Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers – InformationWeek

InformationWeekCheck out the most (and least) impressive gadgets and developments from the year’s biggest mobile confab. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The…

Apple’s Tim Cook picks a fight with climate change deniers – Fortune

Fortune[A] self-described conservative think tank was pushing a shareholder proposal that would have required Apple to disclose the costs of its sustainability programs and to be more transparent about its…

Apple CEO Tim Cook Photo: Reuters – Business Today

Business TodayApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said…

Apple CEO teases new products; takes pot shots at Google and other competitors – NDTV

NDTVApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at…

Friday stumper: Find all of Apple’s 23 acquisitions from the past 16 months – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAt Apple’s annual meeting in Cupertino, Calif., today, chief executive Tim Cook dropped a curious factoid: In the past 16 months, Apple has bought 23 companies. Like Cisco, IBM, Salesforce.com,…

Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick…

Apple TV not a hobby, but revenue’s less than iPod – MarketWatch

MarketWatchSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Apple Inc.’s efforts so far with its set-top box, Apple TV, are now more than a hobby, but revenue is still far below even the dwindling…

Tim Cook: Apple TV did over $1B in … – CNET

CNETAt Apple’s annual gathering of shareholders, CEO Tim Cook said the product is more than a “hobby.” Richard Nieva. by Richard Nieva. February 28, 2014 11:09 AM PST. Follow @richardjnieva.…

Bitcoin losses spur Mt. Gox to bankruptcy – CNET

CNETBad day for the big Bitcoin exchange: CEO Mark Karpeles says Mt. Gox lost some 750,000 customer bitcoins, plus 100,000 of its own. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. February 28,…

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection after losing Bitcoins – CNET

CNETMt. Gox, the embattled Bitcoin exchange that fell into a state of disarray earlier this month following a security issue that prompted withdrawal fraud, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The…

Google Barge On The Move; Goodbye San Francisco, Hello Stockton – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle Barge is reportedly on a move to set up a new home in Stockton, after the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission issued notice to…

British Spies Said to Intercept Yahoo Webcam Images – New York Times

New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — A British intelligence agency collected video webcam images — many of them sexually explicit — from millions of Yahoo users, regardless of whether they were…

ABC to live stream Academy Awards telecast on limited basis – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSunday night’s red carpet preshow, the entire 86th Annual Academy Awards program and “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars,” will be made available to cable customers in eight…

Report: UK spies captured millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ captured and stored still webcam images of millions of Yahoo users including substantial quantities of sexually explicit material, the Guardian newspaper reported…

Lenovo banks on $1 BEELLION Moto turnaround in SIX quarters – Register

RegisterLenovo boss Yang Yuanqing has boasted that he can wipe Motorola Mobility’s $1bn-a-year (£600m) losses in just six quarters once his firm takes the helm at the handset maker. Yang…

Mobile World Congress 2014 – CBS News

CBS NewsNew Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch is seen on a display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 23, 2014. Samsung Electronics unveiled a new smart watch and fitness…

Google denies bidding on WhatsApp – CNET

CNETAndroid and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai refutes reports that Google competed with Facebook to buy WhatsApp. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. February 26, 2014 10:21 AM PST. Follow @sethr. Sundar…

Update NOW: Apple finally fixes OS X ‘goto fail’ SSL spying bug – Register

RegisterApple has released OS X 10.9.2 which, you’ll be delighted to know, improves the “accuracy” of the unread message count in Mail, and fixes the autofill feature in Safari among…

Apple finally fixes ‘gotofail’ OS X security hole – CNET

CNETAfter a multiday delay that irked users, Apple has released a system software update for OS X Mavericks that fixes what’s become known as the “gotofail” security vulnerability. Declan McCullagh.…

Review: New Samsungs will appeal to fitness fans – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Samsung is banking on you shaping up this spring. The company on Monday unveiled its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale…

Nikon finally reveals D4S specifications – sticks with 16MP sensor – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKAfter months of speculation, and a development announcement, Nikon has finally revealed that the D4S pro camera will feature a revamped 16 million pixel sensor, with the top end…

Nokia’s Android X range: Will this be madness or genius for Microsoft? – ZDNet

ZDNetMWC 2014: Highlights. CNET: Mobile World Congress

Yota Devices Announces The New YotaPhone, Now With Full Touch-Enabled … – Android Police

Android PoliceI honestly think the YotaPhone was one of the coolest smartphone innovations of 2013, and while I wouldn’t exactly be the first in line to buy a device from…

Nokia Asha 230 is Nokia’s cheapest yet (hands-on) – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Of the new Nokia phones announced at Mobile World Congress, the Nokia Asha 230 is the only one to run the company’s Asha mobile platform. Although this…

LG to Offer Its First Smartwatch This Year – ABC News

ABC NewsLG Electronics Inc. said it will launch a computerized wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Corp. and smaller companies such as Pebble…

Lenovo S860 is a beefy bruiser with a blockbuster battery – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Just when Lenovo was starting to make its name as a phone maker, with chunky, big-screen handsets such as the Vibe X we saw at IFA in…

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5S – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKThe Samsung Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5S are devices that highlight the best of two of the largest tech companies at the height of their powers, so which…

USPS planning to launch a Steve Jobs stamp in 2015 – Digital Trends

Digital TrendsDetailed by the Washington Post, the United States Postal Service will be rolling out a new stamp during 2015 that pays tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Currently under…

Samsung 12-inch Galaxy NotePro Android Tablet Hands-on – Tom’s Hardware Guide

Tom’s Hardware GuideIf there is a screen-size arms race going on, then Samsung dropped the equivalent of a hydrogen bomb at CES when it announced a 12-inch tablet. We recently…

Steve Jobs slated to grace US postage stamp in 2015 – CNET

CNETList of approved subjects obtained by The Washington Post reflects a shift toward more popular individuals as a new revenue source for the cash-strapped service. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil.…

Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector – CNET

CNETAn international group of researchers funded by the EU is working on a lie detector for social media that could make it easier to separate online truth from lies and…

OneDrive launches with auto camera backup and Dropbox-style rewards – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKOne legal battle and a bunch of mooted names later, Microsoft has flipped the switch on its revamped OneDrive cloud storage service. Not wanting to miss an opportunity, the…

White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality – PCWorld

PCWorldThe administration of U.S. President Barack Obama said in response to a petition that it continues to back an open Internet, but declined to direct the U.S. Federal Communications Commission…

Google asks Internet eyewear fans not to be Glassholes’ – Business Recorder

Business Recorderimage SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Tuesday gave early adopters of its Internet-connected eyewear a bit of advice: don’t be “Glassholes.” It was the final suggestion in a recommended code…

Galaxy S5 rumors flare up as release date draws near – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorJust ahead of the major Samsung “Unpacked 5” event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, the Internet is buzzing about what Samsung will offer in…