Technology

Technology Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either.
Technology Amazon to produce, acquire original movies Amazon to produce, acquire original movies
Amazon Studios announced Monday that it will significantly expand into movie production by acquiring films for theatrical release and early-window streaming through its subscription service, Amazon Prime Instant Video.
Technology Snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable for cleanup Snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable for cleanup
Across the country, local leaders have made plow-tracking data public in free mobile apps, turning citizens into snow watchdogs and giving them a place to look for answers instead of clogging phone lines at city call centers to fume.
Technology Boston taxi drivers sue city over ride-hailing services Boston taxi drivers sue city over ride-hailing services
A group of Boston taxi drivers is suing the city, saying officials have violated their rights by allowing online ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate without following the same rules taxis do.