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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 themselves to read, write an...

$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 tha...
12:17, 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 w...
19:34, 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 id...
19:17, 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 fi...
18:34, 05/14/2019

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 a...
13:51, 05/04/2019

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 ...
05:51, 05/21/2019

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 ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

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......
20:00, 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....
19:00, 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 intelligenc...
04:17, 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 an...
17:34, 05/20/2019

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....
18:51, 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....
18:34, 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.        ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

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, a...
22:17, 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 bo...
19:00, 05/03/2019

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....
20:00, 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....
21:00, 04/30/2019

How to Read More Books Without Stalling Out Filmmaker Max Joseph wants to read more than one book a year—he wants to read one a week. So he asked a few voracious readers for advice, in a 38-minute video that includes lengthy tours of European b...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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...
20:00, 05/06/2019

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.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro awarded A+ display rating from DisplayMate OnePlus is going to unveil its OnePlus 7 series of phones on May 14 but it seems the top-end version in the series is already making waves. DisplayMate has awarded the OnePlus 7 Pro with A+ display ra...
08:34, 04/29/2019

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....
21:34, 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....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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 ...
09:34, 05/15/2019

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....
16:51, 05/11/2019

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 Mi...
23:00, 05/08/2019

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 ...
13:34, 05/17/2019

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...
14:00, 05/17/2019

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 “sovere...
20:51, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
00:00, 05/20/2019

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 refuelling tanker aircraft....
16:34, 04/30/2019

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...
02:51, 05/08/2019

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 currenci...
01:34, 05/11/2019

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 pre...
07:17, 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.        ...
17:51, 05/01/2019

The Google Lunar X Prize’s Race to the Moon Is Over. Nobody Won. None of the remaining competitors for the $20 million award will be able to get off the ground by March 31, a deadline that had already been extended multiple times....
18:00, 05/20/2019

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...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
16:00, 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...
18:17, 05/08/2019

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 Venezu...
03:34, 05/04/2019

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 Richa...
03:00, 05/12/2019

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 Su...
17:00, 05/09/2019

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 si...
16:51, 05/09/2019

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....
16:51, 05/17/2019

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....
07:00, 05/14/2019

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....
16:51, 04/29/2019

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....
18:34, 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. Jess...
18:34, 05/08/2019

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....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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....
05:34, 05/19/2019

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....
21:34, 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....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
21:00, 04/29/2019

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....
13:17, 05/16/2019

‘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....
23:34, 05/21/2019

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 t...
08:51, 05/16/2019

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....
10:17, 05/07/2019

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 C...
22:00, 05/07/2019

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....
06:17, 05/07/2019

See What Happens When Becca Tobin Gets Her Butt Read By a "Rumpologist" on LADYGANG Keeping up with the latest alternative healing trend is no easy feat, especially in SoCal. "In Los Angeles, there are all types of different spiritual experiences," explains a......
16:34, 05/02/2019

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 ...
20:17, 05/08/2019

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 t...
23:51, 05/03/2019

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...
02:00, 05/03/2019

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 ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

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 ...
03:51, 05/21/2019

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-Print...
23:34, 05/06/2019

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 ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

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....
04:51, 05/16/2019

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....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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....
19:00, 05/18/2019

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 stu...
02:00, 05/16/2019

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...
20:17, 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...
19:17, 04/28/2019

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.”...
20:17, 05/07/2019

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 Thu...
18:34, 04/28/2019

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 Democ...
04:51, 05/02/2019

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...
13:00, 05/08/2019

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 societ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

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.)...
01:34, 05/03/2019

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 t...
18:34, 05/07/2019

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....
15:00, 04/29/2019

How Survivor Winners Have Spent, Saved or Wasted Their $1 Million Prize They can outwit. They can outplay. They can outlast. But can they overspend? There are many reasons go on Survivor these days: they want to test their limits, they're a super-fan who......
00:00, 05/16/2019

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...
14:34, 05/01/2019

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......
17:34, 05/10/2019

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....
15:17, 05/02/2019

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 d...
23:51, 05/14/2019

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 rewat...
15:51, 05/12/2019

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.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

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:...
20:34, 05/11/2019

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...
20:17, 05/15/2019

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....
16:51, 04/29/2019

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...
06:17, 05/14/2019

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 compl...
02:17, 05/22/2019

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...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-ow...
23:17, 05/21/2019

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 o...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets act....
13:34, 05/07/2019

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...
12:34, 05/21/2019

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 b...
12:34, 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....
02:34, 05/22/2019

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...
19:34, 05/10/2019

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 p...
04:17, 05/17/2019

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 yea...
20:34, 05/01/2019

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...
14:00, 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....
23:17, 05/18/2019

