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$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read

LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselv...

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read

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$10M XPRIZE for software that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s one thing to teach a child to read, but can children teach themselves to read? That was the global literacy challenge nearly 200 teams from 40 countries accepted more than a year ago when they joined a competition to win...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Google’s new free app teaches kids to read by listening to them Google has just ripped the beta label off Rivet, its free mobile app designed to help young children learn to read. Designed by the company’s Area 120 incubator for employees’ big ideas, Rivet comes with more than 2,000 books for children, categorize...
17:52, 05/15/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the idea....
18:26, 05/11/2019

'I'm sucking up your IQ!': what 90s Batman teaches us The dialogue is corny, the heroes moody, the fights risible, but the Batman films of Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher paved the way. Catch them again on re-releaseRemember when a big-budget superhero film was a rare and risky endeavour? When the genre ...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic...
04:00, 05/22/2019

What the Game of Thrones Finale Teaches Us About White Saviors As America digests the worst collapse of a series since the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers (never forget), we must remember that Game of Thrones was bigger than any one episode, the last season or even the final...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Lego 'Star Wars' droid kit teaches coding with R2-D2's help All Lego Boost kits have the power to teach kids (and kids at heart) how to bring machines to life with coding, but the latest one has an edge over previous sets. The new Star Wars Boost kit has the adorable R2-D2 in its corner, supported by two othe...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Egypt teaches marriage conflict resolution in universities as divorce skyrockets A new government project called Mawadda, meaning affection, offers lessons to university students about how to pick the right partner and how to handle conflicts in marriage after the number of divorces rose again in 2017....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
11:39, 05/14/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
16:00, 04/28/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
12:26, 05/03/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
15:26, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
14:47, 04/28/2019

'You would all be dead': Girl teaches grim active shooter training in March for Our Lives PSA A new public service announcement video from the gun violence advocacy group March for Our Lives shows the stark realities of active shooter drills.        ...
19:52, 05/03/2019

| How PSL prize money compares to EPL riches Sport24 reveals the prize money awarded to winners Mamelodi Sundowns and all other Absa Premiership sides compared to the vast riches of the Premier League....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation....
17:26, 05/11/2019

Here Are the 10 New Books You Should Read in May Many of the best new books coming out in May ask readers to question humankind’s durability in the face of adversity, whether it be troubling changes meant to “rejuvenate” society, as in Ma Jian’s China Dream or more personal,...
23:52, 04/30/2019

5 new books to read in May Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
01:26, 05/04/2019

MI Support awarded $23.3M contract for C-21 maintenance MI Support Services was awarded a $23.3 million contract for maintenance and support of the U.S. Air Force fleet of C-21 planes, the Pentagon announced....
17:39, 05/09/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.1B contract for F-35 support Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for sustainment services to support the F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the U.S. and foreign military sales customers....
18:00, 04/30/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from women's sex toy Osé....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Structure for $100,000 Le Mans Eports prize revealed The structure for the $100,000 Le Mans Esports Super Final prize fund has been revealed ahead of the event that will take place at the World Endurance Championship finale...
16:39, 05/15/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49.4 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
13:52, 04/30/2019

Read Movie Scripts With Your Kid My 6-year-old and I have been enjoying a children’s book series called “You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You.” These books are formatted for two people to take turns reading different parts, like a script. We sit side-by-side, playing different character...
21:00, 05/06/2019

GenDyn awarded $269.2M for missile tubes for U.S., U.K. subs General Dynamics' Electric Boat has been awarded a $269.2 million contract to provide 42 missile tubes and outfitting material for U.S. and British nuclear-armed submarines....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Raytheon awarded $28M for AN/SPY-6(V) radar integration, production Raytheon has been awarded a $28 million contract for integration and production support of the AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar for the U.S. Navy....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Teens awarded for Distracted Driving PSAs The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local teenagers to address the dangers of distracted driving. Students at local high schools created Public Service Announcements highlighting the risks of the potentially deadly behavior. Students from Tan...
07:52, 05/15/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $117.1M contract for F-35 parts Lockheed Martin has received a $117.1 million contract modification for a variety of spares for the F-35 fighter planes of the U.S. Air Force and Marines....
15:00, 04/28/2019

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Marilyn Booth....
23:26, 05/21/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
10:13, 05/07/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the third-largest jackpot ever in the Carolina Cash 5 g...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, “Chappelle’s Show,R...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
15:13, 05/16/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Read this: Why we love watching bad movies Everybody knows to put Citizen Kane, Lawrence Of Arabia, and The Godfather on their must-watch bucket movie list. But what about Valley Of The Dolls, Showgirls, and Glitter? As longtime film critic Michael Musto points out in a long read on Longreads...
20:13, 05/08/2019

The Quick Read About… Russia’s New Internet Law What Happened This Week: Last week, Russia’s parliament approved a law that might allow the country to cordon off its internet from the rest of the world, creating an unprecedented “sovereign” internet. Russian President Vladimir Pu...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Why bother playing games, when you can just read them instead? Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Boeing awarded $5.7B for KC-46 Pegasus combat capability work Boeing has been awarded a $5.7 billion post-production contract for combat capability for the U.S. Air Force's new K-46 Pegasus refueling tanker aircraft....
18:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil judgment against a 21-year-old man who Terpin said was part of a scheme that defrauded him of digital currencies, court documents showed on Friday....
23:52, 05/10/2019

She called 911. Then she was killed. Now a jury has awarded $1 million to her family Woman called 911 for help. JPD admitted procedures weren't followed. She was found dead. Five years later, jury awards $1M in wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
08:13, 05/20/2019

Nurse in trousers awarded marathon record after outcry Guinness World Records admits its rule that nurses wear a dress was outdatedAn NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt was void because she wore scrubs rather than a dress has had the decision overturned following a backlash.Guinness...
20:52, 05/07/2019

UA student athlete awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal TUCSON –  Katrina Konopka, an All-American swimmer and Scholar All-American, has been awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal. The UA Administration selects two students annually to receive the prestigious award based on several qualifications, in...
10:39, 05/11/2019

'Meant to be': Man who is deaf adopts deaf puppy, teaches him sign language commands A man born deaf adopted a puppy who is also deaf in a story "with an absolute fairy tale ending," the animal rescue organization said.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Yale historian wins Parkman Prize for Frederick Douglass bio NEW YORK (AP) — Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange are among this year’s winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians. The society announced Monday that Blight’s “Fred...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor The Kennedy Center said it had chosen Chappelle, the stand-up and sketch comedy star, for having “challenged us to see hot-button issues from his entirely original yet relatable perspective.”...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Teenage Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival “Burning Cane,” written, directed and shot by Phillip Youmans, won the Founders Award as well as best cinematography and best actor (for Wendell Pierce.)...
06:26, 05/03/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize MADRID (AP) — American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. The Khan Academy’s videos on YouTube have been ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
05:52, 05/02/2019

Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater A startup with a cheap technology for purifying textile wastewater and another with a system to help reduce methane emissions from cattle were named co-winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize on Thursday. After eight student finalist teams pitch...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Satoshi’s Treasure to add side quests on top of $1 million Bitcoin prize A million-dollar Bitcoin scavenger hunt began only two weeks ago, but one player has already built software to help others co-ordinate their detective efforts. Satoshi’s Treasure works like this: game organizers split keys to $1 million worth of BTC ...
19:52, 04/29/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
14:39, 04/29/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those Crossword or Bingo cards to pass some time while ...
19:13, 04/28/2019

