Technology

Technology Black Twitter growing into online force Black Twitter growing into online force
Black Twitter holds court on pretty much everything from President Barack Obama to the latest TV reality show antics. But Black Twitter can also turn activist quickly. When it does, things happen.
Technology No consensus on notifying victims of data breaches No consensus on notifying victims of data breaches
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Technology Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap
The river of money flowing through Silicon Valley has driven housing costs to double in the past five years while wages for low- and middle-skilled workers are stagnant. Now the widening income gap between the wealthy and those left behind is sparking protests.
Technology Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV
Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.
Technology Promise and peril in an ultra-connected world Promise and peril in an ultra-connected world
We're in the beginning of a world in which everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data for ways to improve lives.
Technology Smartphone cameras step closer to high-end power Smartphone cameras step closer to high-end power
The tweaks mean smartphone photos, ubiquitous nowadays because of social media such as Facebook and Twitter, will be closer in quality to images captured by digital single-lens reflex cameras, also known as DSLR.
Technology Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal.
Technology Incentives are coming for payments by phones Incentives are coming for payments by phones
Many people use their smartphones to watch video, play games and wake them up in the morning. Some even use them to generate digital boarding passes to fly. So why not use phones to buy stuff at retail stores as well?
Technology TiVo founders try to reprogram Internet video TiVo founders try to reprogram Internet video
The founders of DVR pioneer TiVo are shifting their focus from broadcast TV to broadband Internet as they introduce a new device designed to make it easier for people to find and manage video.
Technology Review: New Samsungs will appeal to fitness fans Review: New Samsungs will appeal to fitness fans
Samsung on Monday unveiled its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale in April, along with a pair of fitness-themed watches. And many of the features included on the devices focus on fitness.
Technology Sony showcases phone with ultra-HD video recording Sony showcases phone with ultra-HD video recording
Sony is borrowing innovations from its audio and camcorder businesses and incorporating its new Xperia Z2 smartphone with noise-cancelling technology and ultra-high-definition video recording.