Technology

Cookie Monster Demonstrates Why Hands-Free Siri Is Useful (Video)
Siri

Cookie Monster Demonstrates Why Hands-Free Siri Is Useful (Video)

The digital personal assistant can do many things, but she can't make your cookies bake faster.
Carly Okyle
The 10 Technology Items You'll Need to Start a Podcast
Marketing Bootcamp

The 10 Technology Items You'll Need to Start a Podcast

Here are the hardware and software tools you'll need. Hint: The first one is a microphone.
Brenton Hayden
How This Entrepreneur Rose From the Ashes to Challenge Silicon Valley
Radicals & Visionaries

How This Entrepreneur Rose From the Ashes to Challenge Silicon Valley

When Alex Lidow was a personal and professional low, he decided to climb back up by disrupting that technological building block, the semiconductor.
Steve Tobak
Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car
Transportation

Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car

Ridesourcing companies are planning to be an extension of your local subway and bus route.
Catherine Clifford
Why These Pigeons Are Wearing Tiny Backpacks
Environment

Why These Pigeons Are Wearing Tiny Backpacks

The birds are actually monitoring air pollution in London.
Sony PlayStation VR to Launch Globally in October, Priced at $399
Virtual Reality

Sony PlayStation VR to Launch Globally in October, Priced at $399

'We firmly believe getting the price right is crucial to driving consumer adoption of any new technology,' head of gaming division says.
Like It Or Not, Drones Will Soon Be Buzzing Overhead
Drones

Like It Or Not, Drones Will Soon Be Buzzing Overhead

FAA chief Michael Huerta says new rules and tools for drones are being developed faster than skeptics thought possible.
Software Company Hacks Sex Toy to Illustrate Growing Cybersecurity Risks
Cybersecurity

Software Company Hacks Sex Toy to Illustrate Growing Cybersecurity Risks

A Trend Micro spokesman said, 'If I hack a vibrator it's just fun. But if I can get to the back-end, I can blackmail the manufacturer.'
Can We Turn to Our Smartphones During Mental Health Crises?
Mental Health

Can We Turn to Our Smartphones During Mental Health Crises?

We use our devices for so many things, and, increasingly, this includes getting advice on depression, suicidal thoughts and other serious emotional issues. But are our devices sophisticated enough to answer? Not yet, a new study finds.
Laura Entis
Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft
Sharing Economy

Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft

Meanwhile, the ridesourcing technology platforms are the least used sort of shared mobility transportation on weekdays.
Catherine Clifford
Google's 'Smart Reply' Feature Arrives on Desktops Today
Email Tools

Google's 'Smart Reply' Feature Arrives on Desktops Today

The company says this tool will make email responses faster.
Carly Okyle
Julia Child to Inaugurate Popular Gaming Platform Twitch's New Cooking Channel
Streaming

Julia Child to Inaugurate Popular Gaming Platform Twitch's New Cooking Channel

Twitch is the second streaming platform to get into the food space this month, a week after the launch of Steve Chen's Nom.
Nina Zipkin
Transportation 'Supersharers' Are Also Supersavers
Sharing Economy

Transportation 'Supersharers' Are Also Supersavers

These individuals use an ecosystem of buses, trains, Uber, Lyft, bikesharing and Zipcar to get where they need to go.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Files Patent for Selfie Payments
Amazon

Amazon Files Patent for Selfie Payments

Transactions would require users to perform certain actions, such as a smile, blink or tilting of the head.
Lindsay Friedman