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Can Facebook restore public trust after privacy scandal?

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 14:03:25 GMT2018-03-24T14:03:25Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- It's a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of business success - public trust....

UK watchdog evaluates evidence from Cambridge Analytica

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 20:10:09 GMT2018-03-24T20:10:09Z

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's information regulator said Saturday it was assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies like Facebook....

Mozilla, Tesla, other businesses take a Facebook pause

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:25:46 GMT2018-03-23T22:25:46Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mozilla, Tesla and other companies are distancing themselves from Facebook following revelations of a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign....

Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into California sky

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 02:03:15 GMT2018-03-25T02:03:15Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- He finally went up - just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged he would....

Oregon attorney general considers investigating Facebook

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 23:55:05 GMT2018-03-23T23:55:05Z

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon's attorney general says she is reviewing whether to launch an investigation of Facebook, including whether it violated a state law that protects online customers' private information....

AP News Guide: Facebook's widening crisis over user data

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:51:16 GMT2018-03-23T16:51:16Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is facing the most serious crisis in its 14-year history as it deals with fallout from a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign....

Google to remove videos on slain Rio de Janeiro councilwoman

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:04:16 GMT2018-03-23T22:04:16Z

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Google said Friday it would comply with a Brazilian judge's order to remove 16 videos from YouTube that expressed "assumptions and opinions" about a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman who was slain last week....

China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:40:13 GMT2018-03-23T18:40:13Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation in a tariff dispute with President Donald Trump and girded Friday for a bigger battle over technology policy as financial markets sank on fears of global disruption....

Army seeks changes to chemical weapons disposal in Colorado

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:11:55 GMT2018-03-23T21:11:55Z

DENVER (AP) -- The U.S. Army wants to change the way it destroys part of its huge stockpile of obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado, but some people worry that could increase the chances of contamination escaping into the air....

Uber Self-Driving Crash Calls Safety, Rules Into Question

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:58:24 GMT2018-03-23T16:58:24Z

PHOENIX (AP) -- Video of a fatal pedestrian crash involving a self-driving Uber vehicle that some experts say exposes flaws in autonomous vehicle technology is prompting calls to slow down testing on public roads and renewing concerns about regulatory readiness....