|Yahoo, Apple Disclose Data Requests
Following disclosures from Microsoft and Facebook, Yahoo and Apple have released information on thousands of requests they have received for user data related to criminal and national security investigations.
|Free Video Messaging Comes to Skype
Feature by feature, Microsoft's Skype is becoming a full communications suite. Skype's video messaging function, where users can leave videomail as well as voicemail, has moved out of beta into general release.
|Huawei Phone Is a Quarter-Inch Thin
Seeking to move into the premium smartphone category, Huawei has unveiled what it contends is the world's thinnest phone, the Ascend P6, which measures just 6.18mm thick, or less than a quarter-inch.
|Chinese Supercomputer Is Fastest
The TOP500 listing of the world's fastest supercomputers says China's Tianhe-2 is capable of sustained computing of 33.86 petaflops per second, knocking the U.S. Titan off the no. 1 spot.