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Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 03:23 AM PDT

The Good, Bad and the Unknown of Apple's New Services

The Good, Bad and the Unknown of Apple's New Services

It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscripti...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 01:20 AM PDT

Uber Acquires Mideast Competitor Careem for $3.1 Billion

Uber Acquires Mideast Competitor Careem for $3.1 Billion

Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making it the largest-ever technology purchase in the region. Uber said in a prepared statement...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 08:13 PM PDT

Apple Announces Its Long-Awaited Streaming TV Service

Apple Announces Its Long-Awaited Streaming TV Service

Apple announced a new streaming service, Apple TV Plus, which will house its original shows and movies and could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 03:44 AM PDT

Hackers Could Take Over Some Implanted Defibrillators: FDA

Hackers Could Take Over Some Implanted Defibrillators: FDA

The world's largest medical device company has acknowledged that many of its implanted cardiac defibrillators use an unencrypted wireless protocol that could allow an attacker to change the settings of the...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 12:31 AM PDT

Proposed Bill Would Ban Smartphone Use in California Schools

Proposed Bill Would Ban Smartphone Use in California Schools

Classrooms across the state may soon be required to restrict or ban smartphones under a new bill making its way through the California State Assembly.

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords

Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords

Facebook stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords without encryption and viewable as plain text to tens of thousands of company employees, according to a report Thursday by cybersecurity journalist...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 03:43 AM PDT

New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality

New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality

Technology that could silence illegal scam and spam robocallers has passed a major test, and is now just months away from arriving on your phone. On Wednesday, AT&T and Comcast announced they had completed the...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 01:43 PM PDT

Google Unveils 'Stadia' Game Streaming Service

Google Unveils 'Stadia' Game Streaming Service

In much the same way as Google changed email, maps and online video, the search giant now has its eye on the video game industry. In its first-ever Game Developers' Conference keynote on Tuesday, Google...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 04:38 AM PDT

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion for Abusing Online Ads Market

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion for Abusing Online Ads Market

European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It's the third time the commission has slapped Google with an...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 02:10 PM PDT

Goodbye Console? Google Launches Game-Streaming Platform

Goodbye Console? Google Launches Game-Streaming Platform

Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform will store a game-playing session in the cloud and lets...

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