Technology » Personal Tech

1 thru 15 of 7225 Stories
Finance Execs Meet in Paris to Haggle over Tech and Trade

Finance Execs Meet in Paris to Haggle over Tech and Trade

Jul 17
The top finance officials of the Group of Seven rich democracies are arriving at Chantilly, in a chateau north of Paris, at the start of a two-day meeting aimed at finding common ground on how to tax technology companies and other issues.

Sex Tech in, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Show Seeks Diversity

Sex Tech in, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Show Seeks Diversity

Jul 17
The CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager for women.

Congress Grills Big Tech over Competition, Money and Power

Congress Grills Big Tech over Competition, Money and Power

By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O'Brien | Jul 17
Big Tech faced tough questions Tuesday as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism over Facebook's plan for a new digital currency.

Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich Schools

Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich Schools

By Michael Melia | Jul 17
The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country.

Trump Voters Cringe and Shrug at Tweets While Democrats Rage

Trump Voters Cringe and Shrug at Tweets While Democrats Rage

By Scott Bauer | Jul 17
Across the country, in states critical to Trump's reelection, the reaction to Trump's racist tweets exposed two vastly different views on race politics in America.

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Jul 17
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity.

How to Throw Out Your Phone on a Summer Road Trip

How to Throw Out Your Phone on a Summer Road Trip

Jul 17
When you go on your summer vacation, can you also take a vacation from your smartphone?

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

By Samuel Petrequin | Jul 17
With all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders at the Tour de France had no hope of making it to the finish without being caught.

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

By Samuel Petrequin | Jul 16
At the Tour, long gone are the days when bold riders would launch long-range attacks and foil the sprinters at the finish line.

SpaceX: Leaky Valve Caused Crew Capsule to Explode in Test

SpaceX: Leaky Valve Caused Crew Capsule to Explode in Test

By Marcia Dunn | Jul 16
A leaky valve caused a SpaceX crew capsule to explode during a ground test back in April, destroying the spacecraft and dealing a blow to the company's effort to launch astronauts.

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

By Errin Haines Whack | Jul 16
For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country. But this time, they came not from a stranger or even a political candidate, but straight from the occupant of the Oval Office.

Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

By Marcy Gordon | Jul 16
Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve.

Judge Recommends $14M Award to Neo-Nazi Trolling Victim

Judge Recommends $14M Award to Neo-Nazi Trolling Victim

By Matt Volz | Jul 16
The publisher of a neo-Nazi website should have to pay the victim of an internet trolling campaign over $14 million and remove all posts that encouraged his readers to contact her, a judge recommended.

'Chatgate' Scandal Throws Puerto Rico's Governor into Crisis

'Chatgate' Scandal Throws Puerto Rico's Governor into Crisis

By Michael Weissenstein and Joel Colon | Jul 16
For many Puerto Ricans still recovering from one of the United States' worst-ever disasters, on the back of the island's biggest public financial collapse, the scandal analysts and ordinary people are calling "Chatgate" or "Rickyleaks" has proven to be to

Hawaii Protesters Vow 'Prolonged Struggle' Against Telescope

Hawaii Protesters Vow 'Prolonged Struggle' Against Telescope

By Caleb Jones and Jennifer Since Kelleher | Jul 16
Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating against the construction of a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred after they spent the day blocking the road to the project site.

1 thru 15 of 7225 Stories