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  • Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:43:22 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-08-18 12:01:11 GMT
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices...More >>
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week.More >>
  • US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:31:44 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:55:44 GMT
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.More >>
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.More >>
  • US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:21:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:48 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.More >>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.More >>
  • After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:37:15 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:44 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...

    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for...

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    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions.

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  • Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

    Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:45:02 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:42 GMT
    Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.More >>
    Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.More >>
  • Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

    Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:18:11 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:41 GMT
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker.More >>
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker.More >>
  • More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

    More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:28:32 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build ...
    Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of...More >>
    Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company.More >>
  • Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

    Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:13:50 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:36 GMT
    Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned.More >>
    Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned.More >>
  • Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

    Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:22:45 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:33 GMT
    The Los Angeles subway system is poised to become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners to screen passengers for weapons and explosives.More >>
    The Los Angeles subway system is poised to become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners to screen passengers for weapons and explosives.More >>
  • Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

    Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:25:18 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using drive...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using drive...
    Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona.More >>
    Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:16:49 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:39:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...

    Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

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    Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

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  • Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

    Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:41:16 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:04:10 GMT
    The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary.More >>
    The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary.More >>
  • US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:34:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:16:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...

    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building...

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    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism.

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  • The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:23:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:49:44 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...
    Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation.More >>
    Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation.More >>
  • Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:18:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:26:25 GMT
    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.More >>
    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.More >>
  • Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet level

    Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet level

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:11:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). A Tesla emblem is seen on the back end of a Model S in the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). A Tesla emblem is seen on the back end of a Model S in the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the...
    Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private.More >>
    Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private.More >>
  • Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

    Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:07:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:20:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
    Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday.More >>
    Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday.More >>
  • Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:50:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:08:01 GMT
    Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.More >>
    Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.More >>
  • Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:43:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:25:15 GMT
    Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)

    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

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    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

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  • Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

    Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:51:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:18:23 GMT
    Uber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services.More >>
    Uber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services.More >>
  • Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

    Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:15:58 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:18:22 GMT
    (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP). This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III,  in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police o...(Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP). This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police o...
    Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.More >>
    Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.More >>
  • The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking

    The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:18:07 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this July 25, 2018 photo, Kalyanaraman Shankari poses for photos in Mountain View, Calif. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this July 25, 2018 photo, Kalyanaraman Shankari poses for photos in Mountain View, Calif. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your ...
    AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history.More >>
    AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history.More >>
  • Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:27:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:01:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.More >>
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.More >>
  • Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

    Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-08-08 04:36:37 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:40:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, youths look at computer screens at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tech industry's use of persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens is...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, youths look at computer screens at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tech industry's use of persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens is...

    The advocates cite a recent study that found that teen girls who spend a lot of time on digital devices, including on social media, are at risk for depression and suicidal behaviors.

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    The advocates cite a recent study that found that teen girls who spend a lot of time on digital devices, including on social media, are at risk for depression and suicidal behaviors.

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  • GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:04:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:29:24 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)

    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

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    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

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  • Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:34:52 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:48:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Customers check out the Tesla X, at the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and s...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Customers check out the Tesla X, at the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and s...
    Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches.More >>
    Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches.More >>
  • Disney says its new streaming service won't rival Netflix

    Disney says its new streaming service won't rival Netflix

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:25:29 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:06:04 GMT
    Disney's earnings grew in the latest quarter, but results missed expectations, as the company paid more for NBA sports rights at ESPN and saw lower licensing revenue from "Spider-Man" and "Cars.".More >>
    Disney's earnings grew in the latest quarter, but results missed expectations, as the company paid more for NBA sports rights at ESPN and saw lower licensing revenue from "Spider-Man" and "Cars.".More >>
  • Navajo robotics team heads to international competition

    Navajo robotics team heads to international competition

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-07 17:11:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:33:36 GMT
    (Heather Anderson via AP). This March 3, 2018 photo provided by Heather Anderson shows, from left, Navajo Mountain High School students Nahida Smith, Myra King and Breana Bitsinne compete in a Utah regional robotics competition in West Valley City, Uta...(Heather Anderson via AP). This March 3, 2018 photo provided by Heather Anderson shows, from left, Navajo Mountain High School students Nahida Smith, Myra King and Breana Bitsinne compete in a Utah regional robotics competition in West Valley City, Uta...
    A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition.More >>
    A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition.More >>
  • Snap 2Q results beat estimates but user base declines

