The voice and video chat app now will run all day in the background without draining a smartphone's battery, Microsoft says.
Gett, a black car service in NYC, says Uber tried to lure away its drivers by using dirty tricks. But Uber denies accusations of "denial of service"-style attacks.
Silicon Valley elite ask the Obama administration for swift changes in the federal government's spy programs after a meeting at the White House.
A study finds that video games may cause aggressive behaviour, but the trigger isn't violent content, it's frustration.
A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.
In Austin, Texas, bystanders photograph and film an arrest made by officers of a jogging woman, who claims she couldn't hear the policemen because she was wearing earbuds. The arrest, for alleged jaywalking, appears to some excessive.
Apple is "aggressively" recruiting smart watch experts to work on the iWatch -- but it won't be ready for another year.
The gadget maker may have brought in new employees to tackle design issues, sources tell The Financial Times.
The Finnish firm says partner Microsoft will also be pushing Windows Phone with more vigor, in ads that take the battle to Apple and Samsung.
The company will attempt to embed Maps and Siri into more cars through updated vehicle consoles.