Technology

WATCH:  New Snapchat update raising privacy concerns
WATCH: New Snapchat update raising privacy concerns

The new "snap map" feature pinpoints where users are in a neighborhood, leading some critics to question its safety.

June 25, 2017

 Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

A strong earthquake has shaken residents in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes

June 25, 2017

Tech titans may be the solution to underemployment
Tech titans may be the solution to underemployment

Earlier this month during his commencement speech at Harvard, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg — one of the college’s most famous non-graduates and among the world’s wealthiest people — put forth a really dumb idea: Universal Basic Income. This is the scheme by which everybody gets “free money” from other people, including yourself. Sounds to me about...

June 25, 2017

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at 'Five eyes' meeting
Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at 'Five eyes' meeting

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the "Five Eyes" intelligence network.

June 25, 2017

 Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities, now that President Donald Trump has withdrawn the country from the Paris climate accords

June 24, 2017

 UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts
UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."

June 24, 2017

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Isn’t Everything
Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Isn’t Everything

Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.

June 24, 2017

India's Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due to tougher market
India's Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due to tougher market

Bengaluru (Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest software services exporter, is re-evaluating its long-term targets because tougher market conditions have made them appear "daunting", the company's chairman said on Saturday.

June 24, 2017

Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery
Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

(Reuters) - If Amazon.com Inc hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

June 24, 2017

CEO of Raytheon's Forcepoint eyes IPO: Boersen-Zeitung
CEO of Raytheon's Forcepoint eyes IPO: Boersen-Zeitung

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. missile maker Raytheon's cybersecurity unit could thrive were it to be listed separately, the head of the unit, Forcepoint, told German business daily Boersenzeitung in an interview published on Saturday.

June 24, 2017