AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:04:47 -0400 Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split? Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:35:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/APFN-US--EBay-What_s.Next.For.PayPal_/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_APFN-US--EBay-What_s.Next.For.PayPal_ c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-73c7 NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long. What's PayPal's first solo move? Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:47:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/US--EBay-PayPal.Split/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--EBay-PayPal.Split c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7a68 NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division. App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:25:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/US-TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-747a CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. New York Times cutting 100 jobs, NYT Opinion app Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:59:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/US-New-York-Times-Layoffs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-New-York-Times-Layoffs c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-72fe NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co. is launching another round of buyouts and layoffs, telling staff on Wednesday that it must cut 100 newsroom jobs to further reduce costs and focus resources on its digital operations. It's also axing its NYT Opinion app after four months and relegating the NYT Now app to a smartphone-only product aimed at new and younger readers, after the lower-priced subscription products failed to take off as hoped. Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:32:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/US-TEC--Microsoft-Windows.Future/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Microsoft-Windows.Future c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-78cc SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices. EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:25:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/EU-Europe-Apple-Tax-Probe/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU-Europe-Apple-Tax-Probe c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7a90 BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there. China approves iPhone 6 after security assurances Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:46:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/AS-China-Apple-iPhone-6/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS-China-Apple-iPhone-6 c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7aba BEIJING (AP) — China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to install "backdoors" to give other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start Oct. 17. World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:04:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/AS--Japan-Bullet.Train/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS--Japan-Bullet.Train c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-73c6 TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky." Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:54:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/US--Computer.Hacking.Ring/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Computer.Hacking.Ring c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7870 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware. McAfee names Kimmel its 'most dangerous celebrity' Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:45:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/US-People-Jimmy-Kimmel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-People-Jimmy-Kimmel c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7510 LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you're about to Google Jimmy Kimmel, beware. News Corp. to buy Move Inc. for about $950 million Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:31:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/US--News.Corp-Acquisition/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--News.Corp-Acquisition c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7a5a NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. will pay about $950 million to buy the online real estate business Move Inc. in a deal that aims to speed up the media company's digital expansion. AOL to feed more video, news to Microsoft's MSN Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:35:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/30/APFN-US--AOL-Microsoft/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_APFN-US--AOL-Microsoft c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7945 NEW YORK (AP) — AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising. A Closer Look: Stream-box gaming is a mixed bag Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:03:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/29/US-TEC--Digital.Life-A.Closer.Look-Streaming.Box.Gaming/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Digital.Life-A.Closer.Look-Streaming.Box.Gaming c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-59 ATLANTA (AP) — As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory. App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:25:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/US-TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7480 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners. App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:17:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-74b1 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners. App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:00:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/10/01/TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_TEC-Coding-For-Kindergarteners c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-749d CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners. 5 questions, answers on 'net neutrality' Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:20:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/29/US--Internet-Fast.Lanes-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Internet-Fast.Lanes-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-1ad WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether Internet providers should be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster. For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:17:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/28/US-Gays-Social-Networking-Risks-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Gays-Social-Networking-Risks- c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-5bf For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse. INFLUENCE GAME: Government takes on the Internet Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:21:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/28/US--Internet.Fast.Lanes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Internet.Fast.Lanes c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-642 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should the company that supplies your Internet access be allowed to cut deals with online services such as Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster? Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:15:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/09/29/US-TEC--Microsoft-Windows.Future/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Microsoft-Windows.Future c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7e89 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.