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EU data protection law could trigger trade war

Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, data security, Europe, Tech

How to avoid email hackers in two easy steps

Feb 11, 2013
Marketplace Tech contributor Chester Wisniewski of the computer security firm Sophos says change your password and lie.
Posted In: Tech, cybersecurity, passwords, hacking

Putting a black box in every new car

Feb 11, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing black-box rules that would kick in in September 2014.
Posted In: Tech, Auto, car insurance

The medical Internet of things and the future of health care

Feb 8, 2013
How will health care be transformed by smart devices, continuous patient monitoring, and tele-medicine?
Posted In: health care, Internet, Tech, biotech

Why GPS could keep its American accent

Feb 8, 2013
The European Union is taking a hard look this week at its Galileo navigation system -- an alternative to American GPS. Galileo is so far costing three times what was projected.
Posted In: gps, Tech, england

Amazon to launch virtual currency

Feb 7, 2013
This week, the retailing giant said it will soon offer its own currency, called the Amazon Coin.
Posted In: Amazon, currency, Tech, bitcoin

iPad home videos: An etiquette lesson

Feb 7, 2013
iPad home videos -- what's worth recording, where, and how?
Posted In: iPad, Tech, family tech

Will.i.am on the Internet of things

Feb 6, 2013
Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is happy to admit he's a tech geek. The musician, producer, philanthropist now has the title Director of Creative Innovation at the chipmaker Intel.
Posted In: Music, Tech, Internet

Samsung stakes a claim in Silicon Valley

Feb 6, 2013
The giant Korean manufacturing company will create a huge research center and venture capital fund in Silicon Valley.
Posted In: samsung, Silicon Valley, Tech

President's Chief Technology Officer announces new round of Innovation program

Feb 5, 2013
President Obama's Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, talks about what exactly America's CTO does -- and announces a second round of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program.
Posted In: Tech, Obama

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