Vancouver police are investigating a brazen robbery at an Apple Store Monday night in which three suspects allegedly sprayed 40 people with a chemical mix designed to ward off bears as they swiped an undetermined amount of Apple laptops, iPads and iPods.
Network World talks to Black Friday watcher Michael Brim of BFads.net to sort out this holiday season's shopping trends.
President Obama voted in person in Chicago yesterday but also showed up later in day virtually on social news aggregation site Reddit to urge stragglers to get to the polls and perform their civic duty.
LinkedIn, looking to lure more of its 175 million users to visit its website regularly, has begun inviting members to follow a cast of 150 "influential thought leaders."
Princeton University's EDGE Lab has released a free iPhone app that enables smartphone users to avoid big wireless bills by better tracking their actual data usage and predicting future usage.
T-Mobile doesn't appear to be on Apple's short list for iPhone 5 carriers, but that's not stopping T-Mobile from trying to lure iPhone customers to what it says will soon be its widespread 4G network.
University of Pennsylvania researchers are touting their creation of an all-optical switch that uses nanowires to transmit and process information using light pulses rather than electricity.
Exposure to tablets and other electronics with backlit displays can disrupt circadian rhythms and cause insomnia or restless sleep, researchers say.
Google greatly expands the availability of custom URLs for users of its Google+ social networking site, which will make it easier for people and companies to promote their presence.
Google Talk, a desktop and mobile text and voice chat service used by many Google Gmail customers, suffered a widespread outage Thursday morning that the company says affected "a majority of users."
Black Hat security conference: University of Washington creation gives you vicarious thrills of social engineering, lock picking.
Panoramic images from Google/University of Minnesota highlight Shackleton's hut and other historic and educational sites on Antarctica.
University of Southampton researchers are fine-tuning an artificial intelligence system they say will give them a leg up in the English Fantasy Football League when the Premier League soccer season kicks off in August.
Mark Hamill, Stan Lee and costumes, costumes and more costumes invade San Diego.
The electronics manufacturer says Apple's next model will "put the Galaxy S III to shame."