Technology :: Personal Tech

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

Viral Vids :: Giant Spider Dog Prank Terrifies People

Sep 15
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including why one skateboarder loves helmets, some high-flying slam dunks and a girl's solo rendition of Michael Jackson. Plus, a Polish prankster puts his dog in a spider costume.

Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, talks with an Assemblyman at the Legislature in Carson City, Nev.

First 2 Bills in Tesla Deal Sail Through Assembly

By Scott Sonner | Sep 12
The first two bills designed to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada sailed through the Assembly unanimously as one lawmaker called the project the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam.

4 Reasons Shoppers Will Shrug Off Home Depot Hack

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 12
Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. The nation's largest home-improvement chain confirmed a theft that could have gone back as far as April.

Tech Expert Weighs in on Apple Watch and New iPhones

Sep 11
At its highly anticipated annual event Tuesday, Apple released the long-awaited Apple Watch along with two new iPhones. A new payment processing system was among the other highlights.

Hornet lets you meet hot guys and stay safe

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

The new Apple Pay product.

Apple Pushes Digital Wallet with Apple Pay

By Mae Anderson | Sep 11
Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card. The technology company introduced a new digital wallet service called Apple Pay that is integrated with its Passbook credential-storage app.

An Acura RLX sedan, a prototype car, is shown during a demonstration in Detroit.

Honda Introduces Self-Driving Car

By Dee-Ann Durban | Sep 11
Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel. Honda says the technology could start appearing on Honda cars in 2020 and beyond.

Apple Watch

Review: Apple Watch Looks to be Another Winner

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 11
As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.

T-Mobile to Sell Phones that Call, Text on Wi-Fi

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 10
T-Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models that tap into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network.