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Town restores computer network after ransomware attack

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:03 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island town is restoring access to parts of its municipal computer network following a ransomware attack. About …

Facebook ads push misinformation about HIV prevention drugs, LGBT activists say, ‘harming public health’

Dec 9, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Facebook users have been bombarded with misleading ads about medication meant to prevent the transmission of HIV, according to lesbian, gay, bisexual …

Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Best ideas for Star Wars' fans

Dec 8, 2019 • 9:55 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

Here’s a selection of top gift ideas for “Star Wars” fans in the family. Supreme Leader Kylo Ren Force FX Elite Lightsaber (Hasbro, for ages 18 and …

A more realistic Bitmoji? Snapchat is working on a tool called Cameo that uses deepfake technology

Dec 8, 2019 • 6:30 PM ET Tech USA TODAY  

The new deepfake technology would further differentiate Snapchat from its rivals Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.             …

Release the Influencers! Quibi’s Plan for Streaming Success

Dec 8, 2019 • 4:36 PM ET Tech The New York Times  

Are you an online star with more than 500,000 followers? Jeffrey Katzenberg may want to have a word with …

Wyoming county developing strategic plan for Carbon Valley

Dec 8, 2019 • 1:15 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - The term “Carbon Valley” has been used for the last year or two in discussions about the potential future of the Powder River …

CU scientists seeing results of space mission

Dec 8, 2019 • 12:41 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder are already reaping the fruits of their participation in an ongoing space …

North Korea says it carried out 'very important test'

Dec 7, 2019 • 8:48 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Sunday it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly …

Donald Trump disputes report about personal cellphone, tells CNN to 'Retract!'

Dec 7, 2019 • 10:27 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

President Trump told CNN late Friday to retract a report that alleges he continues to use a personal cell phone despite repeated warnings from his …

Thwarted gun purchase presaged fatal stalking of wife

Dec 7, 2019 • 10:01 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

In the weeks before Keland Hill killed his estranged wife in front of their children outside an elementary school in Vancouver, he had been arrested …

Dozens of teams to convene for New Mexico STEM Challenge

Dec 7, 2019 • 9:22 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - It's crunch time for dozens of student teams that will be testing their ability to use science, technology, engineering and …

Virginia seventh grader prepares for more climate activism

Dec 7, 2019 • 9:00 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Gudrun Campbell was nervous before her first climate strike. Standing on the Downtown Mall this past March with Ezra …

In search of holiday gifts? Here are some tech that saves you money and time

Dec 7, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

Some tech can pay for itself in saved money and time. Here are some of Jennifer Jolly's favorites.             …

Tech gifts for the non-techie on your holiday shopping list

Dec 7, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

What kind of tech gift do you get that person on your list who is, shall we say, tech-averse? Tech columnist Marc Saltzman has some advice.           …

These tech gifts will work for those non-techie types on your shopping list

Dec 7, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

What kind of tech gift do you get that person on your list who is, shall we say, tech-averse? Here's some shopping ideas for the technophobe.         …

Uber CEO Q&A: When rape happens in an Uber, who’s responsible?

Dec 6, 2019 • 9:30 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

In an interview following the revelation of thousands of assaults on Uber passengers and drivers, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tackles the ride hailing …

On Uber, hundreds of incidences of rape go unreported to police

Dec 6, 2019 • 7:34 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Uber said law enforcement was involved in only 37 percent of rape cases reported to the …

Ninja and Shroud went to Mixer. Dr Disrespect is heading to TV.

Dec 6, 2019 • 3:24 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Guy Beahm, who streams as Dr Disrespect, announced a TV development deal with Skybound …

Look out texters: Distracted driving cameras may be watching

Dec 6, 2019 • 2:51 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A new set of eyes may soon be watching some Maryland roads: Surveillance cameras that can see if drivers are using their …

Will Apple kill off the Lightning charging port on its iPhones?

Dec 6, 2019 • 1:01 PM ET Tech USA TODAY  

The iPhone giant is reportedly planning to launch a high-end smartphone in 2021 without a charging cable port.             …