Apple Inc. said Saturday that it has issued a "patch" to fix an encryption gap that would allow hackers to steal personal data, including emails and financial information, from millions of users on their personal mobile devices.
Facebook's $19 billion purchase brings attention to mobile messaging apps. So what are they?
Google planning to provide high-speed Internet service in 34 US cities in major expansion
Retailers using smartphones to track shopper movements, preferences; privacy groups concerned
When Facebook paid a sum that could end up totaling $19 billion - yes, with a "b" - for WhatsApp, a lot of people thought that was an eye-popping amount of money. But Amir Efrati, senior reporter for TheInformation.com, tells WTOP it wasn't such an unbelievable price - in fact, someone else was offering more.
The explosion of mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras and power tools have at least one thing in common -- they need to be charged. The men credited with developing the lithium-ion battery that powers the devices have been honored in our area.
An iCar from Apple? Some ideas about what Teslas would be like with Apple behind the wheel
Q&A: 'Hell and Back Again' documentarian working in virtual reality
Review: App for tracking people's location could be friendship magnet or stalker's best friend
People concerned about their smartphone intruding on their privacy may have something else about which to worry: the car.
With many hotel chains banning smoking, customers who choose to indulge often find it challenging to book a hotel room where they can light up. A new website, Smoketels.com, only books smoking rooms.
The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks
This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store
In the 1989 movie "Back to the Future II," Marty McFly wears shoes with self-tying laces -- just one of the technological advances in the far-off year 2015. That's next year, and Nike says they'll be a reality.
Hackers haven't wasted any time exploiting the departure of the wildly popular Flappy Bird, by introducing malware in apps that mimic the addictive mobile game.
The Department of Homeland Security is closer to developing a National License Plate Recognition Database, which is raising privacy concerns.
Law enforcement officials alerted Kickstarter that hackers tried to gain unauthorized access to some customers' data.
Lenovo quarterly profit rises 30 percent on growth in smartphone, tablet sales
The popular Windows XP will be retired next month, and the idea of upgrading to the radically different Windows 8 has many seeking an alternative.
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