It was a press conference with a little bit of everything – space travel, science, technology and the offer of a kiss. Welcome to the world of Elon Musk. Musk spoke at the International Astronautical Congress...
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:23 AM EDT
Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination
The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a high-flying Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants over the last five years.
Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 07:00 AM EDT
Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change
Social media app Snapchat is changing its corporate name to Snap Inc. and introducing video-recording glasses called 'Spectacles.'
The glasses can record video 10 seconds at a time by tapping a button on the...
Snap, Inc.'s $130 glasses will able to record 10-second videos from the wearer's vantage point, according to the Wall Street Journal. Spectacles' 115-degree camera lens closely mirrors people's line of sight.
Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure. One easy way to...
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:52 PM EDT
Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts
Yahoo said hackers stole personal information from 500 million of its user accounts, a massive security breakdown it attributed to a "state sponsored actor.'' The breach disclosed Thursday, the latest setback...
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:15 PM EDT
Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps
The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels. Waze...
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:43 PM EDT
500K Replacement Samsung Phones to Hit Stores Wed.
Half a million replacement Galaxy Note 7 cell phones are arriving in stores around the United States and will be available for exchange Wednesday, the company has announced.
That represents roughly half the...
Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 08:48 PM EDT
Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulations
The federal government, rather than states, should be in charge of regulating self-driving cars since the vehicles are essentially controlled by software, not people, Obama administration officials said...
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:09 AM EDT
Waze Traffic App Rolls Out 'Where to Park' Feature
The trusty tool that some commuters use to dodge unwanted traffic now has a tool to help drivers catch a parking spot.
Waze, Google's real-time traffic app that compiles live updates from drivers on the...
The date has been set for NBC Connecticut's 2016 Health & Wellness Festival! Join NBC Connecticut for the event on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the XL Center in downtown Hartford. The Festival will take place from 10 a.m.... Read more
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