Cars that drive themselves or run on fuel cells! Space tourismand manned missions to Mars! Tunnel-based loops that transport people at high speed in underground pods! Everywhere you look, futuristic whiz-bang technologies that promise to usher in a golden age filled with a higher quality of life are being promoted as potential...
Apple is taking heat for a discovery about old iPhones: As their batteries age, Apple's software slows them down. The phenomenon, discovered by Reddit members and acknowledged Wednesday by Apple, throws gasoline onto a long-standing conspiracy theory that iPhones slow to crawl as a sly way to convince us to...
The software giant has shown a significant appetite for M&A in recent years and has a huge market cap and plenty of cash. Here are a few public and private companies that could be good fits for Microsoft. Since Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT - Get Report) in early...
LAST WEEKEND, 150 of tech’s most gifted engineers traveled to an Arizona resort to spend three days at an event that, despite having never happened before, is called Reunion. The group ranged from the semi-famous, like PayPal founder Max Levchin and Microsoft chief technology officer Kevin Scott, to the spectacularly...
NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T is preparing for a fight to see the $85 billion deal through. One key asset owned by Time Warner, CNN, could create problems for the U.S....
Samsung is giving a Pyeongchang 2018 edition of its Galaxy Note 8 to Olympians and officials at the Winter Games, but North Korea’s athletes aren’t getting the high-tech giveaway. The isolated nation’s squad has been left empty-handed due to United Nations sanctions that ban the sending of luxury items to...
Even multinational corporations are getting in on ASM. ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) is both a physical sensation—that tingly feeling you may get up your spine when you hear a song you love--and a bizarrely popular internet subculture in which white noise or other soothing sounds are played or created,...
If you haven’t already noticed, a high-stakes global game of digital disruption is currently under way. It is enabled by the latest wave of technology: advances in artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotics, the Internet of Things, and new software-enabled industrial platforms that incorporate all these technologies and more. Every...
Social media is no longer just a way to kill time. These platforms can help you find a job, market your products, connect you with valuable contacts – it can even spark business ideas. Instead of aimlessly scrolling through your Facebook timeline and Twitter feed, here are seven clever ways to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work. When they use their phones on the job, police find it easier to do their jobs. They can get cellphone tower records that help place suspects in the vicinity of crimes,...