President Obama is meeting with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple.
Snowden that he's been inspired by the global debate ignited by his release of thousands of NSA documents.
To gather expertise and research, Google has purchased eight companies that specialize in robotics this year.
The ads will play automatically in users' news feeds and will help the company attract more advertising revenue.
Among peer companies authorizing buybacks of $10 billion or more, Home Depot is giving shareholders a much larger boost.
The regulatory body alleges that the company is abusing its dominant position in online search.
The Yutu, or Jade Rabbit, was deployed at 4:35am (2035 GMT Saturday).
Oculus plans to use its new capital to produce commercial versions of its virtual reality glasses for video games
A deal with the world's largest mobile carrier, nets Apple 759 million potential new customers.
A US federal judge declared that the NSA's program likely violates the US Constitution's ban on unreasonable search.
Dennis Woodside, a long-term employee of Google, took over the reins at Motorola in May 2012 after its' acquisition.
This may be remembered as the year smartphones became boring.
Travellers can choose from an array of calling and data plans with carriers in dozens of countries.
The reversal came as Twitter encountered user revolt for the first time as a public company.
A more nimble approach fostered by Chief Executive Frans van Houten has helped Philips reinvent itself.
Traders could earn profits by buying bitcoins using dollars and then reselling them for yuan.
Snapshot of the winners across the Nobel prize spectrum.