CBSNews -- Gift cards were a popular holiday present this year, but those who plan to redeem those cards online need to take some precautions. Security experts have a few tips to keep hackers from getting your information.
CBSNews -- We're all excited to try out new gadgets as soon as we rip them from the packaging. But William Pelgrin, president and CEO of the Center for Internet Security, warns that it can be dangerous to fire up a digital device without first making sure you're protected from the threat of hackers.
CNN -- By the millions, people took to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more to sound off on the year's biggest events, controversies and personalities.
The hottest gift on Christmas wish lists are electronics. Americans go through tablets, computers, mobile phones, televisions by the millions. But the EPA says you should not just chuck the older versions in the trash.
LOS ANGELES -- Cybersecurity experts are questioning the FBI's claim that North Korea is responsible for the hack that crippled Sony Pictures. Kurt Stammberger, a senior vice president with cybersecurity firm Norse, told CBS News his company has data that doubts some of the FBI's findings.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As you get new electronic items this Christmas, you'll want to think about how to get rid of your old items and even old Christmas lights.
CBSNews -- North Korea's Internet has gone dark.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – KOLR10 spoke with an information technology expert Friday about cyber security threats in the aftermath of the hack on Sony.
Cooking for the holidays? For those home cooks who may have exhausted resources like the Food Network and Epicurious, there are some alternative recipe websites.
(CBS) - Some people like shopping in stores - other prefer shopping online. Some online retailers are taking a cue from old fashioned retailers and changing their approach in hopes of improving customer satisfaction.
CBSNews -- Phishing emails have gotten so convincing that even the experts can be taken in by a well-crafted fake.
The photo sharing mobile app, Instagram, says it has now surpassed 300 million verified users.
CBSNews -- There have been dramatic leaps in developing prosthetics, but there's one attribute in particular that's been largely overlooked.
(CNN) -- If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let's test your coolness. Any idea what "IWSN" stands for in Internet slang?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield Utilities’ underground data center has been sold to a regional telecommunications company based in Columbia.
If you're looking to limit how much information is out there on the internet about you, it can be a daunting task. Tips for reduce your online footprint...
If you're looking for a gift that's sure to impress, CNET.com's Sumi Das looks at some high-tech gadgets that may be worth the splurge in this CNET holiday gift guide.
From a portable charger powerful enough to jumpstart your car to a gadget that will play fetch with your dog, CNET's Sumi Das found five unique gift ideas for the early adopter in your life.
Microsoft announces it is closing up its Clip Art shop, replacing it with Bing Image Search.
CNN -- CBS, the country's highest-rated television network, has set a very public deadline in its dispute with Dish Network: 7 p.m. Eastern, Thursday.
(CNN) -- Twitter just made it a little bit harder to be a troll.
WASHINGTON -- The FBI sent an alert to U.S. businesses on Monday warning them of malicious software just days after a cyber attack against Sony Pictures brought the company's computers down, sources tell CBS News.
High tech gifts don't have to be high priced. For under $50, there's something for everyone, from people who love to take selfies to kids who love to listen to music. There are some unique and reasonably priced stocking stuffers.
CNN -- Girl Scout cookie sales are entering the 21st century.
MILFORD, Mich. -- General Motors plans to introduce a new feature that enables the car take over the driving, at least during parts of the trip.
LONDON -- A new website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world, including images of babies and hospital patients.
SAN FRANCISO -- If the cold weather has you dreaming of the sandy beaches of Hawaii, a major hotel chain is turning to tech to inspire you to travel.
CNN -- Lunar Mission One is determined to send a robot to the Moon to drill deep into its surface. And it needs your help.
DETROIT -- U.S. safety regulators are demanding that automakers and Takata Corp. expand nationwide a recall of vehicles with certain driver's side air bags equipped with inflators that can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment.
CBSNews -- Google (GOOG) made a big publicity splash with its Glass product. People would walk around with a head-mounted computer that could run apps without having to lift a smartphone or tablet to their eyes -- a cyborg-lite.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- We're approaching the holiday shopping season and for many, that means buying new technology, like smartphones. But before you upgrade your phone, it's important to clear your information off your old device.
CBSNews -- The annual Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak overnight, just before Tuesday's sunrise.
CBSNews -- You don't need to just worry about your online security anymore; now, cybercriminals can potentially invade your home in the real world, too -- all they need is your house keys.
CNN -- You will soon be able to get a PC for less than $100.
NEW YORK -- Hackers attacked the U.S. weather system in October, causing a disruption in satellite feeds and several pivotal websites.
With cold weather already hitting much of the country, it’s time to prepare for the winter ahead.
CBSNews -- You have been warned: a default password is as bad as no password at all.
CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. --Reporters were allowed to video parts of the plant that are usually closed off to the public
NEW YORK -- President Obama says the Internet should be more heavily regulated to ensure it stays open and independent.
With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, it's time to start planning that big turkey-day feast. Get app and tech recommendations to ensure a seamless -- and delicious -- holiday dinner.
CNN -- You would think that having a blindfolded Nik Wallenda walk on a tightrope would be enough to feed the Internet's appetite.
CNN -- When Star Trek's Captain Picard presses his communicator badge, he can instantly speak with any member of his crew -- even when they've beamed down to a planet or a nearby spaceship.
(CNN) -- Lovers of vintage arcade games just got an early holiday present.
CNN -- The maker of Mario wants to monitor your sleep -- and then help improve it.
NEW YORK -- Microsoft has launched a new smartwatch, and it makes some majorly lofty promises.
CBSNews -- To try to bridge the communication gap between deaf people and those who can hear, a completely deaf team of entrepreneurs developed software to work with motion-sensing technology that can translate sign language.
CBSNews -- In a statement Wednesday, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) announced an update to their anti-piracy policies to include a ban on "wearable 'intelligent' devices," such as Google Glass.
CBSNews -- Ever feel guilty about wasting too much time on the Internet? Think of it as a profound existential exploration for a higher purpose: course credit.
CBSNews -- The FBI has an open investigation into at least one person believed to be leaking national security information, CBS News has confirmed.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. -- An Orbital Sciences Antares rocket carrying an unmanned cargo craft bound for the International Space Station exploded into flames Tuesday evening moments after launch at NASA's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Wallops Island, Virginia.