Technology Blog

August 22, 2022

Why Stacking Chips Like Pancakes Could Mean a Huge Leap for Laptops

For decades, you could test a computer chip’s mettle by how small and tightly packed its electronic circuitry was. Now Intel believes another dimension is as […]
August 22, 2022

An Old Medicine Grows New Hair for Pennies a Day, Doctors Say

Several readers have shared a report: The ads are everywhere -1 and so are the inflated claims: Special shampoos and treatments, sometimes costing thousands of dollars, […]
August 22, 2022

Ford To Cut 3,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring

Ford Motor plans to cut about 3,000 jobs, a move that will affect salaried and contract workers, according to an internal email sent to employees. From […]
August 22, 2022

Encrypting Facebook Messenger Could Be a ‘Grotesque Betrayal’, Says Top UK Politician

Facebook’s parent company Meta is heading into another political battle over the planned introduction of end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its Messenger chat platform. From a report: […]
August 22, 2022

Apple Expands Self-Repair Support To MacBooks

Apple said on Monday it would offer customers tools and know-how to repair and service their MacBook laptops at home, months after launching the service for […]
August 22, 2022

Neobanks Are Struggling To Make Good on Their Lofty Promises

Some offers of high rates and low fees have strings attached. From a report: Digit is a trendy financial technology company in San Francisco that offers […]
August 22, 2022

Google blocks ‘largest ever’ web DDoS attack

The DDoS attack against a Google cloud user was 76 percent larger than the previous record
August 22, 2022

San Francisco Transit Center Criticized over Restaurant’s Plans for Expensive NFT-Based Private Club

Last month an SFGate.com columnist explored plans for San Francisco’s first NFT-based restaurant, an “ostentatious Japanese-themed restaurant and private club” featuring a members-only Sho Club Sky […]
August 22, 2022

World’s First Commercial Electric Seaplane Completes Short-Haul Flight

“An aviation company at the cutting edge of electrified air travel has taken a significant step forward, completing a first-of-a-kind test flight using a retrofitted seaplane,” […]