Clive Thompson, author of the new book, "Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better," argues that technology is making us more intelligent and creating an ambient awareness of the people around us.
The ebook business loves power readers. They devour up to 300 or 400 books a year, reading them one after the other on their e-reader, tablet or phone. Keeping these important readers happy takes more than continuing to pump out romances,...
Apple's map application debacle has been a boon for an unlikely suspect: MapQuest. The map company, owned by AOL, seemed to have been eclipsed in the era of in-car GPS and smartphones, but it is experiencing a resurgence.
Lawrence J. Ellison, the founder and chief executive of Oracle, kicked off his annual show with the announcement of a new cloud database and a very fancy new machine for storing and processing lots of data.
The social network apologized for ads placed by a dating service that featured photos of Rehtaeh Parsons, a Canadian girl who committed suicide in April after she had been cyberbullied over an alleged rape.
The company has reinvented its venerable RealPlayer software as a cloud service that it says will make it easier to privately share personal videos between mobile devices, television sets and computers.
This fall, 110 engineers from high-tech companies are teaching computer science classes as part of a Microsoft program aimed at getting high school students excited about the field, Nick Wingfield reports in Monday's New York Times.
Owners of Apple's new iPhone 5 may notice that the phone is guzzling more bytes over the cellular network on Verizon Wireless than it should, which could lead to a hefty bill. It turns out there's a bug.
Ursula M. Burns, the chief executive of Xerox, inherited a company that makes a product that people no longer need. She discussed her solution - moving into a new business, providing services to companies - and her transition to chief executive.