Amazon’s ‘Certified for Humans’ program makes smart homes more accessible to tech novices

Right now, just about every appliance or device in your home has a “smart” variant that you can purchase; allowing you to do things like adjust your oven temperature from another room, or ask your fridge for cookie baking instructions. … Read more…

DealBook D.C. Summit: Mnuchin Talks Trade and the Economy; Microsoft’s Brad Smith on Tech Policy

Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts newsmakers from the worlds of business and policy at an event in Washington on Sept. 12. Watch it here, live. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Justice Department Announces Wide-Ranging Antitrust Review of Tech Giants

Win McNamee/Getty The Department of Justice just cracked open the tech industry’s latest threat—and it’s a big one. Rumors of the DOJ’s interest in investigating tech’s most massive companies have bubbled up for months. The department finally announced the probe … Read more…

A$AP Ferg ft. A$AP Rocky “Pups,” Tech N9ne ft. Krizz Kaliko & Jelly Roll “EF U” & More | Daily Visuals 5.16.19

Source: photo: WENN It’s been a minute since we’ve seen a video where the A$ AP Mob get together to form like Megazord (Wu-Tang Clan reserved the Voltron metaphor for themselves decades ago) but today fans get the next best … Read more…

The Money Snapshot: A 32-Year-Old Tech Support Worker Shares Thoughts on Budget Tracking

Presenting our fourth “money snapshot,” this time with a tech support worker in Kansas! She notes: “Our decision to move from L.A./Orange County to Kansas City … [has] been probably the biggest factor in allowing us to improve our lifestyle … Read more…

Alphabet-backed Clover Health is cutting tech jobs after realizing it needs more health-care experts

Clover Health is cutting about a quarter of its workforce so it can focus on hiring people with an expertise in clinical care and insurance. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Foldable phones, 5G and ‘ethical A.I.’ will dominate tech event Mobile World Congress next week

Tech giants will launch some of their latest mobile products this weekend ahead of the event, while discussions about 5G technology and artificial intelligence (AI) amid trade tensions between the U.S. and China will take center stage. Europe News BEST … Read more…

Aging Americans are a big market for tech investors, who also want to track their parents

Techies are finding new uses for consumer devices to help monitor their aging parents, who are increasingly opting to live independently. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Cybersecurity firms say high-tech upgrades, self-driving tech make new cars easy targets for hackers

As auto makers roll out ever more sophisticated features to make your daily commute easier, the upgrades are also making your new car more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to a new report. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics … Read more…

Amazon just announced its best-selling tech gifts of the holidays – and they’re all still on sale

Amazon on Wednesday announced that this past holiday shopping season was its most successful season ever, with more items ordered worldwide than ever before. That shouldn’t come as much of a surprise considering how good the deals were this year … Read more…