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Apple CEO Tim Cook accidentally ‘outed’ in awkward CNBC segment

WAS Tim Cook just outed live on television? New York Times columnist James Stewart appeared as a guest on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street program ... Full story

YO: Is this the app to burst the tech bubble?

IS THIS the app to burst the tech bubble? A new instant messaging tool that only allows users to send a single word to their ... Full story

Facebook comes back online: Social network returns after 30-minute global outage leaves users frustrated

THE world’s popular social networking site of Facebook went down tonight across the world, leaving users unable to log in. Users hit Twitter to express ... Full story

Amazon unveils new Fire Phone

Amazon has introduced a new smartphone that will be closely tied to the products and services it sells, while adding such touches as the ability ... Full story

New emoji symbols will let you send an insult or surrender

If expressing hatred through the medium of words isn’t really your cup of tea, then good news – you’ll soon be able to send a middle ... Full story

Great Scott! Someone has invented a REAL Back To The Future-style hoverboard

This is not a drill. At last, with less than six months to go until 2015, hoverboards like movie Back To The Future are real ... Full story

Facebook buys data-on-demand startup Pryte to boost web reach

FACEBOOK has agreed to buy the Finnish-based tech startup Pryte, which enables smartphone users to purchase mobile data on demand, the companies say. The move ... Full story

Apple announces a host of updated features in its new iOS8 mobile platform operating system

APPLE had a simple message today: Meet your new mobile operating system — we think the two of you will be best of friends. Taking ... Full story

Users slam ‘creepy’ new feature that allows Facebook to listen in

FACEBOOK has been forced to defend a “creepy” new feature that allows it to activate your smartphone’s microphone and listen in. The announcement of the ... Full story

Apple buys Beats in $3b deal that sees Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine join Apple board

THE deal is official: Apple is buying Beats for $3 billion. The rumored deal was, again, rumored to be in doubt after video emerged of ... Full story

Microsoft shows off real-time Skype translator

Microsoft Corp showed off a test version of a real-time, spoken-word translation service for Skype calls on Tuesday, the first time the world's largest software ... Full story

eBay urges customers to change passwords after massive cyberattack on databases; no PayPal breach

ONLINE giant eBay has urged customers to change their passwords after cyberattackers broke into its databases, in what could be one of the biggest breaches ... Full story

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3 laptop killer

Microsoft bills its new Surface tablet computer as a laptop replacement — and it means it this time. The Surface Pro 3 will have a screen ... Full story

Facebook Ask button lets pesky friends nag you about your private life

CREEPY or convenient? Facebook has launched a new Ask button that could help make it easier to find a date or just creep someone out. ... Full story

Apple set to announce change that will double the power of the iPad

APPLE seems set to introduce true multi-tasking to its iPad tablets, with a report that the new iOS8 mobile operating system will let you split ... Full story

Scientists invent a contagious Wi-Fi virus

SCIENTISTS did not think it was possible, but now a UK team has invented a digital virus that can spread through the air like a ... Full story

Google exec makes creepiest prediction yet

RAY Kurzweil, the director of engineering at Google, believes that the tech behemoth will soon know you even better than your spouse does. Kurzweil, who ... Full story

Microsoft plans Windows spring clean

MICROSOFT will update its Windows system this spring to address some of the gripes people have had when they use devices without touch capabilities. Windows ... Full story

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum unveils plan for voice service

WHATSAPP, the popular messaging service for smartphones acquired this week by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service. CEO Jan Koum said the voice ... Full story

Samsung launches new smart watch, Gear 2, powered by Tizen

SAMSUNG has launched a new smart watch, the Gear 2, after a first version won over few critics, adding new features and ditching Google’s Android ... Full story

New Google Maps rolls out. This is what we love and hate about it

IF YOU open up Google Maps today you’re in for a big surprise for it’s been given a massive update and some fancy new features. ... Full story

Seven secret Gmail features you didn’t know existed

INSIDE Gmail there are hidden tricks, tips and secrets to help make your life easier. Let’s be real: Most of us are pretty dependent on ... Full story

LinkedIn lifts restrictions on length of posts by users

LINKEDIN is hoping to unleash more wisdom on its professional networking service by giving its 277 million account holders more space to share their experiences ... Full story

Massive security flaw in Tinder exposed users’ exact locations

A MASSIVE security flaw in the hook-up app Tinder made it possible for hackers to find users’ exact locations for up to 165 days. Tinder ... Full story

iPhone 5 with Flappy Bird 'sells for $94,000'

The hysteria surrounding Flappy Bird appeared to have reached fever pitch when an iPhone 5 featuring the game allegedly sold on eBay for $94,000. However, the ... Full story

Renault concept comes with a drone to help find a parking space

WE'RE used to seeing motor show concepts with extreme accessories, but Renault has just taken it to a new height - airspace level. The French ... Full story

Tara Reid and Ian Ziering back for more Sharknado antics in inevitable sequel

Brace yourselves – the sequel to unlikely TV movie hit Sharknado is coming, and Tara Reid will be on board. The American Pie actress turned-Celebrity Big ... Full story

Facebook wants to be your new go-to for news

FACEBOOK has announced its latest app to take over your phone, a news curation app called Paper. The Paper app grabs photos, videos and news ... Full story

How much time have you wasted on Facebook? This calculator will tell you

FACEBOOK's 10th birthday is next week, and to celebrate, TIME has made a calculator that wants to remind you just how much of your life ... Full story

Google adds prescription frames, new sunglasses styles to Glass

GOOGLE Glass is getting glasses. Google is adding prescription frames and new styles of detachable sunglasses to its computerised, internet-connected goggles known as Glass. At present ... Full story