Computing And Information Technology

Revised suit faults Google for asking hires about prior pay

Jan 3, 2018

Revised gender pay lawsuit seeking class action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California.

Roku to chime in with voice-controlled assistant

Jan 3, 2018

Roku plans to add a voice-controlled digital assistant to its streaming TV players in an attempt to catch up with Google, Apple and Amazon

How to keep your smartened-up home safe from hackers

Dec 28, 2017

As people get voice-activated speakers and online security cameras, are they also giving hackers a key to their homes

Edward Snowden unveils phone app, Haven, to spy on spies

Dec 23, 2017

Edward Snowden, former National Security Agency contractor who exposed US government surveillance programs by disclosing classified material in 2013, has a new job: app developer

Suit: Apple slowed iPhones, forcing owners to buy new ones

Dec 23, 2017

Apple iPhone owners are suing the tech giant for alleged consumer fraud for not disclosing sooner it issued software updates that deliberately slowed older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer

Huff Post backs Miss America story, will release more emails

Dec 23, 2017

A Huffington Post writer whose story on email communication among top leaders of the Miss America Organization led to the group's CEO being suspended is affirming the accuracy of the story

Got a toy that can spy? Here's how to know and what to do

Dec 21, 2017

The toys your kids unwrap this Christmas could invite hackers into your home

High-speed internet to bring big change in remote Alaska

Dec 21, 2017

The days of snail-speed internet connections are numbered for several far-flung communities in Alaska

After net neutrality: Brace for internet 'fast lanes'

Dec 21, 2017

What's in our post-net neutrality future? Brace for possible internet 'fast lanes'

'Pokemon Go' unleashes its critters in Apple's AR playground

Dec 20, 2017

Pokemon Go is unleashing its menagerie of digital critters in the new playground that Apple built to transport people into augmented reality