Technology News


Apple, BMW in courtship with an eye on car collaboration

FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO - BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world's top maker of electronic gadgets to the headquarters of the word's biggest seller of premium cars.

Recent Technology News

University of Connecticut says hit by hackers from China

MILFORD, Conn. - The social security numbers and credit card details of up to 6,000 University of Connecticut students, faculty and others may have been stolen by cyberhackers from China, the university said on Friday.

4:53pm EDT

Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler: U.S. regulator

WASHINGTON - The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to recall 1.4 million vehicles this month could pose a problem for cars and trucks from other automakers, the top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Friday.

Cybersecurity 2:27pm EDT

Qualcomm wins appeal in $173 million ParkerVision case

NEW YORK - A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court's decision to clear Qualcomm Inc in a patent lawsuit by wireless chip developer ParkerVision Inc, allowing it to escape a $173 million verdict for infringement.

FDA warns of security flaw in Hospira infusion pumps

BOSTON - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday advised hospitals to stop using Hospira Inc's Symbiq infusion system, saying a security vulnerability could allow cyber attackers to take control of the system remotely.

Health, Cybersecurity 4:18pm EDT

Comcast's NBC blocks Sling TV ads, Dish says

NEW YORK - Dish Network Corp said on Friday that Comcast Corp's broadcast television network NBC is not airing ads promoting its Sling TV video streaming service in some markets.

1:50pm EDT