AT&T aims to break from streaming crowd with Time WarnerTue, 25 Oct 2016 17:08:54 -0400 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - AT&T is betting its purchase of Time Warner Inc will give the company an edge in winning subscribers for its live internet television package, a new front in media that is about to become crowded by technology players.
AT&T's DirecTV Now online video service to cost $35 per monthTue, 25 Oct 2016 15:24:33 -0400 NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's upcoming DirecTV Now online video service will cost $35 per month, including mobile streaming costs, and target viewers who shun pay-television subscriptions, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Tuesday.
China's Xiongmai to recall up to 10,000 webcams after hackTue, 25 Oct 2016 17:12:48 -0400 HONG KONG/BOSTON (Reuters) - Up to 10,000 webcams will be recalled in the aftermath of a cyber attack that blocked access last week to some of the world's biggest websites, Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co told Reuters on Tuesday.
Lighten up: tech firms take on economy-class flight challengeTue, 25 Oct 2016 19:04:10 -0400 SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Some start-ups are taking on one of air travel's last undisrupted bastions - the economy-class cabin. While first and business class travelers have long enjoyed comfort upgrades, there's been less attention to innovation at the rear of the plane. "We want to make travel memorable and comfortable for all of us, not just the top 1 percent," Alireza Yaghoubi, founder of Singapore-based AirGo, told a recent start-up conference to pitch his superlight economy-class seat. H
Yahoo scanning order unlikely to be made public: sourcesTue, 25 Oct 2016 17:10:43 -0400 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials briefed key congressional staffers last week about a secret court order to Yahoo Inc that prompted it to search all users’ incoming emails for a still undisclosed digital signature, but they remain reluctant to discuss the unusual case with a broader audience.
Trump, Clinton take leave from the fundraising circuit WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are trading donors for voters in these hectic final two weeks until Election Day.Their campaigns say the presidential candidates are halting their in-person fundraising activities. Trump last mingled with donors Monday morning at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and Clinton made her final fundraising stop Tuesday evening in Miami.But that doesn't mean the campaign cash will stop flowing.Clinton's surrogates will continue...
What Drives Trump? Fear of Losing Status, Tapes Show In more than five hours of conversations — the last extensive biographical interviews he granted before running for president — Mr. Trump makes clear how difficult it is for him to imagine, let alone accept, defeat.
It's my tree, let me be: Woman tries to save leafy abode For a quarter century, Shawnee Chasser has lived in a treehouse not far from downtown Miami. The 65-year-old grandmother who once protested the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons says she hates the oppressive feeling of walls and air conditioning,...