R. Kelly Judgment Withdrawn After Lawyers Say He Can’t Read CHICAGO (AP) — A judge who ordered a default judgment against R. Kelly after the singer failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by one of his alleged victims now says the suit can proceed. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Cook County Judge Moira Johns...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Read this: Here’s why Danielle Steel is more successful than the rest of us Glamour has posted an interview with Danielle Steel, who isn’t exactly a new author, but is a record-breaking, bestselling one. Even if you grew up with her books and had some knowledge of her TV movies like Star and Daddy, this interview is bound to...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Richard Powers: ‘I’ve read more than 120 books about trees’ The Pulitzer-winning author of eco-novel The Overstory on Extinction Rebellion, his many alter egos and the brilliance of Robert MacfarlaneThere was something fitting about hearing the news that Richard Powers’s The Overstory had been awarded the Pul...
23:26, 05/11/2019

Want a Discount on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? Read on. The previous generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader for almost everyone, and at $80, it’s a no-brainer for bookworms traveling during the summer vacation....
01:52, 05/23/2019

The Quick Read About… Venezuela’s Faltering Revolution What Happened This Week: Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido gambled this week to try to force the ouster of de facto Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, calling on the Venezuelan people to join him in mass protests and milit...
14:00, 05/04/2019

R Kelly failed to respond to lawsuit 'because he can't read' Sexual abuse lawsuit reinstated after lawyer argues singer did not reply to legal documents because he is illiterateR Kelly failed to respond to a lawsuit because he is illiterate, a lawyer for the singer told a judge on Wednesday. Related: The debat...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Raytheon awarded $101.1M to build anti-tank missiles for U.S. Army Raytheon has been awarded a $101.3 million contract to build the radio-controlled tactically-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Nurse who ran marathon in scrubs awarded world record after outcry A British nurse who was denied a Guinness World Record because she ran the London Marathon wearing modern-day scrubs instead of an old-fashioned dress has been granted the title after a backlash. Jessica Anderson finished the race in 3 hours, 8 minut...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Raytheon awarded $101.3M to build anti-tank missiles for U.S. Army Raytheon has been awarded a $101.3 million contract to build the radio-controlled tactically-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army....
00:39, 05/15/2019

Lockheed awarded $20M to provide services for subs' warfare systems Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $20 million contract to provide engineering and technical services for the AN/BLQ-10 submarine electronic warfare system....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Lockheed awarded $362.7M for Army's multiple launch rocket systems Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $362.7 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with multiple launch rocket system spares, improvements and other repair services....
15:00, 04/28/2019

VT Halter awarded $745.9M for Coast Guard's new Polar Security Cutter VT Halter Marine received a $745.9 million contract for design of the new class of polar icebreakers for the Coast Guard, as well as long lead-time material and construction of the vessel....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation case SYDNEY (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a total of 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages in a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavi...
11:13, 05/23/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
13:39, 05/23/2019

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his g...
01:26, 05/23/2019

Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering, technical support for V-22 Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force....
21:52, 05/18/2019

Lockheed awarded $13.9M for work on AEGIS Speed to Capability cycles Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $13.9 million contract for engineering, modeling and design for AEGIS Speed to Capability cycles and work on the AEGIS Baseline 9 system....
21:52, 04/29/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker ...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration of Alan Turing, Murmur, was hailed as “a future cla...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the world's biggest baby milk market....
00:26, 05/08/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among oth...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'Trump has never read one word of the Bible' Late-night hosts discussed William Barr’s no-show and the president’s fumbled attempt to quote from the BibleLate-night hosts continued to discuss William Barr, despite him not showing up to testify to the House judiciary committee. Continue reading....
21:39, 05/03/2019

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The billionaire philanthropist wants readers to learn ...
12:52, 05/21/2019

Radiation therapy consent forms too difficult to read (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients usually get written consent forms to sign before radiation that are supposed to clearly spell out the treatment risks, but a new U.S. study suggests these forms are too complex for most patients to easily understand...
20:52, 05/08/2019

19 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read Getty Images / Matthew Peyton Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, loves to read. When he began his investing career, he would read 600 to 1,000 pages a day. According to Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder letters and over two decades of interv...
00:13, 05/20/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $723.6M contract for Hellfire II missiles for Army, allies Lockheed Martin received a three-year $723.6 million contract to procure a variety of Hellfire II missile systems for the U.S. Army, Lebanon, Netherlands and France....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte student Riley Howell was awarded the Civilian Medal o...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Teams 3D Print Planetary Habitats, Awarded $700K in NASA Challenge After 30 hours of 3D printing over four days of head-to-head competition, NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois, have awarded $700,000 to two teams in the final round of the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Google awarded anti-abortion group $150,000 in free advertising: report Google has come under the scrutiny of activists and reproductive rights groups after it was reported that the tech giant gave $150,000 worth of free advertising to anti-abortion group Obria....
04:52, 05/16/2019

Vincent Kompany handball: Should Watford have been awarded penalty in FA Cup Final vs Man City? The Watford players were left incensed at Wembley when they were denied a penalty for an apparent handball by Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany in Saturday's FA Cup Final....
00:26, 05/19/2019

Justine Damond's family awarded record $US20m settlement from Minneapolis The settlement calls for them to donate $US2m to a Minneapolis foundation aimed at addressing gun violenceThe family of murdered Australian life coach and yoga instructor Justine Ruszczyk Damond will receive a record $US20m ($A29 million) in a settle...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many local experts to no avail. Now they are offering ...
02:39, 05/12/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
08:52, 05/22/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photography prize has been won by Susan Meiselas, an Ameri...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Liverpool left disappointed but proud as the big prize fails to arrive | Andy Hunter The record number of points and the individual awards were nice but all the thoughts were of what might have beenYou Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates was a strange choice of song to play in the immediate aftermath of Liverpool’s title chase e...
01:13, 05/13/2019

Watch the Kardashians and More Stars Read Hilarious Texts From Their Moms Moms say the darnedest things. Fortunately, we now have the texts to prove it. In honor of Mother's Day, Jimmy Kimmel rounded up a few of your favorite celebrities and had them do......
16:13, 05/10/2019

Change to Google Search will help you quickly decide which results to read Google today announced a change to the Google Search app. More specifically, the change is in the way search results are presented. For example, the cards that appear on the screen as a result of your mobile search will show the name of the website t...
21:13, 05/22/2019

Book clinic: what can I read to stay sharp on maternity leave? Author Viv Groskop helps select the best political, poetical and fictional reads to keep you in touch with the worldQ: What can I read to stop my brain turning to mush on maternity leave?Teacher, 39A: Journalist and comedian Viv Groskop, author of Ho...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Want to read more? Choose an extremely long book | Juliet Lapidos Our 21st-century attention spans require a new approach to literacy. I’d like to propose one herePerhaps you want to read more. Perhaps you feel you ought to read more. Perhaps you just finished rewatching all of Game of Thrones in anticipation of Se...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Google's experimental Rivet app helps kids learn to read Far too many kids struggle to read at an age-appropriate level, but Google is betting that technology could help them get up to speed. The company's experimental Area 120 unit has released Rivet, an app for Android and iOS that aims to make rea...
18:00, 05/15/2019

LONG READ On the trail of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Four years ago today Floyd Mayweather fought Manny Pacquiao. John Dennen was on the trail The post LONG READ On the trail of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao appeared first on Boxing News....
18:00, 05/02/2019

April Global Market Perspective: Full of Must Read Articles The April issue of Global Market Perspective is chock-full of incredible global market insights. See special sections on marijuana stocks around the globe and India's markets -- along with articles on Europe's QE efforts, junk bonds, and U.S. stocks....
14:09, 05/01/2019

