Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -- except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that. The King is headed North, buying the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain for $11.4 billion. The deal will create the world's third-largest fast-food chain, with over 18,000 sites. But critics are crying 'foul'. Wireless provider Verizon is gearing up for a nationwide launch of its Voice-over-LTE service over the next several weeks, promising clearer and crisper phone calls and a Skype-like video service. California’s new law -- signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday -- aimed at deterring cellphone theft could mean most mobile phones sold in the U.S. will soon include similar “kill-switch” tech. Good question. Curtis Bingham, founder and executive director of the Chief Customer Officer Council, has a good answer: Yes. As Bingham sees it, the question really isn't whether you need a CCO but when.
Are Government Spies Tipping Off Tor? Less than a month ago, tech news headlines heralded a Tor Project breach. Now, some are saying that government spies are sharing information with Tor to help it prevent future breaches.
PlayStation Network Back Online After Attack Sony’s PlayStation and Entertainment Network are back online after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack crashed the systems on Sunday. But Sony says no personal info was accessed.
Verizon Hops on the Voice-Over-LTE Bandwagon Wireless provider Verizon is gearing up for a nationwide launch of its Voice-over-LTE service over the next several weeks, promising clearer and crisper phone calls and a Skype-like video service.