Technology

Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

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Facebook is introducing a mobile feature called Nearby Friends that taps into that steady stream of location information…

Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work

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Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million…

Weibo shares jump in market debut

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Chinese social media company Weibo Corp.’s shares soared in their U.S. market debut Thursday….

Google developing “Ara” modular smart-phone

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Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project….

West Coast’s tallest building: Salesforce Tower

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Salesforce.com is set to become the anchor tenant in an office tower under construction in San Francisco that’s expected…

Sony: Some Vaio laptops batteries may overheat

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Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it’s …

Amazon offers employees up to $5000 to quit

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If your boss offered you five-thousand dollars to quit, would you take the money and run?…

Google to sell “Explorer” Glass to bigger pool of consumers

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A lot more people are about to get a chance to own the Internet-connected eyewear known as Google Glass…

‘Heartbleed’ bug causes major security headache

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A confounding computer bug called “Heartbleed” is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites…

End of XP could cause security problems

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Microsoft support for Windows XP ends tomorrow…