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Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 11:14 AM CDT

Online Privacy May Be Boosted by New FCC Data Rules

Online Privacy May Be Boosted by New FCC Data Rules

New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 08:31 PM CDT

Mac Computers Get Refresh With Keyboard Touch Functions

Mac Computers Get Refresh With Keyboard Touch Functions

Apple unveiled long-awaited updates to its Mac computers Thursday, aiming to spark consumer interest in a product line often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone. The breakout feature is, as...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 01:31 PM CDT

Live Blog: Apple Holds Fall Event

 Live Blog: Apple Holds Fall Event

Apple on Thursday held its fall event, updating its Mac lineup, including adding a touch-sensitive panel to the MacBook Pro.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 02:20 PM CDT

Twitter Axes Vine, Cuts 9 Percent of Its Workforce

Twitter Axes Vine, Cuts 9 Percent of Its Workforce

Twitter killed Vine. News of Vine's death came in a blog post from Vine, the micro-video site owned by Twitter, hours after Twitter announced Thursday that the company planned to reduce its workforce. Twitter...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 10:15 AM CDT

'Uber for Kids': New Ride-Hailing Companies Target Busy Parents

'Uber for Kids': New Ride-Hailing Companies Target Busy Parents

New ride-hailing companies are going where the traditional ones can’t, targeting kids and their parents who need help juggling work and parenting responsibilities. Eleven-year old Coco, of Los Gatos,...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 06:57 AM CDT

New Leadership at Samsung After Note 7 Mess

New Leadership at Samsung After Note 7 Mess

The grandson of Samsung's founder is stepping up as its new leader after the failure of the company's flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7. Shareholders of Samsung Electronics Co. voted Thursday to appoint...

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 04:59 PM CDT

Windows 10 to Bring 3-D to 2-Dimensional Experiences

Windows 10 to Bring 3-D to 2-Dimensional Experiences

Microsoft wants to bring life to common computing experiences by adding a third dimension to widely used software such as Windows and Office. The new tools, part of a free "Creators Update" to Windows 10 early...

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 10:49 AM CDT

Google Halts Expansion Plans For Fiber; Chief Steps Down

Google Halts Expansion Plans For Fiber; Chief Steps Down

Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks. The Mountain View-based...

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 09:39 PM CDT

Apple's Quarterly Sales Fall, But Forecast Calls for Gains

Apple's Quarterly Sales Fall, But Forecast Calls for Gains

Apple says it sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 percent fewer than it sold a year earlier. But the giant tech company's rosy forecast for the holidays was better than what Wall Street had been...

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 11:39 AM CDT

Judge Approves $15B Volkswagen Emissions Settlement

Judge Approves $15B Volkswagen Emissions Settlement

A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a nearly $15 billion court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer signed the order...

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