High-Tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market. The five-year alliance announced Wednesday will...
Yahoo may be getting more serious about search again. Mozilla is dropping Google as the default search engine for its Firefox browser, replacing it with Yahoo for U.S. users on their computers, phones and tablets. Yahoo had farmed its search engine out to Microsoft five years...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's whereabouts. The probe, confirmed Wednesday, stems from allegations that Josh Mohrer, general...
HELSINKI (AP) — Uber is expanding its app-based taxi and ridesharing services in the Nordic region, to include the cities of Helsinki, Oslo and Copenhagen. The San Francisco-based company, which claims operations in 47 countries, launched its service in the capitals of Finland,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a dog harness that holds any durable, wearable camera and watch...
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet, according to a U.S. Internet service company. The action comes as China hosts the World Internet Conference, which...
BEIJING (AP) — An Internet service company says Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet. The action comes as China hosts the World Internet Conference, which brings together...
Sony's PlayStation 4 video-game console has built an impressive lead over its competitors. That's good news for holiday shoppers because it has driven Microsoft and Nintendo to offer more budget-friendly holiday deals on their consoles. Microsoft Corp.'s $350 Xbox One packages...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Financial planning usually involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Fidelity Investments is trying to change that equation with an experiment in 3-D technology designed to make money management seem more like a mesmerizing video game...