Nissan Hiring 300 to Develop Common Connected Car Technology

PERSONAL TECH | By Yuri Kageyama | Oct 26
The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of developing a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh the risks of a possible defect or cyberattack.

The Trump-Clinton Twitter War: Bludgeon vs. Stiletto

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 26
So entrenched has Twitter become in the 2016 election that it can be difficult to remember just how new it is in this context

Blurring Effect Comes to iPhone 7 Plus with Software Update

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 25
Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is getting a new camera capability - the blurring of backgrounds to focus attention on people or other objects in the foreground.

Robots at Center of China's Strategy to Leapfrog Rivals

PERSONAL TECH | By Nomaan Merchant | Oct 25
The Canbot can say its name, respond to voice commands, and "dance" as it plays Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." Other robots China is displaying at the World Robot Conference can play badminton, sand cell phone cases and sort computer chips.

Murder Suspect on the Run Taunts Oklahoma Cops with Live Videos

A massive police search is underway for an Oklahoma man suspected of shooting two officers during a violent crime spree. Michael Vance Jr., 38, appeared to taunt police by posting live messages to Facebook.