    Snap 2Q results beat estimates but user base declines

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-08-07 22:12:38 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:55:59 GMT
    Snapchat's daily user base declined for the first time in the second quarter, but shares of its parent company, Snap, jumped in extended trading after it reported stronger-than-expected earnings.More >>
    Snapchat's daily user base declined for the first time in the second quarter, but shares of its parent company, Snap, jumped in extended trading after it reported stronger-than-expected earnings.More >>
  • The Latest: Incremental improvements in new Samsung phone

    The Latest: Incremental improvements in new Samsung phone

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:38:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:19:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
    Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday.More >>
    Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday.More >>
  • Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

    Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-08-07 05:32:41 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:58:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Friday, July 6, 2018, photograph, prospective customers confer with sales associates as a Model 3 sits on display in a Tesla showroom in the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver.  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, ...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Friday, July 6, 2018, photograph, prospective customers confer with sales associates as a Model 3 sits on display in a Tesla showroom in the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, ...

    Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns.

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    Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns.

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  • Indian ride-hailing service Ola plans UK expansion

    Indian ride-hailing service Ola plans UK expansion

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-08-07 09:48:55 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:10:54 GMT
    Indian ride-hailing service Ola steps up international expansion with plans to launch in UK, its second overseas market.More >>
    Indian ride-hailing service Ola steps up international expansion with plans to launch in UK, its second overseas market.More >>
  • Major tech companies remove Alex Jones for hate, bullying

    Major tech companies remove Alex Jones for hate, bullying

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-06 13:03:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:24:35 GMT
    Facebook has taken down four Alex Jones pages for violating hate speech and bullying policies. (Source: KEYE/CNN)Facebook has taken down four Alex Jones pages for violating hate speech and bullying policies. (Source: KEYE/CNN)

    Facebook takes down four Alex Jones pages for violating hate speech, bullying policies.

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    Facebook takes down four Alex Jones pages for violating hate speech, bullying policies.

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  • Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:16:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:55:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this July 8, 2018, photo, clouds are reflected above the company logo on the hood of a 2018 Model 3 sedan on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elo...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this July 8, 2018, photo, clouds are reflected above the company logo on the hood of a 2018 Model 3 sedan on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elo...
    Tesla board evaluates CEO's proposed buyout of company in deal raising legal concerns.More >>
    Tesla board evaluates CEO's proposed buyout of company in deal raising legal concerns.More >>
  • The Latest: Musk says going private would free Tesla

    The Latest: Musk says going private would free Tesla

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-08-07 19:08:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-08 22:21:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he is considering taking the electric car maker private. Tesla’s stock spike...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he is considering taking the electric car maker private. Tesla’s stock spike...
    The Latest: Tesla CEO Elon Musk's proposal to take electric car maker prompts halt in trading of company's stock.More >>
    The Latest: Tesla CEO Elon Musk's proposal to take electric car maker prompts halt in trading of company's stock.More >>
  • Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal

    Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-08-07 17:15:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:51:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he is considering taking the electric car maker private. Tesla’s stock spike...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he is considering taking the electric car maker private. Tesla’s stock spike...
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets that he may take the electric car maker private.More >>
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets that he may take the electric car maker private.More >>
  • Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

    Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

    Monday, August 6 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:04:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:36:04 GMT

    A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location.

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    A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location.

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  • Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

    Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:13:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:13:57 GMT
    A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated cyber attackers who may be state-linked.More >>
    A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated cyber attackers who may be state-linked.More >>
  • Government seeks to overturn AT&T-Time Warner merger ruling

    Government seeks to overturn AT&T-Time Warner merger ruling

    Monday, August 6 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-06 20:59:37 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-08-08 04:39:58 GMT
    DOJ: Judge who allowed AT&T, Time Warner merger was wrong about competition.More >>
    DOJ: Judge who allowed AT&T, Time Warner merger was wrong about competition.More >>
  • No price hike, but new caps on MoviePass discount tix plan

    No price hike, but new caps on MoviePass discount tix plan

    Monday, August 6 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:39:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-07 22:24:43 GMT
    MoviePass, a discount service for movie tickets at theaters, is rescinding a planned 50 percent price increase following a subscriber backlash, but imposes new caps on use.More >>
    MoviePass, a discount service for movie tickets at theaters, is rescinding a planned 50 percent price increase following a subscriber backlash, but imposes new caps on use.More >>
  • New Android version, 'Pie,' rolls out Monday on Pixel phones

