Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...
Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST
AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data...
Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST
For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations
WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...
Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST
Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...
Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST
Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media
LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...
Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST
Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...
Jan 15 2014, 5:21am CST
Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...
Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST
Fox Sports tests weather gadgets for Super Bowl Fox Sports testing out weather-related gadgets for use at Super Bowl
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox Sports has a few weather-related tricks up its sleeve for next month's Super Bowl telecast, and the network...
Jan 13 2014, 10:31pm CST
What's on YouTube? 'YouTube Nation' lets you know What's on YouTube? Ask 'YouTube Nation,' a new daily online series from DreamWorks Animation
NEW YORK (AP) — How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by...
Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST
The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation.
“A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...
Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST
Gadget Watch: The desk that tells you to stand up Gadget Watch: Stir Kinetic desk tells you to stand up for a change, and moves with you
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sitting down all day is bad for you, or so doctors say. There's been a burst of interest in standing...
Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST
IBM's Watson supercomputer gets its own business IBM "Jeopardy!" champ computer Watson gets its own business unit, NYC headquarters
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous "Jeopardy!" champs of all time is moving to Manhattan.
No, it's not...
Jan 9 2014, 7:36am CST
Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches...
Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm CST
Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...
Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST
SF to charge Google, others with employee shuttles San Francisco to charge Google, Facebook, others using public bus stops for employee shuttles
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco announced plans Monday to start regulating employee shuttles for companies...
Jan 7 2014, 1:36pm CST
Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels Despite more gadgets, electricity usage in US homes is falling to levels last seen in 2001
NEW YORK (AP) — The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than...
Dec 30 2013, 12:42pm CST
Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft Feds announce drone testing sites in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites...
Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST
NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of...
Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST
Instagram Bans the Words “Insta” and “Gram” in Connected Apps The latest development by Instagram is the fact that it forbids certain words in names of apps. The words “Insta” and “Gram” are strictly off-limits for now in various apps. They have in fact been given a deadline to change their names.
Aug 20 2013, 4:14am CDT
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