9:41 am, April 1, 2015

Technology News

Samsung buying mobile-pay co. in bid to challenge Apple Pay

Samsung to buy mobile-pay startup LoopPay, giving its phones alternative to iPhone's Apple Pay

Friday - 02/20/2015, 03:32am EST

NBC channel is now live on PCs, devices in 10 markets

NBC now live streaming local stations in 10 markets, but only for people who pay for cable

Friday - 02/20/2015, 03:14am EST

Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world?

Spyware hidden in PC hard drives targeting foreign banks, governments, activists, says report

Thursday - 02/19/2015, 08:58pm EST

Iran spokeswoman says it concerned by cybersecurity report

Iran Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says Islamic Republic concerned by cybersecurity report

Thursday - 02/19/2015, 08:10pm EST

Review: Freedom! These smartwatches leave the phone behind

Review: Samsung's Gear S and Sony's SmartWatch 3 let you step away from your phone

Thursday - 02/19/2015, 03:10pm EST

Toy museum announces hall of fame for video games

Museum housing National Toy Hall of Fame announces creation of video game counterpart

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 06:10pm EST

BlackBerry again sues Ryan Seacrest startup over keyboards

BlackBerry again sues Ryan Seacrest startup over iPhone keyboard accessory

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 04:50pm EST

Juggling too many remotes? Try this touch screen

How many remotes do you have? New single touch-screen device controls TV with just a tap

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 04:30pm EST

Tighter online controls in China point to wider clampdown

Tighter online controls in China point to wider clampdown on public debate, information

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 07:28am EST

Obama sets out privacy rules for government drones

Obama orders government to adhere to privacy, civil rights protections when using drones

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 04:18am EST

Drones rule: Proposed rules for commercial unmanned aircraft

US proposes drone rules for a new era of commercial unmanned aircraft to begin in coming years

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 04:08am EST

Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world?

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 11:20pm EST

Drake's surprise album sets Spotify records

Drake's surprise album sets Spotify records for most streams in debut week, single day

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 10:20pm EST

Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks, security co. says

Cybersecurity firm says international hacking ring steals up to $1 billion from banks

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 09:00pm EST

Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project

Apple reportedly has team of hundreds working on secret project to create an electric car

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 06:20pm EST

Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks

Obama calls cyberspace new Wild West, asks Silicon Valley's tech elite to help thwart attacks

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 03:20pm EST

Obama calls for public debate over encryption

Obama says he leans more toward strong encryption but understands law enforcement's concerns

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 02:20pm EST

Correction: Visa-Travel Tracker story

Correction: Visa-Travel Tracker story

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 12:50pm EST

Eric Mill, Technologist, 18F Team, General Services Administration

A handful of government websites are taking at least one step toward making themselves more secure. They're hardcoding a security protocol that would make it more difficult for outsiders to intercept a visitor's connection. That's according to 18F, the General Services Administration's tech team. Eric Mill, a technologist and member of the 18F team, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the upgrade.

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 09:41am EST

Jonathan Aberman, Managing Director and Chairman, Amplifier Ventures

President Barack Obama held the first White House Cybersecurity Summit and pushed for greater sharing of information with an Executive Order. And, the Federal Aviation Administration published rules for the use of small drones over the weekend. Jonathan Aberman is chairman of the venture capital firm Amplifier Ventures and founder of TandemNSI, a non-profit. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to further discuss the news.

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 09:31am EST
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