Computing And Information Technology

Spacewalking astronauts replacing blurry camera on robot arm

Oct 20, 2017

Spacewalking astronauts are providing some necessary focus to the International Space Station's robot arm

Coming soon: a selfie with your credit card application

Oct 19, 2017

Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics _ your fingerprint, face, voice, etc. _ into approving credit card applications and payments

Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to revise his long-standing complaint about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation

Google's Pixel 2: A phone built for artificial intelligence

Oct 17, 2017

Google's new Pixel 2 phone sets itself apart with promises to bake in Google's powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information.

US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

Oct 17, 2017

The likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are facing an uncomfortable truth: Europe's culture of tough corporate oversight, not America's light-touch regulation, may soon rule their industry

Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi security

Oct 16, 2017

Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or inject malicious code while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device

Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions at Tokyo show

Oct 16, 2017

Toyota to highlight technologies that analyze, anticipate drivers' habits and emotions at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show

Equifax pulls customer service page, cites vendor's software

Oct 12, 2017

Equifax said Thursday that problems with an online customer help page were caused by a vendor's software code and not by a cyberattack on its systems

Spacewalking astronauts grease robot arm's new hand

Oct 10, 2017

Spacewalking astronauts are hustling through a lube job and camera swaps outside the International Space Station

Indiana vague about reasons for withholding Pence's emails

Oct 10, 2017

Indiana officials are refusing to release an indeterminate number of emails from private AOL.com accounts Mike Pence used as governor, and they're not saying whether the vice president's lawyers influenced which messages should be withheld