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Our tech saturation has reached such a critical point that some experts say it's rewiring our brains. One new book even suggests that our gadgets can make us act as if we have psychological disorders ranging from narcissism and anxiety problems to addictions and compulsive behaviors.
Somewhere on the Eastern Seaboard – Prisons are easier to enter than Visa's top-secret Operations Center East, its biggest, newest and most advanced U.S. data center.
You might have heard about a mini-controversy surrounding the battery on the new iPad. It turns out that when it reads 100 percent, the battery may or may not be at full capacity. Is it a big deal?
Square just upped the ante in its budding rivalry with PayPal over consumers and merchants in the multibillion-dollar mobile payments business.
The cellular provider in Israel celebrates its fifth listing anniversary, with Nir Sztern, Cellcom Israel CEO.
Microsoft employees, accompanied by United States marshals, raided two nondescript office buildings in Pennsylvania and Illinois on Friday, aiming to disrupt one of the most pernicious forms of online crime today — botnets, or groups of computers that help harvest bank account passwords and other personal information from millions of other computers, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Jon Fortt looks at the other new Apple product, Apple TV, a $99 set-top box that features AirPlay, which allows you to beam photos or videos directly to your television from an Apple device.
Cellphone-maker Nokia now owns a patent for a tattoo capable of stimulating someone when they receive a call or text: report.
Incidents of "hacktivism" – hacking undertaken for political purposes – accounted for an unprecedented 58 percent of all data theft in 2011, according to the new Data Breach Investigations report from Verizon.
A new industry report says Americans lost $30 billion worth of cell phones last year, reports USA Today.
Research in Motion's Blackberry is no longer the top smart phone in its native Canada, having been beaten out by the iPhone.
Google is making it harder for spam sites to“game” the search engine, giving legitimate online businesses a better shot at reaching consumers.
In response to reports that employers, colleges, scholarship providers, and more are asking applicants for their Facebook passwords, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has spoken out against such practices.
With faster speeds and better connection, 4G is the desired connection for tablet and smart phone users. However, with providers limiting data usage, 4G is eating through customers data plans.
Firms like Morgan Stanley must tightly monitor communications to ensure that they are in compliance with securities regulations. As a result, they generally block employees from using social media sites like Twitter or even checking personal e-mail accounts at work. Indeed, the banks underwriting the gigantic Facebook I.P.O. bar their employees from using the social networking site.
Personal banking with Apple? It could happen.
Zynga acquired OMGPOP, the developer of the social drawing game 'Draw Something', Zynga company announced Wednesday.
Facebook plans to hold an additional briefing for analysts and bankers in April, at which time in-depth financial information may be discussed, according to people familiar with the matter.
We used to leave it to fate. You'd bump into a stranger somewhere, start up a conversation, and only then discover shared interests in Curb Your Enthusiasm, Asian cuisine, thermonuclear physics. As you talked more, you discovered you knew some of the same people. Before long you were doing business together or maybe even kindling a romance.
From getting live news updates to starting revolutions, Twitter is great for a lot of things. But for getting a porn star as your prom date? Yep, apparently Twitter is good for that, too.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.