple closes online store in Russia as ruble tumbles
It's yet another sign of the Ruble's free fall. The currency has now lost about half of its value against the U.S. dollar.
Sony hackers threaten moviegoers with terrorist acts
Sony hackers tell 'The Interview' moviegoers that they will suffer a 'bitter fate.'
Apple wins antitrust trial
California jury says Apple doesn't have to pay damages in iTunes iPod trial.
T-Mobile will roll over your data
T-Mobile's latest disruptive move? It's letting you rollover your unused data from one month to the next.
Uber limits 'God view' to improve rider privacy
Uber has rolled back employee access to "God view" mode, which allows them to track riders' movements and personal data.
14 biggest tech fails of 2014
2014 was chock-full of big failures in technology, from security snafus to executive gaffes. Here are the top ... er ... bottom 14.
Inside Sydney gunman's digital footprint
CNNMoney reconstructs Man Haron Monis' digital footprints, including pages that were removed. Laurie Segall reports.
Spotify CEO sees bright side to Taylor Swift breakup
Spotify founder Daniel Ek talks to Billboard about streaming music.
Redditors raising $25k for 'Serial' podcast victim
The money will go to a scholarship fund in memory of Hae Min Lee, the victim at the center of the podcast's story who was murdered in 1999.
Why Apple is defending Microsoft in court
When are your private emails really out of the U.S. government's reach?
Sony hackers: ask nicely and we'll offer mercy
The Sony hacking saga continues, this time with a slimy deal for Sony employees and threats of further data dumps.
France wants to ban uberPOP from January 1
France is planning to ban Uber's ride-sharing service uberPOP from January 1.
Sony hack sends stock down 10% in past week
Sony's stock has tumbled as more and more embarrassing emails have come to light. Is it an overreaction?
Sony Pictures hackers promise 'Christmas gift'
Hackers are threatening to release more sensitive data from last month's massive cyber break-in at Sony Pictures.
Uber's global ambitions hit roadblocks
In places like Spain and India, Uber is running into problems on its path to global domination.
Who's winning the price wars? Consumers
The pricing battle is heating up among retailers--and there's no longer a clear winner.
7 lifehacks to eliminate your holiday hassle
Whether curating the perfect gift or finding a pet-sitter, these startups offer time-saving services that might just seem like holiday magic.
Ford dumps Microsoft for Blackberry
Ford upgrades Sync system that spanned customer complaints, replacing Microsoft operating system with one from Blackberry.
Wireless war: Consumers win, investors lose
Discounted phones and cheaper plans are good for subscribers -- but not investors in Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.
How to hack a Keurig
Keurig only designed its new Keurig 2.0 machines to brew coffee from officially licensed K-cups.
Google pulls Amazon app from Play Store
Amazon and Google are having an app store standoff, resulting in the de-listing of Amazon's app from Google Play.
NYC & Chicago mull Uber-like taxi apps
Uber and Lyft could be getting some fresh competition from Chi-town, the Big Apple.
Iowa replaces drivers license with app
Iowa's Department of Transportation will experiment with issuing drivers licenses via an app.
Microsoft fights government search warrant
Microsoft is fighting a government search warrant seeking customer emails stored abroad in a case that could have far-reaching legal implications.
Hacking Keurigs for cheaper coffee
Keurigs can be hacked to brew coffee from any K-cup, according to KeurigHack.com.
Walmart cuts iPhone price by $50
The iPhone 6 Plus is now on sale for $229 and the iPhone 6 sells for $129.
DIY computer kit gives gift of coding
The London-based startup raised $1.5 million on Kickstarter for its do-it-yourself computer kit. And it's available to purchase in time for the holidays.
Bringing down Sony was frighteningly easy
Hackers can break into any company, and the potential damage is real. Americans don't realize how vulnerable they are.
Microsoft begins accepting Bitcoin
Microsoft is the latest tech company to accept digital currency.
China's version of Tinder is worth $3 billion
Momo, a dating app that's compared to Tinder, enjoyed a 10% bump in its stock market debut.
Peer-to-peer lending stock soars in IPO
Who needs banks? Investors are betting that peer-to-peer lending will usher in a loan revolution.
San Fran DA: Why I'm suing Uber
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón says that Uber is misleading the public and failing to follow state regulations. Laurie Segall reports.
Next Bond movie is WAY over budget
The next James Bond movie -- "Spectre" -- is massively over budget and on track to be one of the most expensive films ever made, costing more than $300 million.
United flight attendants all get an iPhone 6!
But they're not for taking selfies. The phones will come loaded with safety information, replacing printed manuals.
California prosecutors sue Uber for misleading customers
California prosecutors allege that Uber charges misleading fees and makes false claims about the quality of its background checks.
'Google tax' targets Big Tech
The U.K. and Australia are moving to introduce new legislation to force tax-dodging multinationals to pay their fair share.
36 coolest gadgets of 2014
Innovation was alive and well in 2014, as dozens of new gadgets gave us something to smile and think about.
Microsoft: Cheap PCs are here to stay
Cheap PCs are going to be the new norm as Microsoft adjusts its Windows strategy.
Top Twitter moments of 2014: Celebrities, social activism, sports
Twitter has released its list of the events and personalities that attracted the most attention this year on the social network.
Toddler vs. Apple iPad Air 2: Stress Test
We gave two preschoolers a brand new iPad Air 2 and let them loose in our studios to see how much damage they could do.
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