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UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:31:06 GMT2017-06-24T20:31:06Z

LONDON (AP) -- British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."...



Britain's Parliament says it is investigating a cyberattack on users' accounts

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:41:51 GMT2017-06-24T15:41:51Z

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Parliament says it is investigating a cyberattack on users' accounts....



Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:19:51 GMT2017-06-23T21:19:51Z

SEATTLE (AP) -- After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media....



Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:17:45 GMT2017-06-23T21:17:45Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads....



German parties salvage vote on social media hate posts bill

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:36:28 GMT2017-06-23T15:36:28Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's governing parties have cleared the way for parliament to vote on legislation designed to get illegal content such as hate speech or defamatory fake news removed quickly from social networking sites....



Founder of Russian messaging app defies official ultimatum

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:31:58 GMT2017-06-23T14:31:58Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- The founder of a Russian encrypted messaging app is defying the government's request to provide information about his company....



Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:01:43 GMT2017-06-23T09:01:43Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted....



China tightens online video controls, jolting investors

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:54:43 GMT2017-06-23T05:54:43Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo....



Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:43:54 GMT2017-06-22T18:43:54Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing....



Line messaging digital theme park to open in Thai capital

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:31:56 GMT2017-06-22T12:31:56Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand's capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity in the country, its second biggest market after Japan....



Foxconn founder: US expansion might top $10 billion

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:28:00 GMT2017-06-22T12:28:00Z

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- The chairman of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn said Thursday it may spend more than $10 billion to set up manufacturing in the United States, and will announce investment plans by early August for at least three states....



Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:22:47 GMT2017-06-21T21:22:47Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO....



Timeline: Uber's rough year leads to CEO's resignation

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:34:12 GMT2017-06-21T18:34:12Z

Uber has had a rough year, largely of it its own making. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video....



Is Nike joining the Amazon roster?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:51:18 GMT2017-06-21T17:51:18Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares in several major sports chains hit 52-week lows on word that Nike may soon be selling its gear directly on Amazon.com....



Kia

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:09:08 GMT2017-06-21T17:09:08Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Kia has claimed the top spot in a survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year....



Ringing the changes: Dutch bike lock blocks rider's phone

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:43:06 GMT2017-06-21T16:43:06Z

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A telecom company in the Netherlands has developed a bicycle lock that also blocks its mobile network, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their phone....



All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air Show

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:19:50 GMT2017-06-21T14:19:50Z

PARIS (AP) -- There are flying cars and Concorde's would-be supersonic successor, a company offering to deliver cargo to the Moon - for a mere $1.2 million per kilogram - and the latest in funky futuristic aviation ideas, both big and small....



Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:18:32 GMT2017-06-21T12:18:32Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company....



Egypt watchdog says authorities now blocking 101 websites

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:00:30 GMT2017-06-21T11:00:30Z

CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian watchdog says authorities are widening their internet censorship and are now blocking 101 websites, including some that provide software that allows users to bypass restrictions....



Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 04:53:09 GMT2017-06-21T04:53:09Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business. The troubled Japanese electronics giant has had deep recent losses and has been selling pieces of its operations to ensure its survival....



Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching Lyft

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:49:55 GMT2017-06-20T21:49:55Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart....



Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:43:17 GMT2017-06-20T21:43:17Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house....



Google's search engine aims to become employment engine

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:48:59 GMT2017-06-20T12:48:59Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine....



Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm dispute

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:01:38 GMT2017-06-20T12:01:38Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple is seeking to void some of Qualcomm's patent claims and licensing agreements, intensifying its legal battle with the chip maker over the technology in iPhones and iPads....



Report: Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:14:35 GMT2017-06-19T23:14:35Z

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by spyware produced by Israel's NSO Group that is sold exclusively to governments, according to an internet watchdog group's investigation published Monday....



Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:48:48 GMT2017-06-19T22:48:48Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government....



Google promises YouTube crackdown on online extremism

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:11:02 GMT2017-06-19T21:11:02Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence....



The Latest: Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:59:56 GMT2017-06-19T18:59:56Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with technology CEOs (all times local):...



Harvard freshmen's ouster over posts draws broad response

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:57:41 GMT2017-06-19T18:57:41Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world's most elite institutions and for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: social media....



