AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:25:11 -0400 Video games come of age as spectator sport Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:09:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/27/US-TEC--Twitch-Video.Games.As.Spectator.Sport/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Twitch-Video.Games.As.Spectator.Sport c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:32b5 NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros." Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:57:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/27/US--Time.Warner.Cable-Outages/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Time.Warner.Cable-Outages c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:33f1 NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:16:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/27/US--Hackerspaces/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Hackerspaces c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:32dc MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:09:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/27/AS--Japan-4K.Godzilla/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS--Japan-4K.Godzilla c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:332d TOKYO (AP) — At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition. Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:58:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/25/AS--Japan-Sony/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS--Japan-Sony c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:2605 DALLAS (AP) — Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane. A Closer Look: Reading tablets decent, but needed? Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:50:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/25/US-TEC-Digital-Life-A-Closer-Look-Reading-Tablets/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Digital-Life-A-Closer-Look-Reading-Tablets c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:27b0 NEW YORK (AP) — E-book readers are great for reading books, but they can't be used get directions or watch videos of people dumping ice over their heads. Study: Social media users shy away from opinions Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:10:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/26/US--Social.Media-Opinions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Social.Media-Opinions c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:2cab WASHINGTON (AP) — People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. TiVo to make version for those without cable Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:12:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/25/US-TEC-TiVo-Without-Cable-TV/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-TiVo-Without-Cable-TV c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:27c5 NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters. LG bets on pricey OLED technology as future of TVs Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:55:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/25/AS-TEC--SKorea-LG.Electronics-New.TV/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS-TEC--SKorea-LG.Electronics-New.TV c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:2589 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology. Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:57:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/25/US--Amazon-Twitch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Amazon-Twitch c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:2843 NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. 2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:05:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/23/EU-Europe-Errant-Satellites/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU-Europe-Errant-Satellites c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1d62 PARIS (AP) — European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network. Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:09:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/22/US--Drone.Rules/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Drone.Rules c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:19ca WASHINGTON (AP) — Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights. After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras' Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:02:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/23/US-TEC--Police-Body.Cameras/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Police-Body.Cameras c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1cf7 NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded? Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:05:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/22/US-Hacker-Warnings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Hacker-Warnings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1ae6 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. Gadget Watch: Get ready for the thermal selfie Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:01:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/22/US-TEC-Digital-Life-Gadget-Watch-Heat-Camera/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Digital-Life-Gadget-Watch-Heat-Camera c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:18b4 NEW YORK (AP) — Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera that attaches to the back of your iPhone. It sounds unlikely, but it's coming. Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:19:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/22/US--Health.Overhaul-Oregon-Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Health.Overhaul-Oregon-Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:195c SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange. Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:59:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/22/AS--Philippines-Cyber.Extortion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS--Philippines-Cyber.Extortion c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:17aa MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an official said Friday. Fitbit: We don't sell personal data Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:32:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/22/US--Fitness.Data/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Fitness.Data c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:187b ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices, said Friday that it does not sell personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. Tech Tips: Sprint's good rates come with a price Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:42:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/21/US-TEC--Digital.Life-Tech.Tips-Cellphone.Plans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Digital.Life-Tech.Tips-Cellphone.Plans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:14cf NEW YORK (AP) — In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data. Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:10:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2014/08/21/EU--Germany-SoundCloud/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Germany-SoundCloud c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:131c BERLIN (AP) — SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify.