Category Archives: Technology

This Web App Replaces Online Mentions Of Donald Trump with Lord Voldemort

An app on Google’s Chrome web browser replaces any mention of blundering Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with ‘He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named’. Trump’s outrageous suggestion of banning all Muslims from entering the U.S….

Digital TV storms Golden Globes, ousting old favorites

By Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) – Streaming services stormed the Golden Globe television nominations on Thursday with new shows such as "Narcos" & "Mozart in the Jungle," turning established…

Wal-Mart adds to mobile wallet frenzy with 'Walmart Pay'

By Sruthi Ramakrishnan & Nandita Bose (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc launched its own mobile payment service Walmart Pay on Thursday, potentially dealing a sharp blow to the ambitions of…

Bergdahl says he left base to expose 'leadership failure'

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he walked off his base in Afghanistan to cause a crisis that would catch the attention of military brass. He wanted to…

Ford investing in ride-hailing services, expanding electric vehicles

By Joseph White DEARBORN, Mich. (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co is developing new ride-hailing services & investing $4.5 billion to expand its fleet of plug-in & hybrid electric vehicles, company…

Correction: Bitcoin-Intrigue story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 9 approximately the hunt for bitcoin’s founder, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a dispute among the bitcoin community is approximately the…

Why Bitcoin's founder matters, as spotlight hits Australian

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since the founding of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin in 2009, its inventor — or inventors — have been shrouded in mystery. For six years, that individual or…

AT&T CEO hints at launching mobile video streaming service

By Malathi Nayak & Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target…

Apple releases first Arabic version of Siri

By Julia Love SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday released a version of its virtual personal assistant Siri for Arabic speakers in the United Arab Emirates & Saudi…

In China's O2O tech, today's 'unicorns' risk becoming tomorrow's 'unicorpses'

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – The Beijing offices of Shequ001, a start-up delivering supermarket goods booked via smartphone, stand almost deserted. Leaflets lie scattered on the floor. Nearly 400…