AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:24:19 -0400 Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:04:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/19/US--Sony.Hack-WikiLeaks-Affleck/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Sony.Hack-WikiLeaks-Affleck c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-21e BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:41:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/17/US-Verizon-Bundle-Unbundled/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Verizon-Bundle-Unbundled c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-ceb NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by pay-TV companies is becoming a bit more flexible. Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:59:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/17/US-TEC--Google-Search.Shake-Up/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Google-Search.Shake-Up c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-d7b SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. Don't plan to line up for Apple Watch next week Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:44:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/17/US-TEC-Apple-Watch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Apple-Watch c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-b6b SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If you're planning on buying the new Apple Watch, don't expect to walk into a store and leave with one next week. Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:44:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/16/US--Etsy.on.Wall.Street/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Etsy.on.Wall.Street c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1223 NEW YORK (AP) — The place where you can buy handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock. 'Star Wars: Battlefront' unleashed at fan convention Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:37:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/17/US--Games-Star.Wars-Battlefront/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Games-Star.Wars-Battlefront c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-c25 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force isn't merely awakening on the big screen. It's also returning to the video game realm. Apple digs in on green with China solar, US forest projects Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:02:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/16/US-TEC--Apple_s.Forests/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Apple_s.Forests c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-12f6 PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — In a quest to be more green, Apple says it is investing in Chinese solar power and preserving forests that make environmentally friendly paper. Yahoo chooses to stay with Microsoft in updated search deal Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:10:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/16/US--Yahoo-Microsoft/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Yahoo-Microsoft c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-11d3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on Internet search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how the search results are presented. WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:56:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/16/US--Sony.Hack-WikiLeaks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Sony.Hack-WikiLeaks c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1123 NEW YORK (AP) — Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet. Netflix enthralls viewers in 1Q with original programming Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:34:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/US-Soaring-Netflix-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Soaring-Netflix- c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1745 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening pace. EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:30:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/EU--Europe-Google/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Europe-Google c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1b05 BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its power to squeeze out rivals who might have something better to offer. Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:44:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/EU-TEC--Finland-Nokia-Alcatel-Lucent/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU-TEC--Finland-Nokia-Alcatel-Lucent c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1acd HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia will buy ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for around 15.6 billion euros ($16.5 billion) through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Review: Adobe PDF tool is great, but casual users won't need Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:35:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/US-TEC--Digital.Life-Review-Adobe.PDF.Tools/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Digital.Life-Review-Adobe.PDF.Tools c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1b4d NEW YORK (AP) — No doubt you've run across your share of PDF documents in your work and personal life. Adobe's Portable Document Format has become a common way to publish newsletters, instruction manuals and even tax forms. Creating your own PDF document is easy, with features built into major Web browsers and Apple's Mac system, or available through an array of free Windows apps. TechBits: Analyzing medical data, breaking smartphones Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:56:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/US-TEC--Smartphones.in.Medicine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Smartphones.in.Medicine c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1b1f SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Your smartphone could be a valuable tool for medical research — and for treating a variety of ailments. GOP investigators asked Clinton about private email in 2012 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:13:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/AP-US--Clinton.Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AP-US--Clinton.Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1946 NORWALK, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton was asked by congressional investigators more than two years ago whether she had used a private email account while serving as secretary of state but the State Department later declined to address the question. Germanwings crash could prompt remote override tech review Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:23:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/EU--Germany-Plane.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Germany-Plane.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1895 BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's air traffic control agency says the crash of a Germanwings jet in France last month raises the question of whether technology should be put in place allowing authorities on the ground to take control of a plane and remotely land it. 'Game of Thrones' hit by piracy from Twitter-owned app users Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:59:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/US-TV-Game-of-Thrones-Piracy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TV-Game-of-Thrones-Piracy c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1cfc LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" has the dubious honor of being popular with both pirates and viewers. Etsy raises $267 million in IPO, company valued at $1.78B Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:09:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/15/US--Etsy-IPO/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Etsy-IPO c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-16e0 NEW YORK (AP) — Online crafts marketplace Etsy has raised $267 million in its initial public offering, pricing its shares at the top of the range it had predicted. This year's fight for the tech industry: Patent trolls Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:30:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/14/US--Patent.Trolls/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Patent.Trolls c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-20ec WASHINGTON (AP) — The same week that Alex Haro and Chris Hulls raised $50 million for their mobile app, Life360, the business partners got a letter. It said they had three days to pay licensing fees to a company they had never heard of because their app violated its patented technology. Investigators warn airplane computers could be hacked Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:50:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2015/04/14/US-Airlines-Hackers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Airlines-Hackers c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1dce WASHINGTON (AP) — The same Internet access now available on most commercial flights makes it possible for hackers to bring down a plane, a government watchdog warned Tuesday.