Tech

China tightens online video controls, jolting…

Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video, a move that prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Weibo Corp.

Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google…

Uber recruited a former Google engineer now accused of stealing trade secrets even though the company had been forewarned he was still carrying around some of his former employer's property

Catch the latest iPhone 8 leaks

Which came first? The iPad or the iPhone? Scott Forstall tells all in a recent interview at the Computer History Museum. There are more iPhone 8 leaks, and Sega Forever comes to iOS

Mars mystery: UFO hunters spot 'stone circle'

UFO hunters claim to have discovered what looks like a 'stone circle' on the surface of Mars. The image was captured by the NASA's Mars Curiosity rover

World's Largest Particle Accelerator Will Use AI…

CERN'S Large Hadron Collider is a big target for hackers, but new defense systems are teaching the machine how to detect foul play on its own.

Line messaging digital theme park to open in Thai…

The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand's capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity in the country, its second biggest market after Japan

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Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful…

Facebook has almost 2 billion users and now wants to be a more 'meaningful' force in their lives

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's…

As Uber searches for a new CEO, at least one candidate _ Sheryl Sandberg _ says no

How to install a Nest Cam

Getting your new security camera up and running in under 5 minutes.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick steps down

Company had been rocked by series of scandals in recent weeks

Snapchat Announces New Partnerships And Features…

Snapchat's new partnership with Time Warner snagged it $100 million, but it's still struggling to keep up with its competitors.

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

A report of a major earthquake off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on data from a 1925 quake mistakenly sent by the US Geological Survey

Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean…

Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct

Ringing the changes: Dutch bike lock blocks rider…

Dutch telecom company develops a bicycle lock that also locks mobile phones, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their phone

Get fit with Google, Amazon smart speakers

No time for the gym? No sweat! Google and Amazon smart speakers can help.

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iRony: Apple's 'Stopping Leakers' Presentation…

The Outline acquired Apple's internal "Stopping Leakers" presentation and published its findings.

Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024

Virtual reality: Intel signs on with International Olympic Committee

All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air Show

There are flying cars and Concorde's would-be supersonic successor

Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

Leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to expand their dialogue on international issues

Ron Howard directing Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

The director has a history working with Lucasfilm.

Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip…

Troubled Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in its attempt to sell its lucrative memory chip business

Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in…

Apple is seeking to void some of Qualcomm's patent claims and licensing agreements, intensifying its legal battle with the chip maker over the technology in iPhones and iPads

Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app…

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart

Uber's CEO is out, Snapchat's Snap Map

The biggest stories in tech include Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick's departure, Snapchat's latest location-aware map and Twitch's exclusive broadcasting deal with Blizzard Entertainment.

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Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your…

Amazon fights with department stores for more territory; the latest battlefield is the dressing room

Google's search engine aims to become employment…

Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine

Xiaomi's Mi 6 is shiny and powerful

The Chinese company's flagship phone hits all the right notes except for one: Availability.