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Siri voice commands is coming to new cars. Apple says technology letting drivers use iPhones with voice commands or steering-wheel buttons will be available in vehicles as early as this year.
Top executives from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, AOL, LinkedIn and Twitter published a joint statement and sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama and members of Congress. The coalition of tech firms, known as Reform Government Surveillance, urged changes that would include a government agreement not to collect bulk data from Internet communications.
The Broadband Report: On the heels of the president's progress report on ConnectED last week, a majority of American adults rated the current state of technology in U.S. public schools with a mediocre C grade or worse. According to a new poll from the LEAD Commission, voters support the implementation of better access to high-speed Internet in classrooms to help improve that grade.
Sony Corp. unexpectedly forecast a $1.1 billion annual loss and will cut 5,000 more jobs as Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai widens his restructuring plan in the face of shrinking demand for TVs and computers.
President Obama has secured commitments from U.S. companies worth about $750 million to get more students connected to high-speed Internet. AT&T, Sprint, Apple and Microsoft are among the companies pitching in.
Google and Apple are among technology companies that won U.S. permission to disclose more about government orders for customer data, a step they sought to fortify their reputations after revelations about their role in U.S. spying. However, in a court case, Google loses a bid to block a wiretap lawsuit.
Inside Apple's earnings: pple's brand strength will protect its margins and its carefully-crafted emerging markets strategy will position it for consistent growth in price-conscious China, the world's largest mobile device market, says analysis firm Technology Business Research.
Google buys AI startup; CED 30th year; Apple profits up?; no AT&T-Vodafone deal; Samsung-Google patents
In the latest WRALTechWire Bulldog roundup of technology news: Google buys an artificial intelligence startup in the U.K.; the CED kicks off its 30th year this week; Apple is expected to report a boost in earnings; AT&T gives up its rights to bid for Vodafone; tech giants Google and Samsung strike a deal on patents.
Apple, Google. and other technology companies are gearing up to bring their fight over U.S. surveillance to Congress after President Barack Obama offered no specific proposals on their central request: to tell customers more about what the government is doing.
Red Hat announces conference; Facebook mimics Twitter feature; Apple CEO addresses China customers; Google Glass case; Synergy Core M&A; new Islet board member ; Sprint restores 'Easy Pay'
In our Bulldog blog's tech and life sciences update: Red Hat announces conference; Facebook to add "trending section"; Apple CEO addresses China mobile users; woman cleared in Google Glass driving case; Islet Sciences elects board member; Synery Core completes SDN acquisition; Sprint restores 'Easy Pay.'
Apple will refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps, the government announced Wednesday.
The device, which debuted at last week's International Consumer Electronics Show, lets users attach a BlackBerry-style keyboard to the iPhone 5 and 5s. The startup behind the $99 product, Typo Products LLC, expects to ship new orders by the end of February, according to a statement today.
The ruling, posted on the website of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, affirms a victory Apple won that ensured there would be no disruption to U.S. imports of its iPhone.
Google 'X' meets FDA; WebAssign adds exec; Netflix eyes 4K; Twitter falls again; Islet Sciences adds to board; Apple, Samsung to mediate
In our Bulldog blog's tech and life science news update: Google's X team meets with FDA amid medical device talk; Raleigh-based WebAssign adds exec; Netflix to stream UltraHD; Twitter shares fall again; Islet Sciences bolsters board; Apple, Samsung to mediate phone dispute.
Even as the global PC industry retracted at a record 10 percent rate in 2013, Lenovo increased sales 6 percent during the last quarter of the year and thus strengthened its hold on the No. 1 computer seller spot. "We continue to outperform the market while steadily improving profit and margin," says CEO Yang Yuanqing.
BlackBerry returns to keyboards; $50M in biz for PowerSecure; Twitter stock tumbles; Apple's latest buy; Nortel patents sold; LenovoEMC's new server
Our Bulldog blog wrapup of the latest technology news: BlackBerry is returning to its keyboard roots; PowerSecure books $50M in new business; Morgan Stanley says sell Twitter shares; Apple buys photo app startup; a group of Nortel patents is sold; LenovoEMC unveil a new server targeting smaller businesses.
The latest technology headlines in WRALTechWire's Bulldog Bulletin: Apple to consider more women for board posts; Cary-based SchoolDude launches tech survey; BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest firm; security court backs NSA.