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TECH 20 Dec 2016 | 2:30 AM

Say hello to the future cord-cutters of America

On weekdays in the Larsen household, Kirsten, 12, and Soren, 15, get up early and park themselves on the couch before school. But they do not turn on the TV. Instead, the youngsters each pull out their respective phones and fire up YouTube to get a dose of videos.

TECH 19 Dec 2016 | 11:00 PM

US students helping firefighters, law enforcement through drone class

Old Dominion University students have spent this semester working with drones – but not to spy on anyone. Rather, they've focused on projects to help firefighters find blazes in remote areas and aid law enforcement in navigating water rescues.

TECH 04 Dec 2016 | 11:00 PM

Clothes that soak up sun could power phones

A University of Central Florida professor says his research could lead to the day when you can charge your phone by slipping it into your shirt pocket.

TECH 02 Dec 2016 | 8:39 AM

Qatari news site says website blocked, blames state censorship

An independent English-language news site in Qatar accused the Gulf state of censorship on Dec 1, saying two Internet service providers had blocked access to its website.

TECH 22 Nov 2016 | 3:00 AM

Young Belgian cyber-patrollers trained to fight online hate

Belgium is training young people as cyber-patrollers in a government-backed campaign aimed at combating hate speech as Europe sees a surge in online abuse.

TECH 20 Nov 2016 | 11:30 PM

Ten-year old wins junior Sumo robot competition

Ten-year old Hoo Seong Zhen bagged the first prize in the junior Robot Sumo category at the myMaker Robotics Challenge 2016.

TECH 17 Nov 2016 | 9:14 AM

US FCC drops planned reform of business data services market

The US Federal Communications Commission is dropping plans to push through a proposed reform of the business data services market in the wake of Donald Trump's election as president.

TECH 04 Nov 2016 | 2:00 AM

Peer-to-peer textbook trading app lets students be their own bookstore

When he was attending the University of Tampa, Wellington resident Tom Shields noticed his friends fell into two categories: "Those who could afford to buy textbooks, and those who couldn't."

TECH 02 Nov 2016 | 12:30 AM

Swift Navigation aims for pinpoint GPS to guide autonomous cars

Most GPS receivers are accurate within a 5- to 15-foot radius – the size of an above-ground swimming pool. That's enough to find the nearest Safeway or Starbucks, but would be a disaster for self-driving cars or drones.

TECH 31 Oct 2016 | 2:45 AM

US appeals court upholds man's conviction for Facebook death threats

A US appeals court upheld the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who made threatening statements towards his then-wife and others on Facebook, in a case that probed the boundaries of freedom of speech on social media.