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Never Mind Microsoft and Alphabet. This Is the More Ominous Sign for Tech.
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Never Mind Microsoft and Alphabet. This Is the More Ominous Sign for Tech.

In a big week for tech earnings, the most notable results may have come from a memory maker based in South Korea and another lesser known American chip company. While most of the attention is focused on the disappointing earnings and outlooks from Microsoft (ticker: MSFT ) and Alphabet ( GOOGL ), investors should not...

Hard-drive maker Seagate Tech faces China sanctions warning
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Hard-drive maker Seagate Tech faces China sanctions warning

BEIJING — Seagate Technology said Thursday the U.S. Department of Commerce has warned it may charge the computer hard-drive maker with violating restrictions on exports of high-tech products to China. The company said in an SEC filing that it rejected the allegations. It says its hard disc-drives are not subject to U.S. Export Administration regulations,...

How to Spot (and Avoid) ‘Typosquatting’ Malware Attacks
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How to Spot (and Avoid) ‘Typosquatting’ Malware Attacks

Photo: PixieMe (Shutterstock) It’s hard to keep track of the many ways malware can infect your devices, but “typosquatting” is one of the sneakiest. As the name implies, hackers create websites, download links, and other legit-looking but malicious URLs including slight misspellings that can be easy to overlook. It’s a simple idea, but typosquatting is...

Meta plans to lose even more money building the metaverse
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Meta plans to lose even more money building the metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Meta Platforms Inc., demonstrates the Meta Quest Pro during the virtual Meta Connect event in New York, US, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his commitment to spending billions of dollars developing the metaverse amid investor concern about...

Apple raises prices for music and TV streaming services
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Apple raises prices for music and TV streaming services

CNN Business  —  Apple on Monday raised the price of its music and video streaming services, in the latest example of streaming products getting more expensive in recent months. An Apple Music subscription for individuals will now cost $10.99 per month, up from $9.99, and a family plan supporting up to five people is now...

8 Microsoft Edge Settings You Should Change to Make It an Even Better Browser
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8 Microsoft Edge Settings You Should Change to Make It an Even Better Browser

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Web browsers love to hide their best settings within ayers upon layers of menus, and Microsoft Edge is no different. That’s not the worst thing in the world, because it’s actually a pretty great browser out of the box—but there is definitely room for improvement. (For one, the default settings force you...

What went wrong with Ford’s $1 billion bet on Argo AI
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What went wrong with Ford’s $1 billion bet on Argo AI

Once a self-driving darling, Argo AI is shutting shop. When the Pittsburgh firm burst onto the scene in 2017, it drew attention and backing from two massive automakers—US manufacturer Ford and German brand Volkswagen (VW). On the road, it’s charged ahead with tests in US and Germany, as well as driverless cars ferrying its own...