|Court Case May Kill Software Patents
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents. If upheld, the ruling could invalidate many software patents.
|NSA Spying Hurts Hardware Sales
With evidence mounting that NSA spying has damaged the business of some of the largest U.S. tech companies, the question now is how long it will take them to win back the trust of global customers.
|Verizon Acquires EdgeCast
Just three weeks after it announced that it had acquired the television cloud company UpLynk, Verizon announced its intention to buy EdgeCast, a leading content delivery network.
|Square Updates Its Credit Card Reader
The mobile payment company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is out with a new credit card reader. Square's updated device, designed for smartphones, is slimmer and has more capabilities than earlier models.