Why tech is going to get simpler

Technology makes our everyday life easier. That's undeniable. Yet it can also add to the stress we face each day. Happily, technology will become a little more consumer friendly in 2014. At least that's what the Christian Science Monitor newspaper forecasted in a recent story.

Tech of the future? Think simplicity

Are you overwhelmed by the degree of technology in your life? Does big data got you and your employees feeling stunned? Here's some good news: The Christian Science Monitor recently forecast that technology will become quite a bit simpler for both personal and business users.

How high-tech cards can stop fraud

Do you feel safe when using your credit cards at retailers? Do you feel less safe after retailer Target reported that hackers stole the information on 40 million consumers who used their credit cards at Target stores across the country? There is some good news: CBS Minnesota recently reported that new technology could make such credit-card data breaches less common.

Tech can stop credit-card fraud

Do you feel secure when using your credit cards at retailers? Do you feel less safe after retailer Target reported that hackers stole the information on 40 million shoppers who used their credit cards at Target stores across the nation? Here's some good news: CBS Minnesota recently reported that new technology can make such credit-card data breaches less common.

Here are some 2013 tech disasters

The past year wasn't without its major tech disasters. And the Telegraph newspaper wasn't shy about showcasing them. In its year-end look into the biggest tech failures of 2013, the Telegraph focused on three miscues that really showed how tech can backfire when it's not adequately tested or monitored.

Some of the biggest tech failures of 2013

The past year was not without its major tech disasters. And the Telegraph newspaper wasn't shy about trumpeting them. In its year-end look into the biggest tech failures of 2013, the Telegraph concentrated on three miscues that truly showed how tech can backfire when it's not properly tested or monitored.

The impact of NSA snooping on tech firms

Is NSA spying harming business? The leaders of the biggest technology firms in the U.S. certainly think so. And they weren't shy about sharing their thoughts with the Pres. Obama during a recent meeting at the White House. The Washington Post recently talked about this meeting.

Tech companies not happy with NSA spying

Is NSA spying harming business? The leaders of the biggest technology firms in the United States certainly think so. And they weren't shy about sharing their opinions with the Pres. Obama during a recent meeting at the White House. The Washington Post recently covered this meeting.

What does $38 buy in a tablet?

Remember when tablets priced under $100 were a big deal? Now tablet makers are offering their products at prices even lower. The big question, though, is if these budget-priced tablets are worth your money. Time Magazine recently looked at this question, evaluating the new Ubislate 7Ci tablet from Datawind.