We found 85,000 cops who’ve been investigated for misconduct. Now you can read their records. USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

10 female fantasy writers to read after Game Of Thrones ends With HBO’s eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones coming to a close this weekend, millions of dedicated, dare we say obsessed, viewers of the fantasy juggernaut will soon be left with nothing to do on their Sunday nights. But superfans and comple...
17:13, 05/14/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Couple awarded $2 billion after claiming Roundup weed killer caused cancer A California couple was awarded more than $2 billion in damages on Monday after a jury agreed that the Roundup weed killer they had been using for more than three decades had caused them to get cancer. The verdict is the third legal defeat in a row f...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $9.1M contract for work on AEGIS systems in Romania, Poland Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $9.1 million contract for support and ship integration and engineering of the AEGIS Ashore system in Poland and Romania....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Dave Chappelle has cautiously dipped his toe back into public life a few times in the last few years, after more or less disappearing when he quit his extremely lucrative and demanding Comedy Central show. Just since 2017, though, he hosted SNL, laun...
05:13, 05/08/2019

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than halfway to beating rival Ken Jennings’ grand ...
04:26, 05/23/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Read Rare Classic Children's Books for Free Through the Library of Congress It’s the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week and the Library of Congress is celebrating by offering a free online collection of rare children’s books that first published more than a hundred years ago....
21:00, 05/01/2019

The Quick Read… Turkey Calling “ReDo” on Istanbul’s Mayoral Elections   What Happened This Week: A little over a month ago, Turkey held local elections. For the first time in more than twenty years, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost the mayoralty of Istanbul, th...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Vodafone CEO Nick Read Slashes Dividend To Tackle Debt Burden The company cut the full-year dividend to 9 eurocents a share from 15.07 eurocents in its financial 2018 year and below the 14.55 eurocents that had been expected...
13:39, 05/14/2019

Raheem Sterling denied FA Cup Final hat-trick after Gabriel Jesus is officially awarded Man City second Raheem Sterling was denied an FA Cup final hat-trick after Manchester City's second goal in their 6-0 triumph over Watford was eventually awarded to Gabriel Jesus....
00:26, 05/19/2019

CBOE Awarded Best Overall Exchange at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL -- February 24, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that the exchange was awarded “Best Overall Exchange” at the fifth annual Wall Street Letter (WSL) Institutional Trading Awards last night in New ...
03:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Princess Charlotte turns 4: See new photos and read Harry and Meghan's message to her Will and Kate's only daughter, Princess Charlotte, turns 4 on May 2, and her parents released new pictures of the little charmer to mark the occasion.        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

William Barr Testifies Before Congress on the Mueller Report. Read His Opening Statement Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, facing questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and the way the Justice Department handled its release. It will be the first time Barr...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Read this: Weezer’s “Buddy Holly” was almost “Ginger Rogers” and other Blue Album fun facts Twenty-five years ago today, Weezer released its debut album, a 10-song self-titled release that would come to be known as The Blue Album and would be exalted by some fans as the best record the band would ever release. In honor of this quarter-centu...
20:13, 05/10/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Nurse awarded world record for London Marathon after bid was first denied because she didn't wear dress Jessica Anderson ran the London Marathon in her scrubs last month, setting a world record that was first denied because she was wearing scrubs not a dress.        ...
19:39, 05/08/2019

Texas will no longer read death row inmates final statements following lawmaker's outrage The man executed for his part in the dragging death of James Byrd gave no statement from the death chamber, but did leave final words to be read.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Read Robert Mueller’s Letter to William Barr Critiquing the Attorney General’s Summary of His Report For more than a month, Americans speculated about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s reaction to the four-page summary Attorney General William Barr released shortly after he received a confidential copy of the long-awaited report on March 22. No...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg went to Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class and the former president invited him to read from the Bible Paul Newberry/AP Mayor Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, on Sunday went to former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class. The South Bend mayor said he was "humbled" to meet with Carter at his church in Plains, Georgia. Buttigieg had lu...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

She wanted to read the Bible and said she was scared: uncomfortable questions surround the case of missing California teen The case went cold as soon as it began. Just three days before Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs captured national headlines last October following the horrific murder of her parents and her kidnapping, almost 2,000 miles away on the sleepy California borde...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Londoner who slept on dining room floor while studying for his dream medical career is awarded lab placement at King's College London A young Londoner who slept on his dining room floor while studying for his dream career has been awarded a rare lab placement at King's College London....
17:26, 05/18/2019

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today the company was awarded “Most Innovative Exchange Technology” at the 2018 Fund Technology and W...
02:26, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly's lawyers say he can't read; judge reinstates civil sex abuse lawsuit Cook County Judge Moira Johnson reinstated the lawsuit Wednesday after R. Kelly's attorneys said he didn't respond because he couldn't read the documents.        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

'Budget Guy' Stan Collender wrote our 4th most read opinion piece of 2018. On deficits. Stan Collender, a widely published budget expert who entertained readers with witty, conversational analyses of fiscal issues, died Friday at age 68.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

'Game of Thrones' reaction poll: 60% of readers disliked finale; read fans' thoughts USA TODAY polls found a majority, solid but not overwhelming, expressed dissatisfaction with final episode of "Game of Thrones." Read their thoughts.        ...
08:13, 05/21/2019

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World...
03:26, 05/03/2019

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World Lond...
10:13, 05/03/2019

With New Tech, Treadmills Are Getting Trendy From on-demand and group workouts to virtual running worlds with simulated courses, companies have given the most boring cardio machine a much-needed makeover....
15:52, 05/13/2019

Want a blockchain job in big tech? This course might help you land one What do Facebook, Visa, Shell, IBM, and EY have in common (other than being stupid rich)? They’re all hiring blockchain talent. Indeed, blockchain jobs are popping up all over the place these days. If you ever thought about learning the ins and outs ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

The way we eat is killing the planet — here’s how tech can help As someone who gets way too excited about delicious food, it really pains me to admit that our modern diets are the largest cause of climate change and biodiversity loss in existence. While it’s usually easier to be blissfully ignorant, yesterday at ...
02:26, 05/11/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the feeling we need to reframe the conversation on ac...
05:39, 05/17/2019

When It Comes to Workplace Tech, Employees Know Best Paperwork, data entry and other repetitive tasks are common work complaints. But for corporate technology teams looking to deploy chatbots, virtual assistants or robots, identifying these tasks—and matching them with effective technology—can be a cha...
16:13, 05/10/2019

40 Big Tech Predictions for 2019 Digital transformation has arrived. Not a single industry is safe from the unstoppable wave of digitization that is sweeping through finance, retail, transportation, and more. And in 2019, there will be even more transformative developments that wil...
10:39, 05/06/2019

The best tech for improving your photography Motorized gimbals are a big part of filmmaking these days, as they can smooth out dramatic camera movements or, if you're less adventurous, just help you capture clean footage while you're walking. Our top pick is the Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3 LA...
17:26, 05/10/2019

GM says most new vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 General Motors Co said on Monday most of its global models will be capable of over-the-air software upgrades by 2023, as the automaker rolls out new vehicle electrical systems designed to securely handle heavy data traffic and software downloads from...
01:00, 05/21/2019

A Useful Perspective on Tech-Stock Boom Call it a "boom" within a boom: the love of technology sector wrapped within an extreme optimism toward the broad stock market. This chart -- which includes eye-opening sentiment figures -- helps to tell the story....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80 percent experience som...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Tech Tips: Mother’s Day Gifts Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Don’t worry, Quincey Hobbs has the best tech gifts that moms will love. Watch the video below....
05:13, 05/11/2019

DeClutter your EClutter: Cleaning up your tech Incorporate tech material into your spring cleaning. Here are environmentally safe ways to declutter that.        ...
00:26, 05/01/2019

How tech does (and doesn't) help babies sleep The truth is, technology probably does more to interrupt a child's sleep than help induce it Both exposure to screens and addictive routines can keep a kid awake. That said, certain gadgets, like a sleep clock, could help establish a healthy sle...
19:52, 05/21/2019

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
19:00, 05/21/2019

GM: Most vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 The company's new electronic systems, designed to handle internet software downloads, will be capable of handling up to 4.5 terabytes of data processing power per hour, five times the current capability....
23:39, 05/20/2019

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Backyard Tech Your Friends Will Envy Connected devices are having their day in the sun—from Wi-Fi grills and smarter smokers to 4KTVs that can brave any storm. In short, everything you need to throw the ultimate backyard bash....
15:39, 05/21/2019

Tech We’re Using: From Bubble Memory to Hot Spots and a Fly Rod David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent, recounts his gear from the computers in use when he joined The Times in 1982 to his overloaded backpack now....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Europe Is Reining In Tech Giants. But Some Say It’s Going Too Far. Bids to block harmful and violent content online in Europe are drawing criticism for limiting free expression and undercutting the ideals of an open web....
09:39, 05/06/2019

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Why some tech companies are turning to print A month ago, I received a big, hefty magazine in the mail. It included stories such as a guide on where to go in Buenos Aires, a feature on tiny houses, and a deep dive into the history of African-American jockeys. The magazine was part travel, part....
18:13, 05/02/2019

The best tech-focused Mother's Day gifts Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated Game of Thrones wine tumblers to true wireless earbuds and a stylish Kate Spade smartwatch....
11:52, 05/04/2019

Tech CEOs' Biohacks, Rated It seems every few weeks there’s a new interview about how a tech bro spends their morning. We totally get wanting to mine the habits of successful people for life hacks—you’re looking at the home of How I Work, after all. But how effective are these...
21:26, 05/15/2019

San Francisco Weighs 'IPO Tax' to Spread Tech Wealth The city’s leaders are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disparity....
16:00, 05/10/2019

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are inching closer with each day that ticks by. There's always a massive list of sales to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get r...
12:13, 05/10/2019

Tech We’re Using: Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what’s hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are....
14:53, 04/28/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban on selling chips and software to the Chinese telecommunications firm, and patent attorneys said Qual...
04:26, 05/21/2019

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
17:26, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-GM says most new vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 General Motors Co said on Monday most of its global models will be capable of over-the-air software upgrades by 2023, as the automaker rolls out new vehicle electrical systems designed to securely handle heavy data traffic and software downloads from...
21:26, 05/20/2019

Can we trust Ireland to enforce GDPR on big tech? GDPR is complicated business; even people like me who try to keep up with all its developments struggle to understand this mammoth set of European regulations and its effects. I believe one of the main reasons for that is we’ve yet to see a proper GD...
15:00, 04/30/2019

These 20 tech companies literally have the most valuable employees If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s histo...
20:26, 05/20/2019

The Tech My Toddler Will Never Know: Six Gadgets Headed for the Graveyard By 2030, charging cables, cameras and big-screen smartphones may find themselves next to record players and VCRs in the museum of old technology—or at least that’s what our columnist and other experts predict....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Stocks Slide, Dragged Down by Tech Sector Shares of technology companies fell after the Trump administration moved to curb Huawei access to U.S. technology, pushing major stock indexes lower to start the week....
17:39, 05/20/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a miracle....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Why Elliott's Latest Target is a Tech Giant SAP, the technology giant whose software helps companies become more efficient, itself wants to become more efficient. Investors can be comforted by the watchful eye of an activist in their ranks....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Tech to Trump: Stay tough on China For decades, Chinese policies have posed significant challenges to the tech sector. Laws and regulations have failed to deliver fair treatment, and have limited access to China’s markets for American and other non-Chinese companies....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Tech Giants Rethink the Businesses That Made Them Big Google, Facebook and other tech giants have long tinkered with ways to grow outside the core businesses they dominate. Now those efforts are becoming urgent....
18:26, 05/05/2019

YouTube tech reviewers are bigger than ever, but who does that benefit? As tech YouTube continues to grow, and the traditional media shrinks in relative size and influence, it will be up to the next generation of YouTube reviewers to place the same value on editorial independence....
14:26, 05/03/2019

5 Stupid Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Old Tech In these gadget-filled times, it’s likely that you’re going to have to shift some of your used tech every now and again, either to make room for an upgrade or to fund a different purchase. There’s a range of options on how to do this, but whether you...
22:39, 05/02/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
00:52, 05/23/2019

Holographic tech could be key to future quantum computers A breakthrough in studying light might just be the ticket to the future of quantum computing. Researchers at EPFL have found a way to determine how light behaves beyond the limitations of wavelengths, opening the door to encoding quantum data in a s...
03:39, 05/06/2019

James Ruppert: buy low-tech premium motors while you can A 2005 Mercedes CLS is big, fast and relatively tech-free With new laws soon to limit driving freedom, uncomplicated cars are set to become valuable currency Zero-technology cars. Following the news that in 2022 all cars will effectively be robots...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Tech Fix: Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It. There are many tools for setting up two-factor authentication, a security mechanism that prevents improper access. These four methods are the most compelling....
07:39, 05/01/2019

Nissan spurns lidar tech, siding with Musk Nissan unveiled updated self-driving technology a month after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called lidar "a fool's errand," berating the technology for being expensive and unnecessary....
16:52, 05/16/2019

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
22:52, 05/22/2019

Maryland snags ex-Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

An AR film explores the worst tech companies could do with your face I made a beeline for Stealing ur feelings when I entered the Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Arcade last week. Officially, I'll say that my reason for doing so was because it was the most relevant exhibit for Engadget's scope of coverage: T...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Deep Tech startups: Next wave of global disruptors? Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, biotech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds....
23:52, 05/15/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro, Pixel 3a, Nokia 4.2, and More Tech News This Week OnePlus released a number of new OnePlus 7 Pro teaser this week, Google I/O 2019 saw Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL announcements, and Xiaomi started teasing a launch of a new phone in India....
12:13, 05/12/2019

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese remarks published by a locak news outlet....
07:00, 05/22/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Markets Right Now: Stock rise, led by rebound in tech shares NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Stocks are higher at midday on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies lead solid gains across the market. Chipmakers rallied after the U.S. government ...
19:26, 05/21/2019

Video: The winners and losers from F1's Spanish GP tech updates The Spanish Grand Prix is usually accompanied by Formula 1's band of teams bringing their first large upgrade packages of the season, and the 2019 edition was no exception...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Tech-Savvy Critics Aim to Upgrade the Tampon Dispenser Public-bathroom dispensers of tampons and other feminine-hygiene supplies are way behind in modern features like electronic payments and real-time inventory, and some critics blame the lack of women in tech....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Fiat Chrysler CEO 100% sure carmaker can survive tech disruption Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is a “house of brands” and that ensures it will be one of the few traditional automakers to survive the disruption the car industry is facing, CEO Mike Manley said....
13:39, 04/29/2019

SEC approves a stock exchange built for tech startups For tech companies, going public is often fraught with pressure -- they're suddenly expected to deliver positive news every quarter, and they might push innovation to the wayside in the quest to become proftiable. They should soon have a better...
21:26, 05/12/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China's state control and U.S. laissez-faire....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concer...
00:13, 05/23/2019

