- Brown County tourism officials debut smartphone app Updated: Jul-29-15 4:10 am
NASHVILLE, Indiana - Tourism officials in southern Indiana's Brown County have released a free smartphone app to help guide visitors to the county's quaint shops, restaurants and attractions.
- In Tech: New Motorola smartphones; faster future memory chip Updated: Jul-28-15 4:35 pm
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.
- Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research Updated: Jul-27-15 10:46 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
- Review: Google photo service is strong on search Updated: Jul-23-15 6:55 am
NEW YORK - Google's new service for organizing and backing up images blends some of the best of what Apple and Yahoo have rolled out in recent months.
- BlackBerry to buy crisis-communications software firm AtHoc Updated: Jul-22-15 3:04 pm
WATERLOO, Ontario - BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to buy California-based software company AtHoc, which develops emergency alert systems for government agencies, military bodies, and other organizations.
- Even Apple loyalists taking their time on Apple Watch Updated: Jul-22-15 12:02 pm
NEW YORK - For all those who hailed the iPhone as the "Jesus Phone" in 2007, the Apple Watch's arrival has hardly been the second coming.
- Strong iPhone sales; Apple stock down with few Watch details Updated: Jul-21-15 7:43 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's latest financial report shows iPhone sales are still surging, driven partly by growth in China. But it also contains hints that Apple's much-vaunted smartwatch may not be selling as fast as Wall Street expected.
- BlackBerry cuts jobs as part of turnaround plan Updated: Jul-21-15 3:23 pm
TORONTO - BlackBerry Ltd. announced another round of job cuts Tuesday as it deals with weak smartphone sales and pushes ahead with a restructuring plan.
- Kauai police crack down on drivers using cellphones Updated: Jul-20-15 2:40 pm
LIHUE, Hawaii - Kauai police say they have issued 539 tickets to people using cellphones while driving, an offense that can come with a pricey $300 fine for first-time law-breakers.
- Ain't misbehavin'? Broadway audience faux pas get spotlight Updated: Jul-20-15 2:10 pm
NEW YORK - Come on along and listen to the lullaby of Broadway: Marimba ringtones! Rat-a-tat texting! The shaming "shhhhh!"
- In Tech: Comcast games, Microsoft music, HBO online Updated: Jul-16-15 4:20 pm
Comcast is adding another hook to try to keep customers in front of the TV: video games in its set-top boxes.
- Spies in the hot seat after Italian surveillance firm breach Updated: Jul-16-15 3:52 pm
LONDON - A dramatic breach at an Italian surveillance company has laid bare the details of government cyberattacks worldwide, putting intelligence chiefs in the hot seat from Cyprus to South Korea. The massive leak has already led to one spymaster's resignation and pulled back the curtain on espionage in the iPhone age.
- Apple's updates iPod Touch amid declining sales Updated: Jul-15-15 2:49 pm
NEW YORK - Although the iPod's popularity has waned, Apple is updating its music player for the first time in nearly three years by giving the flagship Touch model a faster processor and better cameras.
- Nintendo's Iwata who led through successes, woes dies at 55 Updated: Jul-13-15 10:10 am
TOKYO - Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, has died after a lengthy illness, drawing a flood of emotional tributes from game fans and industry rivals, the company said Monday. He was 55.
- Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs as phone sales flag Updated: Jul-08-15 7:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft is cutting 7,800 jobs and writing off $7.6 billion in connection with its purchase of Nokia's phone business, as the giant software maker tries to narrow its focus and pull back from a series of ill-fated forays onto rival tech companies' turf.
- Young Indians embrace dating apps despite social taboos Updated: Jul-07-15 5:58 am
NEW DELHI - Aditi Mendiratta's biggest worry as she's swiping left and right is hiding the smartphone notifications that read "Congratulations! You have a new match" from her parents.
- In Tech: Lifetime video service, Sprint's new price plans Updated: Jul-02-15 4:07 pm
Fans of Lifetime's melodramatic movies can now see them for $4 a month - without subscribing to cable.