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Emotional Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation

Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment.

A toddler disc jockey fascinates South African fans

At first it seems like a fluke — a 2-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. Yet, the tiny boy is in control of the big beat of the bass-heavy house... Read more »

April 12, 2015

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Apple Watch isn't the only gadget out this week

The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence. Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Your guide to trying on, ordering Apple Watch

Buying an Apple Watch won't be as simple as walking into an Apple store and handing over your credit card. Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Samsung hopes to reverse dimming fortunes with Galaxy S6

When Samsung dubbed development of its latest smartphones "Project Zero," it was sounding a note of desperation as sales tumbled and it lost pole position in the crucial Chinese market to rivals... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Baltimore police often surveil cellphones amid US secrecy

The Baltimore Police Department has used secretive cellphone surveillance equipment 4,300 times and believes it is under orders by the U.S. government to withhold evidence from criminal trials and... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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LA mayor envisions greener, more walkable city in the future

Los Angeles, known for its cars, smog and sprawl, wants to reinvent itself as the home of electric vehicles, solar panels and bicycle paths. Read more »

April 8, 2015

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AT&T paying $25M to settle US action over data breaches

AT&T is paying $25 million in a settlement with federal regulators over data breaches at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines that compromised customer data for some 280,000... Read more »

April 8, 2015

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With shuttered dealership, Tesla looking for options in Utah

Tesla Motors has built a new showroom in Salt Lake City to sell its sleek electric cars, but no one can buy, drive or discuss prices there after Utah officials ruled it violates state laws about... Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Fast-growing Asian aviation confronts safety challenges

For Asia's aviation industry, the growing pains have just begun. Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Particle-smashing Large Hadron Collider off to a smooth restart

After a two-year hiatus, the giant proton-smasher that discovered the Higgs boson is back in action — and ready for bigger challenges. Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider, the most... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Electric bus being tested by UTA

UTA will begin testing the all-electric bus, a large-capacity vehicle that the manufacturer calls the world’s largest zero emission bus. The bus is manufactured by the BYD Company which... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Orbital ATK cuts 61 jobs, including some from Utah

Defense contractor Orbital ATK announced Monday that the company has laid off 61 workers. The cuts were from the propulsion systems department in divisions located in Alabama, Florida and Utah. Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Taiwan expanding into indoor LED-lit, pesticide-free farms

Chang Chen-kai is part of Taiwan's new generation of high-tech farmers that is harnessing the island's technological edge in light-emitting diodes to grow vegetables indoors under bright LED lights. Read more »

April 2, 2015

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Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier

Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn't be done. Read more »

April 1, 2015

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'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see... Read more »

April 1, 2015

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'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see... Read more »

April 1, 2015

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Iran nuclear talks at crunch time

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Gillette company does work for NASA

Next time NASA's crawler transporter makes the 4.2-mile trip from the assembly shop to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the massive, lumbering 1960s machine will have new... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Syracuse man develops router to keep Internet use under control

A Utah man who felt like his young children were spending too much time on the Internet at home tapped into his entrepreneurial spirit and created a device to help families keep things under control. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure

Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Can't remember your password? Here are 2 new ways to log in

Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional... Read more »

March 20, 2015

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FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples as safe

Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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Judge OKs $10 million settlement in Target data breach

A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson... Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Test security now means checking social media for cheaters

For the organizations that give standardized tests, it's a common — and common-sense — security measure. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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