Activists save Chinese dogs from cooking pot

Hundreds of dogs being trucked to Chinese restaurants were spared a culinary fate after about 200 animal lovers…



Apple To Get $6-$8 Per Phone Fee From HTC, Analyst Says

Apple will receive an estimated $6-$8 per phone licensing fee from HTC under the patent litigation settlement the two companies announced..


Obama’s no-win options in Syria

Having willfully avoided direct military involvement in Syria for the past two years, Obama may not be so lucky anymore, writes Aaron David Miller.


Online Profiles: 4 Lies Men Tell

most important thing to consider before you misrepresent yourself online is that a woman, when you meet her in person….


Google Looks to Music Sales

Google is exploring the possibility of launching Google Music and is reportedly talking to record labels in an effort to work out music licensing deals and rival Apple’s iTunes. ..

Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental


Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3. That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app from collecting sensitive data like the user’s location or address book.


A decade of slow growth?


By Fareed Zakaria

Every year at Davos, people like me try to get a sense of the mood of the place, take the temperature of people in this frosty mountain resort.

Obviously, I will give you a highly impressionistic and personal picture, but it’s one I find useful since Davos does bring together leaders in government, business, media – even the NGO community – from all corners of the world. It is genuinely global in a way that few conferences are…