Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died.
It’s been more than a year since regulators came out with new privacy rules for kids’ mobile apps. But many silly software programs still quietly collect data on the youngest consumers.
Technology could make creating e-cigarette standards more difficult in the future. The FDA hopes to require e-cigarette makers to apply for approval for their products.
Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign that investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity.
Takata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
From how much you make to your bad habits, what you might consider private personal information is being collected and sold by data brokers.
Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states. The recall began this past June for high-humidity regions.
Speculation has been rampant that North Korea sponsored last week’s Sony Pictures hack in anger over the new movie “The Interview,” starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.
Twitter is trying to make it easier for victims and witnesses of online harassment to report it. The service said Tuesday that new tools will roll out to users over the coming weeks.
Japan’s Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel, and instead passed along the crucial decision to automakers.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in high-humidity states.
The Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.