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Thanks to the FCC, TVs are getting easier to use by visually impaired people
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:38:36 -0400
It's time we get serious about accessibility
Twitter hires new VP of inclusion and diversity
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:32:39 -0400
Candi Castleberry-Singleton hire is latest bid by Jack Dorsey to make Twitter reflect its users.
Nintendo is releasing another retro console this fall
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:53:31 -0400
The SNES Classic will come with 21 retro Nintendo games pre-installed.
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Binge-watching on Facebook: Yes, it could be a thing
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:32:38 -0400
Facebook wants to boost its video offerings and is reportedly in talks with Hollywood studios.
Cable companies might be about to strike deal to offer wireless service
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:10:12 -0400
Two cable companies might be able to strike a deal with a telecommunications firm to offer wireless service. Sprint, Charter Communications & Comcast are reportedly in exclusive talks to explore the possibility of securing a deal on this matter.
Petya cyberattack spreads, hitting U.S. and European businesses
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:17:29 -0400
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,
Uber now lets you request a ride for someone else
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:10:00 -0400
It's Uber's latest attempt at expanding its user base.
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference: In photos
Mon, 5 Jun 2017 10:34:34 -0400
Are states ready for self-driving cars?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:50:40 -0400
Short on cash and guidance, states tread lightly when it comes to spending on roads and sensors.
Tim Westergren is stepping down from Pandora
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:36:13 -0400
Pandora' co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren has announced that he plans to step down from the music company he founded over 17 years ago.
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You're sharing your cell phone number too frequently
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:32:58 -0400
Phone numbers have become the new social security number, and they can be stolen.
This retro fridge is made from a classic Fiat, and it’s coming to the US
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:28:40 -0400
You’ll want to park this adorable Fiat fridge right in your kitchen
Google I/O 2017 highlights latest innovations
Wed, 17 May 2017 11:16:28 -0400
The European Union could slap Google with a big fine this week
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:29:00 -0400
Tech giant reportedly facing fine topping $1 billion as soon as Tuesday.
Google fined $2.72 billion for antitrust breach
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:11:44 -0400
The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro (2.72 billion US dollars) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. (June 27)
529s make it easier to ask family, friends for college cash
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:00:03 -0400
More 529 plans are adding crowdfunding-like tools that make it easier for savers to ask family and friends to contribute to a kid's college fund.
iOS 11: How to download and use it before it's released to the public
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:49:12 -0400
Apple launched a beta version of the operating system for iPhones and iPads.
When galaxies collide: Cool NASA photo shows galactic 'goulash'
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:23:06 -0400
Arp 299 is located about 140 million light years from Earth and contains 2 galaxies that are merging.
After Uber, more women speak up about Silicon Valley sexism
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:49:25 -0400
It could be a tipping point for the tech industry as more women break their silence
E3 2017: The show's coolest games and fans
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:48:46 -0400
Uber app update makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:10:16 -0400
Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone.
The top features and hazards of iOS 11 in the beta release
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:36:07 -0400
You can try out iOS 11, the operating system that will run the next iPhone. But there are risks
Showing off Echo Show video calling
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:45:59 -0400
The first Amazon Echo with a screen lets you "drop in" on loved one via video.
Nintendo is launching a Super NES Classic in September
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:56:14 -0400
Device follows up massive success of last holiday's NES Classic.
Use Google to shop? Here's what you should know after the big EU fine
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:57:14 -0400
The EU's $2.7B fine shines a bright light on how merchant ads influence Google Shopping search results.
4 things you need to know before buying a smart lock
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:10:08 -0400
Before you replace your keys with your phone, here are the do's and don'ts
Don’t miss this deal: The Amazon Echo is $50 off on Monday only
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:15:56 -0400
This exclusive deal on the Amazon Echo is the lowest price we've seen for the flagship Alexa device, and it'll be gone at midnight.
11 new features in IOS 11
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:58:57 -0400
USA TODAY'S Ed Baig looks at 11 new features in Apple's new IOS11 public beta
PayPal growing as option for online business transactions
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:05:02 -0400
There are costs associated with using PayPal to process payments, so you have to weigh options. Here’s a breakdown of the company’s offerings to help decide.
Report: Sprint in wireless talks with Comcast, Charter
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:31:57 -0400
The talks are reportedly over a deal that could boost the cable giants’ ambitions
Whether you call it—a slush, slushy, or slushie—with or without booze, this icy beverage tastes just like summer.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:12:21 -0400
With or without booze, this icy beverage tastes just like summer
Smartphones are probably not making us that much more intelligent
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:02:14 -0400
Researchers wanted to find out if the mere sight of a smartphone was enough to impair cognitive functioning.
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Nintendo's Super NES classic edition will include Star Fox 2
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:52:34 -0400
Nintendo plans to absolutely dominate this holiday season with the long-anticipated announcement of an SNES Classic Edition.
Apple, Amazon, Google build futuristic campuses as business booms
Tue, 23 May 2017 06:31:36 -0400
A big British bank may be about to bring Bitcoin into play
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:55:15 -0400
A big British bank is considering bringing Bitcoin 'into play.' Barclays CEO Ashok Vaswani has spoken to regulators about engaging with the cryptocurrency, although he did not elaborate on what that would involve.
Say ?? to the 56 new emojis coming this year
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:38:54 -0400
There will be a literal mind-blown emoji, a breastfeeding emoji and — drumroll please — the long-awaited orange heart emoji.
Status update: Facebook has 2 billion users. Can it reach 3 billion?
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:34:33 -0400
The giant social network faces significant barriers for growth.
Facebook is considering a move into a new venture
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:27:09 -0400
Facebook Inc. is said to be considering a move into scripted television programming.
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A look back at the EU's 7 years of legal battle with Google
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:46:42 -0400
Here is a look back at the key dates in the European Union's legal tussle with Alphabet.
We love this Gerber everyday carry set - and it's only $100 right now
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:44:30 -0400
This Gerber center-drive multi-tool is the perfect everyday carry for anyone who needs tools regularly, and Amazon's deal of the day sweetens the pot with a pen and custom sheath all for $100.
CES 2017: The coolest tech you have to see
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 17:56:46 -0500
iPhone 8 sales are forecast to be blockbuster
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:05 -0400
The most significant update to the iPhone in three years will likely encourage consumers to ignore the iPhone 7 this summer.
Google car firm Waymo signs self-driving car deal with rental firm Avis Budget
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:19:09 -0400
Former Google car project Waymo signed a deal with Avis Budget Group to service and house a fleet of self-driving vehicles being tested in Phoenix.
Pandora founder Westergren to step down as CEO
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:48:34 -0400
He will also depart the streaming music company's board of directors.
A Foolish Take: The 5 biggest social networks
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:32:03 -0400
Facebook and Tencent dominate the industry with their various apps.
How to protect your Windows computer from the Petya ransomware attack
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:14:05 -0400
Older Windows systems are most vulnerable.
7 ways to ditch the Swiffer and clean your floors with things you already own
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:59:10 -0400
Save money and be a greener cleaner with these DIY cleaning tricks
NASA has captured what it looks like when two galaxies collide
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:22:24 -0400
Arp 299 is about 140 million light years away from Earth and has been merging for millions of years. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
EU slaps Google with record $2.7 B fine for breaching competition rules
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:59:37 -0400
European regulators allege the tech giant broke antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
Amazon Echo Show: Worth it once the kinks are worked out
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:00:49 -0400
Amazon's first Echo with a screen lets you play videos, show off pics, make video calls
Apple just got deeper into AR with purchase of eye-tracking tech firm
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:47:00 -0400
Apple wants to make AR a reality.