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 (WS...
20:00, 05/01/2019

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...
19:51, 05/11/2019

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 hist...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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 th...
22:51, 05/12/2019

'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 photogra...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the 2019 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Chappelle, who stands among the most lauded and oft-quoted stand-up comedians of his generation, will now add comedy's most prestigious award to his accolades....
21:34, 05/07/2019

'Kamali', Story Of Skateboarder Tamil Nadu Girl And Mother, Wins US Prize A short film on the life of a single mother in India who sells fish and raises her 9-year-old daughter as a skateboarder has won top honours at the Atlanta Film Festival, raising hopes for an Academy....
23:34, 05/05/2019

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 h...
17:34, 05/01/2019

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 ...
19:17, 05/16/2019

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...
14:00, 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.        ...
19:51, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

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 ...
01:17, 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.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
13:00, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

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 a...
08:17, 05/06/2019

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 confidenti...
17:34, 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....
21:00, 05/17/2019

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....
20:00, 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 Exch...
15:00, 05/01/2019

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.      ...
05:34, 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.        ...
20:17, 05/06/2019

'Game of Thrones' fan reaction poll: 60% of readers disliked finale; read their thoughts USA TODAY polls found a majority, solid but not overwhelming, expressed dissatisfaction with final episode of "Game of Thrones." Read their thoughts.        ...
20:17, 05/20/2019

'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.        ...
03:00, 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 Futu...
20:00, 05/01/2019

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 a...
22:34, 05/01/2019

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...
18:00, 05/02/2019

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 w...
00:00, 05/11/2019

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....
15:51, 05/13/2019

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 usual...
17:34, 05/10/2019

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 ma...
07:00, 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...
08:17, 05/06/2019

10 things in tech you need to know today ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Google suspended some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisted the company. Huawei will immediately...
11:00, 05/20/2019

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...
20:51, 05/16/2019

What do tech giants know about you? A new tool shows you just how much We rely on social media and smartphone apps, from dating and connecting to online shopping and browsing the web. We constantly give out private data online -- but what exactly do we share with these p...
14:00, 05/08/2019

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 t...
22:51, 05/08/2019

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 han...
20:00, 05/20/2019

How to buy tech gifts for other people’s kids Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child an...
19:00, 05/09/2019

GM: Most vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 The company's new electronic systems, designed to securely handle software downloads from the internet, will be capable of handling up to 4.5 terabytes of data processing power per hour, five times th...
20:17, 05/20/2019

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....
02:34, 05/11/2019

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....
15:34, 05/21/2019

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 ...
22:17, 05/15/2019

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....
21:00, 05/21/2019

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...
20:34, 05/21/2019

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....
17:17, 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-Ame...
16:00, 05/02/2019

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....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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.     &...
19:51, 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....
09:51, 05/06/2019

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....
05:00, 05/04/2019

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 companie...
02:00, 05/03/2019

DeClutter your EClutter: Cleaning up your tech Incorporate tech material into your spring cleaning. Here are environmentally safe ways to declutter that.        ...
20:17, 04/30/2019

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....
15:17, 04/30/2019

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 mai...
14:17, 04/30/2019

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....
13:34, 05/14/2019

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.Dur...
08:51, 05/10/2019

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....
17:51, 05/02/2019

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)        ...
14:51, 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 disp...
15:17, 05/10/2019

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 r...
23:34, 05/02/2019

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 new...
16:34, 05/01/2019

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...
21:00, 05/14/2019

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 inde...
14:34, 05/03/2019

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?...
12:34, 05/03/2019

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 ...
12:51, 05/02/2019

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 citiz...
15:17, 05/19/2019

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 ca...
16:00, 05/20/2019

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 telec...
05:34, 05/21/2019

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...
21:00, 05/05/2019

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 han...
21:00, 05/20/2019

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....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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....
21:34, 05/05/2019

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....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Stocks Slide, Dragged Down by Tech Sector Shares of tech companies fell after some U.S. businesses moved to comply with the Trump administration’s decision to put Huawei Technologies on a trade blacklist, pushing the S&P 500 lower to start th...
19:17, 05/20/2019

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....
00:00, 05/22/2019

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...
18:34, 04/28/2019

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 ...
21:17, 05/14/2019

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....
21:00, 04/28/2019

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....
18:51, 04/28/2019

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....
16:17, 05/14/2019

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....
05:51, 05/22/2019

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...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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, in a move that deepens worries abou...
06:17, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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 ...
20:34, 05/12/2019

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 i...
16:51, 05/02/2019

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....
05:51, 05/12/2019

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        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

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 t...
14:34, 05/01/2019

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 ...
14:17, 05/01/2019

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....
12:34, 04/29/2019

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 we...
00:00, 05/17/2019

The most compelling tech tools to assist the visually impaired In our ongoing series, High Contrast, we’re looking at how assistive technology can help people with disabilities overcome challenges in their lives, and the pioneers innovating in solutions to make e...
20:51, 05/16/2019

