Fingers Make Handy Digital Keys, But Not Safe OnesIt sounds like a great idea -- forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security, though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think.
Apple Updates MacBook Pro With Keyboard Touch BarApple is adding a new touch-sensitive panel to the MacBook Pro. The touch panel will enable new keyboard functions. It will also come with a fingerprint sensor, similar to one in the iPhone, to unlock the device.
HP Promises Fix For Printer Update That Bars Outside InkHP has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competing suppliers, even if the printers had accepted the same cartridges in the past.
Dallas Man Sentenced To Jail For Sabotaging Citibank ComputersAn employee who sabotaged Citibank's computer system because he believed he was about to be fired has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.
Court Upholds 'Net Neutrality' Internet Access RulesA federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's 'net neutrality' rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. The rules treat broadband service like a public utility.
Hospital Pays Thousands To End Attack Known As 'Ransomware'A large American hospital chose to pay hackers who were holding its computer network hostage, a move its CEO said was in its best interest and the most efficient way to end the problem.
Apple Defies Industry Trend Of Falling PC SalesApple keeps defying the PC industry trend. While other major computer-makers saw shipments fall in 2015, Apple increased the number of Macs it shipped worldwide last year.
Apple Unveils New iMacs & AccessoriesApple is adding Retina displays to mores of its iMacs, enhancing the quality of text and the images.
Microsoft Unveils New Surface Laptop, Other Updates
Amazon Offering $50 Tablet ComputerAmazon is dangling a $50 tablet computer in its latest attempt to lure consumers who can't afford or don't want the more expensive devices made by Apple and other rivals.
Texas Based Dell To Invest $125B In ChinaThe computer maker said Thursday that it will invest $125 billion in the country over the next five years.
Hulu Launches Ad-Free Streaming ServiceVideo streaming company Hulu is introducing an ad-free version of its subscription service for $4 extra each month, as competition for streaming customers heats up.