High-Tech

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes. Eneco said Tuesday it is installing "e-Radiators" — computer servers that generate heat while crunching numbers — in five homes across the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com's video game streaming platform Twitch informed users that their accounts may have been hacked. Twitch told users that it had taken steps to accelerate the expiration of their passwords and stream keys as a precaution, while disconnecting accounts from...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court reaffirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who send "offensive" messages by computer or mobile phone. The provision, known as Section 66A of the 2008...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court has reaffirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who sent "offensive" messages by computer or mobile phone. The provision, known as Section 66A of the 2008...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet and mobile devices, is betting on it. Instead of free-for-all distribution supported solely...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — George R.R. Martin has been feeling the heat to finish "The Winds of Winter," the long-awaited sixth novel in his best-selling series, "A Song of Ice and Fire," but he is not letting the pressure rush his writing. "There is more pressure every year," Martin...
NEW YORK (AP) — Instagram's latest stand-alone app, released Monday, lets users combine multiple photos and post them as a single image. Called Layout, it is the second app that Facebook-owned Instagram has released. Last August, it came out with Hyperlapse, which lets users...
NEW YORK (AP) — The singer Taylor Swift, Microsoft Corp. Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, is...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. premiere of the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" will be held at a palatial building aptly suited for the television show about a mythical kingdom. Many of the series' stars will attend the event at the War Memorial Opera House, which will be...