Tech at a glance

Gamer Tanyn Hellstrom brings up World of Warcraft characters on a laptop at Black Wolf Gamers Club in Spokane Valley, WA.

After 11 years, 'World of Warcrack' is less addictive

May 28, 2015
Subscribers are dropping as more "World of Warcraft" players move to mobile.
Posted In: World of Warcraft, video games, gamers

One thing you can't accuse Google of: thinking small

May 28, 2015
Dispatches from Google's I/O conference
Posted In: Google, android, wearables

The long arms of the right to be forgotten

May 28, 2015
Technological and political borders conflict.
Posted In: Google, Mexico, privacy, right to be forgotten
Frustrated passengers wait in line at the Frontier Airlines counter at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Airport tech experts predict in the news few years, lines like this will be a thing of the past. Instead, staffers armed with wearable

Now boarding: better technology at the airport

May 27, 2015
Future technology could eliminate airport lines.
Posted In: airports, technology, personal data
Snake person Ellie Goulding poses for a selfie with fans at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.

Chrome extension turns word 'millennials' into 'snake people'

May 26, 2015
You can now save your eyes from the dreaded term "millennials."
Posted In: Chrome, millennials, snakes
Time Warner Center

Charter moves to acquire Time Warner Cable

May 26, 2015
And why it may go more smoothly than the failed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.
Posted In: Comcast, Time Warner Cable, cable

The 'leap second' — another Y2K moment?

May 22, 2015
Time will stand still for some financial exchanges preparing for the addition.
Posted In: leap second, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Silicon Tally: Hashtag POTUS

May 22, 2015
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
Marketplace's Ben Johnson takes (virtual) flight using the simulator Birdly.

Taking virtual reality beyond video games

May 21, 2015
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson flew over New York and lived to tell us about it
Posted In: simulator, flying, technology
Digital advertising is expected to hit $50 billion this year.

Technology meets advertising, with you as the target

May 20, 2015
Thanks to automation, the digital ad business is expected to hit $50 billion.
Posted In: technology, video, advertising
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