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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:46 PM EDT

Aetna to Make Apple Watch Available to Large Employers, Individuals

Aetna to Make Apple Watch Available to Large Employers, Individuals

Aetna announced that it will be making Apple Watches available for large employers and individual customers during open enrollment season. The health care services company said the new initiative will...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 06:44 AM EDT

SpaceX's Elon Musk Outlines Plan to Go to Mars

SpaceX's Elon Musk Outlines Plan to Go to Mars

It was a press conference with a little bit of everything – space travel, science, technology and the offer of a kiss. Welcome to the world of Elon Musk. Musk spoke at the International Astronautical Congress...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:23 AM EDT

Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination

Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a high-flying Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants over the last five years. Palantir...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 07:00 AM EDT

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Social media app Snapchat is changing its corporate name to Snap Inc. and introducing video-recording glasses called 'Spectacles.' The glasses can record video 10 seconds at a time by tapping a button on the...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 09:45 AM EDT

Snapchat Introduces Camera-Equipped Spectacles

Snapchat Introduces Camera-Equipped Spectacles

Snap, Inc.'s $130 glasses will able to record 10-second videos from the wearer's vantage point, according to the Wall Street Journal. Spectacles' 115-degree camera lens closely mirrors people's line of sight.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 12:38 PM EDT

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure. One easy way to...

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:52 PM EDT

Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo said hackers stole personal information from 500 million of its user accounts, a massive security breakdown it attributed to a "state sponsored actor.'' The breach disclosed Thursday, the latest setback...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:15 PM EDT

Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels. Waze...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:43 PM EDT

500K Replacement Samsung Phones to Hit Stores Wed.

500K Replacement Samsung Phones to Hit Stores Wed.

Half a million replacement Galaxy Note 7 cell phones are arriving in stores around the United States and will be available for exchange Wednesday, the company has announced. That represents roughly half the...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 08:48 PM EDT

Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulations

Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulations

The federal government, rather than states, should be in charge of regulating self-driving cars since the vehicles are essentially controlled by software, not people, Obama administration officials said...

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