    New Android version, 'Pie,' rolls out Monday on Pixel phones

    Monday, August 6 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-06 17:42:27 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:36:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, people pose by Android lawn statues at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The next version of Google’s Android system will be called Pie. It will use artificial intelli...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, people pose by Android lawn statues at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The next version of Google’s Android system will be called Pie. It will use artificial intelli...
    The next version of Google's Android system will be called Pie. It will use artificial intelligence to adapt to how you use the device.More >>
    The next version of Google's Android system will be called Pie. It will use artificial intelligence to adapt to how you use the device.More >>
  • Driver jailed in UK for texting moments before fatal crash

    Driver jailed in UK for texting moments before fatal crash

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-08-07 16:32:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-08-07 17:14:49 GMT
    A British judge has sentenced a driver to six years in prison for hitting two pedestrians moments after he sent a text on his phone.More >>
    A British judge has sentenced a driver to six years in prison for hitting two pedestrians moments after he sent a text on his phone.More >>
  • Judge: App user not entitled to anonymity in rally case

    Judge: App user not entitled to anonymity in rally case

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-08-06 21:00:01 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-08-07 16:41:37 GMT
    A federal magistrate judge has ruled that a social media platform can be compelled to divulge account information belonging to a woman who anonymously chatted online about plans for last summer's deadly white...More >>
    A federal magistrate judge has ruled that a social media platform can be compelled to divulge account information belonging to a woman who anonymously chatted online about plans for last summer's deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.More >>
  • Japanese students use VR to recreate Hiroshima bombing

    Japanese students use VR to recreate Hiroshima bombing

    Monday, August 6 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-08-06 06:08:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-07 16:01:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haruka Nuga). In Friday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo, Namio Matsura, 17-year-old member of the computation skill research club at Fukuyama Technical High School, watches Hiroshima city before atomic bomb fell in virtual reality experience at the high...(AP Photo/Haruka Nuga). In Friday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo, Namio Matsura, 17-year-old member of the computation skill research club at Fukuyama Technical High School, watches Hiroshima city before atomic bomb fell in virtual reality experience at the high...
    A group of Japanese high school students has been producing a five-minute virtual reality experience that recreates the sights and sounds of Hiroshima immediately before, during and after the U.S. dropped an atomic...More >>
    A group of Japanese high school students has been producing a five-minute virtual reality experience that recreates the sights and sounds of Hiroshima immediately before, during and after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city 73 years ago.More >>
  • Convicted Russian hacker Anikeyev released from prison

    Convicted Russian hacker Anikeyev released from prison

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:23:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-08-07 05:35:28 GMT
    The leader of a hacker group that has targeted prominent Russian officials has been released from prison.More >>
    The leader of a hacker group that has targeted prominent Russian officials has been released from prison.More >>
  • Bluebird jet boat floats again, 51 years after fatal crash

    Bluebird jet boat floats again, 51 years after fatal crash

    Saturday, August 4 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-04 15:38:39 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:09:44 GMT
    The famed jet boat Bluebird has returned to the water for the first time since a 1967 crash that killed pilot Donald Campbell during a world speed-record attempt.More >>
    The famed jet boat Bluebird has returned to the water for the first time since a 1967 crash that killed pilot Donald Campbell during a world speed-record attempt.More >>
  • Apple iPhone chip supplier says virus will delay shipments

    Apple iPhone chip supplier says virus will delay shipments

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:02:40 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-08-06 20:56:40 GMT
    A supplier of chips used in Apple iPhones says it is recovering from virus outbreak, but shipments will be delayed.More >>
    A supplier of chips used in Apple iPhones says it is recovering from virus outbreak, but shipments will be delayed.More >>
  • More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

    More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

    Friday, August 3 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-08-03 20:42:01 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-08-06 20:40:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). FILE--In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cody Wilson, with Defense Distributed, holds a 3D-printed gun called the Liberator at his shop in Austin, Texas. Eleven states have joined eight others and the District of Columbia in a feder...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). FILE--In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cody Wilson, with Defense Distributed, holds a 3D-printed gun called the Liberator at his shop in Austin, Texas. Eleven states have joined eight others and the District of Columbia in a feder...
    More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to trace and detect.More >>
    More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to trace and detect.More >>
  • Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

    Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

    Thursday, August 2 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-02 15:55:37 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-08-06 16:26:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File). CORRECTS STATUS OF VAULE OF COMPANY - FILE - In this April 24, 1984 file photo, Steve Jobs, left, chairman of Apple Computers, John Sculley, center, president and CEO, and Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, unveil the new A...(AP Photo/Sal Veder, File). CORRECTS STATUS OF VAULE OF COMPANY - FILE - In this April 24, 1984 file photo, Steve Jobs, left, chairman of Apple Computers, John Sculley, center, president and CEO, and Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, unveil the new A...

