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Timcook-103014.jpg A well-known Russian political operative is speaking out against Tim Cook after the Apple CEO publically came out as gay earlier this month. Vitaly Milonov, who is best known within the country for writing the law that shaped Russia's anti-gay legislation, is pushing to have Cook completely banned from Russia.

Samsung-103114.jpg Samsung has unveiled two new smartphones with metallic exteriors, as the electronics giant seeks to shore up its mobile division after posting Thursday its lowest quarterly profit in three years. Fierce competition with local smartphone makers in China and India, who sell lower-priced phones with...

danelgraf-twitter-103114.jpg Twitter Inc. has replaced its head of product Daniel Graf just six months after luring him over from Google, according to multiple reports. Graf, previously known for his work leading Google Maps, will retain his vice president of product title and work on Twitter's geolocation features, the Wall...

Timcook-103014.jpg Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out as gay. In an op-ed published by Bloomberg Thursday, Cook said his sexuality is "among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook, who has been leading Apple since just before founder Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, had not publicly acknowledged that he was gay until...

cvspharmacy-applepay-102814.jpg Both Rite Aid and CVS stores have discontinued use of the Apple Pay mobile payment feature after only a week. Thus far neither retail giant has offered an explanation for cutting ties with Apple's mobile wallet service, but the move may indicate that both pharmacies may be prepping a competing payment service.

GoogleInbox-102414.jpg Google's new email feature, dubbed "Inbox," wants to merge all the annoying utilitarian stuff such as to-do lists and reminders into your email app, and get them out of the way more easily so that you can focus on the more important stuff. Email, a mode of communication that a ton of tech companies...

Apple-chinesenewyear-102314.jpg Apple's iCloud is the most recent victim of hackers originating in China. News of a new cyber-attack against the storage broke earlier this week when security monitors reported that many users in China were locked out of iCloud accounts after hackers had stolen their login details.

Zuckerberg-102314.jpg Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made a splash during a panel discussion at China's Tsinghua University in Beijing by delivering an address and holding a Q&A session in Mandarin. Zuckerberg has been studying the language for roughly four years and eased into the session, joking that his Mandarin is "really terrible."

apple-102014.jpg Apple Inc. said Monday that its fourth quarter profit rose 13% from last year, driven by strong sales of its iPhones and Mac computers. The company's quarterly earnings per share also came in above analysts' expectations as did its quarterly sales. At the same time, the company gave an upbeat revenue forecast for the current quarter, which includes the all important holiday season.

IBM-102014.jpg International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Monday reported a sharp decline in profit for the third quarter, hurt by a charge related to the sale of its Microelectronics business to Globalfoundries, which was also announced today.

StreamMusic-Twitter-101714.jpg Now you can listen to music and podcasts on Twitter on your smartphone while skimming through your timeline. Twitter has a launched a new Audio Card option for searching and listening to audio directly on your timeline, and has teamed up with SoundCloud for the feature. While listening to audio straight...

google-101614.jpg Google reported a decline in third-quarter profit, hurt by expense and impairment charges that offset a 20 percent climb in revenue. However, revenue missed Wall Street estimates as ad prices continued to weaken for the search engine giant.

iPadAir2-101614.jpg Apple Inc. (AAPL) on Thursday unveiled the next iteration of its tablets-- iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, with both sporting Touch ID fingerprint sensor found on the iPhone, as the company aims to tap the holiday spending season. The tech giant also launched an updated version of iMac computer, which now...

HBOmovies-101614.jpg HBO has announced that it will offer a streaming service to those who do not have cable. The premium network has not said how much the service will cost, only that it will be "a stand-alone, over-the-top, HBO service."

netflix-101514.jpg Online video service provider Netflix Inc reported a better-than-expected increase in third-quarter profit, led by higher revenue. Nonetheless, Netflix stock sank 26 percent on some weak guidance and softer-than-expected subscriber additions.