This USB cable finally could be connector for long haul

As cool as new technology may be, it still involves the hassle of having the right cable to connect devices together. USB-C is seeking to be the essential go-to solution.

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Perils of changing emails, computer nap time

Q: In a recent column a reader asked about changing his email address. Although creating a new email address is easy enough, that part of the process seems to be the tip of the iceberg. There may be dozens of online retailers using an email address as account information that would need to be changed....

Bezos has universe-size ambitions for Amazon cloud business

In his annual letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos noted that Amazon Web Services is targeting what amounts to the entire universe of corporate computing — everything from servers and networking technology to infrastructure software and data warehouses.

Stocks rise on tech earnings; Nasdaq adds to record

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three large technology companies: Google, Microsoft and Amazon. The modest gains helped close out a relatively strong week for U.S. stocks, with the three major indexes rising between 1.4 and 3.2 percent in five days. The Standard & Poor's 500...

Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on. Combining the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. cable companies would have put nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband...