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Stop Facebook targeted ads and tracking

Facebook poke etiquette.(Photo: Joerg Koch, AP) If you browse the Internet at all, you’ve definitely run into targeted ads. For example, you’ll be looking at a product on one site, and then see an ad for it right away on ...

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Q&A: Speed up your computer startup

Does your computer take a long time to boot up? There are programs that speed up the process.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Q. I started my computer the other day then went to pour molasses on my pancakes. The molasses won. What ...

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Q&A: Speed up your computer startup

Does your computer take a long time to boot up? There are programs that speed up the process.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Q. I started my computer the other day then went to pour molasses on my pancakes. The molasses won. What ...

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Polycom rises 17% after shareholder proposes merger with competitor

Shares of Polycom surged 17% Thursday after Elliott Management, a hedge fund with a 6.6% stake in the teleconference product maker, suggested that a merger with a competitor, Mitel Networks, would spur growth. Shares of Polycom, based in San Jose, were up $1.90 as of Thursday ...

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Bosch's new dishwasher is whisper-quiet

Bosch dishwashers are popular with consumers and have scored consistently well in the Reviewed.com labs, but the all-new, affordable Ascenta SHS5AV55UC (MSRP $699) just may be an exception. While it does have an lot of features for an entry-level dishwasher, ...

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Steve Jobs movie great film, but much truth left out

USA TODAY tech columnist Jefferson Graham offers his take on the new Steve Jobs film from director Danny Boyle. Michael Fassbender as the Apple co-founder in ‘Steve Jobs.’(Photo: Universal Pictures) LOS ANGELES – It’s no surprise that Steve Jobs’ widow ...

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Lyft partners with Hertz for driver cars

Talking Your Tech Luliana Urban, Lyft driver with her car and mustache(Photo: Jefferson Graham, USAT) NEW YORK — Ride-hailing company Lyft announced several new partnerships Thursday to attract and retain drivers, including a program that will let drivers rent cars on the ...

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State of tech valuations: bubble or no bubble?

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about State of tech valuations: bubble or no bubble? Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya discusses the state of tech valuations with Emily Chang on ...

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Calif. pot battle gears back up; tech money seen taking a role

A medical marijuana facility in Venice Beach, Calif, touts its wares, as the state heads toward another vote next year on legalizing the substance.(Photo: Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — A simmering battle among California’s marijuana legalization advocates is getting new ...

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How real is Steve Jobs film?

USA TODAY tech columnist Jefferson Graham offers his take on the new Steve Jobs film from director Danny Boyle. Michael Fassbender takes on a tech giant in the drama ‘Steve Jobs.’(Photo: Universal Pictures) LOS ANGELES – Anyone watching the new ...

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