- Review: Small life enhancements come with Apple Watch
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch isn't so much a lifestyle revolution as it is a collection of small enhancements that add up.
- Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites — by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
- Jesse Jackson keeps pressure on Silicon Valley to diversify
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jesse Jackson renewed his call Wednesday for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation.
- Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.
- Pandora wins appeal against songwriters society ASCAP
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of Internet streaming service Pandora in a dispute with the songwriters rights society ASCAP.
- EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms.
- Cablevision CEO wants New York cable deal
CHICAGO (AP) — The CEO of Cablevision said he wants deals with New York cable operators.
- The first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Traveling about 55 miles per hour on a Nevada highway, the big rig's driver looked like The Thinker, with his elbow on the arm rest and his hand on his chin. No hands on the steering wheel, no feet on the pedals.
- For most, N. Korean online shopping not just a click away
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it's as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to use it.
- Appeals court says police can withhold license plate scans
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police don't have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.