Technology

Waze Sets Out to Eliminate 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Sep 25
The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels.

Google Allo Chat App is Smart, but Enough to Break Through?

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jasdanun | Sep 25
Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats - a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation.

Top Democrats Say They've Concluded That Russia Behind Hacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Deb Reichmann | Sep 24
The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a "serious and concerted effort" to influence the U.S. presidential election.

Congress Fights for Consumers' Right to Leave Bad Reviews

PERSONAL TECH | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 24
Legislation in Congress would ensure that customers who want to post negative reviews on websites like Yelp or TripAdvisor can do so without legal repercussions.

How the TV Show 'Mr. Robot' Won the Prize for Hacker Realism

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler | Sep 24
Finally, the computer hackers of the world have a TV show they can call their own.