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Microsoft's Redmond headquarters in Washington is home to America's fastest internet. This puts the company ahead of Californian-based companies such as Apple, Facebook and Cisco.
Samsung has revealed plans to launch two high-end smartphones in hope of recovering from its Q2 $1bn profit loss. The flagship will be a likely addition to the popular Galaxy Note line.
Stanford University researchers claim they have discovered a new method of producing lithium batteries. The finished product could double or even triple the life of a phone or an electric car.
A boy got the shock of his life recently after turning on his Xbox after a decade. He discovered his late father's ghost car, which was recorded when he clocked the best time on a rally game.
Xbox Europe will not be spared from Microsoft's 18,000 employee layoff, after it emerged many job cuts were underway at its Reading location. 75% of employees with EMEA roles will be made redundant.
A music artist has challenged the NSA by sending them a mixtape encoded by private key-based cryptograph. David Huerta ensured the NSA cannot crack his "kickass" cassette without the private key.
An Israeli company denied claims of "patent trolling" during its lawsuit with tech giant Apple. A Californian court ruled against Emblaze, meaning Apple will be spared paying $511m of compensation.
The latest external audit conducted by a third party found that Samsung's suppliers are continuing to abuse employee rights. The allegations renewed calls to stamp out labor violations by 2015.
The latest study reveals a strong preference among youths for tablets. The majority of next-generation tech users prefer to game on devices such as iPads and Galaxy's rather than handheld devices.
Google is looking to expand business services by providing a domain registration service to rival the likes of GoDaddy. The company hopes to target the 55% of businesses who have no online presence.
Atari is set to release gamified hardware and wearable technology as a part of a comeback strategy. According to T3, their products could "gamify" everyday tasks and reward users accordingly.
Yahoo! may be launching a video-sharing site to rival the likes of YouTube, according to anonymous sources. The plan could see famous YouTube stars being offered contracts to move to the new site.
Security companies have discovered malicious apps which discretely turn Android phones into inefficient crypto-currency miners. The Play Store apps allowed a criminal to mine thousands of Dogecoins.
China wants an explanation from the U.S. after it was discovered the NSA infiltrated Huawei in 2009. Chinese officials are concerned about the dilemma which could raise tensions between the nations.
The NSA reportedly hacked Huawei in 2009 after suspicions of its growing presence in the Western world. During the "Shotgiant" program, the source code for several products were stolen.
Thousands of Twitter users in Turkey are accessing VPN and Tor to bypass the government's ban of the social networking site. A forum has appeared on WikiLeaks, encouraging users to "use it anyway".
A hacker has been sentenced to 18 months of prison after extorting women by hacking their webcams to obtain illicit images. Among Jared James Abrahams' victims include Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf.
A man who Googled his name was in the shock of his life after discovering he was one of the state's most wanted men. Christopher Viatafa saw a listing on the police website and handed himself in.
A U.S bankrupcy filing reveals Mt. Gox continued trading Bitcoins despite being robbed of 750,000 BTC. Analysts and investors are now wondering why Mark Karpeles didn't pull the plug earlier.
Australian businesses are continuing to accept Bitcoin payments weeks after exchange Mt. Gox became bankrupt. The crypto-currency's volatility has not deterred Imbiss25 and Glowgolf from trading it.
An estimated 6,000,000 Twitter accounts were mistakenly reset yesterday, triggered by a system error. The social networking website assures users are not at risk and apologises for any inconvenience.
Microsoft browser Internet Explorer has lasted throughout many generations of PCs. In the wake of a mobile-device market boom, could the popular program become available to Android and iOS devices?
San Francisco woman Sarah Slocum has managed to film her assault with a Google Glass device. The footage shows a man approaching her while being verbally abused by a female in the background.
Windows Phone is not showing any signs of slowing down in Europe according to the latest study. The OS has continued its momentum by holding a double digit share for the last four months.
It has emerged that WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton applied for a job at Facebook in 2009, and got rejected. More than five years later and his start-up application has fetched a whopping $19bn.
