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Shock rock: Machine uncovers honking 1,111-carat diamond

A specialized sorting machine that uses X-ray technology sniffs out one of the largest diamonds ever discovered.

By November 19, 2015


For T-Mobile's wireless ambitions, a make-or-break moment looms

The Uncarrier has the most to win or lose in next year's spectrum auction, including whether it has a chance to be a true competitor to Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

By June 23, 2015


Ka-ching! Mobile ads cranking $1.1B a year for Facebook

Facebook's efforts to make money from mobile are young -- but the payoff already looks big.

By October 24, 2012


Does Amazon have the best price? PriceJump knows

Turn off the Amazon auto-pilot and use this handy tool to make sure you're getting the best deal.

By July 16, 2014


Samsung Galaxy K Zoom hinted at by 'Kapture the moment' event

Samsung has scheduled an event where a camera with a K will come into focus, which could be a sequel to the Galaxy S4 Zoom and spin-off of the Samsung Galaxy S5. How kurious...

By April 14, 2014


Make sure your donation gets to the people who need it

Whether we're responding to a disaster or helping to prevent one, our generosity comes from our hearts, but ensuring that our gifts have the maximum impact possible requires using our heads.

By December 20, 2013


European homes now have 100 percent broadband coverage

Satellite-based Internet access has reached the last 0.6 percent of homes that copper wires and mobile networks didn't, the European Commission announces.

By October 17, 2013


Would you swap toilet access for good in-flight Wi-Fi? You're not alone

A Honeywell survey shows that many fliers would give up vital amenities for better wireless Internet. Fully 13 percent of Americans surveyed said they'd ditch the loo for a stronger connection.

By September 6, 2013


For Facebook, it still comes down to making money on mobile

Though only running mobile ads for a year, the social network is dependent on the nascent revenue stream to drive growth.

By July 23, 2013


'Trek'-themed Acer Aspire R7 boldly goes up for auction

Finally, a Windows 8 machine that'll feel at home on other planets. As part of a "Star Trek Into Darkness" tie-in, Acer launches a limited-edition "Trek"-themed version of its ambitious Aspire R7.

By June 5, 2013