AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:24:22 -0400 Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:03:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/01/US-SCI--Easier.Walking/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-SCI--Easier.Walking c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-718e WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn't be done. 'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:09:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/01/US-Furious-7-In-Imax-Laser/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Furious-7-In-Imax-Laser c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-72ba LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see every tire skid and fistfight in Imax's brand-new laser format. Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:11:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/01/US-GMO-What_s-in-the-Pipeline/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-GMO-What_s-in-the-Pipeline c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7388 WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products. Trial to seek role of online bullying in teen girl's suicide Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:29:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/01/US--Assaulted.Teen-Suicide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Assaulted.Teen-Suicide c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7267 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl hanged herself a week after three classmates photographed themselves sexually assaulting her at a 2012 party, petrified the boys would circulate the photos online and believing gossip about her was spreading widely. Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:55:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US-TEC--Streaming.Music-Who_s.Who/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Streaming.Music-Who_s.Who c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7632 NEW YORK (AP) — Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind what's being billed as the first artist-owned music-streaming service. Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:43:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US-TEC-Cheaper-Computers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Cheaper-Computers c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-798e SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms. Scion youth looks to sedan, hatchback to revive sales Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:18:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/01/US--Scion-The.Next.Generation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Scion-The.Next.Generation c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-751b NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota is turning to a sporty hatchback and a low-cost sedan to restore some hipness — and sales — to its youth-oriented Scion brand. No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:04:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/30/US--Selfie.Stick.Ban/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Selfie.Stick.Ban c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7e21 LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals. Etsy expects IPO to raise as much as $267 million Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:28:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US-Etsy-IPO-Pricing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Etsy-IPO-Pricing c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-76a2 NEW YORK (AP) — Online crafts retailer Etsy says it expects to raise as much as $267 million from an initial public offering values the company at up to $1.78 billion. Google Maps turns into Pac-Man's chomping grounds Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:57:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US-Google-Maps-Pac-Man/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Google-Maps-Pac-Man c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7782 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day. Anti-censorship group: China behind cyberattacks on US sites Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:25:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/AS--China-Internet.Attacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS--China-Internet.Attacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7a19 BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have taken over computers both inside and outside the country to launch cyberattacks against the website of an anti-online censorship group and a U.S.-based web resource that hosts some of the group's data, according to an analysis released by the group. 3-D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:49:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US--3D.Printed.Hand/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--3D.Printed.Hand c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-774d LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been. Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:20:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/30/US-TEC--Digital.Life-Review-HTC.One.Phone/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Digital.Life-Review-HTC.One.Phone c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-3d8 NEW YORK (AP) — HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales. PlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music service Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:24:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/30/US-TEC--PlayStation-Spotify.Music/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--PlayStation-Spotify.Music c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-523 NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games. State Department found 4 emails about drones sent by Clinton Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:20:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US-DEM-2016-Clinton-Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-DEM-2016-Clinton-Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7a49 WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either subject. US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:38:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/30/APFN-AS--China-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_APFN-AS--China-US c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-56c BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions. Agents probing drug site accused of taking online currency Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:10:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/31/US--Agents.Charged-Silk.Road/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Agents.Charged-Silk.Road c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7a48 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the online black market known as Silk Road while they and their agencies operated an undercover investigation into the website. Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:07:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/30/EU--Sweden-Methanol-Powered.Ferry/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Sweden-Methanol-Powered.Ferry c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-7ee2 HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry. Cook calls 'religious objection' laws dangerous Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:31:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/30/US--Tim.Cook-Religious.Objections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Tim.Cook-Religious.Objections c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-516 NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business. In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:22:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/28/US--Illegal.Hotel.Investigators/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Illegal.Hotel.Investigators c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-e41 NEW YORK (AP) — From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.