The Top 10 Tech Stories of 2013
BlackBerry Partners with Foxconn
Is Macbook Webcam Spying on You?
Banks Plan for Sprint's T-Mobile Bid
U.N. Calls for Privacy in Digital Age
The tech industry, once again, hatched some of the hottest business stories of the year, piquing interests on privacy, enormous wealth creation and supersized falls from prominence.
Struggling with a huge decline in revenue, handset maker BlackBerry has announced a strategic partnership with iPhone maker Foxconn Technology, which will make some BlackBerry phones.
New research and individual accounts of webcam spying have concluded that if someone wants to hack into your Macbook webcam, its light can be disabled, allowing the spying to go undetected.
At least six banks are working up proposals to finance a Sprint buyout of T-Mobile, according to the WSJ. The paper pointed to the financing talks as another sign a deal is imminent.
The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution aimed at protecting the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance in the digital age in the most vocal global criticism of U.S. eavesdropping.