High-Tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines kept a prominent security researcher from boarding a San Francisco-bound flight late Saturday after he suggested on Twitter that onboard aircraft systems could be compromised. Researcher Chris Roberts was travelling to a computer security...
BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. PBS and Harvard scholar...
How other providers stack up against Verizon's new FiOS Custom TV AMAZON Monthly price: $8.25 (only through $99-a-year Amazon Prime subscription) Live offering: None On demand: Apart from original shows such as "Transparent," offerings tend to be past seasons, plus movies. Next-...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If you're planning on buying the new Apple Watch, don't expect to walk into a store and leave with one next week. Apple, which began accepting advance orders for the watch last week, had previously said that it would be available for sale in stores on April...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force isn't merely awakening on the big screen. It's also returning to the video game realm. "Star Wars: Battlefront" publisher Electronic Arts and Swedish developer DICE showcased their next-generation rendition of the "Star Wars" multiplayer shooter...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is giving its customers more control over the channels they pay for as the cacophony of cord cutting reshapes cable TV. Large cable bundles laden with dozens of channels and big price tags have pushed more people into cheaper streaming services like...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is giving its customers have more control over the channels they pay for as the cacophony of cord cutting reshapes cable TV. Verizon's FiOS Custom TV, available Sunday, gives customers the option to buy a $55 base package with more than 35 channels plus...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. The revised formula, scheduled to be released Tuesday,...