• Satellite Broadband Providers Expand into Rural Areas Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    Internet providers that beam broadband connections to rural America via satellites are expanding their services as the need for faster video and downloads is becoming universal.

  • Flutter app

    Want to impress your friends and/or have them accuse you of witchery? Well, if you own an Apple computer, you're in luck, because a new free app for Mac allows you to stop and start your music by just holding up your hand in front of your webcam.

  • LinkedIn

    Reid Hoffman recently loaned Kiva $1 million and invited 40,000 people to each lend out $25 of his money to a borrower of their choice, using the Kiva platform, at no cost.

  • Twitter

    Most of the world is interconnected thanks to email and social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a new poll released on Tuesday.

  • Technology Can Push Our Crazy Buttons, Rewire Brains Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:56 AM ET

    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.

  • Visa

    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.

  • IPad Battery-gate: Nothing to See Here Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:48 PM ET
    The new iPad is in its element displaying and editing high-resolution photos.

    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 Revamps Payer App, Launches on Android Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 2:30 PM ET
    Square application being used on Ipad

    Square just upped the ante in its budding rivalry with PayPal over consumers and merchants in the multibillion-dollar mobile payments business.

  • Cellcom Israel Celebrates Five Years     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 9:41 AM ET

    The cellular provider in Israel celebrates its fifth listing anniversary, with Nir Sztern, Cellcom Israel CEO.

  • Microsoft Raids Tackle Net Crime Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Tech Check: Apple TV     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 4:38 PM ET

    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.

  • Nokia Patents Vibrating Tattoos Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 4:35 PM ET

    Cellphone-maker Nokia now owns a patent for a tattoo capable of stimulating someone when they receive a call or text: report.

  • Anonymous

    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.

  • Lost Cellphones Added Up Fast in 2011 Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
    A pile of old cellular phones.

    A new industry report says Americans lost $30 billion worth of cell phones last year, reports USA Today.

  • RIM’s BlackBerry Dethroned by Apple on Its Home Turf Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
    The Blackberry Curve 8900

    Research in Motion's Blackberry is no longer the top smart phone in its native Canada, having been beaten out by the iPhone.

  • Google Revamping Search to Filter Out ‘Spam’ Sites Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 3:53 PM ET
    Google Search

    Google is making it harder for spam sites to“game” the search engine, giving legitimate online businesses a better shot at reaching consumers.

  • Facebook Timeline

    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.

  • New iPad's Speedy 4G Can Use Up Data Allotment in a Flash Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 10:22 AM ET
    The new iPad is displayed during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, Ca.

    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.

  • On Wall Street, Keeping a Tight Rein on Twitter Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 9:57 AM ET

    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.

  • Mobile Banking: Apple Customers Hungry For iBank Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 4:09 PM ET

    Personal banking with Apple? It could happen.

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