Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.
The company tells the FCC that it will go forward with its current GigaPower fiber network plans but that it's still waiting to hear what happens with Net neutrality in Washington.
Carmaker is preparing up to deliver its first sport utility vehicle. The Model X is expected to arrive in 2015.
President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."
The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.
Law prohibits online retailers from imposing contracts that require customers waive their right to express a negative opinion about their service experience.
The Internet giant faces yet another tussle with European officials, who want Google to split off its search business.
The company's service allows consumers to swap established currencies for the digital kind without the speculating inherent in trading exchanges.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.