Automakers struggling to prevent hackers from seizing control of cars

DETROIT - When researchers at two West Coast universities took control of a General Motors car through cellular and Bluetooth connections in 2010, they startled the auto industry by exposing a glaring security gap.Five years later, two friendly...

Rants & Raves

...that worthless group of thugs in Baltimore. RANT TO ALL THE people who can afford a high-priced SUV but can't afford a Bluetooth or don't have time to sync it with your phone. A RANT TO ALL of the people behind the counter who greet me when I enter...

Amazon, born in a Seattle garage, marks 20 years in business

...vastly, with access to grocery delivery, one- and two-hour delivery in some cities, beefed-up video streaming and a Bluetooth speaker called the Echo that syncs with Prime music. Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities, estimates there...

Shoppers disappointed in much-hyped 'Prime Day' sales

...Prime Day seems to focus more on quantity over quality," said Emily Wienberg, 24, from Boston, who was looking for a Bluetooth speaker or printer on sale.Doug Messer, 21, from Westchester, New York, was disappointed in the sale too."I was frustrated...

Bluetooth technology catching on

No doubt you've been hearing a lot about Bluetooth technology lately and can hardly wait until you...a vending machine. According to the official Bluetooth Web site, www.bluetooth.com, "devices enabled with Bluetooth wireless...

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Bluetooth group adopts ultrafast radio technology

NEW YORK - The Bluetooth wireless standard used in cell phones...the iPod. The industry group behind Bluetooth said Tuesday that it would boost transfer...ultra-wideband, or UWB. Currently, Bluetooth works only for low-speed uses like...

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Plantronics unveils new Bluetooth stereo headphones

SAN FRANCISCO - For my money, Bluetooth technology has long been little more...the house is an admirable goal, but Bluetooth-enabled devices invariably cost a bit...the Pulsar 590, a pair of rechargeable Bluetooth-enabled headphones. The company sent...

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2015 Lexus LS 460 worth the money

...moving for a driver and passenger to begin to feel tension dissipating.High-tech features such as navigation system, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity and a subscription-free suite of apps come standard. So does a center console-mounted...

Do you really need Apple Watch? Apple stresses convenience as well as design

...day."Apple wants this wristwatch ? which piggybacks on a nearby smartphone's Internet connection through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth ? to be seen as so revolutionary that it requires its own lingo.So while the watch face provides most of the same information...

Wedding-party music should blend harmoniously with every setting

...makes it almost irresistibly simple. Many venues have built-in sound systems with ports for phones and laptops or even Bluetooth for wireless audio connections. For more electronically challenged churches and gazebos, couples can buy or rent speakers...