Futures tumble on fears of possible U.S.-China tech cold war U.S. stock index futures slid on Thursday, as investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war could spiral into a technology cold war between the two countries, with no signs of resolution in sight....
14:13, 05/23/2019

Bentley to focus on plug-in hybrid tech, but first EV due ‘before 2025’ News 15 May, 2019 Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark says plug-in hybrid power has a big role to play in Brit brand’s electrification strategy...
16:13, 05/15/2019

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
15:52, 05/15/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app: Many of tech's best new ideas are not coming from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Why Investors Don't Care That Tech Unicorns Are Hemorrhaging Money Wall Street rewards a compelling growth story, and investors are willing to bet on the promise of “profitability...someday,” writes columnist John D. Stoll....
16:52, 04/28/2019

Nigeria deploys satellite tech to track oil smugglers From algorithms to track "dark" ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency hopes it can use new technology to tackle theft which has cost the country billions....
17:00, 04/30/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
03:00, 05/15/2019

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Huawei's US Ban Delay Gives Tech Sector Time to Adjust The US is delaying some restrictions on technology sales Huawei in what it calls an effort to ease the blow on Huawei smartphone owners and smaller US telecoms providers....
14:13, 05/22/2019

Tech Executive Charts Old and New Path to Vice Presidency San Francisco tech executive David Blake is running for vice president and wants to spark a change by bringing back the days of electing the veep by popular vote....
04:13, 05/07/2019

Deep Tech startups: the next wave of global disruptors? Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, biotech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Finished Tech Products Could Take Some Blows in Tariffs Fight Escalating volleys of tariffs by the U.S. and China stand to pile pressure on already stressed supply chains, potentially pinching technology companies and consumers on both sides....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Tampon Dispensers Lack That High-Tech Wow Factor Public-bathroom dispensers of tampons and other feminine-hygiene supplies are way behind in modern features like electronic payments and real-time inventory, and some critics blame the lack of women in tech....
15:52, 05/02/2019

By all means back healthcare tech, but only once it is shown to work It makes sense to champion high-tech innovations, but UK health minister Matt Hancock would do well to wait until they have been shown to work effectively...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Why an artist turned tech bosses into mythological figures Sebastian Errazuriz has funneled his fears over the increase in technological power into a series of audacious 3D -printed sculpturesIt was 2016 when Sebastian Errazuriz first felt the fear. He was walking to the subway in Brooklyn when a chilling th...
17:00, 05/07/2019

How smart tech is giving ageing prisoners a lifeline The prison where sensors and wristbands are saving lives, cutting hospital visits and reducing costsJim Lees woke up late one night needing to use the toilet. As he sat up in bed, he felt dizzy, then blacked out and fell to the floor.He remembers: “E...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Straight up: How the Kentucky bourbon industry is going high tech Bourbon is one of the most popular spirits in the world. Some Kentucky distilleries are adding data analytics, automation, IoT sensors, and RFID tags to streamline production....
01:39, 05/01/2019

EU's Tusk warns of risks in rise of U.S. tech giants The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, comparing their powers to those of countries such as China, European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday....
16:52, 05/03/2019

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your tech before Earth Month is over Since e-waste is the world's fastest-growing trash stream and April is Earth Month, there’s a renewed responsibility to declutter your e-clutter.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move into a new era of tech innovation, these cities ar...
16:39, 05/03/2019

How a Simple Price Pattern Foretold a New "Tech Boom" Trying to identify high-confidence chart patterns is easier said than done. Yet, some patterns are easier to spot than others. Learn a classic Elliott wave pattern that predicted a big rally in this tech stock -- and keep your eyes peeled: You'll see...
14:09, 05/01/2019

This week in tech history: Google Assistant is born At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
00:39, 05/19/2019

The Apple Watch 4 just won a prestigious award for its screen tech The Apple Watch 4 marked the first time the company had increased the size of its smartwatch's screen since the original Apple Watch, and the company is now winning awards for that move.Apple's wearable just won "Display of the Year" at the...
12:13, 05/10/2019

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone....
08:00, 05/10/2019

The Morning After: Reviewing Mercedes' tech-filled A220 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The weekend is a perfect time to catch up on everything announced during Microsoft's Build 2019 conference and Google's I/O event. Of course, the news wasn't all Android Q and Windows 10 -- check ...
19:52, 05/11/2019

Best cycling tech 2019: great gadgets to help you be a better cyclist The best cycling gadgets will help make you a faster, smarter, safer cyclist. Even the lightest carbon bike will benefit from a few well chosen cycling gadgets, and if you choose the right ones, they're easily worth the extra weight,Cycling gadg...
13:13, 05/01/2019

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
00:39, 05/10/2019

The parents of Engadget on the big (and often gimmicky) world of baby tech Here at Engadget, we don't do Mother's Day gift guides. Nor Father's Day either. But as the site has grown up over the past 15 years, so has our staff. Whereas we used to just have one or two token parents on the team, we now have arou...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Driver-assistance tech could save pedestrian lives – so why don't we want it? Pedestrian deaths in car accidents have hit record levels, but potentially lifesaving driver assistance tech is often seen as ‘nice to have’ rather than essential.According to a new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GH...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red Raiders held off Kansas State 7-4 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament. Josh Jung and Cameron Warren each had three hits for...
01:39, 05/23/2019

It's not enough to break up Big Tech. We need to imagine a better alternative | Evgeny Morozov Presenting tech companies as America’s greatest menace may appeal to voters, but it does little to chart an alternative futureAs Facebook all but pleads guilty to a severe form of data addiction, confessing its digital sins and promising to reinvent ...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Georgia Tech knocks out Notre Dame 12-6 in ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jackson Webb hit a two-run double and scored twice, Amos Willingham allowed six hits in six innings and Georgia Tech eliminated Notre Dame with a 12-6 win on Wednesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Webb’s hit ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Keep Watching review – tech dystopia becomes a song and dance New Diorama, London Jesse Fox’s play about the perils of surveillance is at its best when observing the bond between sparring siblingsWhat makes technology scary are the unknowns: our inability to control it, our data taken without informed consent, ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Waffle House, Morpheus and the awakening of Georgia Tech Geoff Collins is determined to use the fertile recruiting ground of Atlanta to bring Georgia Tech back. And he's going to have a lot of fun doing it....
19:39, 05/09/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Tech shares boost Wall St. after Huawei reprieve Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
22:13, 05/21/2019

China's tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European business lobby said, adding that its outlook on the country's regulatory environment is "bleak"....
12:39, 05/20/2019

A high-tech heist starts to reveal the stakes on Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. This isn’t Sarge’s first rodeo. That much is clear before we’ve even hit the first act break of “Window Of Opportunity,” the second episode of season six of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. “This rock has it all, Sarge,” says Pax, as our newest villains help t...
07:00, 05/18/2019

China paper says U.S.'s forced tech transfer claims are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
06:13, 05/18/2019

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this year...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Tech-savvy Estonians vote online in European elections TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation is so certain of its cyber defenses that it is the only country in the world to allow internet ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:26, 04/29/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Looming Facebook Fine Points to a Tougher Cop on the Tech Beat The Federal Trade Commission’s coming resolution of its yearlong investigation of alleged privacy lapses at Facebook looms as a defining moment for U.S. policy on consumer data....
18:39, 04/28/2019

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political bias has led to their posts being removed from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The White House’s off...
03:39, 05/16/2019

