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Heartbleed Bug's 'Voluntary' Origins

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:28am
The encryption flaw that punctured the heart of the Internet this week underscores a weakness in Internet security: A good chunk of it is managed by four European coders and a former military consultant in Maryland.

Amazon Set to Release Smartphone This Year

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:26am
The retailer has plans to announce the phone in June and to begin shipping by the end of September, according to people briefed on the company's plans.

Report: Facebook Moves Deeper Into Mobile Payments

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:19am
Facebook's goal is to connect the world. Now, it seems the company wants to connect world's wallets.

HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Episode 2: Let's Make a Deal

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:57am
On episode 2 of HBO's "Silicon Valley," the bumbling entrepreneur may be too clueless to be true. Here's the breakdown, with commentary from investors who have done their share of early-stage deals.

Canada Says Public Websites up and Running

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:24am
Canada's government said all its public websites were up and running again after some had been disabled to reduce their vulnerability to a software bug.

As Drones Take Flight Over Europe, Regulators Rush to Catch Up

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:14am
Europe is beginning an effort to avoid falling behind on commercial-drone regulations.

From Riyadh to Rotterdam, Samsung Paints Picture of Pandemonium

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:05am
For the launch of Samsung Electronics's latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5, the company painted a picture of pandemonium, with opening-day mayhem and long queues from Riyadh to Rotterdam.

Google Wants to Follow You to the Mall

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:00am
Retailers have long struggled to determine whether online ads fuel sales in their bricks-and-mortar stores. Now, Google is testing a way to solve that puzzle.

Indian Handset Maker Micromax Eyes Stake In Pantech

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:58am
Micromax Informatics, a privately held Indian handset maker, is eyeing a stake purchase in struggling South Korean peer Pantech, in which Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics own a stake, people familiar with the situation said Monday.

Sharp Considers Another Capital Raising

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:09am
Japanese display maker Sharp is considering yet another capital raising, its second in less than a year, as it looks to shore up its balance sheet.

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Finds Its Footing

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:50pm
Selling of small shares in commercial properties, through crowdfunding, is gaining popularity.

Riding the Tech Roller Coaster

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:38pm
Highflying technology stocks have been on a wild ride. Here's what they can teach investors about chasing hot markets.

How Satellite Radio Is Changing Country Music

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:08am
Digital music services from Sirius, Pandora Media and others are starting to disrupt Nashville's traditional path to country music airtime and fame, paving way for acts like Cole Swindell and Florida Georgia Line.

Vatican's Precious Manuscripts Go Online

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:00am
Japanese tech firm NTT is starting the delicate process of scanning the ancient texts in the Vatican Apostolic Library, making them available to all.

How to Hide an iPhone Cable on a Nightstand and Declutter Your E-Book Library

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:38pm
Bedroom friendly iPhone docks, including Areaware's Alarm Dock and Bluelounge's Saidoka—plus how to delete unwanted books from a Kindle or iBooks cloud library.

Amazon Dialing Up a Smartphone Future

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:04pm
Amazon is preparing to release its long-rumored smartphone as soon as later this year. It will have a 3-D-like screen and multiple sensors for tracking eye-movement.

NSA Says It Wasn't Previously Aware of Heartbleed

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:43pm
The National Security Agency denied that it previously knew of the Heartbleed bug, calling reports that it or any part of the U.S. government were aware before April "wrong."

New Samsung Phone Runs Up Against Ministry of the Future

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 3:39pm
Friday's release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone hit a snag in the company's home market, as South Korea limited sales by the country's two biggest carriers.

Heartbleed Bug Found in Cisco Routers, Juniper Gear

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:30pm
The encryption bug that has the Internet on high alert also affects the equipment that connects the Web. Cisco and Juniper Networks said some of their products contain the bug.

At Least One Heartbleed 'Disaster' Scenario May Be Impossible

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:12pm
The damage that could be done by the Heartbleed bug has been described as "catastrophic." But at least one worst-case scenario may not be possible.