Consumer & Gadgets

Apple powers up iPads after pandemic-fueled surge

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new lineup of powered-up iPads including some with 5G connectivity, responding to surging interest in tablets and home-based work and play during the pandemic.

Google wearable prototype evokes rocket ship chitchat

Those who trace Google understand that a better question than what will Google think of next is rather what won't Google think of next. Some thoughts turn into projects; others into realtime launches and, well, this one, ...

Business

Google takes yet another run at e-commerce—and Amazon

Google executive Prabhakar Raghavan recently had an issue with his rose bushes. His wife took a photo of the plants on her phone, uploaded the image to Google, identified the culprit and followed a link for a fungicide. Then ...

Business

After years of rivalry, Uber puts NYC taxi cabs on its app

Uber, hit by driver shortages and a surge in food delivery requests during the pandemic, will list New York City taxi cabs on its app, a partnership that until recently would have been unthinkable with both camps fighting ...

Energy & Green Tech

Biden wants to cut into China's electric battery dominance

President Joe Biden highlighted his efforts to counter China's dominance of the electric battery market on Tuesday as he touted domestic efforts to mine and process lithium and rare metals necessary to create the technology ...

Security

Cybersecurity seen as rising risk for airlines after 9/11

After remaking their security procedures following the 9/11 attacks to stop airline hijackings, carriers are now faced with rising threats targeting computers and electronic equipment critical to their operations and safety.

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