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Handy rebrands to be the name you remember for help around the house

The on-demand cleaning services platform dropped the "book" from its name to take its business to the next level.

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Kreyos smartwatch: We're not a scam, just a trainwreck

Failed smartwatch is a cautionary tale for crowdfunded wearables

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Survey finds generation gaps in adoption of new tech

A new survey highlights how IoT and wearable technology adoption vary by age.

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How to use Google Voice with the new Hangouts app

Google Voice is now integrated into Hangouts; here is how to get it working on your Android device.

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Using social media as a customer support tool

In the world of support, social media can be a powerful tool. Here's how to successfully incorporate social media into your support strategy.

Data loss detection tool mines the ephemeral world of 'pastes'

Thousands of email addresses are leaked every day on Pastebin unknown to most users. Now there's a way to find out if yours is among them.

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Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has defined standard ways to carry out common uses of Wi-Fi Direct.

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Uber ignores California's warning, doubles down on carpool service

The company is promoting a service regulators have said violates the law, while permanently cutting the price of its lower-cost UberX service.

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Your employer allows BYOD? Don't make them regret it.

Proper BYOD etiquette helps keep your job and your company's sensitive data secure.

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Netflix launches in France, with a Franc-o-fied 'House of Cards' on the way

Ironically, the political battles Netflix has had to fight to get into France make those in Kevin Spacey’s House of Cards pale by comparison.

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Microsoft invites reporters to see 'what's next for Windows' (hint: it's Windows 9)

Microsoft begins inviting reporters to see the next generation of Windows—almost certainly a preview of Windows 9.

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TAG Heuer says it's going to make a smartwatch

Having dismissed the Apple Watch as "too feminine," the luxury watchmaker says it will jump on the bandwagon by next spring.

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New DisplayPort 1.3 standard supports 5K monitors

DisplayPort 1.3 also supports multiple 4K monitors, so if you're looking to build one heck of a gaming rig, the standard has you covered.

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Cortana app reportedly heading for Windows 9

Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, is a mainstay of Windows Phone. For Windows 9, however, she'll be "just" an app.

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Google wants to test drone wireless Internet in New Mexico

The company is planning a six-month trial of beaming wireless Internet via drone.