Technology

  • Mitko, Russian Arctic expert, dies at 81 under house arrest
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Valery Mitko, a renowned Russian polar scientist, has died while under house arrest on charges of treason. He was 81.Mitko died Monday in St. Petersburg of an unspecified illness, according to the Pervyi Otdel human rights group that defended him. It said that Mitko was discharged... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-03 By The Associated Press
  • Google discontinues Google Translate in mainland China
    Google has discontinued its Google Translate services in mainland China, removing one of the company’s few remaining services that it had provided in a country where most Western social media platforms are blockedHONG KONG -- Google has discontinued its Google Translate services in mainland China, removing one of the company’s... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-03 By ZEN SOO Associated Press
  • What if Musk loses the Twitter case but defies the court?
    Twitter wants a Delaware court to order Elon Musk to buy the social media service for $44 billion, as he promised back in April. But what if a judge makes that ruling and Musk balks? The Tesla billionaire's reputation for dismissing government pronouncements has some worried that he might flout... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-02 By MATT O'BRIEN AP Technology Writer
  • Nobel panel to announce winner of medicine prize
    The winner, or winners, of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine will be announced Monday at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, SwedenSTOCKHOLM -- The winner, or winners, of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine will be announced Monday at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.Among the researchers who... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-02 By The Associated Press
  • Nobel panel to announce winner of medicine prize
    The winner, or winners, of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine will be announced Monday at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, SwedenSTOCKHOLM -- The winner, or winners, of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine will be announced Monday at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.Among the researchers who... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-02 By The Associated Press
  • Firefly Aerospace reaches orbit with new Alpha rocket
    VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A new aerospace company reached orbit with its second rocket launch and deployed multiple small satellites on Saturday.Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, in early morning darkness and arced over the Pacific.“100% mission success,” Firefly tweeted later.A day... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-01 By The Associated Press
  • Powerful earthquake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra, kills 1
    A strong and shallow earthquake ha shaken Indonesia’s Sumatra island, killing a resident, injuring 11 and damaging more than a a dozen houses and buildingsJAKARTA, Indonesia -- A strong and shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Saturday, killing a resident, injuring 11 and damaging more than a a dozen... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-01 By The Associated Press
  • India launches 5G services, Modi calls it step in new era
    NEW DELHI -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India on Saturday, calling it a “step towards the new era.” The launch in select cities will cover the entire country over the next couple of years, a government statement said.Modi launched the much-awaited services that aim to provide... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-10-01 By The Associated Press
  • New rocket company fails to achieve launch on 2nd attempt
    VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A year after its first rocket launch failed, a new aerospace company was unsuccessful early Friday in its second attempt to place multiple satellites into orbit.Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket was unable to lift off from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, and follow a planned... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-09-30 By The Associated Press
  • Digital minister aims to wrest Japan out of analog doldrums
    TOKYO -- The politician tapped to help Japan keep pace with the digital age has his work cut out for him. After all, the nation known for Nintendo games, Lexus sportscars and other gadgetry galore also loves the fax machine and the traditional “hanko” seals that work as analog signatures.But... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2022-09-29 By YURI KAGEYAMA Associated Press

  • Facebook whistleblower launches nonprofit to address harms created by social media
    NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is launching a nonprofit organization that will seek solutions to harms created by social media, she said on Thursday.The former product manager at Facebook, since renamed Meta Platforms, made headlines last year after coming out as the source... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2022-09-22 By Fox News
  • This one hidden Google shortcut will save you time every single day
    Glasses on a computer screen showing the logo and search box of the Google search engine. (Photo by Sergei KonkovTASS via Getty Images)NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Most of us know at least some basic keyboard shortcuts. Ctrl + C for copy, Ctrl + V for paste,... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2022-05-19 By Fox News
  • 7 tech gems that make life easier and save you time
    Renderings of the iPhone X, budget iPhone, and iPhone X Plus (left to right) (Ben Geskin)NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Our everyday devices make life easier, but they can be huge time sucks. Are you constantly checking your phone? You’re not alone. Tap or click for proven settings... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2022-03-17 By Fox News
  • Sick of slow Wi-Fi? Move your router
    For how important it is, it sure is easy to forget about your trusty router that works 24/7.Routers are crucial to sending strong, reliable internet to your devices, but when’s the last time you made sure it’s locked down from hackers? Tap or click for five essential router security settings... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-11-01 By Fox News
  • People in Nashville sound off on Facebook amid whistleblower scandal and name change
    NASHVILLE – People in Nashville shared their thoughts with Fox News about Facebook as the tech giant faces an onslaught of negative attention, particularly after earlier this month a whistleblower leaked thousands of internal documents alleging the company consistently chooses profit over safety.Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday the... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-10-29 By Matt Leach
  • Tech tip: Get more life out of your dying phone battery
    When was the last time you left the house without your phone? Me neither. The moment your phone goes missing, panic sets in. Tap or click for a method to find your phone, even if it’s buried somewhere where you can’t hear the ringer. When you’re out and about and realize your battery life is low, what can... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-10-24 By Fox News
  • Computer a mess? Your 5-step quick plan to clean it up
    Digital junk piles up too quickly. Look no further than your phone and all those blurry photos and old screenshots in your gallery. What you don't see are the invasive tracking cookies saved in your smartphone. Tap or click for a short privacy how-to everyone should read. Clutter on your computer can... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-10-23 By Fox News
  • Tech how-to: Show photos saved on your phone on your TV
    When our TVs were smaller, seeing that black screen wasn’t a big deal. In the age of cheap big screens, they’re an eyesore. That’s especially true if your TV is dusty and smudged. There’s a right way and a wrong way to clean your screen. Tap or click here for the... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-10-17 By Fox News
  • Still using Facebook? 3 ways to make sure it's not listening
    I have lost count of how many times I’ve been asked, "Are my devices listening?" I will tell you this: They are always listening for the wake word, and tech companies admit smart assistants mishear commands more often than any of us would like. Tap or click to stop your smart... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-10-16 By Fox News
  • Tech tip: Digitize your handwritten notes or copy text from a photo
    OK, I admit it. I’m a sucker for the latest gadget. I bought a smart notebook with all the upgrades to write my daily to-do lists digitally. Yeah, $600 later, I’ve used it eleven times. It’s easy to waste money on tech. Tap or click for ways you might be throwing... Read more
    Source: Fox - Technology Published on: 2021-10-10 By Fox News