High-Tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup says it's shutting down operations and shifting to a new business model after it was blamed earlier this year for turning Lenovo computer users into targets for annoying web ads — and hackers. Superfish co-founder Adi Pinhas says he...
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Now, the premium channel's new online service for people who don't pay for cable, will be available through Android devices this summer. HBO Now has been available since April for people to get the service through their iPhones, iPads or an Apple TV, or who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Give people a chance to pop a question to POTUS, and they'll take the invitation and run with it. President Barack Obama took to Twitter on Thursday for his first Q-and-A since setting up his @POTUS handle last week. The suggested subject from POTUS (short for...
At noon on a recent Wednesday in May, San Francisco's Lazy Bear restaurant began taking reservations for June. Just 45 minutes later, nearly every seat for the entire month was sold out. Not reserved. Sold. As in, every meal for almost every seat for an entire month bought and...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free. The online photo service announced Thursday is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives. Google...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable. The upgrade will...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants, and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple to make its technology indispensable. The upgrade will give Android'...
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access. The FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler, has called broadband a critical service for modern life. But many low-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber and Lyft are pushing back against a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services. The proposal before the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission would require car services that riders can book with their smartphones to comply with many of...