Technology News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/tec Technology News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:35:59 EDT Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:42:33 EDT 5 Facebook buys anonymous teen compliment app TBH http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20171017/df7104e7-a735-4408-b413-0d74025cd7fd NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has bought TBH, a teen-focused app that lets people give anonymous compliments to each other through polls and messages. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:35:59 EDT 20171017/df7104e7-a735-4408-b413-0d74025cd7fd Associated Press Microsoft rolls out new Windows 10 update and laptops http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20171017/64e0edfd-69ad-4839-b58d-e9744a33c382 Microsoft has begun rolling out an update to its Windows 10 operating system, hoping to spark enthusiasm for its virtual- and augmented-reality ambitions. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:01:03 EDT 20171017/64e0edfd-69ad-4839-b58d-e9744a33c382 By The Associated Press Associated Press Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20171017/8abe49a4-f1b9-484b-a989-e29f306b2a87 BOSTON (AP) — A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:18:48 EDT 20171017/8abe49a4-f1b9-484b-a989-e29f306b2a87 By MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press Google's Pixel 2: A phone built for artificial intelligence http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20171017/b1bb9567-a800-4f86-a729-daa9a5a3cee1 NEW YORK (AP) — What's most fascinating about Google's new Pixel 2 phone is what's to come. The phone sets itself apart with promises to bake in Google's powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:02:47 EDT 20171017/b1bb9567-a800-4f86-a729-daa9a5a3cee1 By ANICK JESDANUN Associated Press Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20171017/4ed92f6e-a288-4484-8acc-90ff4d83fcc4 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:53:15 EDT 20171017/4ed92f6e-a288-4484-8acc-90ff4d83fcc4 By YOUKYUNG LEE Associated Press