    Apple has become the world's first company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of tasteful technology that has redefined society since two mavericks named Steve started the company 42 years ago.

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    Apple has become the world's first company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of tasteful technology that has redefined society since two mavericks named Steve started the company 42 years ago.

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  • Reports: Google working on censorship-ready search for China

    Reports: Google working on censorship-ready search for China

    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-08-02 16:51:33 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:48:06 GMT
    Google is reportedly working on a mobile version of its search engine that will comply with strict censorship controls in China.More >>
    Google is reportedly working on a mobile version of its search engine that will comply with strict censorship controls in China.More >>
  • Trump wants a Space Force, but Pentagon has different idea

    Trump wants a Space Force, but Pentagon has different idea

    Saturday, August 4 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-08-04 04:53:08 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-06 14:10:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a swearing in ceremony for Robert Wilkie as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Pr...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a swearing in ceremony for Robert Wilkie as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Pr...
    President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space.More >>
    President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space.More >>
  • Ditch the joystick? Swiss develop jacket that pilots drones

    Ditch the joystick? Swiss develop jacket that pilots drones

    Thursday, August 2 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-08-02 13:56:51 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-06 14:10:07 GMT
    (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne via AP). Robotics expert on the Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, EPFL team, Matteo Macchini, right, displays the fly controls in a virtual reality scenario as he controls the flight of a drone in foregr...(Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne via AP). Robotics expert on the Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, EPFL team, Matteo Macchini, right, displays the fly controls in a virtual reality scenario as he controls the flight of a drone in foregr...
    Scientists, engineers and robotics experts at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne university have developed a jacket that allows for hands-free flying of drones.More >>
    Scientists, engineers and robotics experts at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne university have developed a jacket that allows for hands-free flying of drones.More >>
  • Colorado inmates' tablets taken away for security reasons

    Colorado inmates' tablets taken away for security reasons

    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-08-02 20:10:00 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-08-06 10:52:25 GMT
    Colorado authorities say they decided to take 15,000 tablets from prison inmates across the state for security reasons.More >>
    Colorado authorities say they decided to take 15,000 tablets from prison inmates across the state for security reasons.More >>
  • Facebook page's removal angers Washington protest organizers

    Facebook page's removal angers Washington protest organizers

    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-02 04:43:51 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-08-06 06:33:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook said it has uncovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platf...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook said it has uncovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platf...
    CHANGE: Facebook stunned organizers of a protest against white supremacy when it disabled their Washington event's page this week, saying it and other pages had been created by "bad actors" misusing the social...More >>
    CHANGE: Facebook stunned organizers of a protest against white supremacy when it disabled their Washington event's page this week, saying it and other pages had been created by "bad actors" misusing the social media platform.More >>
  • Social media plays whack-a-mole with Russia interference

    Social media plays whack-a-mole with Russia interference

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-08-01 21:42:48 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:04:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that play...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that play...
    Facebook is still playing whack-a-mole in battle against election interference.More >>
    Facebook is still playing whack-a-mole in battle against election interference.More >>
  • Dispute over 3D-printed guns raises many legal issues

    Dispute over 3D-printed guns raises many legal issues

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-08-01 22:43:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-08-05 11:38:10 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2013, file photo, Cody Wilson, the founder of Defense Distributed, shows a plastic handgun made on a 3D-printer at his home in Austin, Texas. Eight states filed suit Monday, Ju...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2013, file photo, Cody Wilson, the founder of Defense Distributed, shows a plastic handgun made on a 3D-printer at his home in Austin, Texas. Eight states filed suit Monday, Ju...
    The dispute over one man's effort to post blueprints online to make a 3D printed gun has been framed as a Second Amendment debate.More >>
    The dispute over one man's effort to post blueprints online to make a 3D printed gun has been framed as a Second Amendment debate.More >>
  • Germany: 4 men on trial over darknet child porn site

    Germany: 4 men on trial over darknet child porn site

    Thursday, August 2 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-08-02 10:09:12 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-04 14:50:14 GMT
    Four men have gone on trial in Germany over their alleged involvement in running a child porn platform that authorities took offline last year.More >>
    Four men have gone on trial in Germany over their alleged involvement in running a child porn platform that authorities took offline last year.More >>
  • Trump wants a Space Force, but Pentagon has different idea

    Trump wants a Space Force, but Pentagon has different idea

    Saturday, August 4 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-08-04 04:48:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-08-04 04:54:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a swearing in ceremony for Robert Wilkie as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Pr...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a swearing in ceremony for Robert Wilkie as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Pr...
    President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space.More >>
    President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space.More >>
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