This week in tech history: Microsoft announces its first 'real' laptop At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Mannix immediately eligible at Texas Tech with NCAA waiver LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — McLane Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after an NCAA waiver that made the Nevada transfer immediately eligible. Mannix transferred in January and went to spring drills with the Red Raiders. A native of nea...
01:00, 05/06/2019

San Francisco homeless population rises amid tech IPO boom The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% increase in its homeless population since its last homeless count, with numbers rising to levels that h...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned it could hurt trade talks....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
15:13, 05/18/2019

Chasing Amazon: The store of the future is already here as retailers up their tech game From holograms that greet shoppers at the door, to a robot that alerts when inventory is low, technology has become retailers primary battleground        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Paranoia will destroy us: Why Huawei and other Chinese tech is not spying on Americans The notion that the Chinese government would spy on corporations and US agencies with electronic devices manufactured by Chinese companies is not only absurd but would be catastrophic to furthering its ambitions in world trade....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Jaguar Land Rover reveals new ‘earn as you drive’ tech News 29 Apr, 2019 JLR's ‘Smart Wallet’ software will provide drivers with monetary rewards for sharing information on traffic jams and potholes...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national security....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Opting Out: Some of China's '996' Tech Tribe Quit, Seek Less Stress The protests point to a mindset shift in the tech industry, whose penchant for long hours has been praised by Western executives as a reason for China's economic rise....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Hi-tech gardens bloom at London’s Chelsea Flower Show 3D printed soil, urban farming and artificial intelligence will all make an appearance at this year’s eventWeed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea flower show. But with hydroponics and urban farming making grand...
12:13, 05/19/2019

Wall St. slides as Huawei fallout hits tech shares U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would further inflame trade tensions between the United Sta...
03:13, 05/21/2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. Sen. Charles Schumer said in a state...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle for access in the world’s second-largest economy....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society. Five journalists resigned....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
15:00, 05/23/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing a distinct evolution of the brand's cabin look an...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Ferrari 'Leaning Toward' Keeping Electric Propulsion Tech In-House Ferrari Chairman and CEO Louis Camilleri addressed analysts this week in the company’s quarterly results conference call, confirming Ferrari’s plans to go forward with hybrid electric cars and stating that the company’s “leaning toward” making key EV...
04:26, 05/10/2019

The only way to rein in big tech is to treat them as a public service | Nick Srnicek The drive for profit is behind many of the ills of Google, Facebook et al. Unions and public ownership are the only way to solve thisAfter years of praising their virtues, governments across the world are belatedly waking up to the problems posed by ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

San Francisco ‘IPO Tax’ Targeting Tech Giants on Track for November Vote Happy IPO day to Uber, the Silicon Valley giant whose long-term plan to deal with unhappy drivers is to replace them with robots that won’t worry about details like wages and health insurance.Read more......
02:52, 05/11/2019

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
01:00, 05/23/2019

This week in tech history: Google unveils the first consumer Chromebooks At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
19:52, 05/11/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
01:52, 05/23/2019

Normalizing engineers’ rockstar status is destroying tech companies The door handles on the Tesla Model S are exceptionally terrible. Until you get used to them. Until you become an insider. Because no one really wants to wait for an actuated door handle that pops out in deference only to those who are worthy. For th...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it l...
19:52, 05/21/2019

How Microsoft reinvented itself as a master of the tech universe | John Naughton Long written off by as a parable of missed opportunities, Bill Gates’s firm has become the third in history to be valued at $1tnIt may have escaped your attention, but Microsoft recently became the third company in history to reach a valuation of one...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Hyundai Kona Electric gets new charging and interior tech for 2019 News 10 May, 2019 Updated specification for all-electric Hyundai Kona crossover includes infotainment changes and a new on-board charging cable...
14:13, 05/10/2019

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dramas will reach their denouement, thanks to the votes of a combined total of about 1.3 billion people....
13:26, 05/13/2019

Uber closes down 7.67%, putting chill on big IPO year for tech stocks Uber performed a historic face plant on its first day of trading. Now the stable of unicorns hoping to IPO this year will have to see the fallout.Read More...
23:52, 05/10/2019

Kentucky's bourbon industry goes high tech: The inside story Watch Teena Maddox tour Buffalo Trace, Wild Turkey, and Bardstown Bourbon Company, and learn how the distilleries use data analytics, RFID, and more tech to streamline production and distribution....
01:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. firm accuses Huawei of enlisting professor to obtain its tech A U.S. startup company is accusing Chinese telecommunications gear provider Huawei of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Porsche Panamera 2020 facelift to get mild-hybrid tech Porsche's 2020 model year Panamera receives styling revisions and powertrain upgrades Porsche will update the Panamera saloon and Sport Turismo estate for its 2020 model year, and the first prototypes of the new car are hitting German roads.  Expect...
00:26, 05/09/2019

Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
23:26, 05/21/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these inspiring talks from women in tech There are only nine days left until TNW2019! In today’s newsletter, I’d like to talk about something close to my heart: diversity in the tech industry. As a woman in tech, I’m really excited to join TheNextWomen Summit at TNW Conference. We’ve partne...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Imogen Heap Is Building Tech to Change the Music Industry The singer-songwriter discusses her projects to help musicians, including a digital hub for artists and WiFi-connected gloves that control sound with movement...
14:52, 05/10/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
15:52, 05/10/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Less to lose: Germany's poorer East embraces tech revolution From the 12th floor of Jenoptik's headquarters, chief executive Stefan Traeger points to his laser factory and the university that provides it with talent. Welcome to "Optics Valley" - a role model for Germany's East in a big year for the region....
18:13, 05/01/2019

ARM is the latest tech company to sever ties with Huawei after US import ban The US government’s Huawei import ban delivered a massive blow to the most important Chinese smartphone vendor. Under the terms of the ban, Huawei can’t do business with US-based hardware suppliers and software makers. A direct result of ...
01:13, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision -NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the field of information and communications technology, or ICT, marked on Thursday. ...
17:39, 04/28/2019

This week in tech history: The first Apple Watch hits stores At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
21:39, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp attack allowed hackers to install surveillance tech A recently discovered security flaw in the popular messaging app WhatsApp has been exploited to secretly install spyware onto users' devices.As the software suffers from a buffer overflow weakness, hackers can take over the application to run ma...
13:26, 05/15/2019

A Silicon Valley Apostate Launches 'An Inconvenient Truth' for Tech Tristan Harris argues that technology is having a broader, more corrosive effect on society than many people realize, and none of the reform efforts being discussed in Silicon Valley and Washington are enough to reverse the trend....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Wheels: High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
17:00, 04/28/2019

US-China trade skirmishes obscure the start of tech cold war Huawei dispute shows how Washington is seeking to counter Beijing’s use of technology to gain geopolitical supremacyThe decision by Google, Intel and Qualcomm to freeze cooperation with Huawei could mark the point where the rumbling trade war between...
12:52, 05/21/2019

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
23:52, 05/14/2019

VMI high-scoring guard Parham transfers to Georgia Tech ATLANTA (AP) — Guard Bubba Parham is transferring from VMI to Georgia Tech. The 5-foot-11, 155-pound Parham, from Snellville, Georgia, was the South Conference freshman of the year in 2017-18 and a second-team all-conference pick last season. Parham ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Daimler CEO Zetsche hands over to successor amid tech change FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is handing off to his successor after 13 years at the helm as the company faces challenges from the transition to electric cars and digital transportation technologies. Zetsche received prolonged a...
11:13, 05/22/2019

IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy....
00:13, 05/23/2019

Alphabet Investors Search for Clues Inside Tech Giant Google parent Alphabet is scheduled to announce earnings after the market closes. Even if this isn’t the quarter when Google finally discloses YouTube’s financials, expect to hear more about this division than the legacy search business....
12:39, 04/29/2019

The US is reportedly considering blacklisting Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economi...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:52, 05/22/2019

Anker's popular tech accessories and gadgets now officially in Australia Anker is best known for making some of the best charging products in the business. In fact, the Anker PowerCore 20,100 leads our best power banks list. However, if you wanted to get one, you’d be ordering a grey import, meaning those excellent...
03:52, 04/29/2019

Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on in tech and finance Thomson Reuters Keeping an eye on major hires and promotions is one of the best ways to understand a company's strategy. The Org tracks executive changes at companies big and small. Here's a snapshot of the most important executive moves of the we...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Tech, Industrial Stocks Slide on Renewed Trade Fears Shares of technology and industrial companies reliant on Chinese demand slid, a sign President Trump’s latest tariff threat is eroding the optimism that has supported markets so far this year....
19:39, 05/06/2019

HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share HSBC Holdings PLC plans to add more than a 1,000 jobs this year at its technology development centers in China, as the Asia-focused lender seeks to bolster its presence in the world's second largest economy....
09:39, 05/21/2019

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
21:52, 05/22/2019

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc...
21:52, 05/22/2019

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote fr...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
22:00, 05/20/2019

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repression of Muslims....
08:13, 05/22/2019

Tech stocks lead rally on Wall Street after Huawei breather U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, lifted by a rebound in technology stocks, as Washington's move to temporarily ease curbs on China's Huawei Technologies calmed nerves over a further worsening of a trade war between the two countries....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Tech Stocks Sink After Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer....
18:39, 05/20/2019

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
01:26, 05/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech shares boost Wall St after Huawei reprieve Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
22:52, 05/21/2019

China is stealing tech to rapidly modernize its military, Pentagon warns China is continuing to modernize its armed forces in order to transform its military into a major global power and using espionage to steal cutting edge technology for military purposes, according to a newly released Pentagon report on China's milita...
09:13, 05/03/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fall For 8th Straight Day; HCL Tech, Tata Steel Top Losers Indian equity benchmarks extended declines to eighth straight day paced by losses in Tata Steel, HCL Technologies, Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, Tata Consultancy Services and ONGC....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Tech billionaire donates $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness issue Marc Benioff, the founder of Salesforce, is funding a five-year initiative with the University of California at San Francisco that aims to find new approaches to housing....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Inside the Stryker Turret: New targeting tech destroys drone swarms When a Stryker gunner released the so-called “dead man’s” switch on the vehicle’s 30mm cannon, a slow-moving ground drone target exploded into a cloud of smoke and fire, marking a demonstration of a new counter-drone sensor-shooter technology now in ...
15:26, 04/30/2019

Don’t expect a foldable Pixel 4 this year, although Google is prototyping the new screen tech From the moment Google stepped on stage at Samsung’s developer event in early November to talk about the work it’s done alongside Samsung on adapting Android for foldable screens it was clear: Google was working on foldable smartphones on...
13:26, 05/08/2019

Conway calls out Ocasio-Cortez for posts about Netflix documentary while 'away from tech' Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway appeared on “Hannity” Monday where she explained why she attacked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for not tweeting about the Sri Lanka Easter massacre and referred to media who haven’t pressed the fr...
12:39, 04/30/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Yet another report shows smart speakers dominating the US consumer tech market If you needed further proof that smart speakers are eclipsing essentially every other category of consumer tech products in terms of their growth pace, a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study claims you can find these trendy devices in almo...
16:00, 05/13/2019

China's Kunlun Tech agrees to U.S. demand to sell Grindr gay dating app Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Monday it had agreed to a request by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to sell popular gay dating app Grindr, setting a June 2020 deadline to do so....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech firm's board Former GM Europe chief Carl-Peter Forster joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of AV technology that plans to expand in Europe....
13:26, 05/10/2019

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premium products and services,” declared Sundar Pichai, ...
13:13, 05/09/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. P&G thinks Google will benefit as more cloud buyers focus on AI....
20:26, 04/30/2019

San Francisco bracing for IPO tech boom that could make housing prices more expensive The city by the bay is bracing for a brand new tech boom triggered by a rebound of initial public offerings, partly driven by the rising stock market and rebound in the U.S. economy....
21:13, 05/03/2019

A tech billionaire donated $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem Marc Benioff, billionaire founder of Salesforce, and his wife, Lynne, have donated $30 million to launch research into the root cause of homelessness and find ways to end it. The five-year initiative......
20:26, 05/02/2019

Romans Had Ancient Tech for Creating Seismic Invisibility Cloak Around Monuments A team of civil engineers in France have revealed that the Romans had ancient technology for building structures that acted like modern-day electromagnetic cloaking devices. The pattern of foundations in some major Roman monuments, like the Colosseum...
23:39, 05/04/2019

Scientists are testing new plasma tech that can kill 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain, and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness, and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft tips new Edge browser features, election security tech SEATTLE—Much of the news coming out of this year's Microsoft Build developer conference has already been announced, including Windows 10 updates, the next HoloLens 2, and specific new capabilities for Azure, artificial intelligence, mixed reality, cl...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Tech Q&A: Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks, find out if someone blocked your number and more Your tech questions answered. One of the big questions is hot to figure out if a Facebook friend request is the real deal or fake.        ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Thieves are stealing and selling high-tech mirrors on luxury cars Parking in Manhattan just got more nightmarish. Bandits are swiping high-tech side-view mirrors from luxury cars and re-selling them on the black market for big bucks, authorities say. The mirror-stripping marauders struck 19 times in an eight-week p...
19:13, 05/05/2019

Toyota, Honda plan to attack costs to free up cash for new tech Two top Japanese automakers said they planned to tighten their belts in the years ahead to free up cash to develop electric cars and ride-sharing services, underscoring the hard task ahead as traditional automakers face a rapidly changing industry....
16:26, 05/08/2019

Dollar General built an empire on no-frills stores. Now it's going high tech Dollar General built a discount empire out of no-frills stores that sell snacks and household staples to budget-conscious buyers. Now it has to go high tech to keep up with customer demand and to stave off competition....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and...
15:00, 04/28/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
22:52, 05/16/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulati...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innovate....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese state-run paper says US claims of forced tech transfer are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said Saturday....
21:52, 05/18/2019

On the radar: Nissan stays cool on lidar tech, siding with Tesla Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Thursday it would, for now, stick to self-driving technology which uses radar sensors and cameras, avoiding lidar or light-based sensors because of their high cost and limited capabilities....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Nikkei rises on tech gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday and looked set to end the week with a slight gain, led by rallies in Sony and technology shares, though concerns about U.S.-China tensions kept many investors cautious....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Melbourne students are guinea pigs for NEC's facial recognition fraud tech NEC's NeoFace facial recognition software will be used by Melbourne-based Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments in a bid to ensure those sitting tests are those enrolled....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violence online in what they described as an “unprecedent...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Toyota Abandons Plan To Install U.S Connected Vehicle Tech By 2021 The Japanese automaker announced plans in April 2018 to begin the installation of DSRC technology in 2021 "with the goal of adoption across most of its lineup by the mid-2020s."...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Rob Schneider criticizes tech giants, progressive Democrats over 'Orwellian nightmare of censorship' Comedian Rob Schneider called out big tech firms like Facebook and Twitter as well as progressive Democrats for promoting an “Orwellian nightmare of censorship.” ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg pushes back on calls for breakup of tech giant Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said recent calls for the tech giant to be broken up won't address the issues that have prompted a backlash against Big Tech. ...
23:39, 05/19/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox”. The main commercial engine of this world involv...
12:52, 05/05/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Google’s Huawei ban is good news: tech giants shouldn’t always get their way | Simon Jenkins Big tech has gone unchallenged for too long. Donald Trump’s decision to blacklist the Chinese company is changing thatThe post-digital revolution starts here. Thank you, Donald Trump. The US president’s decision to blacklist Huawei, which has led to ...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
11:13, 05/07/2019

