As many as 100 public advocacy groups, including the likes of the American Civil Liberties Union, have decided to stage be a massive rally in Washington D. C. to protest the alleged controversial National Security Agency
In June this year, Edward Snowden leaked some classified documents revealing details about the use of NSA surveillance programs by the government to spy on activities.
So far, more than 550,000 people have signed a petition demanding the government to shut down the programs.
The shares of J. C. Penney have fallen 13 per cent on Friday as the struggling retailer launched an issue of 84 million shares of common stock in a public offering in an attempt to build up its cash reserves.
The company has said that it will use the funds raised from the offering for meeting general corporate
Privacy experts have asked Internet search giant Yahoo Inc to take more steps to ensure consumers' privacy as many Yahoo email addresses reassigned to new owners are still receiving personal emails intended for the former owners.
In June, Yahoo had declared that it would redistribute the addresses and IDs that had not been in use for a year.
But, the move triggered concerns over reassigned addresses' former owners' privacy after one man reveled that he had received emails intended for the former owner and that the emails were full of highly sensitive information.
Two top American engineers have signed on with crowdfunding site JumpStartFund to help turn Elon Musk's futuristic "Hyperloop" transportation system into a reality.
SpaceX founder & chief executive officer aims to develop transportation system capable of transporting passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 30 minutes.
Apple stock on Monday gained $23.23 a share to close at $490.64 after the tech giant announced that sold a record 9 million units of new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C models during the first weekend of their launch.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based company said demand for the iPhone 5S surpassed the initial supply. The company also announced that several online orders were set to be delivered in the coming few weeks.
Santa Monica, California-based startup DogVacay on Monday announced the launch of an iPhone version of its app that allows dog owners to easily find and book pet- sitters.
Previously, DogVacay used to offer an app only for the hosts who watch the pets/dogs. Dog owners had to book the pet-sitting service via the startup's official website.
The iPhone version of the app allows dog owners to search for pet-sitters in their area, schedule a session as well as make payment online, before they go on a holiday-making or a business tour.
A group of German hackers, known as the Chaos Computing Club (CCC), have claimed that they managed to hack into latest Apple iPhone’s fingerprint scanner.
Charlie Miller, one of the CCC hackers and co-author of the iOS Hacker’s Handbook, described the hack as “a complete break” of Apple’s Touch ID security. He said the hack opened up a new possibility for cyber criminals.
On the CCC's site, a hacker named Starbug said, “Fingerprints should not be used to secure anything. You leave them everywhere, and it is far too easy to make fake fingers out of lifted prints.”
The average price of regular gasoline in the United States has slipped over the recent past, following a decline in crude oil price, thanks to diplomatic progress regarding Iran and Syria.
According to Camarillo, California-based Lundberg Survey Inc., the average price of regular gasoline slipped by 6.4 cents to $3.5207 per gallon in the two-week period ended September 20. It was the lowest price since January 25.
The average price of the fuel is nearly 31 cents below the year-ago price of $3.8338 per gallon.
Google, the world’s most popular internet search giant, has announced its decision to provide additional 10GB of free storage to all Google Drive account holders.
The company announced that account holders would get the additional storage for free when they would log into their Google accounts with the new Google Quickoffice before 26th of September this year.
According to the released statement, one can get hold of the Google Quickoffice app from the company’s app store, run the app after installing it, log into their Google Account and they will receive the 10GB additional storage.
Average national gasoline price in America is unlikely to fall below $3 per gallon anytime in the near future, according to a fresh report by AAA.
AAA report, released on Tuesday, said the national average price of regular gasoline was more than $3 per gallon for the 1,000th consecutive day.
The report by the automobile club also predicted that the average price of the fuel would remain above $3 a gallon for at least another 1,000 days, unless something unforeseen happens.
The soon-to-be-released "Grand Theft Auto V," Take-Two Interactive's newest offering in the action drama series, is widely expected to be one of the best-selling videogames of current year.
The Xbox 360 version of the game has earned metacritic score of 98, which makes it the best-reviewed release for the Xbox 360 platform of all times.
According to Wedbush Securities' analyst Michael Pachter's estimates, GTA V videogame would sell 14 million units in the three months ending September 30.
Launching two iPhones simultaneously at a single media event last week was not the only abnormal act by Apple this year. It was the first time since 2009 when the Cupertino, California-based tech giant didn't disclose the number of the 5C that it presold within the first 24 hours.
In the previous years, since the introduction of the iPhone 3GS in 2009, Apple had always been publishing how many iPhones it presold within the first 24 hours of their launch. It used to publish the first-day figures in morning press release on the next day.
Retail giant Walmart is offering attractive discounts on newly launched Apple smartphones - the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S.
Walmart announced that it would sell the 16GB version of the iPhone 5C smartphone for $79, which represents a saving of $20 on the full retail price. The 16GB iPhone 5S will be available for $189, $10 off the full retail price.
However, those attractive prices require the standard two-year service contract with the network provider of their choice.
At least six privacy advocacy groups filed complaints with the FTC on September 4, alleging that the changes made by Facebook to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights & Responsibilities violated the 2011 settlement.
The HTC One smartphone, which comes in black and silver, will also be available in the brand new metallic blue color through Best Buy.
The blue smartphone, which was first unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin previous week, will go on sale starting on the coming Sunday at Best Buy stores as well as BestBuy. com.
The blue version of the phone will be available on the airwaves of Verizon, Sprint and AT&T. T-Mobile is the only major mobile phone operator that has not received the blue HTC One.