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UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:30:27 GMT2018-04-22T09:30:27Z

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children....



After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:20:02 GMT2018-04-21T17:20:02Z

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check. Their methods of serving ads against this sea of content may come under the microscope next....



Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:57:09 GMT2018-04-21T16:57:09Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio crews cleaning up a massive former Cold War-era uranium enrichment plant in Ohio plan this summer to deploy a high-tech helper: an autonomous, radiation-measuring robot that will roll through miles of large overhead pipes to spot potentially hazardous residual uranium....



DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 06:03:57 GMT2018-04-21T06:03:57Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers....



UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:12:28 GMT2018-04-20T19:12:28Z

LONDON (AP) -- A British teenager has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention center for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."...



UK teen jailed for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:57:57 GMT2018-04-20T15:57:57Z

LONDON (AP) -- A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."...



Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:56:04 GMT2018-04-20T15:56:04Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users - raising questions about the usefulness of such audits....



As doors close in the US, China's Huawei shifts to Europe

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:52:16 GMT2018-04-20T03:52:16Z

SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- As trade disputes simmer, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the No. 3 smartphone brand, is shifting its growth efforts toward Europe and Asia in the face of mounting obstacles in the U.S. market....



Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:39:21 GMT2018-04-19T20:39:21Z

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus was delayed Thursday to allow his attorneys more time to prepare arguments on why a judge should suppress statements he made after his arrest for allegedly creating software to steal banking passwords....



The Latest: British cybersecurity expert's US case delayed

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:25:16 GMT2018-04-19T20:25:16Z

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Latest on the criminal case of a British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus (all times local):...