Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.
Mozilla's modernized mobile OS is catching up to Apple and Google rivals with improvements necessary to carry Firefox OS beyond its bare-bones roots. Copy-paste and find-my-phone tools patch significant shortcomings.
An international conference is underway, discussing the transition plan for Internet governance and how multiple "stakeholders" will play a role in that transition.
Mozilla and Facebook are joining forces in an unusual alliance to save bandwidth by reducing the size of image files on the Web.
HTTP 2.0 is designed to deliver Web pages to browsers faster. But some in the standards world think finishing the technology in 2014 is unlikely.
Aiming to step out of the shadow of Spotify, Pandora and Apple's iTunes Radio, 4-year-old Rdio beefs up its free radiolike service and designs a warmer welcome for the uninitiated.
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.
The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?
What next for the Web? "I am concerned and excited about its future," says Tim Berners-Lee, who'll answer your questions on Reddit starting at noon PT.
Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are all now using PhotoDNA, which lets them track images depicting child exploitation.
Micromax, a five-year-old Indian company, now leads the handset market in that country, but it's not all bad news for Samsung there.