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Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:58:31 GMT2018-01-18T00:58:31Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its home country....



Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:34:32 GMT2018-01-17T21:34:32Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers....



Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creators

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:59:57 GMT2018-01-17T18:59:57Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints....



Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:34:32 GMT2018-01-18T17:34:32Z

LONDON (AP) -- A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday....



Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:12:05 GMT2018-01-16T23:12:05Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun....



Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:46:54 GMT2018-01-17T20:46:54Z

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Federal prisons officials on Wednesday tested a jamming technology inside the walls of a federal prison, a rare move that authorities said they hope will help combat the danger posed by inmates with cellphones....



China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:41:32 GMT2018-01-18T09:41:32Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China on Thursday criticized recent moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks "objectivity" in its approach to Chinese businesses....



Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:06:52 GMT2018-01-17T20:06:52Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo users will be able to stream eight basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA....



Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of waste

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:21:43 GMT2018-01-17T17:21:43Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards....



Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:12:21 GMT2018-01-16T03:12:21Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....