SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is praising a new Illinois law that limits how police can use devices that collect cellphone data and track phone locations.
"We're absolutely thrilled to have 7-Eleven, the largest convenience chain in the world, embracing new technologies and working with us at Flirtey to make drone delivery a reality for customers all over the world," said Flirtey chief executive Matt Sweeny. "This is just the first
Google's app lets users go to some of the great places around the world from the comfort of their couch. Read on.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 crams all the latest hardware in a sleek and elegant body.
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A warming ocean is taking its toll on California's popular and playful sea lions for a fourth straight year, with scientists now reporting lower birth rates depleting the population, and masses of young animals still washing up starving and stranded on beaches
New York, July 23 (IANS) A US-based startup has launched a smart laptop shell that turns your Android smartphone into a complete laptop -- making it more convenient and affordable for people in developing countries like India and South Africa to carry their office in their pocket, literally. The shell
New York, July 23 (IANS) A new imaging software can not only predict how you will look with different hair styles, colours and appearances but can also help find a missing child or someove evading the law. Called Dreambit, the software has been developed by researchers from the University of Washington
Manila, July 23 (IANS) Finnish telecommunications giant Nokia is all set to make a smartphone comeback with two new Android 7.0 Nougat devices by the end of this year, a media report said on Saturday. The two unnamed devices will have premium metal designs complete with IP68 certification, which means
In a world where motor vehicles can be weapons and cars increasingly depend on internal computers and internet connections, automakers are under increasing pressure to find ways to guard against cyber-attacks. Auto industry chiefs, security experts and government officials warned at an auto industry
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of night.
New York, July 23 (IANS) The massive popularity that the augmented reality game Pokemon Go has generated has broken many a record. While on a daily basis, it is being used twice as much as the Facebook app on Android, the insanely popular app from Niantic Labs has the most first-week downloads since
BEIJING (AP) — At least 78 people have been killed and another 91 are missing across China after a round of torrential rains swept through the country earlier this week, flooding streams, triggering landslides and destroying houses.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 65-year-old Russian adventurer reached the Australian coast on Saturday and was within a few hours of setting a new record for flying solo nonstop around the world, an official said.
If you haven’t heard of Superbook by now, it is a brand new Kickstarter project that claims to be able to turn your powerful smartphone into a laptop for just USD99. The premise is simple. Simply buy their laptop clamshell, connect your phone to it, and you get a “full desktop environment with no sacrifices
July 22 -- Neil Doshi, Mizuho Securities analyst, and Bloomberg's Alistair Barr discuss the reports that Verizon is nearing a deal to buy Yahoo, beating out rival bidders. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
July 22 -- Bloomberg's Alex Webb previews Apple's third-quarter earnings report. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
July 22 -- Rob Rhinehart, Soylent's chief executive officer, discusses the company's quest to disrupt the food industry. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
July 22 -- Pete Blumel, VR content creator, production executive and CEO of The Rogue Initiative, explains how virtual reality tech can enhance the moviegoing experience. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
July 22 -- Ramon Llamas, research manager with IDC's wearables team, discusses the drop in Apple Watch sales with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
BERLIN (Reuters) - German radio station Bayerischer Rundfunk said a dead man found near the scene of a fatal shopping centre shooting in Munich on Friday had a red backpack similar to one used by a gunman seen at a McDonald's restaurant where the attack reportedly began. The broadcaster said police
Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. Zika is transmitted to people through the bite of infected female mosquitoes, primarily the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same
The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago: 1947: Scientists researching yellow fever in Uganda's Zika Forest identify the virus in a rhesus monkey 1948: Virus recovered from Aedes africanus mosquito in Zika Forest 1952: First human
The process of writing a novel did very rarely run smooth, but Scrivener aims to help lighten the load a little. Scrivener was created by Keith Blount who, ironically, developed the app while procrastinating over a novel and thesis he was writing at the time. Literature & Latte, the software company
(Reuters) - New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika virus, health officials said on Friday. New York City Department of Health officials said the baby's mother was infected after travelling to an area with ongoing
When buyers heard that the money from an Iowa steer auction would go toward a scholarship fund named for a young car accident victim, they repeatedly donated the steer back to be resold. The Telegraph ...