AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:26:33 -0500 Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money? Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:58:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/US--Etsy.IPO-Turning.Crafts.into.Cash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Etsy.IPO-Turning.Crafts.into.Cash c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4b6b NEW YORK (AP) — If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money. Google providing car insurance quotes in latest expansion Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:36:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/US--Google-Auto.Insurance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Google-Auto.Insurance c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4b41 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company's latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry. IPhone 6's popularity drives Apple's China share to record Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:25:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/AS-China-Apple-Smartphones-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS-China-Apple-Smartphones- c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:47bf SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A consumer survey showed the popularity of the iPhone 6 has driven Apple's market share in China to its highest ever while Samsung has continued to lose ground. Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:08:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/US--Mandarin.Oriental-Data.Breach/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Mandarin.Oriental-Data.Breach c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4ac1 NEW YORK (AP) — High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked. Microsoft outlines plan to bridge Xbox and PC video gaming Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:17:22 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/US--Games-Game.Developers.Conference-Microsoft/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Games-Game.Developers.Conference-Microsoft c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4637 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming. Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:12:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Phone.Size/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Phone.Size c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4350 NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time you could count on phones getting larger each year. Samsung's runaway success with the big-screen smartphone even spurred Apple to release a supersized model last fall. But if phones get any bigger will they be too hard to use? Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:26:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Zuckerberg/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Zuckerberg c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4263 NEW YORK (AP) — No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems. Internet invades everything at gadget fair in Barcelona Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:53:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/EU-TEC--Wireless.Show-Quirky.Stuff/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU-TEC--Wireless.Show-Quirky.Stuff c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:414e BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mobile World Congress wireless show. Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuit Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:15:58 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-TEC-Apple-Google-No-Poaching-Suit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Apple-Google-No-Poaching-Suit c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:421a SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees. Silicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:05:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/06/US--Silicon.Valley-Sexual.Discrimination/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Silicon.Valley-Sexual.Discrimination c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4cfd SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon. Facebook posts about job land US contractor in Emirates jail Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:49:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/US--Facebook.Post-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Facebook.Post-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:46bc A hallmark of American life — griping about work — has landed a Florida man in a Middle Eastern jail. Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:41:22 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/05/US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:4783 WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup to her expected presidential run about whether she adhered to the letter or spirit of accountability laws. Uber heads in new mapping direction with deCarta acquisition Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:32:58 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-Uber-Mapping-Acquisition/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Uber-Mapping-Acquisition c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:41a8 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services from Google and Apple, an imposing pair of potential rivals. Online retailer Etsy files for IPO valued at up to $100M Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:11:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US--Etsy-IPO.Filing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Etsy-IPO.Filing c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:440b NEW YORK (AP) — Etsy, the online retailer used by hobbyists and people who make their living selling their crafts, is going public. Visa, MasterCard moving into mobile pay in Africa Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:50:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/03/US--Wireless.Show-Mobile.Pay/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Wireless.Show-Mobile.Pay c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3ba3 NEW YORK (AP) — Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to get a slice of that market, and are launching card services aimed at Africa's growing mobile payment industry. FCC head defends Internet neutrality rules on the road Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:55:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/03/US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Net.Neutrality.Defense/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Net.Neutrality.Defense c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3a28 NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is taking the defense of new Internet regulations on the road. Sony plans to launch virtual-reality headset in 2016 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:22:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-Games-Game-Developers-Conference-Project-Morpheus/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Games-Game-Developers-Conference-Project-Morpheus c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3e41 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year. Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:56:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-Silicon-Valley-Sexual-Discrimination/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Silicon-Valley-Sexual-Discrimination c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3fbd SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a woman who is now suing the company for sex discrimination. Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack' Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:05:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/04/US-TEC--FREAK.Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--FREAK.Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3d1d SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack." WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: Eyes on Apple, BlackBerry Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:51:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/03/03/US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Highlights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Wireless.Show-Highlights c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3b2f NEW YORK (AP) — As a major wireless show continues this week in Barcelona, Spain, Apple is highlighting the capabilities of its iPhone cameras with a gallery of photos taken by its users around the world.