Spotify on Wednesday said it is launching new ad technology that will help advertisers better track how well theirs ad are resonating with podcast listeners.
The technology, called Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI), will give advertisers data such as how often Spotify podcast listeners heard an ad and what its reach was, as well as the gender and ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Driverless cars and trucks will be hitting the highways in increasing numbers over the next few years. The U.S. Department of Transportation doesn't want to get in the way.
That's the message in a new set of guidelines the DOT released Wednesday. The intent is to spur further development while, the department said, emphasizing ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- More than 100 people, including Gov. Roy Cooper, state lawmakers and leaders of the N.C. Department of Transportation, gathered at the State Highway Patrol's test track south of Raleigh Tuesday afternoon to witness a bit of aviation history.
They were there to see what was billed as North America's first public demonstration ...Read more
Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth, who oversaw the company's advertising business during the 2016 presidential election cycle, said Tuesday he believes Facebook is responsible for President Donald Trump's victory, but not due to the reasons many suspect.
In a 2,500-word post on his own Facebook page, Bosworth, a longtime Facebook executive, ...Read more
Q: I like to use the "shuffle" option for music on my iPhone and photos on my digital picture frame. But I've noticed that I'm hearing the same songs and seeing the same photos more often than I should if they were really being played randomly. This seems to defeat the purpose of the "shuffle" command. Is there anything I can do about this?
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The annual CES conference is underway in Las Vegas, and along with the massive crowds, new gadgets on display, and Apple making an official appearance for the first time in decades, there remains one topic that has probably gotten more attention than anything, or anyone associated with this year's show:
President Trump's daughter...Read more
Some technology trends for the New Year are easy to predict, such as the continuing hype around faster, more reliable 5G cellular networks.
Others, however, are harder to forecast. What new artificial intelligence service will blossom to become the next Amazon Alexa or Google Home? Can self-driving car technology take a meaningful step forward?...Read more
"The Book of Science and Antiquities" by Thomas Keneally; Atria (289 pages, $28)
Australian writer Thomas Keneally can be a hard sell. Brilliant, visionary and astoundingly prolific, he has written such bestsellers as "Schindler's List" and "The Daughters of Mars," as well as more than 40 other books, mostly novels, that showcase his mastery of...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The next rocket NASA wants to send to the moon is about to leave the house it was built in for a new home, but isn't quite ready for Kennedy Space Center.
First, the Space Launch System core stage with its four attached RS-25 engines will make its way by NASA's Pegasus barge from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to ...Read more
With the new year, the tech industry's attention turns to Las Vegas and the stage at CES, where attendees will find ... Ivanka Trump.
The presidential adviser and daughter will join Consumer Technology Association President and CEO Gary Shapiro to discuss the future of work on Tuesday, opening day of the annual tech bacchanal and showcase.
LOS ANGELES -- The world's biggest technology companies are heading to Las Vegas for the annual CES trade show next week, with even Apple Inc. making a rare official appearance. But don't expect any breakthrough new hardware.
Amazon.com Inc. and Google will promote existing digital-assistant technology through their own internet-connected ...Read more
The internet is going to look, and work, a little different starting today. That's because Californians have new rights over how their personal information is gathered, stored and sold by any company operating in the state as of Jan. 1, thanks to the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA.
As businesses scramble to get in compliance with the ...Read more
The greatest animal migration on Earth is likely something you never heard of and few have witnessed: legions of tiny marine creatures rising to the ocean surface every night to feed on tiny plants, then sinking back into the deep, dark water at dawn.
Called the diel vertical migration, it was first recorded nearly 200 years ago by hauling ship...Read more
NEW DELHI -- India will try to land on the moon this year, after a previous attempt failed just minutes before a scheduled touchdown on the lunar surface, in a bid to restore its credentials as an ambitious space power.
The South Asian nation's Chandrayaan-3 mission to the moon will consist of a lander and a rover, and will use inputs from an ...Read more
Q: My many photos are being stored in many different places and I'd like to simplify the situation. The photos on my Windows 10 PC are synced with Microsoft OneDrive (currently full), Google Drive (currently full) and Dropbox (not sure how full it is.)
In addition, there are multiple copies of some photos, and the Picasa program I used to ...Read more
Health products powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable sensors and drugstore chatbots.
IBM boasted that its AI could "outthink cancer." Others say computer systems that read X-rays will make radiologists obsolete.
"There's nothing that I've seen in my 30-plus years studying...Read more
Every December, it can seem that the only break we get from holiday shopping ads is pitches to buy new eyeglasses, so we can use up all our pretax health dollars before the new year and not lose them.
But don't be deceived -- those ads are referring to flexible spending accounts, or FSAs. If you have a health savings account, or HSA, there's no...Read more
A sweeping new law that aims to rewrite the rules of the internet in California is set to go into effect on Jan. 1.
Most businesses with a website and customers in California -- which is to say most large businesses in the nation -- must follow the new regime, which is supposed to make online life more transparent and less creepy for users.
WASHINGTON -- All but the smallest civilian drones would have to broadcast radio tracking data to ensure greater safety and prevent terrorism under a sweeping proposal unveiled by U.S. regulators Thursday.
The long-awaited draft rules call for a massive new tracking network for everything from toys to larger commercial drones so that law ...Read more
YouTube spent 2019 answering critics with some of the most drastic changes in its 15-year history. With each step, it gave those activists, regulators and lawmakers more reasons to attack its free-wheeling, user-generated business model.
Susan Wojcicki, YouTube's chief executive officer, announced her goals in April. "My top priority," she ...Read more
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