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Yahoo Technology
Oct 21, 2019

PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World Competition
The winners of the 45th annual competition showcase a spectacular blend of science and artistry under the microscope.

Yahoo Technology
Oct 03, 2018

Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
The daughter's name is Nicarri.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Nicomi Stewart, a mother in Rochester, New York, is "disgusted" after an automated call sent to her phone from the city's school district mispronounced her daughter's name as a racial slur.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects
Want to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Pogue's Basics: Alexa reminders
Amazon has added the ability to add names to timers with Alexa.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Pogue's Basics: Link to a Facebook post
Yahoo's David Pogue has a sneaky way you can create a universal link to a Facebook item so that you can send or post to anyone.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Motorola's Moto Z2 Force has an unbreakable screen, but it isn't flawless
Motorola's Moto Z2 Force has an unbreakable screen, but it's got its drawbacks.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Norton's Core wants to be the ultimate watchdog for your home tech
The Norton Core is a Wi-Fi router designed to protect all of your connected devices.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio
At CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

'Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle' review: An insane mix of strategy and absurdity
"Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle" offers a ridiculous strategy experience with surprising depth and a pinch of toilet humor.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

4 amazing new gadgets you can't get in the US
There are some gadgets that are just too cool for us Americans.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this'
AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Apple's App Store is about to get a lot better with iOS 11
Apple's App Store is getting a major update in iOS 11, and it's going to make finding new apps far better.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

The best alternatives to Apple's new iPhone
Apple's iPhone 8 is nearly upon us, but not everyone is psyched. Here are the best alternatives for Apple's upcoming iPhone.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

The Essential Phone is a beautiful alternative to Apple's iPhone
The Essential Phone is the first handset from the father of Google's Android, and it's a solid alternative to Apple's iPhone.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

The top 8 features we expect from Apple's next iPhone
Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone is nearly upon us. Here's everything we expect from what could be Apple's most important product in years.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
The latest news and headlines from Yahoo! News. Get breaking news stories and in-depth coverage with videos and photos.

Yahoo Technology
Jun 26, 2018

Your next smartphone's camera could get a huge improvement
Qualcomm's new depth-sensing camera technology could improve smartphone's and virtual reality headsets.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Building a Lego robot can help you understand coding basics
Lego's new Boost kit helps introduce kids to the basics of coding.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

A massive EU privacy rule could bring an unexpected benefit for US consumers
A new European Union regulation could impact how social networks handle your data in the U.S.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Facebook says it will ban businesses from advertising if they share fake news
Facebook is taking its crackdown on fake news even further.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch is here to take on the Apple Watch
Fitbit's all-new smartwatch is designed to do battle with the Apple Watch.It's no secret that Fitbit (FIT) has been working on a smartwatch — Co-founder and CEO James Park said as much during the company's Q2 2017 earnings call earlier this month. This is the Fitbit Ionic, the company's first "true" smartwatch.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Galaxy Note 8 preview: Samsung's big bet
Samsung is bringing the Galaxy Note brand back from the brink with the Galaxy Note 8. But can it bury the ghosts of the Note 7?

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

The 5 best new features of this week's YouTube redesign
This is a big week for YouTube. It's getting a new design and new features—all of which have been in the works, carefully and methodically, for a very long time, and all of which, as far as I'm concerned, are welcome!

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Pogue's Basics: The secret Start menu in Windows 10
Windows 10's Start button harbors a secret: It can sprout a tiny utility menu. To see it, right-click the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen, or (on a touchscreen) hold your finger down on it. There, in all its majesty, is the Start menu's secret utility menu.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Pogue's Basics: YouTube transcripts
Believe it or not, YouTube creates a written transcript for every single video. Just click More and Transcript and boom!

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Microsoft's mixed reality headsets could save VR
Microsoft is bringing VR to the masses with its low-cost headsets.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2018

Meet Uber's pick for its next CEO
Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is expected to take on the role of Uber CEO.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 13, 2018

Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018
CES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 12, 2018

The weirdest tech of CES 2018
Here are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 12, 2018

Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio
At CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 12, 2018

Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill you
Honda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 12, 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city
At CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 12, 2018

Intel wants this drone to fly you around
Intel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 11, 2018

AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this'
AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 11, 2018

Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018
Nvidia rolled out a slew of updates for its GeForce line of gaming products at CES 2018 including massive computer screens and cloud game streaming.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 11, 2018

What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018
It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.

