Computers & Electronics

Does not compute: Subway problems need a reboot

31 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

When you have to keep track of tracks with 8,000 trains a day, computers come in handy. And so the Transit Authority plunked down a bundle of money - nearly $230 million from...
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YouTube Is a Big Business. Just How Big Is Anyone's Guess

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

As Alphabet prepares to report quarterly earnings, investors will largely remain in the dark about one of its most important businesses.
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For Ants, the Sky's The Compass

5 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Computer modeling revealed that insects with a celestial compass can likely determine direction down to just a couple degrees of error. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Finding alternatives to diamonds for drilling

9 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Diamond is one of the only materials hard and tough enough for the job of constant grinding without significant wear, but diamonds are pricey. High costs drive the search for...
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Daily electronic cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes, MGH study finds

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

People who use electronic cigarettes every day may be more likely to quit the traditional, chemical-laden combustible variety, according to a new study out of the Massachusetts...
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How to post on Instagram from your phone or a Mac computer

How to post on Instagram from your phone or a Mac computer

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's easy to post on Instagram from your phone using the Instagram app, where you can upload and edit photos or videos. You can also post on Instagram from a Mac computer using...
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Apple is rumored to release a pair of high-end headphones this year - here's everything we know

Apple is rumored to release a pair of high-end headphones this year - here's everything we know

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Apple reportedly plans to release a pair of high-end over-ear headphones in 2019. These headphones would differ from Apple's Beats line of headphones, and feature Apple...
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"Anonymous" Data Won't Protect Your Identity

12 hours ago   |   Scientific American

A new study demonstrates it is surprisingly easy to ID an individual within a supposedly incognito data set
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How to take a screenshot on any Windows 10 computer in several different ways

How to take a screenshot on any Windows 10 computer in several different ways

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Windows 10 provides several ways to take screenshots of your entire computer screen, or just select parts of it. The fastest way to take a screenshot on Windows 10 is by...
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GlobalFoundries celebrating 10 years in Malta Wednesday

12 hours ago   |   Times Union

MALTA - GlobalFoundries is hosting an afternoon celebration Wednesday at its Fab 8 computer chip plant in Malta to celebrate 10 years of operation. The invitation only event is...
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Watch bison launch 9-year-old girl into the air at Yellowstone

Watch bison launch 9-year-old girl into the air at Yellowstone

A raging bull bison charged at and tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl several feet into the air at Yellowstone National Park. The shocking incident, which was caught on camera... Read more ...

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month. Read more ...

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims - as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from... Read more ...

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

The CEO of La Colombe Coffee said he offered to give a school district $22,000 to wipe out unpaid lunch bills. Read more ...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with another woman

The baby slipped from mom's grasp and sustained a head injury after falling onto the pavement, police said. Read more ...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including road-tripping couple

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are considered dangerous and members of the public should not approach them, authorities said. Read more ...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th birthday party

“He was just a true answer to prayers that day and just the sweetest man,” Maggard said. Read more ...

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

The US Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on... Read more ...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

It is the administration's latest step to clamp down on the food stamps program, which covers 38 million Americans, and other public assistance services. Read more ...

Suárez homers again, leads Reds overt Brewers 14-6

Suárez homers again, leads Reds overt Brewers 14-6

MILWAUKEE - Eugenio Suárez hit his third two-run home run in two games and the Cincinnati Reds battered Zach Davies for seven runs in a 14-6 rout over the Milwaukee Brewers on... Read more ...