Category Archives: Technology

Samsung aid for sick workers comes with conditions, secrecy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung's hopes of ending years of acrimony over whether its computer chip factories caused cancer have hit a hitch: some sickened workers & their families…

Alphabet mulls expanding Fiber internet service to LA, Chicago

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc said it would consider bringing its Fiber internet service to Los Angeles & Chicago, the two biggest cities the tech giant has worked with so far…

More than a million OPM hack victims still not notified

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than a million victims of a massive hack of U.S. government computer files have still not been officially notified that their data was…

State Dept. can't find emails of ex-worker who aided Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday it can't find emails belonging to a former department employee who helped set up & maintain Hillary Clinton's private email server when…

Musk, other tech chiefs back artificial intelligence startup with $1 billion

By Julia Love SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk & other prominent tech executives are pouring $1 billion into a non-profit aimed at creating…

Twitter looks to make money from ads aimed at logged-out users

By Anya George Tharakan (Reuters) – Twitter Inc said it was testing a feature to show advertisements to people who read tweets without logging in, as it tries to make…

Wal-Mart to launch own mobile pay system

NEW YORK (AP) — The mobile payment wars are heating up. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said it's launching its own mobile payment system that will allow shoppers…

Turkey fines Twitter for failure to remove 'terrorist propaganda': official

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey's communications technologies authority, the BTK, has fined micro blogging site Twitter 150,000 lira ($51,000.) for not removing content it says is "terrorist propaganda", a BTK official…

Facebook Users Fall For Hoax Promising Them A Share of Mark Zuckerberg’s Fortune

A fake post circulating on Facebook is claiming that CEO Mark Zuckerberg is giving away a cut of his fortune to users of the site. The con says that Zuckerberg…

Wirecard to process Alipay payments for Chinese tourists in Europe

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Alipay, a unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba & German banking software company Wirecard AG, said on Friday the companies have agreed to a deal to provide…