Yahoo Technology
Nov 02, 2017

Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Nicomi Stewart, a mother in Rochester, New York, is "disgusted" after an automated call sent to her phone from the city's school district mispronounced her daughter's name as a racial slur.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 28, 2017

Twitter tests longer character limit
You may soon get to say a lot more on Twitter. The social media giant announced it is testing a longer character limit. The change will extend the current 140 characters to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Users won't see this change right away, though. Only a small percentage will be testing it at first, and according to the company, it is just a test and there is no guarantee this change will be available to everyone. Via Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider. ...

Yahoo Technology
Sep 26, 2017

Mac OS High Sierra makes the Mac a teeny, tiny bit better — for free
Mac OS High Sierra (macOS 10.13). As the new name suggests, it's just a refinement of last year's Mac OS Sierra. In fact, you could sum up what's new in an article about as short as this one.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 19, 2017

Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects
Want to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?

Yahoo Technology
Sep 12, 2017

Apple's wireless charger may not ship with the new iPhones at launch
Apple is expected to include wireless charging as a core feature in the iPhones it launches on...

Yahoo Technology
Sep 11, 2017

The top 8 features we expect from Apple's next iPhone
Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone is nearly upon us. Here's everything we expect from what could be Apple's most important product in years.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 09, 2017

Apple's App Store is about to get a lot better with iOS 11
Apple's App Store is getting a major update in iOS 11, and it's going to make finding new apps far better.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 08, 2017

Why Equifax needs to give up some details about how it got hacked
Equifax was hacked and lost the information of 143 million Americans, and they need to tell us how.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 08, 2017

The best alternatives to Apple's new iPhone
Apple's iPhone 8 is nearly upon us, but not everyone is psyched. Here are the best alternatives for Apple's upcoming iPhone.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 07, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A big phone with bigger expectations
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is a wonderful smartphone, but its high price is a tough pill to swallow.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 06, 2017

Pogue's Basics: Link to a Facebook post
Yahoo's David Pogue has a sneaky way you can create a universal link to a Facebook item so that you can send or post to anyone.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 06, 2017

4 amazing new gadgets you can't get in the US
There are some gadgets that are just too cool for us Americans.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 05, 2017

Why you might not want a laptop with a 4K display
More laptop makers are pushing the limits of design and performance, but high-resolution panels are hurting their batteries.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 05, 2017

The most important iPhone features ever
Apple's iPhone is one of the most important consumer gadgets ever made, and it has a lot to do with these simple features.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 01, 2017

Fall games guide 2017: Your free time is history
Hope you had a nice outdoorsy summer, because for the foreseeable future, you're going to have a hard time leaving the living room. The fall video game season is just about underway, and the 2017 edition is keeping with tradition by slinging enough massive games your way to tax both your wallet and your eyesight. From Mario to Marvel, here's what the next few months have in store. "Destiny 2"

Yahoo Technology
Sep 01, 2017

'Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle' review: An insane mix of strategy and absurdity
"Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle" offers a ridiculous strategy experience with surprising depth and a pinch of toilet humor.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 30, 2017

Hate and violence around the globe? There's an app for that.
The plague of "fake news" may be news to Facebook (FB), but it's a familiar foe to a small non-profit in Washington that's trying to use mobile apps, big data and social media to promote peace and accountability in places like Iraq, Kenya and Mexico where those technologies have often been abused to spread lies and hate. The PeaceTech Lab aims to develop "technology that can be applied to tackle the triggers of violence," president and CEO Sheldon Himelfarb said in an interview at the lab's Washington headquarters at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 30, 2017

Samsung challenges Apple Watch with its new Gear Sport smartwatch
Samsung's new Gear Sport is a fitness-centric smartwatch aimed squarely at the Apple Watch.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 30, 2017

The 5 best new features of this week's YouTube redesign
This is a big week for YouTube. It's getting a new design and new features—all of which have been in the works, carefully and methodically, for a very long time, and all of which, as far as I'm concerned, are welcome!

Yahoo Technology
Aug 28, 2017

Microsoft's mixed reality headsets could save VR
Microsoft is bringing VR to the masses with its low-cost headsets.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 28, 2017

Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch is here to take on the Apple Watch
Fitbit's all-new smartwatch is designed to do battle with the Apple Watch.It's no secret that Fitbit (FIT) has been working on a smartwatch — Co-founder and CEO James Park said as much during the company's Q2 2017 earnings call earlier this month. This is the Fitbit Ionic, the company's first "true" smartwatch.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 27, 2017

Meet Uber's pick for its next CEO
Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is expected to take on the role of Uber CEO.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 25, 2017

Pogue's Basics: YouTube transcripts
Believe it or not, YouTube creates a written transcript for every single video. Just click More and Transcript and boom!

