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Review: Uneasy first steps with Google Glass

NEW YORK | Shaped like a lopsided headband, Google Glass is an unassuming piece of technology when you're holding it in your hands. You feel as if you can almost break it, testing its flexibility. Putting it on, though, is another story.

March 14, 2014 2:22 pm
Facebook exec's new book urges women to 'lean in'

Facebook exec's new book urges women to 'lean in'

For a book that has yet to be released, Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" - part feminist manifesto, part how-to career guide - has got a lot of people talking.

March 15, 2013 3:00 am

Facebook warns employers not to demand passwords

The social networking company is warning employers not to demand the passwords of job applicants, saying that it's an invasion of privacy that opens companies to legal liabilities.

March 23, 2012 6:15 pm

Behind the numbers: Samsung passes Apple in phones

For the first time, Samsung Electronics Co. shipped more smartphones in the latest quarter than tech industry darling Apple Inc. This may look like a big upset in a world that affords the iPhone maker adulation and outsized expectations.

October 31, 2011 9:00 am

Twitter buys TweetDeck for reported $40M to $50M

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has bought TweetDeck, a London-based startup that helps people read, write and organize the short messages posted on the online network — and will keep the service going.

May 26, 2011 12:00 am

Hewlett-Packard to cut 9K jobs in services unit

NEW YORK | Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's largest information-technology company, plans to lay off about 9,000 employees as it tries to cut costs in its back-office computing centers and deepens its use of software, rather than people, to do some of the work that those hubs require.

June 02, 2010 12:00 am

Facebook to simplify privacy controls amid unrest

NEW YORK | Facebook is simplifying its privacy controls amid growing unrest from many of its users.

May 27, 2010 12:00 am

Facebook change gives users more privacy controls

NEW YORK | Facebook is changing its privacy settings to give users control over who sees the information they post on their personal pages.

December 09, 2009 8:15 am

Google's operating system escalates Microsoft duel

SUN VALLEY, Idaho | Google Inc. is hoping to gain greater control over how personal computers work with its plans to develop a free operating system that will attack Microsoft Corp.'s golden goose -- its long-dominant Windows franchise.

July 09, 2009 6:45 am

Facebook users' vote ending way short of threshold

NEW YORK | Facebook invited the 200 million people who regularly use the site to vote on its governing documents. But it's unclear how much of a difference it will make.

April 23, 2009 12:00 am

Facebook to let users give input on policies

NEW YORK | Facebook is trying its hand at democracy.

February 27, 2009 12:00 am

Facebook backtracks on terms of use after protests

NEW YORK | In an about-face following a torrent of online protests, Facebook is backing off a change in its user policies while it figures how best to resolve questions like who controls the information shared on the social networking site.

February 18, 2009 12:00 am
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