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....
16:51, 05/22/2019

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....
16:00, 05/16/2019

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...
13:51, 05/16/2019

Tech stocks are feeling the pain, but may emerge better off after trade war Technology stocks are a casualty of the trade war, but analysts say there's a chance longer term some companies might emerge stronger, depending on what kind of deal is struck....
15:17, 05/21/2019

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....
23:34, 04/30/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not 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 a...
16:51, 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....
15:51, 05/15/2019

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. ...
16:17, 05/18/2019

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...
15:34, 05/15/2019

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 con...
14:17, 05/01/2019

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 ...
12:34, 05/15/2019

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 poli...
03:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
16:00, 05/11/2019

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 sai...
18:00, 05/03/2019

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....
02:51, 05/10/2019

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....
10:17, 05/07/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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 relevan...
01:00, 05/03/2019

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....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Five Errors Haunt No. 17 Kentucky in Loss to No. 21 Texas Tech LUBBOCK, Texas – In an uncharacteristic defensive performance, the No. 17 Kentucky softball team committed a season-high five costly errors in a 7-5 loss to No. 21 Texas Tech on Saturday at Rocky John...
05:00, 05/05/2019

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, conf...
14:34, 05/11/2019

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....
21:17, 05/09/2019

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....
19:00, 05/09/2019

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 ...
19:51, 05/03/2019

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 wa...
17:17, 05/07/2019

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&apo...
11:51, 05/10/2019

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 ...
02:51, 05/20/2019

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 T...
18:17, 04/30/2019

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 it...
20:51, 05/20/2019

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...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Wall St. pressured as Huawei fallout hits tech shares U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would fu...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Wall St. slides as Huawei fallout slams tech stocks U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would fu...
22:17, 05/20/2019

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 technolo...
05:17, 05/10/2019

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks, banks lead US indexes lower NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are pulling back in early trading led by declines in banks and technology companies. Banks were comi...
17:51, 05/15/2019

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 ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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...
14:17, 05/01/2019

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...
21:34, 05/15/2019

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....
20:34, 04/28/2019

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 fur...
02:51, 05/21/2019

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....
01:00, 05/01/2019

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....
15:51, 05/16/2019

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....
20:51, 04/28/2019

South Carolina tech firm, CEO indicted on fraud charges CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina technology company and its leader are accused of fraudulently obtaining numerical internet addresses worth a total of up to $14.4 million. The Post and Courier...
14:17, 05/17/2019

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 ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Ex-Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore transferring to Clemson CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he’s headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers. The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of himself...
18:51, 05/17/2019

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...
09:51, 05/20/2019

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'...
09:34, 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 al...
03:51, 05/18/2019

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 i...
09:34, 05/18/2019

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....
15:17, 05/18/2019

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 natio...
19:00, 05/19/2019

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. B...
12:34, 05/19/2019

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 i...
12:51, 05/20/2019

High-tech sex toy for women wins back a rescinded award ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology ...
16:17, 05/09/2019

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....
21:00, 04/28/2019

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. ...
16:00, 05/04/2019

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 ar...
21:00, 04/28/2019

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 prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Big payday for Beard after Texas Tech's run to title game Texas Tech's Beard signs new contract with an average salary of $4.575 million through 2024-25 after run to title game        ...
20:34, 04/29/2019

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 prototype...
02:00, 05/09/2019

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 divi...
12:34, 04/29/2019

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 ho...
08:17, 05/17/2019

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. ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

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. ...
16:00, 05/11/2019

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...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Future iPhones could carry next-gen display tech developed by Foxconn The iPhone 7, iPhone 8, and iPhone XR devices all use LCD displays. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, on the other hand, use higher quality OLED panels. But eventually, neither of these technologies wi...
15:00, 05/02/2019

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...
18:34, 04/28/2019

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 snapsh...
22:51, 05/13/2019

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....
07:17, 04/29/2019

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...
01:00, 05/22/2019

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 se...
03:17, 05/07/2019

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 f...
00:51, 05/02/2019

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 vote...
07:51, 05/13/2019

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 ...
05:51, 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....
12:17, 05/22/2019

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 transpo...
11:51, 05/22/2019

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...
22:34, 05/11/2019

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 economi...
10:51, 05/22/2019

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        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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...
08:00, 05/11/2019

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 th...
12:00, 05/12/2019

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 mor...
05:51, 05/11/2019

Anti-drone tech at Miami festival maybe violated federal law MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in ...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Markets Right Now: Tech rebound powers Wall Street gains NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies lead solid gains across the market...
23:17, 05/21/2019