Yahoo Technology
Aug 23, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 preview: Samsung's big bet
Samsung is bringing the Galaxy Note brand back from the brink with the Galaxy Note 8. But can it bury the ghosts of the Note 7?

Yahoo Technology
Aug 18, 2017

The Essential Phone is a beautiful alternative to Apple's iPhone
The Essential Phone is the first handset from the father of Google's Android, and it's a solid alternative to Apple's iPhone.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 17, 2017

Norton's Core wants to be the ultimate watchdog for your home tech
The Norton Core is a Wi-Fi router designed to protect all of your connected devices.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 15, 2017

Your next smartphone's camera could get a huge improvement
Qualcomm's new depth-sensing camera technology could improve smartphone's and virtual reality headsets.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 15, 2017

How companies leave your data online without your knowledge
Your private data could be freely available online and there's little you can do about it.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 14, 2017

Google drops neo-Nazi site out of ‘immediate concern of inciting violence'
The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S., August 7, 2017. Google (GOOG, GOOGL) is cancelling the domain for the white supremacist site Daily Stormer due to a "specific, immediate concern about inciting violence," a spokesperson told Yahoo Finance. The search-engine giant, which hosts website domains through its Google Domains service, made the decision to cut the cord to the hate site after GoDaddy (GDDY) told the Daily Stormer it had 24 hours to move to another domain hosting service.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 14, 2017

Pogue's Basics: Alexa reminders
Amazon has added the ability to add names to timers with Alexa.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 13, 2017

NFL player lives on $60,000 a year thanks to what he learned from this book
An alarming fifteen percent of NFL players end up declaring bankruptcy. Wide receiver Ryan Broyles, who was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2012 and is currently a free agent, is making sure he won't fall into that category.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 10, 2017

How the iPhone 8 and iOS 11 could make you a better photographer
Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 and iOS 11 should take your iPhone photography to the next level with these new features.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 09, 2017

Motorola's Moto Z2 Force has an unbreakable screen, but it isn't flawless
Motorola's Moto Z2 Force has an unbreakable screen, but it's got its drawbacks.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 03, 2017

The best back-to-school tech deals at Amazon, Apple, Best Buy and Target
If you or your kids are heading back to school, these are the tech deals you'll want to check out.

Yahoo Technology
Aug 02, 2017

Pogue's Basics: The secret Start menu in Windows 10
Windows 10's Start button harbors a secret: It can sprout a tiny utility menu. To see it, right-click the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen, or (on a touchscreen) hold your finger down on it. There, in all its majesty, is the Start menu's secret utility menu.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 08, 2017

What the CIA thinks of your anti-virus program
PARIS (AP) — Peppering the 8,000 pages of purported Central Intelligence Agency hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world's most popular anti-virus products.

Yahoo Technology
Feb 09, 2017

7 tax scams to watch out for this year
It's tax season, and that means scammers are in full effect. Here's how to avoid 7 of their most devious plots.

Yahoo Technology
May 19, 2016

Google Patents Sticky Car Hood to Trap Pedestrians in a Collision
The patent calls for a giant sticker to be placed on the front end of a vehicle, with a special coating over the layer that is only broken when something collides with the vehicle, exposing the adhesive and helping the colliding object to remain on the vehicle. The idea is to prevent a pedestrian from being thrown after the impact and potentially sustaining even more injuries.

Yahoo Technology
Mar 28, 2016

Relax, Your Instagram Feed Likely Won't Change Tomorrow
Relax, your Instagram feed likely isn't changing tomorrow.The great "Insta-freakout" of 2016 was unleashed this morning by a slew of celebrities, bloggers and social media aficionados after they alerted followers to turn on post notifications for future access to their photos, videos and messages. ...

Yahoo Technology
Mar 02, 2016

'Hack the Pentagon' and get paid legally in new program
Attention hackers: Time to re-watch "WarGames" and crack your knuckles, the Pentagon is about to pay you to break into some government systems.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 21, 2016

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Vision Could Be Ready for Passengers by 2018
The Hyperloop, Elon Musk's vision of launching humans through pods inside a high-speed transportation system, could be ready for passengers by 2018, according to a company building a transportation track in California. One company working to make Musk's vision a reality, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, said it has filed for construction permits in Quay Valley, California, for a 5-mile track. "We are announcing the filing of the first building permit to Kings County to the building of the first full-scale hyperloop, not a test track," Bibop Gresta, the chief operating officer of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, said today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, during a CNBC/TradeShift event.

