Grandparenting Goes Digital As Virus Keeps Older Adults HomeThey’re replacing chats on the porch with friends with Facebook conversations, or connecting with church congregations through video-messaging apps like Marco Polo.
GM To Invest $2.2B To Build Electric VehiclesGM said in a statement that the factory will start building the company's first electric pickup late in 2021, followed by a funky-looking self-driving shuttle for GM's Cruise autonomous vehicle unit.
Chicago Police To Test Phones That Access High-Tech ToolsThe officers will be testing technology that also will allow them to control the cameras' zooming and panning capabilities. Officers on the city's West Side will begin tests next month.
Facebook Enlists Plain English To Clarify How It Makes MoneyFacebook has come under fire with regulators in Europe, and increasingly in the U.S., for how it handles personal information collected on its site — and how transparent it is with users.
What's Your Data Worth To Big Tech? Bill Would Compel AnswerThe measure would require commercial services with more than 100 million active monthly users to disclose to their customers and financial regulators the types of data they collect.
Walmart Hires Former Google, Amazon Exec For New Tech RoleThe moves come as Walmart is trying to compete better with Amazon and other technology companies.
Entrepreneurs Over 50 Take The Startup World By StormEntrepreneurs over 50 are taking the startup scene by storm.
Girls Outscore Boys On Tech, Engineering, Even Without ClassThe latest findings suggest the decade-long effort to champion more opportunities for girls and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math is gaining ground.
Uber Looks To Raise Up To $9B In Initial Public OfferingUber is on track for one of the largest IPOs in history. The company plans to sell 180 million shares for between $44 and $50 each.
Europe Fines Google $1.7 Billion In Antitrust CaseIt comes at a time when big tech companies around the world are facing increasing regulatory pressure and fierce political attacks over privacy violations, online misinformation, hate speech and other abuses.
Apple Announces AirPods 2 With Wireless Charging Case, Better Battery Life And 'Hey Siri'The set will be available in two options: with a wireless charging case for $199 or with the normal standard case for $159 -- the same price as the original AirPods.
Supreme Court: Google Class-Action Case Should Be RevisitedThe Google users who sued argued that the search engine sends website operators potentially identifying information when someone clicks on a link produced by a search.
Apple Unveils New iPad Air, iPad MiniTypically Apple creates fanfare around the arrival of new hardware. But this year it wants the focus of its upcoming spring press event to be on its rumored streaming service. That's why the company let the world know about its new iPads in a press release.
Facebook: Service Hindered By Lack Of Local NewsSome 1,800 newspapers have closed in the United States over the last 15 years, according to the University of North Carolina. Newsroom employment has declined by 45 percent as the industry struggles with a broken business model partly caused by the success of companies on the Internet, including Facebook.
Foxconn: Wisconsin Factory Will Be Operational In 2020The Taiwan-based Foxconn is building what is known as a Generation 6 factory, which typically makes smaller liquid crystal display screens for cellphones, tablets, televisions and other devices.