Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.
A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.
A new law reverses prohibition against use of anything but US currency for commerce.
The governor of New Jersey has asked the state's attorney general to look into what happened when child-protection services and police arrived at the house of a man who posted a Facebook picture of his 11-year-old son with a rifle.
A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.
In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."
Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.
Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.
Looking to buy a new Dell laptop? You can now purchase one from Dell's website using bitcoin.
If you see a killer robot (including one that looks like a certain former California governor) making threatening movements toward Google's founders, there's no need to worry.