Coke tweet targeting Pittsburghers uses map of Philadelphia

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:49:14 GMT2017-06-19T18:49:14Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Coca-Cola's marketing efforts during the weekend's heatwave in Pittsburgh backfired when the company mistakenly used a map of Philadelphia in a post on Twitter....



Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:17:01 GMT2017-06-19T14:17:01Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites....



'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 to share life's data

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:22:26 GMT2017-06-19T13:22:26Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years....



Google intensifies campaign against online extremism

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:05 GMT2017-06-19T11:30:05Z

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups....



EU considers sanctions to respond to cyberattacks

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:04:55 GMT2017-06-19T09:04:55Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers have agreed to prepare a joint response to cyberattacks in the 28-nation bloc, including imposing sanctions on offenders....



To post or not to post: Internet tips for college hopefuls

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:02:33 GMT2017-06-19T08:02:33Z

College admissions experts have some advice for students trying to get into college: Think before you post on social media....



Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:38:59 GMT2017-06-17T08:38:59Z

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Social media platform Twitter has suspended the account of Al-Jazeera Arabic amid a wider diplomatic dispute between Qatar and Arab nations....



Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:01:33 GMT2017-06-17T07:01:33Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods could mean big changes for the way people buy groceries - and just about everything else....



Facebook bug may have exposed moderators to extremists

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 22:19:39 GMT2017-06-16T22:19:39Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook has acknowledged that a security hole in its software may have exposed the identities of its online monitors to suspected terrorist groups and others whose pages were removed for inappropriate content....



Tech stocks trip away from highs, but few expect bigger drop

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:46:35 GMT2017-06-16T14:46:35Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Technology stocks have taken a stumble over the last week after soaring to heights they last saw just before the dot-com bubble collapsed 17 years ago. Here's why this time might be different....



Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7B deal

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:27:11 GMT2017-06-16T13:27:11Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt....



Georgia official discounts threat of exposed voter records

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 03:49:58 GMT2017-06-16T03:49:58Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists urged the state's top elections official to order a thorough outside probe to determine if its voting systems had been compromised....



Facebook deploys AI to fight terrorism on its network

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:26:55 GMT2017-06-15T21:26:55Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists' use of its service....



Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:27:51 GMT2017-06-15T19:27:51Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it's not going over so well with the Twitterati....



Rape victim sues Uber, says execs portrayed her as a liar

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:13:38 GMT2017-06-15T19:13:38Z

DETROIT (AP) -- A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the attack....



Macron woos tech world, pledges French 'startup nation'

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:51:38 GMT2017-06-15T17:51:38Z

PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is inviting the world's innovators, engineers and business-builders to come to France as he tries to transform this country from a land resting on the laurels of its past into a "startup nation."...



Researcher finds Georgia voter records exposed on internet

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:50:53 GMT2017-06-15T16:50:53Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's election technology, days before the state holds a closely watched congressional runoff vote on June 20....



Rest easy during EU holidays: no more extra roaming costs

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:40:21 GMT2017-06-15T14:40:21Z

PARIS (AP) -- Ping! Tweet! Ring! Swoosh! Every command from a mobile phone that European Union holidaymakers or business people made Thursday must have felt like deliverance....



From bleeps of 'Pong' and 'Mario,' game music comes of age

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:40:27 GMT2017-06-15T11:40:27Z

PARIS (AP) -- The electronic bleeps and squawks of "Tetris," ''Donkey Kong" and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at a philharmonic concert hall near you....



Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:38:42 GMT2017-06-15T10:38:42Z

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -- A Japanese industrial group unveiled Thursday a robot designed for underwater probes of damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami....



Vintage typewriters gain fans amid 'digital burnout'

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:57:18 GMT2017-06-14T19:57:18Z

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and musician John Mayer is set for release this summer....



US blames North Korea for series of cyberattacks

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:29:08 GMT2017-06-14T19:29:08Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials are blaming the North Korean government for a series of cyberattacks dating to 2009 against media, aerospace, financial sectors and infrastructure in the United States and around the world....



Freewheeling Uber sheds officials, faces more major changes

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:33:04 GMT2017-06-14T07:33:04Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Freewheeling Uber faces major change. Its board is cracking down, its founder and CEO is stepping away indefinitely, and the company itself is coming to grips with measures intended to reform its toxic culture and aggressive business practices....



'Fintech' startup SoFi to move into traditional banking

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:03:40 GMT2017-06-13T20:03:40Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Online lender and financial startup SoFi is taking the first step toward competing with the nation's biggest banks on their home turf: the checking account....



