Tag Archives: Electronic

Apps let parents control children’s usage of electronic devices

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) – Parents struggling to get their children away from smartphones and tablets for meals, homework, exercise and other activities can arm themselves with new apps to remotely block access to the devices. Usage of smartphones … Continue reading

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Electronic Arts is exploring virtual reality

When you're the CEO of the second largest video game publisher in the world, people have a tendency to take what you say seriously. Case in point, Electronic Arts' Andrew Wilson recently revealed his company's plans for virtual reality. At … Continue reading

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One million Forbes accounts reportedly stolen in Syrian Electronic Army hack

Having already targeted several big name news organizations, the Syrian Electronic Army has hit another, this time publishing a reported one million user credentials from business site Forbes.com. Re/code reports that the group posted various messages to its … Tech … Continue reading

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Syrian Electronic Army says hacked into Skype’s social media accounts

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype. The group also … Continue reading

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

The attack appears to be the first time a company alleged to have been involved in the NSA’s surveillance programme has been targeted Asia homepage

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Emerging economies lead 33% surge in electronic trash

China and other emerging economies have overtaken western nations in dumping used electronic goods, from TV sets to cellphones Asia homepage

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U.S. bank customers like electronic channels, but want branches too

U.S. bank customers are quickly turning to mobile devices and computers to deposit checks and borrow money for cars and houses even as they say banks should keep branch offices open, according to a new study. Some 32 percent of … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: Nexus 5 hands-on, Dell goes private, new FAA rules on electronic devices and more!

You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for … Continue reading

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U.S. to allow expanded electronic device use on flights

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Thursday it will allow airlines to expand the use of portable electronic devices in flight to include smartphones, tablets and e-readers, ending a long-standing ban. "Most commercial airlines can tolerate radio interference … Continue reading

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