Business and Technology News

FCC moves to crack down on scam robocalls
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:27 EDT - The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve a proposed rule that would make it easier for phone companies to crack down on robocalls.
From the Bronx to creating supersonic planes
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:27:29 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
4 myths -- and facts -- about online security
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:20:49 EDT - Your internet provider knows your activity, even in incognito mode.
Phone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy
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Senate votes to undo Internet privacy rules
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:55:26 EDT - The era of consumers having more control over their online privacy may be over before it begins.
Howard University campus opening at Google
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:38:58 EDT - Juniors and seniors at Howard University can study computer science at Google's Mountain View campus this summer.
The quest to make Japan's vending machines more fun
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:28:17 EDT - A Japanese firm is using smartphones to try to get a younger generation of people to buy its drinks through the country's ubiquitous vending machines.
Airbnb makes a late play for China
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:46:52 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
More halt Google ads over extremist videos
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:50:17 EDT - The advertiser backlash to Google is growing. Major brands have halted ads on certain Google platforms after learning their promotional posts were appearing alongside extremist content.
Google Maps solves 'What's your ETA?' problem
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:59:16 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Would you want to live forever as a bot?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:14:48 EDT - Texting with my dead friend
Keeping your laptop safe under new airline ban
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:47:44 EDT - Flier beware: checking your laptop or tablet could expose it to damage and hacks.
Twitter killed 377,000 pro-terrorism accounts
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:33:35 EDT - Twitter said 74% of extremist accounts were found by "internal, proprietary spam-fighting tools."
Apple unveils special-edition iPhone 7 in red
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:28:21 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Samsung's AI assistant will take on Siri, Alexa
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:48:24 EDT - Bixby, the new Siri-like digital assistant, will be included in Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy S8.
Apple worth $750 billion. Next stop? $1 trillion
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:10:22 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Uber's No. 2 executive quits after 6 months
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:59:20 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Google boss: Sorry about ads on extremist videos
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:13:20 EDT - Google has issued a public apology to major advertisers after their spots were featured alongside content from hate preachers and extremists.
Jeff Bezos tests giant robot suit
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:13:47 EDT - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donned a giant mechanical robot suit at the company's second annual MARS conference.
Vodafone merging India business with local rival
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:50:44 EDT - Vodafone and Indian rival Idea Cellular are combining forces to create the country's biggest cell phone carrier.