New private sector tech collaboration brings STEM training to disadvantaged students The Consumer Technology Association recently announced an innovative partnership to bring STEM education to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Hell’s Kitchen tenants win battle to use keys instead of high-tech entry system A group of Hell’s Kitchen residents fought the tech boom — and won. The five tenants of 517-525 W. 45th St. sued their landlords for installing a keyless entry system but sued to get back their good-old-fashioned keys. “It means that we can be real p...
04:52, 05/08/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development platform Github in solidarity with tech workers in ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
10:52, 05/23/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of onl...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Boom in Artificial Intelligence patents, points to ‘quantum leap’ in tech: UN report The “upsurge” in patent applications for devices and machines powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the last five years, suggests that it could soon revolutionize all areas of daily life far beyond the tech world, a UN report suggested on Thursd...
17:39, 04/28/2019

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political p...
04:00, 05/16/2019

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment from certain Chinese companies. Huawei’s name wasn’t explicitly ...
08:26, 05/21/2019

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese telecom company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
13:39, 05/23/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
04:13, 05/12/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets, as current growth drivers stall....
10:13, 05/09/2019

Tech executive puts $1 million into campaign to elect vice presidents differently A San Francisco executive who co-founded education tech platform Degreed is behind a national campaign to change the way the vice presidents are selected....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Tech's historic rally is in danger — and not even Apple is immune, investor Paul Meeks warns Paul Meeks, who ran the world's biggest tech fund for Merrill Lynch during the dot-com boom and subsequent collapse, believes tech valuations are stretched....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Slack Discloses $141 Million Loss as Messaging Start-Up Joins Tech Listing Rush Unlike most other Silicon Valley darlings going public this year, Slack is not holding an initial public offering, where it sells shares to the public....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Silicon Valley revolt: meet the tech workers fighting their bosses over Ice, censorship and racism Whether it’s protesting projects with immigration authorities or walking out to demand better treatment of women, activism has entered tech with a force the industry has never experiencedThe election happens. The next day at the Slack office, people ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Man spills gravy on laptop, arrested when tech support workers find child porn An Iowa man who spilled gravy on his laptop found himself in hot water with police when techies at Best Buy discovered child porn images on the device — and called the cops. Robert Watson, 54, brought the gravy-soaked, non-working computer to a Des M...
18:26, 05/03/2019

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is part of a family of impressive tech leaders, founders, and CEOs — here's who they are Christophe Morin/IP3 Led by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber opened for trading as a public company on Friday at $42 a share. For Khosrowshahi, being a superstar in the tech industry is a family business. Khosrowshahi's cousins, uncle and brothers all m...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump order blacklists Chinese tech firm Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and support....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s ally Peter Thiel, became the target of an online protest organized by tech activists against th...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite for risk, said two people with knowledge of the mat...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...
12:26, 05/16/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Injects Energy Into Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Break Up Big Tech In March, Senator Elizabeth Warren published her proposal to break up the tech juggernauts—namely, Facebook, Amazon, and Google. On Friday, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has finally endorsed the plan, possibly providing a major boost to the...
02:13, 05/04/2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain control....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices against Apple, deals blow to tech giant in App Store challenge Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court on Monday, penning an opinion against Apple that ruled the tech company can be sued over high prices in their App Store....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Florida Tech wins its first women’s golf national title in last match before the team is eliminated Florida Tech wins the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship after being told in February that the team would be dissolved next year.        ...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son is Warren Buffett of tech, says Silicon Valley hedge funder Glen Kacher Silicon Valley hedge fund founder Glen Kacher is bullish on Japan's SoftBank and it's in large part because of its founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Jabra Elite 85h headset review: Competing for the wireless ANC crown with SmartSound tech, for $50 less than Bose and Sony Wireless headphones with active noise cancellation are a popular accessory for workers and business travelers. Bose and Sony are the leaders in this area, but Jabra just launched its latest offering that offers more for less....
18:13, 05/08/2019

New homes in Bracknell: game-changing luxury apartments launch in fast-growing Berkshire tech hub A new development in the heart of fast-revitalising Bracknell will bring 242 luxury flats to this commuter town-turning-destination in its own right....
01:52, 05/08/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Code words, fake names: Many women rely on low-tech ways to guard their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who had used one of 30 different tracker apps often said they felt trapped by an unfair choice: They cared about privacy, but they also found the digital trackers too valuable to give up....
14:49, 04/28/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower at open The Nasdaq Composite index fell more than 1% at the open on Monday, weighed down by fears about the impact on major technology companies from the United States' crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Tucson Police solving rape cases and using new tech to allow victims to follow rape kit status TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is processing sexual assault kits like never before, according to TPD’s crime lab superintendent. About 2,000 backlog kits have been processed and now the DNA results are being used to catch rapists. “...
07:52, 05/15/2019

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Until now, healthcare was the only remaining industry ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Football clubs urged to bring in 'James Bond' tech to fight anti-Semitism and racism When you hear Ophir Revach explain the technology that can be used to combat anti-Semitism and racism in football stadia, it sounds like something from a James Bond movie....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Why bad AI is a human problem, not a tech problem (VB Live) Join this VB Live webinar to learn about the five biggest mistakes companies make when they bring AI to their workflows, and how to achieve real results. Read More...
17:26, 05/13/2019

'Apple Watch or it doesn't count': How tech addiction might be ruining your workout Sure, your Fitbit or Apple Watch motivates you to get moving. Experts say taking your phone with you to the gym may actually be harming your workout.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

In China Tech, ‘996’ Means Work, Work and More Work Few issues have proven more divisive of late in Chinese technology circles than the pervasive culture of extreme overtime, known for years by the punchy moniker “996.” The three digits describe a punishing schedule of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a wee...
04:13, 05/12/2019

  In China Tech, ‘996’ Means Work, Work and More Work Few issues have proven more divisive of late in Chinese technology circles than the pervasive culture of extreme overtime, known for years by the punchy moniker “996.” The three digits describe a punishing schedule of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a wee...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Ed Cooley rejects Michigan to stay at Providence Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley signed a multiyear contract extension with the Friars after meeting with the University of Michigan on Monday....
23:39, 05/21/2019

Patriot Does Not Only Mean Saying "Jai Hind": Venkaiah Naidu Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu emphasised that patriotism does not mean only saying "Vande Mataram" or "Jai Hind" and said it also meant supporting each other....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Women in Japan are downloading Digi Police, the country's anti-groping app, in record numbers Getty Digi Police, a free smartphone app created by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, is aimed specifically at protecting victims of sexual misconduct in crowded places. If a person faces unwanted groping on a packed subway, they can proceed to activa...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Champions League no longer contest of champions but battle between leagues | Paul Wilson While the old format never produced a same-nation final, this will be the seventh since 2000, as England steps into the void left by Spain. But there is no point weeping over lost romanceRichard Scudamore retired too soon! No sooner had the Premier L...
16:13, 05/22/2019

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019