As augmented reality technology improves, the holography of Iron Man and Avatar moves a step closer to entering our everyday lives.
Target has agreed to pay $US18.5 million ($24.78 million) to settle investigations by dozens of US states over a 2013 hack of its database, in which the personal information of millions of customers was stolen.
Letting anyone accept Apple Pay, Android Pay and credit cards on-the-spot, Square's tiny contactless reader puts a pop-up store in your pocket.
Google will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions — including card numbers, purchase amounts and time stamps — to solve the advertising juggernaut's long-standing quest to prove that online ads prompt consumers to make purchases in brick-and-mortar stores.
Microsoft has reintroduced its Surface Pro hybrid device, unveiling a brand new portable machine the company insists is no longer a tablet that can act as a laptop, but is instead "the most versatile laptop we've ever built".
Life could have been so different for Baxter the Robot. A product of US company, Rethink Robotics, Baxter was designed to perform any dull, repetitive tasks no human would ever want to undertake.
The biggest threats to date came from other fast growing social apps, but these have been eliminated.
HP has used Cannes Film Festival, of all places, to spruik the latest updates to its consumer laptops and tablets the HP Envy and HP Spectre X2.
Porsche's new headphones are good for sound, but even better for diamond smuggling.
As the new toy takes the country by storm, an iOS app is cashing in on the craze.
Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, The Guardian has reported, citing internal guidelines it has seen.
The push to get Google Assistant on every device in your home has reached the lounge room as Android O helps Android TV finds its voice.
North Korea's main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors, officials and internet security experts.
This month, one of the most important intelligence documents about Russian interference in the US election emerged.
Instagram is ranked as the worst social networking app when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, according to a new survey published by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the UK.
People who share or post sexually explicit images of others without their consent will face tough new penalties if a national proposal to combat revenge porn is passed into law.
With the clock ticking on whether a global hacking attack would wipe out his data, Bolton Jiang had no intention of paying a 21st-century ransom.
Unless the government vastly increases how much it spends on research into technologies, it is the corporations that will decide how to deploy them.
When it arrives mid-year, talking to Google's attentive benchtop speaker will be more about striking up a conversation than simply issuing commands.