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FCC: AT&T, Verizon shouldn't exempt own apps from data caps

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:11:16 GMT2016-12-02T20:11:16Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones....



Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:04:46 GMT2016-12-02T19:04:46Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A national commission was set Friday to deliver urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. The report follows the worst hacking of U.S. government systems in history and accusations by the Obama administration that Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Democrats....



1st US offshore wind farm to begin production within days

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:36:20 GMT2016-12-02T18:36:20Z

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- There has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power....



German Parliament chief to OK probe of WikiLeaks documents

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:02:15 GMT2016-12-02T15:02:15Z

BERLIN (AP) -- The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country....



Denmark files charges against Uber over 'illegal' business

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:22:35 GMT2016-12-02T10:22:35Z

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Danish prosecutors have filed charges against Uber's European regional hub in the Netherlands with "helping to commit illegalities."...



Russia warns of planned cyber attacks on its banks

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:03:20 GMT2016-12-02T08:03:20Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's main domestic security agency says unspecified foreign special services are plotting a series of cyber attacks aimed at destabilizing the nation's financial system....



Self-driving truck hits the road for debut on Ohio Turnpike

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:23:12 GMT2016-12-01T19:23:12Z

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A self-driving big rig is rolling down the Ohio Turnpike for the first time....



Police make 5 arrests in 'unprecedented' cybercrime takedown

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:29:01 GMT2016-12-01T18:29:01Z

PARIS (AP) -- U.S. and European officials say they've knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide, putting five key suspects in custody....



Nation's largest solar installer to open Florida facility

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:38:06 GMT2016-12-01T17:38:06Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The largest U.S. solar panel installer is moving into Florida's residential market after the state's voters last month rejected a utility-backed ballot measure that critics said would make going solar more expensive....



Twitter accounts of Indian opposition party hacked

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:11:25 GMT2016-12-01T12:11:25Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Indian police are investigating hackers who infiltrated Twitter accounts belonging to the opposition Congress party and sent out a barrage of abusive posts....



EU wants to make e-books, e-newspapers cheaper

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:07:04 GMT2016-12-01T12:07:04Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union wants to apply the same sales tax rules for digital books and newspapers as their print versions, in a move that would bring down the price of electronic publications....



China's iQIYI and Sony to produce online series in Mandarin

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:46:06 GMT2016-12-01T11:46:06Z

BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese online video site announced Thursday it will be working with Sony Pictures Television to produce a Mandarin-language action thriller series for online viewers....



Reddit cracks down on 'most toxic users' of pro-Trump forum

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:33:05 GMT2016-12-01T11:33:05Z

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has announced a plan to crack down on the "most toxic users" of a forum on the site used to discuss President-elect Donald Trump....



Woman sentenced for trying to frame ex through Facebook

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:33:33 GMT2016-12-01T02:33:33Z

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A woman who created a phony Facebook profile of her ex-boyfriend in order to frame the Southern California man for stalking has been sentenced to a year in jail....



IRS seeks names of virtual currency users in tax probe

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:27:10 GMT2016-12-01T02:27:10Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The IRS obtained a court order Wednesday allowing it to seek the names of people who may have failed to pay taxes on virtual currency exchanged through a San Francisco company....



Wacky gifts for the tech-savvy person who has everything

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:17:28 GMT2016-11-30T21:17:28Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest technology can make for an easy holiday gift, but when it comes to the ultra-tech-savvy people in your life, finding a cool gadget they don't already own can be tough....



Binge watching on Netflix no longer requires internet access

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:10:25 GMT2016-11-30T19:10:25Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix subscribers can now binge on many of their favorite shows and movies even when they don't have an internet connection....



Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:42:10 GMT2016-11-29T19:42:10Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- You can now play "Pac-Man" with your Facebook Messenger buddies....



UK bill requiring firms to store Web histories becomes law

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:04:08 GMT2016-11-29T14:04:08Z

LONDON (AP) -- A contentious internet surveillance bill that creates databases of Britons' online activity has become law - though the government says some of its provisions still need "extensive testing" before taking effect....



Top German spy warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:28:25 GMT2016-11-29T13:28:25Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's foreign intelligence chief is warning of cyberattacks aimed at political destabilization as the country prepares for an election next year, and says evidence suggests Russian involvement in hacking during the U.S. campaign....



Samsung to boost dividends, review corporate structure

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:21:18 GMT2016-11-29T04:21:18Z

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will increase shareholder returns and review its corporate structure as investors step up pressure to reform the South Korean tech giant's governance structure following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco....



DirecTV wants to be the next online substitute for cable

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:27:48 GMT2016-11-29T01:27:48Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven't attracted many users yet. AT&T's DirecTV hopes to change that with a new service announced Monday....



San Francisco's public railway system hit by hackers

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:27:30 GMT2016-11-29T00:27:30Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Some passengers on San Francisco's public railway enjoyed free rides during part of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend after hackers infiltrated hundreds of its workers' computers and email accounts....



Chevy Bolt isn't stylish, but GM is pushing its practicality

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:11:45 GMT2016-11-28T18:11:45Z

DETROIT (AP) -- The executive in charge of marketing the new electric Chevrolet Bolt keeps coming back to one word....