Yahoo Technology
Jan 13, 2016

Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone Calls
Jeb Bush's love of Apple products has been widely documented, and the Republican presidential candidate continues to wear his Apple Watch on the campaign trail. Yesterday, in a meeting with The Des Moines Register editorial board documented by USA Today, Bush stumbled upon a feature he didn't realize his smartwatch was capable of: taking phone calls. Somehow Bush managed to take a call without picking up his iPhone, and the sound of a person's voice saying hello breaks through the meeting noise, to which Bush responds, "My watch can't be talking."

Yahoo Technology
Dec 29, 2015

Man Proposes by Text Message While Stranded at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
An Arizona man waiting to fly home to propose to his girlfriend was forced to propose to her via text message after spending 50 hours stranded at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Danny Roderique, of Phoenix, had the diamond engagement ring in his pocket but the delay got in the way of the proposal he'd planned. "I've been stranded now in the airport for 50 hours," Roderique told a reporter from ABC affiliate WLS-TV while still waiting at O'Hare on Monday.

Yahoo Technology
Dec 14, 2015

Twitter Warns Some Users Over Possible Government Hacking
It's unclear how many people received a letter from Twitter. In October, Facebook said it would begin issuing alerts to users who the social network believes are being targeted by state-sponsored hackers, according to a message posted by Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer.

Yahoo Technology
Oct 27, 2015

Facebook Notifications Get Even More Personal
Facebook notifications may now be your first stop in the morning to catch up on everything from friends' news to weather, sports scores and what to expect later in the day. The social network announced this week it will be rolling out expanded, personalized notifications in the Facebook across iOS and Android devices for users in the United States. The mobile update is bringing a set of new card-like notifications that will include information such as sports scores for teams you have liked, TV shows, weather information and friends' life events, among other updates.

Yahoo Technology
Oct 16, 2015

How to Tell Which Apps Are Draining Your iPhone Battery
Some iOS 9 users have complained Facebook's app has been excessively eating away at their battery life, even when the background app refresh setting is disabled. It's unclear what possible issue may be causing the battery drain. Tapping the list will show how much of the battery drain was spent when the app was running in the background.

Yahoo Technology
Oct 12, 2015

Armed Robbery Suspect Tries Using Uber as Getaway Car, Police Say
A 23-year-old man suspected of armed robbery tried to take an Uber car to help him get away after he held up a store outside Baltimore, police said. The suspect, Dashawn Terrell Cochran, was at a store in Parkville, Maryland, early Wednesday morning when he allegedly took a bottle of Tylenol cold medicine to the register, the Baltimore County Police Department said. Cochran was seen getting into the back of a silver Lexus, and when officers pulled the car over, the driver said he was an Uber driver, police said.

Yahoo Technology
Oct 01, 2015

Drone Popularity Draws Concern From Pilots, Federal Officials
Roughly 700,000 drones are expected to be sold in the United States this year, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to meet with Walmart, which has 19 different kinds of drones for sale on its website, to teach salespeople about what it should tell its customers about safe drone operation. The Consumer Electronics Association projects the U.S. drone market to climb above $100 million in revenue this year, an increase of more than 50 percent from last year's total.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 28, 2015

Carly Fiorina: Why She Wants Everyone to Throw Out Their Flip Phones
Carly Fiorina is putting flip phone users on notice: You're going to have to upgrade under a President Fiorina. "How many of you have a flip phone?" Fiorina recently asked a town hall in South Carolina. It's all part of a vision the Republican presidential candidate has to give citizens a direct line of communication - literally - to the president.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 23, 2015

How a 'Programming Error' Led to an Oregon Couple's $2 Million Cell Phone Bill
A couple in Oregon say they spent 10 months trying to clear up a whopping $2 million phone bill, which they say has prevented them from buying the home of their dreams. Ken Slusher and his girlfriend, of Damascus, Oregon, have a balance of $2,156,593.64 on a Verizon Wireless bill that was for a wireless account that they opened in November. "Yeah, it's been very stressful to say the least," Slusher told KPTV.com.

Yahoo Technology
Sep 22, 2015

Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United States
Pope Francis gets the social media treatment upon arriving in the U.S. Tuesday. As Pope Francis's flight touched down in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Twitter unveiled a new batch of emojis created for the highly anticipated papal visit. Until his departure from the United States on Sunday, Twitter users chronicling the Catholic leader's East Coast journey will be able to include a cartoon image of the Pope's face in front of the American flag on all Pope-related tweets by using the hashtag #PopeinUS.

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