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...
01:51, 05/08/2019

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....
20:51, 05/06/2019

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....
17:17, 05/10/2019

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 ...
17:51, 05/21/2019

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....
15:17, 05/10/2019

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...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Tech leads Wall St. rebound on upbeat trade talk Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Tuesday, with U.S. stocks reclaiming some ground lost to Monday's steep sell-off as investors were heartened by a tonal shift in U.S.-China t...
22:17, 05/14/2019

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...
13:17, 05/10/2019

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 sharing with Huawei could mark ...
08:17, 05/21/2019

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....
21:51, 05/14/2019

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 traditio...
15:51, 05/08/2019

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....
11:00, 05/22/2019

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....
06:51, 05/20/2019

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 cl...
17:51, 05/08/2019

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. ...
23:17, 05/20/2019

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...
15:51, 05/21/2019

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...
22:51, 05/16/2019

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 ...
05:00, 05/22/2019

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-stri...
02:34, 05/05/2019

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....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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."...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Wall St. pressured as Huawei fallout worries spark tech sell-off U.S. stocks dropped on Monday, as Washington's restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies stoked fears about a hit to the broader technology sector and ratcheted up trade tensions between the world's...
20:51, 05/20/2019

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.        ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

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....
20:00, 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....
01:34, 05/22/2019

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 v...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Wall St. drops as tech stocks tumble on Huawei fallout fears U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies raised concerns of a bigger impact on chipmakers and added to fears of an escalation in trade war between the two nations....
17:00, 05/20/2019

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, ...
21:17, 05/20/2019

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 w...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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 e...
06:51, 05/21/2019

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...
04:17, 05/07/2019

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...
00:17, 05/05/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping power to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Va...
12:51, 05/10/2019

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 stav...
19:34, 05/14/2019

WRAPUP 2-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...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
08:34, 05/03/2019

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....
14:00, 05/10/2019

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...
20:17, 05/16/2019

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....
00:34, 05/04/2019

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....
15:17, 05/16/2019

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 limi...
11:51, 05/16/2019

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 Goo...
18:34, 04/30/2019

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 n...
21:51, 04/30/2019

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....
01:17, 05/16/2019

As Canada's Lucara Diamond seeks new mines, tech fuels growth Lucara Diamond Corp, which has recovered two of the largest diamonds in recent history, is turning to technology to ensure growth in an industry where new mine acquisitions remain elusive....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Tech stocks power Wall Street's recovery from trade-led selloff U.S. stock indexes rebounded on Tuesday from one of their worst selloffs in 2019, as investors saw value in technology stocks that took a hit on Monday from heightened trade tensions between the Unite...
20:34, 05/14/2019

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 violenc...
22:51, 05/15/2019

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....
12:34, 05/10/2019

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) stud...
16:34, 05/13/2019

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 inves...
07:51, 05/17/2019

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....
20:00, 05/02/2019

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....
20:00, 05/02/2019

World leaders, tech bosses work on stemming online violence PARIS (AP) — Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online. They’re working all day Wednesday on the “Ch...
12:17, 05/15/2019

China 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....
07:17, 05/18/2019

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 b...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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, s...
00:17, 05/14/2019

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 premiu...
13:00, 05/09/2019

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 man...
21:00, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

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 beyo...
23:34, 04/28/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech leads Wall St rebound on upbeat trade talk Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Tuesday, with U.S. stocks reclaiming some ground lost to Monday's steep sell-off as investors were heartened by a tonal shift in U.S.-China t...
23:17, 05/14/2019

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 p...
14:17, 05/01/2019

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-o...
05:17, 05/08/2019

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 compa...
07:00, 05/21/2019

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...
18:00, 05/05/2019

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....
15:51, 05/03/2019

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 agenc...
23:17, 05/17/2019

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...
03:51, 05/16/2019

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. ...
00:51, 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....
10:17, 05/07/2019

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 sexu...
16:51, 05/13/2019

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...
09:51, 05/09/2019

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...
13:34, 05/20/2019

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....
12:51, 05/02/2019

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....
04:17, 05/11/2019

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 onl...
02:51, 05/14/2019

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...
00:17, 05/12/2019

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 its investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appeti...
19:34, 05/06/2019

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....
19:34, 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....
01:00, 04/29/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in higher profit on tech bets Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a better...
09:51, 05/09/2019

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,...
21:00, 04/28/2019

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...
12:17, 05/04/2019

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....
15:34, 04/30/2019

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...
00:51, 05/16/2019

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....
14:17, 05/20/2019

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 ...
14:17, 05/01/2019

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...
18:17, 05/03/2019

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....
16:34, 05/07/2019

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....
22:17, 04/28/2019

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 v...
22:00, 04/28/2019

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....
21:17, 04/29/2019

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.        ...
00:00, 05/19/2019