Technology News

  • Red light, green light: New cop car can trip traffic signals
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Police Department is getting a new fleet of patrol vehicles that include a feature any motorist stuck at a traffic light would envy. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-23
  • Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-23
  • World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030
    PARIS (AP) -- The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris and several other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles from "large parts" of their cities by 2030. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-23
  • Kaspersky Lab to open anti-virus software to outside review
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab will open up its anti-virus software for review by outside parties. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-23
  • Cisco Systems buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion cash
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. will pay about $1.9 billion cash to buy BroadSoft Inc. in a move aimed at expanding its communications software offerings. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-23
  • Czech office says election result web sites were hacked
    PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-22
  • FBI couldn’t access nearly 7K devices because of encryption
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- FBI Director Christopher Wray says federal agents haven't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they've tried to access in a year. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-22
  • New York advances drone industry with testing corridor
    ROME, N.Y. (AP) -- Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic management systems will be developed and unmanned aircraft can undergo safety and performance testing. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-22
  • Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Google's parent Alphabet Inc. says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-20
  • Questions and answers on proposed ban on lap
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them on from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-10-20