Almost five billion mobile phone location records are logged by the NSA every day, reports the Washington Post. The data is said to help the NSA track individuals, and map who they know, to aid the agency's anti-terror work.
Stunned by his untimely death in a car wreck, fans, friends and family remembered actor Paul Walker -- what he meant to them and what he did for them. His father remembered him as a loving son who wanted to take a hiatus from acting. A fellow actor recalled how he had just celebrated Walker's 40th birthday. And a U.S. military veteran will forever be grateful for a touching act of generosity.
Amazon is announcing Prime Air, a program to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones.
Retail stocks have been hot this year. The sector is up around 40%. With the holiday shopping season getting ready to rev up, a period in which retailers ring up roughly 40% of their annual sales, you'd think a continuation of the retail rally seems all but assured. Not quite.
Contagious disease data have been reported by cities and states to the federal government at weekly intervals in the United States since 1888. Now those data are publicly available in a computerized format thanks to a project at the University of Pittsburgh.
KOREAN PHONE MAKER Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone on Monday, as a cheap alternative to the Galaxy Note 3. Samsung's Galaxy Grand 2 improves on its predecessor's screen with a higher resolution 5.25in 1280x720 resolution HD 720p display, compared to the original's 5in 800x480 resolution panel. The phone's processor has also been bumped from dual-core to quad-core, and the Galaxy Grand 2 handset has 1.5GB of RAM, compared to the 1GB found in the original Galaxy Grand.
European equities rallied in morning trade on Monday, with a historic deal over Iran's nuclear program bolstering risk appetite. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 Index was trading at highs not seen since May 2008 on Monday as oil prices fell sharply after Iran and six world powers at the weekend sealed a preliminary deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. Germany's DAX also continued its push higher, reaching another fresh all-time high above 9,200 points.
Microsoft has reportedly rolled out latest version of popular Internet calling and messaging service Skype for windows 8.1, latest version of popular operating system by software giant. Updated Skype will match with the operating system’s multitasking feature.
The market is waiting for the release at 2 p.m. ET of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from China's resort city of Sanya, in Hainan Province, as Typhoon Haiyan continued to wreak havoc in south Asia Monday morning.