High-Tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung says new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be available in U.S. stores starting Wednesday to replace about 1 million devices that are being recalled because their batteries can catch fire. The South Korean company has been scrambling to fix problems...
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $40 billion stock buyback plan. The Redmond, Washington, company said Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 39 cents on Dec. 8 to shareholders of record Nov. 17. That's up 3...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung says new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be available in U.S. stores starting Wednesday to replace about 1 million devices that are being recalled because of a problem with batteries catching fire. The South Korean company also says it's pushing out...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Finally, the computer hackers of the world have a TV show they can call their own. "Mr. Robot," a mind-bending drama in which a morphine-using computer-security drone gets enmeshed in a revolutionary plot against corporate domination, is notable for many things...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The latest software update for Mac computers, MacOS Sierra, brings iPhone services to Apple laptops and desktops and further breaks down walls between devices. It also borrows an iPad feature for watching video while you work and offers ways to automatically...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year and appears to be aiming it at areas of the country where it's the cable provider. That could potentially make the cable giant a competitor to Verizon and AT&T for a subset of the...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad? A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can detect a person's emotions using wireless signals reflecting off a person's body to measure human...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is defending your right to Yelp. Legislation in Congress would ensure that customers who want to post negative reviews on websites like Yelp or TripAdvisor can do so without legal repercussions. That's in response to some businesses that have made...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Seeking to promote his father's presidential campaign, the younger Trump posted a tweet featuring a bowl of the candy Skittles with a warning. "If I had a...