Technology

Mikulski wants all cellphone makers to offer 'kill switch'

Sen. Barbara Mikulski has introduced legislation that would require all cellphones sold in the U.S. to have a kill switch that would allow users to delete data from their device remotely if it is lost or stolen.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:57pm EST

Photos, videos, chats: A look at WhatsApp

What's up with WhatsApp? A look at what Facebook gets with its $19 billion messaging purchase

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 07:30pm EST

WhatsApp: A $19 billion bet for Facebook

WhatsApp: A 19 billion bet for Facebook on the future of messaging

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:26pm EST

Ahead of the Bell: Facebook shares stumble

Facebook shares stumble as Wall Street digests social network's planned $19B WhatsApp deal

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:10pm EST

Aereo blocked in some Western states after ruling

Utah judge rules against Aereo before Supreme Court case; service blocked in several states

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:10pm EST

Rebekah Brooks takes stand, denies phone hacking

UK phone hacking trial: Rebekah Brooks denies wrongdoing as she takes stand for first time

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 03:02pm EST

4 ways to be digitally responsive and engaged in a 24/7 world

These tips will show you can use your technology tools to enlist a small-business strategy that is timeless: being accessible and engaged.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 12:40pm EST

Government drops plan to collect license tag data

Homeland Security cancels plan for private firm to give access to license plate information

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 12:20pm EST

Square takes philanthropic swipe with red reader

Square unveils red credit card reader in fundraising campaign to fight AIDs in Africa

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:20am EST

Visa, MasterCard offer more phone payment options

Visa, MasterCard introduce Internet-based payment technologies for physical stores

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 09:00am EST

New technology can change the battlefield

A new technology can stop hemorrhaging in seconds on the battlefield.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:52am EST

University of Md.: Hackers understood protections

University of Maryland: Hackers must have 'very significant understanding' of data protections

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:40am EST

LinkedIn gives members more room to share insights

LinkedIn unveils new option that will allow accountholders to share posts in lengthier format

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:28am EST

Charge phone battery in 10 seconds, last 24 hours?

The explosion of mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras and power tools have at least one thing in common -- they need to be charged. The men credited with developing the lithium-ion battery that powers the devices have been honored in our area.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:15am EST

What would the iCar look like? It's fun to dream

An iCar from Apple? Some ideas about what Teslas would be like with Apple behind the wheel

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 01:10am EST

Facebook buying messaging app WhatsApp for $19B

Facebook to buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp for up to $19B, its largest acquisition

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 12:24am EST

University of Maryland reports data breach

University of Maryland reports data breach affecting 300,000 faculty, staff, students

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 09:06pm EST

Turkish president loses Twitter followers

Turks 'unfollow' president on Twitter after he ratifies controversial Internet bill

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 07:30pm EST

Q&A: A documentarian working in virtual reality

Q&A: 'Hell and Back Again' documentarian working in virtual reality

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 07:04pm EST

Philippine court says online snooping illegal

Philippine Supreme Court says online snooping illegal but libel on the Internet punishable

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 06:00pm EST
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