Tech

Electronic media searches at border crossings…

Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy are concerned about reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the electronic devices of travelers arriving in U.S. airports

New supercomputer aids climate research in top…

A new supercomputer in Wyoming has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters

In Lightseekers, your Action Figure Is the Game…

The Lightseekers mobile game layers together smart action figures, augmented reality and collectable cards. Here's a quick explanation of how it all meshes together.

Cosmic Rays May Be Why Your Phone Crashed

Subatomic particles with a charge can mess with your phone's circuitry.

Fastest computer in the Rockies tapped for range of projects

Eds: With BC-US--Climate Supercomputer

Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped…

Mark Zuckerberg has a new long-term vision for Facebook, one that amounts to remaking a world the social network helped create

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Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse…

Robot probes at one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup

This Lifelike BB-8 Toy Follows your Voice Commands

The Hero Droid BB-8, created by Spin Master, is a realistic RC-controlled version of the beloved Star Wars character.

Bill Gates Thinks Robots Should Pay Taxes Like…

The income from human labor gets taxed. Should robotic labor face a similar tax?

Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's…

Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest

Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new…

AT&T is letting all customers get an unlimited-data cellphone plan after Verizon said Monday that it was bringing back an unlimited-data plan of its own

Some excerpts from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's…

In Mark Zuckerberg's vision, Facebook can help build communities, encourage civic engagement, and keep us safer and more informed

Samsung's top boss arrested

In this week's wrap-up, a South Korean court orders the arrest of Samsung's acting leader. Meanwhile in the US, Verizon jumps back on the unlimited data wagon causing every other wireless carrier to take note.

Can internet-beaming balloons outmaneuver shifting winds?

An eccentric laboratory spun out of Google believes it has discovered a way to bring remote parts of the world online more quickly with a smaller fleet of internet-beaming balloons than it previously thought

Teddy Ruxpin returns with wild new eyes

Animated LCD screen eyes give the iconic storytelling bear new life, but he still sounds the same as he did over 30 years ago.

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Hasbro's getting your kids to code with princess…

Hasbro's new coding robot toys include Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" and a new FurReal Maker puppy. Both are app-controlled and programmable.

Simon Optix turns your face into a board game

Match the glowing colors and try to look cool: Simon has just turned into a piece of wearable tech.

Hologram Barbie is your new personal assistant

This animated Barbie lives in a box on your nightstand, dancing to music and awaiting your commands. Mattel gives a preview at the New York Toy Fair.

This Trump mask uses voice recognition, bigly

Toy maker Redwood Ventures puts a high-tech spin on a costume mask of the president. The Trumpism Randomizer Mask makes its big debut in front of New York's Trump Tower.

Find a parking spot without going crazy

Stop driving around in circles! Use these apps and websites to easily find a parking spot.

Samsung's leader arrested

Jay Y. Lee, Samsung's vice chairman and acting head, has been arrested and faces charges of perjury, embezzlement and bribing the impeached president of South Korea.

A 4K Apple TV and Google Fiber's new focus

We round up all the tech you need to know this morning with rumors of a 4K-capable Apple TV, an arrest warrant approval for the acting head of Samsung and Google Fiber's new focus.

Apple's BeatsX headphones are the right fit

These AirPod alternatives make great fitness companions you can comfortably wear around your neck all day.

Wireless charging is finally coming to the iPhone

It took long enough, but Apple is ready for wireless charging on the iPhone. Plus, will you subscribe to Apple Music for Planet of the Apps or Carpool Karaoke?

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Razer's Blade Pro is 17 inches of pure excitement

It's not remotely cheap, but if you want top gaming performance in a stealthy thin laptop, this thing is amazing.

AT&T joins the unlimited plan battle

Which carrier offers the best unlimited plan? Here's a quick breakdown of prices and what to consider when going with the major US carriers.

This smart thermostat has some catching up to do

Lux's $149 Geo smart thermostat isn't quite as clever as its competitors.