World students face off in robot games in India

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:16:05 GMT2016-11-28T11:16:05Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Whizzing around a green felt table chasing a soccer ball beaming infrared light, the boxy robot shoots - and scores - and wins its Taiwanese teenage creators first prize at this year's student robot games....



Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 21:20:16 GMT2016-11-27T21:20:16Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Someone renamed Donald Trump's midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn't very flattering....



Upstate NY towns embroiled in fight over tall wind turbines

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:30:09 GMT2016-11-27T17:30:09Z

Clean energy and environmental interests usually go hand in hand. But in western New York, they are battling over plans to build dozens of wind turbines that could be among the nation's tallest, rising 600 feet above the scenic shores of Lake Ontario....



Tech solutions to tackle overfishing, labor abuse at sea

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:29:40 GMT2016-11-26T06:29:40Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Fishing boats used high-tech systems to find vast schools of fish for decades, depleting stocks of some species and leading to the complete collapse of others. Now more than a dozen apps, devices and monitoring systems aimed at tracking unscrupulous vessels and the seafood they catch are being rolled out - high-tech solutions some say could also help prevent labor abuse at sea....



Report: Russian propaganda effort spread fake news

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 21:06:56 GMT2016-11-25T21:06:56Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A new report suggests a "sophisticated" Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories leading up to the presidential election....



Senior charged in cyberattack on Pennsylvania schools

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:47:13 GMT2016-11-25T13:47:13Z

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A senior has been charged with launching a cyberattack on her western Pennsylvania high school that wound up disrupting more than a dozen school district computer systems....



Australia says IBM settles over online census failure

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 03:23:37 GMT2016-11-25T03:23:37Z

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's prime minister says global technology giant IBM carries most of the blame for the crash of the country's online census three months ago and has more than compensated the government for the financial cost of the debacle....



Scientists go big with first aquatic species map for US West

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:29:32 GMT2016-11-24T07:29:32Z

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- It sounds like a big fish story: a plan to create a biodiversity map identifying thousands of aquatic species in every river and stream in the western U.S....



Toyota says new technology means longer battery life

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:39:47 GMT2016-11-24T06:39:47Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a new way of observing the movements of tiny particles in a battery used to power electric vehicles - an advance it says will help boost their cruise range by 10 percent to 15 percent....



Online ad exchange AppNexus cuts off Breitbart

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:57:05 GMT2016-11-23T22:57:05Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Online advertising exchange AppNexus has cut off Breitbart News, the ultraconservative outlet that has served as a platform for the "alt-right," a white nationalist movement....



Russia joins US in seeking return of alleged LinkedIn hacker

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 21:09:51 GMT2016-11-23T21:09:51Z

PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Justice Ministry says Russia has joined the United States in seeking the extradition of a Russian man who faces charges in the United States of hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn, Dropbox and other San Francisco Bay Area companies....



Gov't wants phone makers to lock out most apps for drivers

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:13:17 GMT2016-11-23T18:13:17Z

DETROIT (AP) -- The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car....



Twitter accidentally suspends CEO Jack Dorsey's account

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:58:12 GMT2016-11-23T14:58:12Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey says the social media platform accidentally suspended his account....



Germany's top court rejects Yahoo case over news royalties

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:32:13 GMT2016-11-23T09:32:13Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's highest court has rejected a case brought by Yahoo against a law designed to compensate news publishers for the use of their content....



Get ready to build! Hands-on toys that teach are hot

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:06:38 GMT2016-11-22T23:06:38Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Toys that teach aren't a new thing, but a growing number are calling for kids to build with blocks, circuits or everyday items before reaching for a tablet screen....



Gift Guide: Cool tech toys for the kid in your life

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:05:38 GMT2016-11-22T23:05:38Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Looking for a cool tech gift for a kid in your life?...



Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:24:10 GMT2016-11-22T16:24:10Z

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Volkswagen's namesake brand hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more battery-powered cars, digital services such as ride-sharing, and more SUVs for the U.S. market....



EU plans center to combat hybrid warfare in Finland

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:31:39 GMT2016-11-21T16:31:39Z

HELSINKI (AP) -- Finnish officials say the European Union is planning to set up a hybrid threat center in Finland to combat a growing number of cyberattacks and hybrid warfare, including disinformation and false news sent over social media sites....



LifeLock soaring before the opening bell on $2.3B deal

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:09 GMT2016-11-21T12:15:09Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of LifeLock are surging before the opening bell after the identity and fraud protection services company agreed to be acquired for $2.3 billion by the security software maker Symantec....



British prime minister to pledge investment into R&D

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:36:20 GMT2016-11-21T11:36:20Z

LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May offered business leaders a trade-off Monday, pledging more investment in science and technology while insisting that the benefits of private enterprise must be more evenly spread around the country....



Why fingers make handy, if not foolproof, digital keys

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:20:38 GMT2016-11-21T08:20:38Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- It sounds like a great idea: Forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security - though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think....



Facebook fixing fake news problem with CEO at trade summit

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 20:30:56 GMT2016-11-19T20:30:56Z

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged world leaders meeting in Peru on Saturday to help get more people online to improve global living standards while separately announcing new measures to cut down on fake news stories on the social network that some suggest could have helped sway the U.S. presidential election....