Facebook reportedly in talks for drone maker Titan Aerospace CNET
The Solara 50, one of the solar-powered drones unveiled last August by Titan Aerospace.(Credit:Titan Aerospace)
Facebook is in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, the maker of solar-powered high-altitude drone that can stay aloft for five years, according to a TechCrunch report.
Apple's hiring binge could point to more iPhone development CNET
Apple's iPhone 5S.(Credit:Josh Lowensohn/CNET)
With a massive hiring binge in China and Taiwan, it looks like Apple is working to boost product production.
The tech giant has reportedly poached engineers from smartphone maker HTC and other companies to create new Apple teams...
Amazon workers' lawsuit to be heard by US Supreme Court CNET
A worker loading orders in one of Amazon's warehouses.(Credit:Amazon)
The US Supreme Court selects very few cases to hear, but it appears a case involving Amazon workers is on its way to the countrys highest court.
The Supreme Court decided on Monday to hear a case about employees...
US sides with networks against Aereo in Supreme Court fight CNET
Aereo's arrays of dime-size antennas. (Credit:Aereo)
The US governments representative to the Supreme Court filed a brief Monday arguing that Aereo, the service streaming broadcast TV over the Web, is violating copyright law -- but that doesnt mean all cloud-storage services...
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US sues Sprint for allegedly overcharging on wiretaps CNET
The Sprint innovation center in Burlingame, Calif.(Credit:Lynn La/CNET)
Sprint has come under fire from the US government over claims that it tacked on excessive charges for court-ordered wiretaps.
The government filed a complaint against Sprint in US District Court in San Francisco...
Chromebooks compared: New and upcoming Chome OS laptops CNET
With a small but growing slice of the PC market, Chromebooks are finally a viable choice for anyone looking to buy a secondary or travel laptop. Unlike the similarly priced netbooks of old, these systems, which run Googles Chrome OS instead of Windows, tend...
Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies CNET
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Its no secret that parents of babies -- especially after the nights of interrupted sleep begin to add up -- go to great lengths to get their kids to sleep as many hours straight as possible. From dark rooms and swaddles to pacifiers and fans, any...
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Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B CNET
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is the world's richest person.(Credit:CBS)
Microsoft has gotten a new CEO, bought Nokias devices and services business, and had better-than-expected earnings the past few months -- another big change is that company chairman Bill Gates has reclaimed...
Verizon revamps prepaid wireless offer with new AllSet plans CNET
Good news for the Verizon faithful.
Verizon Wireless has simplified its prepaid pricing options and made the offer more flexible.
Instead of offering different tiers of service, Verizon now offers prepaid smartphone customers a single $45 a month plan that...
Dish blinks in Hopper standoff to keep Disney channels CNET
Dish's Auto Hop enable screen.(Credit:Dish)
Dishs fortifications protecting its contentious Auto-Hop feature on theHopper remote DVR just started to crack.
In order to renew an agreement that will ensure Dish continues to carry Disney channels like ABC and ESPN, the satellite...