Advertisement

High-Tech

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected a case brought by Yahoo against a law designed to compensate news publishers for the use of their content. The Constitutional Court said Wednesday that Yahoo hadn't exhausted its legal possibilities in lower courts and should...
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a cool tech gift for a kid in your life? There's no shortage of fun and fairly educational items these days. New toys for the holidays include little robot friends full of personality and magnetic blocks that snap together to teach the basics of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys that teach aren't a new thing, but a growing number are calling for kids to build with blocks, circuits or everyday items before reaching for a tablet screen. Play is how kids learn about the world around them, whether it's a toddler throwing a ball or teens...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen hopes to bounce back from its crisis with a shift in focus to more battery-powered cars, digital technologies such as autonomous vehicles, and an increase in sales of SUVs in the U.S. Herbert Diess, the head of the Volkswagen core brand, said...
HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish officials say the European Union is planning to set up a hybrid threat center in Finland to combat a growing number of cyberattacks and hybrid warfare, including disinformation and false news sent over social media sites. Jori Arvonen, a government...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of LifeLock are surging before the opening bell after the identity and fraud protection services company agreed to be acquired for $2.3 billion by the security software maker Symantec. Symantec said over the weekend that the deal will allow it to bolster...
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered business leaders a trade-off Monday, pledging more investment in science and technology while insisting that the benefits of private enterprise must be more evenly spread around the country. May warned those attending the...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister is expected to pledge investment into research and development as she speaks to business leaders, promising that the U.K. will be at the cutting edge of science and technology. Theresa May, in excerpts of a speech to be delivered to the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It sounds like a great idea: Forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security — though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think. In their rush to do away with problematic passwords, Apple...