Gioachino Rossini, the man behind today's frog-themed Google doodle, is perhaps the most famous composer that no one remembers. He may not have the name recognition of a Beethoven or Mozart, but Rossini was a major figure in your childhood – trust us. So, with his 220th birthday landing on Wednesday, here's a look at the five biggest moments when you've heard his music and possibly not realized it.
The newest Apple tablet, the iPad 3, is expected to be introduced at any event next week. So what's inside the iPad 3?
Android activations now total 850,000 a day, Google chairmen Eric Schmidt said Tuesday at Mobile World Congress.
An appeals court ruled last week that in certain cases, handing over the password to an encrypted hard drive is a form of giving testimony, and is protected under the Fifth Amendment. But that doesn't mean criminals can use password protection to hide evidence -- decryption is only protected if prosecutors don't know what's on the drive.
Just a year after Nokia and Microsoft announced their partnership, Nokia is shipping more Windows Phone 7 handsets than any other manufacturer.
The iPhone 5, expected to launch later this year, may ship without the familiar white connector and 30-pin dock.
Upstart company Lightsquared planned to use ground towers and satellites to build a wholesale 4G network that would expand mobile access to rural parts of the US. But the FCC spiked the proposal over technical concerns. Now what?
Last week, users of Apple's Safari browser accused Google of violating their privacy to place "tracking cookies." Now Microsoft says Google is circumventing privacy features in the Internet Explorer browser, too.
Google is prepping a pair of augmented-reality glasses, according to one report.
iPad 3, Apple's best-selling tablet, is not getting a radical redesign, judging by a new photo. But the best argument for the iPad 3 may be its intangible features.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, who was honored Wednesday on his 155th birthday, helped explain how even nothing at all can be something.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz would be 155 years old today, February 22, 2012. Hertz is known for his discovery of the existence of electromagnetic waves. Applications of his work are myriad, but the scientist himself didn't recognize them.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, the man behind today's Google doodle, found what eyes could not see. Today would have been Heinrich Hertz's 155th birthday.