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Google Lunar XPrize

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. It's the Google Lunar XPrize, and we're giving you an inside look at how the teams are preparing for lift-off.

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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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Microsoft's 'Windows 10: The Next Chapter' event, join us Wednesday (live blog)

On January 21, Microsoft will stake out the future of Windows, giving us a glimpse of what its software will look like on mobile devices. A successor to Internet Explorer may also be in store.

By January 17, 2015

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Comparing T-Mobile and AT&T's rollover data plans

Both carriers have similar programs that allow customers to carry unused data from one month to the next, but it's not as simple as it sounds. This is how these rollover data plans really work.

By January 16, 2015

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Worst passwords of 2014 are just as awful as you can imagine

The ever-present "123456" takes the top spot, but it has some equally terrible company on the annual list of worst passwords people are still using.

By January 20, 2015

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President's broadband push pits FCC against states

President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.

By January 17, 2015

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iPhone shipments last quarter likely to set a record

If Morgan Stanley's prediction of 69 million iPhone shipments is accurate, the figure would far surpass the 51 million iPhones that Apple actually moved during the final quarter of 2013.

By January 20, 2015

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Samsung smartphones dominate global market, but margin narrows

Worldwide, Samsung's market share drops from 32.5 percent in 2013 to 28 percent in 2014, while competitors, like Apple, maintain or gain ground.

By January 20, 2015

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T-Mobile outshines rivals in luring new subscribers

Though it still lags in overall number of subscribers, the carrier beat rivals last quarter in terms of gaining new customers and keeping old ones, according to a research firm.

By January 20, 2015

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Apple, Google offer $415 million to settle antipoaching suit

That's $90.5 million more than the previous settlement offer in the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring not to hire away each other's employees.

By January 15, 2015

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Facebook supports 4.5 million jobs worldwide, social network says

Facebook-sponsored study claims the company added $227 billion to the global economy last year.

By January 20, 2015