The humble little satellite could handle just a single black-and-white TV channel, but it was the cutting-edge technology of its day. JFK gave it a spin 50 years ago today.
Subscribers in Japan are currently locked into a mobile carrier at expensive monthly rates when buying a subsidised phone. A new government initiative will remove the SIM locks on phones to allow for freedom of choice.
Russian government orders ISPs to cut access to a handful of opposition Web sites, some of which have criticized recent military incursions on the Crimean peninsula.
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that a court order lifting the Twitter ban should be overturned.
Government hopes move will encourage financial and economic reforms, according to a South China Morning Post report.
CuteCircuit's new collection of LED fashion, controlled by a smartphone app, marries beauty with technology.
Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.
The device was leaked onto the Web, and shows a 4.3-inch 720p display and a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, according to reports.
The Alliance for Affordable Internet aims to cut Net costs from 30 percent of monthly income to 5 percent. Other members include US and UK government agencies, Facebook, and Microsoft.
Starting May 15, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will let you text police in case of an emergency. Here's how it works.