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Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.” (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Chief Microsoft Lawyer: Government Spying On Par With ‘Cyber Attacks, Sophisticated Malware’

Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.”

12/05/2013

The restaurant says it's concerned Google Glass might be used to photograph or video unsuspecting diners. (Getty Images)

Seattle Restaurant Ejects Customer Wearing Google Glass

The Lost Lake Cafe asked a customer to leave because he wouldn’t take off his Google Glass.

11/29/2013

Oracle Corp. president Safra Catz says it makes sense to bring jobs back to the United States. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Boeing, Oracle CEOs: Jobs Coming Back To US From Overseas

Oracle Corp. president Safra Catz says it makes sense to bring jobs back to the United States.

09/17/2013

A new study finds that men speak on their phones for longer and with more frequency than women. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Study: Men Talk On Their Phones Faster And Longer Than Women

Men spend more time talking on their telephones and also speak at a faster rate than their female counterparts, a new study finds.

02/15/2013

File photo of the Apple logo (Photo credit:  LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

9 Things Apple Could Do With $137 Billion

Apple Inc. has recently come under attack for its practice of stockpiling cash. At the end of last year, the company was sitting on $137 billion —and the heap keeps growing.

02/08/2013

Photo shows how the LRD portal would work. (credit: Barbecan Security Systems)

Security Company Issues Patent For Robotic Door To Stop Gun Attacks

A Seattle-based security company has issued a patent for its robotic Linear Revolving Door in hopes to stop shooting massacres like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

01/08/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (above) and his company have been awarded a patent that allows people to feel hugs through the internet.

Microsoft Patent Allows Long-Distance Hugs, Handshakes

A new Microsoft patent may allow people to hug, grab documents or shake hands through long-distance technology.

12/24/2012

(Photo credit LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Tweaks Image Searches Making Porn Harder To Find

Google tweaked their image searching function in order to make it more difficult to find pornography and other sexually-explicit photos.

12/13/2012

A Taiwanese Air Force officer introduces the advanced phased array radar at a missile base in Sanchih, northern Taipei county, on Jan. 15, 2008. (credit: SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Taiwan Wants Apple To Blur Map Image Of Top-Secret Military Radar Base

Taiwan is asking Apple Inc. to blur a map image of its new $1.4 billion early warning radar station that can detect aircraft and missiles coming from as far as western China.

10/10/2012