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Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:11:26 GMT2016-09-28T04:11:26Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn't been able to drive around his neighborhood - until now....

Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:34:03 GMT2016-09-27T20:34:03Z

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) -- Airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of dollars in fuel cost, says the Federal Aviation Administration....

'Pokemon Go' fervor has cooled, but the game isn't dead yet

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:40:03 GMT2016-09-26T18:40:03Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Does "Pokemon Go" have a second act?...

How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:49:32 GMT2016-09-26T18:49:32Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Television viewership for Monday's presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don't need a television to watch....

Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:17:57 GMT2016-09-28T05:17:57Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity on the internet - and not just because of her no-holds-barred personality....

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:44:28 GMT2016-09-27T23:44:28Z

LONDON (AP) -- As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web....

Germany orders end to Facebook/WhatsApp data sharing project

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:16:47 GMT2016-09-27T15:16:47Z

BERLIN (AP) -- German data protection authorities on Tuesday ordered Facebook to delete data, such as phone numbers, it has received from its subsidiary WhatsApp....

Feds accuse Silicon Valley firm of hiring bias

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:47:36 GMT2016-09-26T23:47:36Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants....

APNewsBreak: Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:09:32 GMT2016-09-27T05:09:32Z

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game....

Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:57:41 GMT2016-09-24T21:57:41Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product....