Automakers look to tech firms to fix cars over the air

Oct 3, 2015

Automakers look to tech firms to fix cars over the air

As cars increasingly resemble digital devices, a group of technology firms that can send wireless software updates to cars are in hot demand by carmakers scrambling to catch up to Tesla Motors in the arena of over-the-air updates, or OTAs. Interest in the technology, ...

Oct 2, 2015

People-rating app gets its own bad reviews

Creators of an app that will let people assign ratings to people they know vowed to go ahead with a planned launch next month despite online outrage at the idea. Peeple has been likened by critics and supporters alike as a Yelp-style review service ...

Sep 30, 2015

Twitter may expand 140-character limit with new product

Twitter is finally waking up to the idea that some things just cannot be summed up in 140 characters. The micro-blogging website operator is working on a new product that will allow users to share tweets longer than 140 characters, technology website Re/code reported ...

Sep 29, 2015

Dating apps fire back at billboards linking them STD spread

An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual transmitted diseases. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation targets Tinder, a location-based dating app, and Grindr, a similar site for gay men, in ...

Junta mulls 'Great Firewall' for Thailand

Sep 28, 2015

Junta mulls 'Great Firewall' for Thailand

Thailand’s junta is facing growing opposition over plans to introduce a single Internet gateway for the country in a bid to increase the government’s ability to monitor the web and block content. Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition against the proposal ...