Microsoft Plans To Encrypt Server Traffic To Slow Down NSA

Microsoft intends to start encrypting the flow of information between its datacenters to prevent the NSA from spying on its data.

 | Evan Thomas

Scientists Uncover What Part Of The Brain Makes Decisions

Researchers say one of the smallest parts of the brain plays a big role in helping us make decisions.

 | Matt Moreno

Designer Trains Bees To Detect Some Cancers

Portuguese designer Susana Soares revealed a unique glass device at Dutch Design Week. Inside it are bees trained to detect cancer on our breath.

 | Erik Shute

Apple Buys 3D Sensor Company Behind Xbox Kinect

Apple has acquired 3D sensor company PrimeSense for around $360 million.

 | Mikah Sargent

Snowden Scoop: NSA Infected 50K Networks With Malware

A report from the Snowden files indicates the NSA had compromised more than 50,000 networks worldwide to steal and store their data.

 | Evan Thomas

Boeing Warns Of New Engine Problems

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is facing a new problem: Icing risks leaving 747-8 jets and some 787 Dreamliner jets temporarily powerless.

 | Candice Aviles

Google In Talks For Prescription Lenses, Frames For Glass

Google is reportedly in talks with VSP Global about developing prescription lenses and more fashionable frames for Google Glass.

 | John O'Connor

Twitter Toughens Security Against NSA Snooping

Twitter has begun using forward secrecy to encrypt its traffic on a session-by-session basis.

 | Evan Thomas

Instagram Setting Its Sights On Private Messaging?

Rumors surfaced that Instagram is looking to add private messaging as one of its newest features.

 | Alex Mallin

JFK: History Repeats Itself Via Twitter, Live Streams

On the 50th anniversary of JFK's death, news outlets used modern tools to re-report the scene and bring 1963 into 2013.

 | Adam Falk

Apple Begins Selling Unlocked iPhone 5s Models

Apple is now directly selling an unlocked iPhone not tied to any carrier. It's priced the same as the other unsubsidized models.

 | Evan Thomas

Rumor: Microsoft Might Step In And Buy AOL’s Winamp

An anonymous insider says Microsoft might buy up the 15-year-old Winamp jukebox software.

 | Evan Thomas

Apple Awarded $290M In Samsung Patent Infringement Case

Apple was awarded $290 million after a partial retrial of its patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung.

 | Jasmine Bailey

Microsoft Attacks Google With T-Shirts, Coffee Mugs

Microsoft has released a new line of merchandise slamming Google for its role in the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

 | Matt Picht

Some Linguists Accept 'Because' as a Preposition

Linguists are starting to consider "because" a preposition thanks to Internet usage and memes.

 | Charesse James

Winamp Shutting Down December 20

AOL is shuttering its jukebox software Winamp on December 20, after 15 years of availability.

 | Evan Thomas

Star Wars Video Games, Movies Will Be Separate

Disney and Electronic Arts have inked a 10-year deal to keep the franchises separate, but the marketing machine's movement continues.

 | Nathan Byrne

U.S. Wireless Carriers Reject Anti-Theft 'Kill Switch' Idea

U.S. lawmakers and Samsung were working to create a "kill switch" that would allow owners to deactivate stolen phones, but carriers are rejecting it.

 | Adam Falk

Early Xbox One Reviews: So Far, So Good

Press reviews of the Xbox One paint a picture of a robust multimedia experience.

 | Evan Thomas

U.S. Navy Unveils New Weapon: The P-8A Poseidon

At the Dubai Airshow, the U.S. Navy unveiled a huge upgrade to its arsenal.

 | Charlie McKeague

China And Bitcoin: A Love Story

As the online currency’s backers fear U.S. regulations, bitcoin is flourishing in China, surprisingly unhindered by the nation's government.

 | Zach Toombs

Apple TV Adds PBS, Yahoo! As Competitors Look To Live-Stream

'Downton Abbey' episodes will be available on a limited basis despite Amazon's acquisition of exclusive streaming rights.

 | Nathan Byrne

Twitter Changes Its Mind About DMs

Twitter removed a direct message option that allowed users to send messages to people they weren't following.

 | Christian Bryant

Google And Microsoft Block Searches For Child Porn

Google and Microsoft are banning 100,000 terms from their search engines which could lead to images of child abuse.

 | Matt Picht

The PS4 Sells 1 Million Consoles In First 24 Hours

The sales add up to the most game consoles sold in one day — ever.

 | Jamal Andress

People Destroying Brand New PS4s With Bats, Guns

Several videos of people busting brand-new Playstation 4s to pieces are going viral.

 | Lauren Zima

Did Apple Buy Israeli 3D Tech Company Behind Kinect?

Apple is reportedly buying PrimeSense, the Israeli tech company behind the 3D sensor in Microsoft's Kinect.

 | Jamal Andress

PS4 Reviews: Great Console But Lacking In Content

Reviews are pouring in for the newly released gaming console, which some critics say is worth the hype but lacking in game selection.

 | Christian Bryant

Anonymous Hacker Jeremy Hammond Gets 10 Years In Prison

Hacker Jeremy Hammond received the maximum sentence for his role in hacking global intelligence firm Stratfor.

 | Evan Thomas

Google Play Music App Finally Available For iOS

Google introduced the Google Play Music app for iOS Friday, months after the initial launch date.

 | Christian Bryant