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Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

Twitter confirmed Friday it is considering a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools to use the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields. Earlier in the week, the company began conducting a user survey that showed it was looking at building a more powerful version ...

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

/ Mar 24, 2017

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable by resetting their devices. Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users. They ...

/ Mar 23, 2017

Toyota, NTT to cooperate on wireless technology for autonomous cars

Toyota Motor Corp. and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. will cooperate on high-speed communication technology for “connected cars,” sources said Thursday. Toyota and NTT will jointly study the use of next-generation 5G technology to enable autonomous cars to gather information on traffic conditions and ...

Apple unveils red iPhone and cheapest iPad yet

/ Mar 22, 2017

Apple unveils red iPhone and cheapest iPad yet

Apple Inc. introduced a revamped version of its most popular-size iPad at the most affordable price ever, and a shiny red iPhone 7, whose sales will help to combat AIDS. Apple unveiled a new 9.7-inch iPad with a brighter Retina display starting at $329, ...

/ Mar 16, 2017

6-month-old boy in Texas dies after sitter couldn't reach 911

Dallas public safety officials are pressing T-Mobile for solutions following the death of a 6-month-old boy whose baby sitter couldn’t reach 911 operators. The city said in a statement that the 911 call center was jammed with calls Saturday evening because of an ongoing ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

California gives green light to self-driving car tests

The U.S. state of California is easing its rules for autonomous car testing, by allowing testing of vehicles in which there is no human driver. The new rules have yet to be submitted for public consultation, with a final version expected by the end ...