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  • Back-to-school tech for the kids

    Back-to-school tech for the kids
    Here are some useful new gadgets that could make your kid's school year better — if you don't keep and use them yourself! Exercise your rights Collegiates can ward off the "freshman 15" (pounds) weight gain and otherwise keep stress in check...
  • YouTube Overhauls Connected-TV Interface, Starting with Xbox One

    Google's YouTube, eager to get more play on the biggest screen in the house, is rolling out an upgraded interface for connected-TV devices designed to provide even faster access to videos. The new look has arrived first on Microsoft's Xbox One...
  • Sony Sells its 10 Millionth PlayStation 4 as Hardware Drives Video Game Sales in July

    Sony reached a milestone with its PlayStation 4 in July, selling the 10 million of the video game console worldwide, the company said. Microsoft has yet to disclose updated numbers for its Xbox One, but hardware drove much of the sales generated by the...
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • Google's YouTube Acquires Mobile-Video Startup Directr

    Google said it has acquired Directr, a startup that developed a mobile app for small businesses to create videos, which will become part of YouTube's advertising division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Directr is joining the YouTube ads team,...
  • China Blocks Foreign-Owned Instant Messaging Services

    HONG KONG - Chinese authorities Thursday confirmed that they have blocked use of foreign-owned Internet messaging services including Line and KakaoTalk. China's State Internet Information Office said that the move was designed to help fight terrorism....
  • NFL Launches 'NFL Now' Internet-Video Service on Apple TV, Xbox, Roku and Other Devices

    The National Football League has taken to the digital field with the kickoff of NFL Now, an Internet-video service offering gridiron fans hundreds of hours of free content and a $1.99-per-month premium package with access to even more. But while NFL...
  • Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

    Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ
    Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes as large technology...
  • 5 questions for Facebook's security chief

    Joe Sullivan sat in a suite atop the Rio Hotel this week, with his iPhone’s Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities shut off. Eighteen floors below Sullivan, who is the chief security officer at Facebook, were thousands of hackers who had descended on Las...
  • Yes, tech jobs are still golden, but...

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm in my 20s and considering investing in education to pursue a high-tech career. Is this still a good choice in the U.S., considering the worldwide competition from workers who are paid less? What are some of the most desirable tech jobs? --...
  • MdTA police launch probe of K-9 unit

    MdTA police launch probe of K-9 unit
    The Maryland Transportation Authority says it has launched an investigation into its police K-9 unit after the dogs' head trainer alleged problems with the drug-sniffing hounds. The trainer said in a deposition that he had discovered deficiencies in the...