LG is set to launch its latest flagship, the G Pro 2, well ahead of rivals Samsung. The powerful phone will feature a 1W speaker and massive 5.9 inch screen making it one of the biggest on the market.
A security researcher has found a flaw in Snapchat which allows hackers to crash users' phones through DoS attacks. This comes only months after 4.6 million accounts were breached through the app.
From 19 February, HP will limit firmware updates to customers under warranty and Care Pack Service clients. HP says the move will put the company in line with the best practices of the industry.
Five out of the top ten fastest Internet connections are in Asia, according to a study by Akamai technologies. Smaller European nations such as Latvia, the Netherlands and Belgium also made the list.
Amit Vikram Tiwari will be the first person to be charged under India's cyber security laws. The man is accused of operating a hacking service where bank and email details were breached for a fee.
Could this be the beginning of a multi-colour Nexus range? A leaked image has revealed a red Nexus 5, which may suggest Google will introduce a phone colour scheme similar to that of the iPhone 5c.
Google has failed to reach an agreement to release a patch, leaving users vulnerable to hackers. The exploit allows spies to continue recording conversations through Chrome's voice recognition app.
The next-generation HTC One, codenamed "M8", will be released in March 2014. An inside source reveals the phone will have a similar design combined with a 5-inch screen and a twin sensor camera.
Mega founder Kim DotCom is planning to launch "Megaparty" in time for the New Zealand elections. The eccentric millionaire hopes to get the youth and internet users to be excited about voting.
Samsung executive Lee Young Hee confirmed the phone will be released by April. A design overhaul which may include an iris scanner, a slimmer design and a different cover could feature on the device.
Biz Stone has launched Jelly, an app which allows users to utilize their knowledge to answer questions. Jelly hopes to be a better, more interesting experience than the classic search engine query.
Google Glass users can now take photos with a wink of an eye after the latest update. Google hopes the feature could even be used in day-to-day life through financial transactions and shopping.
An iPhone 5c clone stocked with Android will be available to Japanese consumers on Friday. While the ioPhone 5 doesn't match the original in specs , the 15490 yen ($US150) price sure is unbeatable.
An update for Instagram on Windows Phone has been released, fixing a number of bugs and improving the user interface. The 0.2.0.0 update brings the app one step closer to a fully fledged release.
The U.S. remains as the largest e-waste producer followed closely by China. The two nations are the largest contributors to the 48.9 million metric tons of waste, which could rise by a third by 2017.
Homeless man Leo Grand has released his own app just a few months after learning how to code on his Chromebook. "Trees for Cars" aims to save the environment by creating voluntary carpool services.
Former Napster executive Milton Everett Olin Jr was killed after being struck by a police car. The cyclist was in the bike lane when he was struck by the deputy, who was heading in the same direction.
Cautious internet users often invest a lot of time in generating a secure password, but does it pay off? Microsoft has developed a program that will determine how hackable your password really is.
Hundreds of complaints regarding UI features, Xbox TV and Kinect have surfaced in an unofficial feedback website. Many users say basic Xbox 360 functions are not being included with the latest device.
The latest figures reveal Apple's low-cost 5c has flopped in the UK, being outsold three-to-one by the 5s. The poor sales are a contributing factor to their decision to halve production of the device.
Nokia has finally released a video of the anticipated Nokia Lumia 1320. The YouTube clip shows off the device in different angles, emphasising its big and beautiful screen over a banging soundtrack.
Samsung's has set aside $14bn for its latest advertising campaign- higher than Iceland's entire GDP. The huge sum equates to around 5.4 percent of revenue compared to Apple's 0.6 percent investment.
A Fixya report shows the most common issues regarding the market's leading phones. Poor battery life and overheating were common issues surrounding the iPhone 5s, S4, HTC One and the Moto X.
A digital lollypop which produces different tastes is being developed for possible use for games and smartphones. The electrode will have the potential to produce flavours from well known foods.