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Your iPhone won't recognize you in a face mask – but a Samsung Galaxy might

Apr 10, 2020 • 3:07 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

With COVID-19 concerns, more of us are wearing face coverings. You can try setting up facial recognition with a mask on. Depending on the phone, It …

Amazon wants to run its own coronavirus test on workers

Apr 9, 2020 • 9:02 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

With workers in at least 64 warehouses and shipping facilities testing positive for covid-19, the e-commerce giant says it hopes to start testing a …

Working from home: Time to buy a new laptop? The choices have never been better

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:02 PM ET Tech USA TODAY  

If you're feeling an urgent desire to upgrade or replace an ailing laptop, here's what you need to know about the new PC laptop offerings.           …

World of Warcraft experienced a pandemic in 2005. That experience may help coronavirus researchers.

Apr 9, 2020 • 1:28 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

A "virus" decimated in-game cities. Player behavior may prove instructive for researchers projecting the spread of …

U.S military wants to build mobile microreactor in Idaho

Apr 9, 2020 • 1:08 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Department of Defense wants to build a prototype advanced mobile nuclear microreactor at the Idaho National Laboratory …

Zoom Is Easy. That’s Why It’s Dangerous.

Apr 9, 2020 • 12:48 PM ET Tech The New York Times  

The best technology is simple to use. There’s a dark side to …

What’s one way to respond to mass quarantines? Start a video-game network.

Apr 9, 2020 • 9:59 AM ET Tech The Washington Post  

The founders of VENN, a video-game television network that aspires to be MTV for the gamer generation, say they will move up their planned launch from …

The Technology 202: MIT researchers unveil effort to trace spread of the coronavirus

Apr 9, 2020 • 9:26 AM ET Tech The Washington Post  

They think their Bluetooth-based approach could be more accurate and …

US economy unlikely to recover as rapidly as it collapsed

Apr 9, 2020 • 9:06 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

BALTIMORE (AP) - President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life “like a rocket,” stronger than ever …

‘Screen time’ has gone from sin to survival tool

Apr 9, 2020 • 8:00 AM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Weeks into social isolation, the rules for ‘screen time’ have …

Afraid of Zoombombing? Try Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, WebEx for virtual classes

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:00 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

Companies have ditched pricing for schools during COVID-19 crisis. Google Meet was the most complicated; WebEx is most like Zoom but with better …

Apollo 13's most famous quotes originated in Hollywood

Apr 9, 2020 • 1:10 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Apollo 13′s best known quotes originated not in space or Mission Control, but in Hollywood. Their moon-bound spacecraft …

Wire theft puts Albuquerque street lights out of commission

Apr 9, 2020 • 12:02 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Officials in New Mexico’s largest city are warning that copper wiring thefts have put some street lights out of commission, …

'Jumanji: The Next Level' 4K Ultra HD review

Apr 8, 2020 • 5:48 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

The sequel to the 2017 hit movie that updated the Robin Williams-fueled classic about a board game that comes to life successfully debuted to …

Instacart delivery issues

Apr 8, 2020 • 5:44 PM ET Tech USA TODAY  

Instacart is being bombarded with an onslaught of orders during the stay-at-home era. The platform is struggling to keep up as some orders disappear. …

As the coronavirus spreads, so does online racism targeting Asians, new research shows

Apr 8, 2020 • 5:01 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Fears of coronavirus have fueled rising anti-Chinese sentiment online and increasingly well-documented real world violence, researchers …

Closed beta impressions: Valorant is a valiant attempt to bring back the slower shooter

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:46 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

The game is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with magic. That's a good …

Zoom Rushes to Improve Privacy for Consumers Flooding Its Service

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:34 PM ET Tech The New York Times  

The features that allowed companies to hop on videoconferences also made it easy for trolls to hijack meetings and harass …

Samsung's new true wireless headphones should be on your radar

Apr 8, 2020 • 2:02 PM ET Tech USA TODAY  

The new Galaxy Buds+ from Samsung are an excellent midrange choice.             …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey joins billionaires, celebrities aiming their wealth at coronavirus devastation

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:16 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Dorsey said he would move $1 billion of his Square equity to a limited liability company, Start …