Timeline: Uber's rough year leads to CEO's leave of absence

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:50:00 GMT2017-06-13T19:50:00Z

Uber has had a rough year, largely of it its own making. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video....



Stephen King says President Trump blocked him on Twitter

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:47:33 GMT2017-06-13T19:47:33Z

BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- Horror author Stephen King says his frequent criticism of President Donald Trump has gotten him blocked on Twitter....



The Latest: Soccer fans pay tribute to attacks victims

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:15:40 GMT2017-06-13T19:15:40Z

PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on meeting between leaders of France and Britain (all times local):...



Full text of Uber CEO's memo to staff about leave of absence

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:44:15 GMT2017-06-13T18:44:15Z

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has decided to take an unspecified leave of absence. His decision follows the death of his mother last month in a boating accident and incidents at the company that forced him to concede that he needs to improve his leadership skills. Below is a memo Kalanick sent to Uber employees announcing the leave of absence....



More diversity, less booze: Key changes recommended to Uber

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:30:04 GMT2017-06-13T18:30:04Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- After allegations of sexual harassment and a toxic workplace from a former employee, Uber hired former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm to and come up with recommendations for changes. The report, which was released Tuesday to employees and to the public, recommends several changes to the ride-hailing app's workplace culture....



GM raises output of self-driving Bolts, boosts test fleet

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:40:46 GMT2017-06-13T15:40:46Z

DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Co. says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit, making it among the first automakers to mass produce self-driving vehicles....



Egyptian watchdog says authorities blocking more websites

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:39:40 GMT2017-06-13T13:39:40Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities have intensified their blocking of critical websites and expanded their focus to so-called VPN sites that help users bypass such restrictions, a watchdog said....



Judge orders DUI defendants to download ride-hailing apps

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:08:49 GMT2017-06-13T13:08:49Z

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio judge known for handing down unusual sentences is requiring convicted drunken drivers to download ride-hailing apps on their phones as part of their punishment....



Thai police raid 'click farm,' find 347,200 SIM cards

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:28:01 GMT2017-06-13T11:28:01Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Three Chinese men arrested in Thailand have acknowledged that they were operating a "click farm," using hundreds of cellphones and several hundred thousand SIM cards to run up "likes" and views on WeChat, a Chinese social media mobile application, Thai police said Tuesday....



Experts: Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 21:22:34 GMT2017-06-12T21:22:34Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behavior and hire people who don't - including up to the chief executive - experts say, as the ride-hailing company gets ready to announce significant changes to its culture and management....



Correction: Body Cameras-Moonlighting story

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 20:10:53 GMT2017-06-12T20:10:53Z

In a story June 11 about police body cameras, The Associated Press reported erroneously that moonlighting officers in Charlotte, North Carolina, are not required to wear the cameras. The department changed its policy in May and now requires officers to use the cameras while working secondary jobs in uniform....



Researchers: We've discovered power grid-wrecking software

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:53:37 GMT2017-06-12T18:53:37Z

PARIS (AP) -- Researchers have found a troubling new form of power grid-wrecking software, tying the discovery to a recent Ukrainian blackout in tworeports published Monday....



Uber chief business officer to leave company amid turmoil

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:16:41 GMT2017-06-12T17:16:41Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael is leaving the ride-hailing company just a day before the scheduled release of a report that is expected to recommend notable changes to Uber's culture and management....



Despite conflicts, Mideast research center to launch in fall

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 06:32:52 GMT2017-06-12T06:32:52Z

ALLAN, Jordan (AP) -- A top-notch research center that brought together Iran, Israel and other Mideast antagonists is launching operations this fall in hopes of boosting scientific discovery with the help of a powerful microscope and opening a window to a better future for a region beset by war, boycotts and closed borders....



Board adopts report on Uber's culture, silent on CEO leave

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 05:20:21 GMT2017-06-12T05:20:21Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Uber's Board of Directors has adopted a series of recommendations about the company's corporate culture from former Attorney General Eric Holder, but it was silent late Sunday on whether it would approve a leave of absence for the ride service's embattled CEO....



Competition for offshore wind ramps up in Massachusetts

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 12:40:23 GMT2017-06-11T12:40:23Z

BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts' bid to become the nation's leader in offshore wind power is ramping up....