What Travelers Should Know About New Restrictions on Devices
Who is affected by the flight restriction, and what should you do?
Tech Tip: Calling 911 on a Mobile Phone
Emergency calls from wireless phones are handled differently from those from landlines, but the technology is evolving.
Bits: Tech Roundup: Uber’s Many Bumps in the Road
The issues continue to build at the ride-hailing company. The latest problem is growing concern about executive turnover.
Google Maps may keep your car from being towed
Never again will you have to wander a parking lot in search of your vehicle—or so Google hopes.
Traceable liquid used to identify looted Syrian artifacts
A company in the U.K. has developed clear traceable liquid that is harnessed in the battle against black market sales of Syrian antiquities.
Tech Fix: Crossing the Border? Here’s How to Safeguard Your Data From Searches
Lately some travelers have been pressured to hand over their smartphones at the airport. But you can’t provide access to the data if you don’t hold...
U.S. Limits Devices for Passengers on Foreign Airlines From Eight Countries
Passengers headed to the United States from 10 airports in eight majority-Muslim countries have been barred by the Trump administration from...
Beijing park unrolls high-tech plan to thwart toilet paper thieves
Beijing’s Temple of Heaven park is using facial recognition software to bring its bathrooms into the 21st Century and thwart thieves with a...
Google apologizes for ads snafu, revamps policies
Google has apologized after ads appeared next to extremist content on the tech giant’s services, which prompted a recent revolt by advertisers.
Apple worth $750 billion. Next stop? $1 trillion
Apple hit a new all-time high as optimism grows about the upcoming launch of its next iPhone. But Apple is getting help from Washington too....
Google Tries to Stop Ads From Appearing Next to Hate Speech
After complaints from brands whose content was shown alongside offensive material online, the search giant pledged to improve its safeguards.
Scientists Observe Massive Landslide on 'Ducky'-Shaped Comet
Images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft captured comet’s landslide and the ensuing burst of dust—a first, according to new research.