posted: 07/25/2016 2:03 a.m.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could patch wounds, deliver medicine or dislodge a foreign object. They call their experiment an "origami robot" because the accordion-shaped gadget gets folded up and frozen into an ice capsule.
posted: 07/25/2016 2:02 a.m.
Joy often has bragged about being one-eighth Cherokee. Now she wonders if it’s as phony as a politician in a Pocahontas costume.
posted: 07/25/2016 2:01 a.m.
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Hoping to make the lab rat a thing of the past, scientists at Lawrence Livermore Lab are testing technology that replicates vital human tissues on microchips.
posted: 07/25/2016 1:59 a.m.
Uber Technologies Inc. investors have a message for management: It's time to wrap up the costly fight in China.
posted: 07/25/2016 1:58 a.m.
Google is trying to use its artificial intelligence know-how to tempt businesses onto its cloud and away from dominant services run by Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. The latest lure: Use Google computers to automatically handle irate customer calls.
posted: 07/23/2016 2:35 a.m.
Verizon Communications Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Yahoo Inc., beating out rival bidders for the Web pioneer, people familiar with the matter said.
posted: 07/19/2016 2:12 a.m.
Whoever emerges victorious from a monthslong bidding battle to purchase Yahoo Inc. will face the difficult task of whittling down a company burdened by one of the the highest cost structures in its corner of the technology sector, analysts say.
posted: 07/18/2016 2:21 a.m.
In a rare move, the largest sports arena in Columbus, Ohio, relaxed a key policy for an event in April, allowing attendees to freely exit and re-enter a game in progress.
posted: 07/18/2016 2:13 a.m.
If you use Facebook, but worry about it sharing your personal information with strangers, we have a fix. It's Facebook's Privacy Checkup.
posted: 07/18/2016 2:13 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO -- After defying industry trends in recent years, Apple is feeling the slowdown in global purchases of laptop and desktop computers.
posted: 07/18/2016 2:11 a.m.
A trade group for online payday lenders has started to comb the Internet for sites making misleading claims, part of an effort to clean up the reputation of an industry beset by complaints from consumer groups and regulators.
posted: 07/13/2016 2:14 a.m.
New rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers were formally approved Tuesday, months after Europe's top court ruled against the previous arrangements in part because of concerns over the surveillance activities of U.S. intelligence agencies.
posted: 07/13/2016 2:12 a.m.
Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Day sales on Tuesday in the U.S. appeared to be unchanged from a year ago, indicating some early snags that prevented shoppers from adding items to their carts could dampen results for the company's second annual promotion.
posted: 07/11/2016 2:10 a.m.
SEATTLE -- A few days after Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public last year, Teri Goldstein's computer started trying to download and install the new operating system.
posted: 07/11/2016 2:04 a.m.
TED began as an annual conference featuring people in Technology, Entertainment and Design. Now TED Talks cover many topics of interest and draw audiences of more than a thousand people directly, and close to two million online at TED.com.