U.S. prosecutors are proposing that smartphone makers offer a "kill switch" in all new phones produced by the start of next year as part of an initiative to cut down on theft, which sometimes turns violent.
Apple made a variety of announcements regarding Siri during the WWDC 2013 keynote. Lex Friedman says that in some ways, the Siri updates still appear to lag behind Google Now. But just as importantly, Apple's looking to hit Google where it hurts: in the search activity.
After weeks of speculation, Google on Tuesday confirmed that it has acquired Waze, the Israeli mapping app for iOS and Android.
When it comes to music labels, Apple's gotta catch 'em all. Elsewhere, Google unwittingly gives the folks from Cupertino a helping hand, and you'll never guess what might show up at this year's WWDC.
A number of theories are still available to make all the carefully worded statements and shifting facts sing harmoniously together today.
In an effort to quell outrage over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, President Obama says the government is striking a balance between security and privacy.
Privacy groups and some lawmakers are in an uproar after news reports this week that the U.S. National Security Agency is conducting broad surveillance of the nation's residents.
The National Security Agency's Prism program tapped directly into the servers of most of the web's largest companies, monitoring our search history, the content of emails, file transfers, and live chats, The Guardian alleges.
iOS 6's Maps has taken a lot of flack since its release, so Dan Moren wouldn't blame you if you wanted to check out Google Maps for iOS. Here's a quick video overview of the app.
Lex Friedman couldn't successfully update the Google Hangouts plug-in, or the Silverlight plug-in that Netflix requires. After much trial and error, he found the fix.