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AP EXPLAINS: What's at stake as US cedes internet control

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:26:52 GMT2016-09-29T17:26:52Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems - namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings....



FCC delays vote on much-disputed rules on cable boxes

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:10:15 GMT2016-09-29T18:10:15Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal regulators delayed a decision Thursday on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to eliminate the need for cable boxes....



FCC beefs up emergency cellphone alerts

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:38:57 GMT2016-09-29T18:38:57Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The federal government is beefing up emergency cellphone alerts like the one used in New York to advertise a search for a bombing suspect earlier in September....



Q&A: The data your car collects and who can use it

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:15:58 GMT2016-09-29T17:15:58Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Your car knows more about you than you think....



Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:07:16 GMT2016-09-29T15:07:16Z

LONDON (AP) -- A Cambridge University study of British and U.S. police shows a 93 percent decrease in the number of complaints made against officers when they are using body cameras - pivotal findings that suggest the simple devices could reduce conflicts between police and the public....



China, Britain, France sign pact for new UK nuclear plant

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:59:44 GMT2016-09-29T15:59:44Z

LONDON (AP) -- Officials from China, Britain and France have attended a signing ceremony to mark the final approval for the construction of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station in southwest England....



Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:43:28 GMT2016-09-29T07:43:28Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home....



Redstone push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:09:25 GMT2016-09-29T17:09:25Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways....



World's first 4-seater fuel-cell plane takes off in Germany

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:33:15 GMT2016-09-29T13:33:15Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Aircraft engineers in Germany have successfully tested the world's first four-seater plane that uses emission-free hybrid fuel cells to fly....



Tesla on Autopilot and bus collide in Germany

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:36:29 GMT2016-09-29T23:36:29Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Police in northern Germany say a Tesla being driven with its Autopilot system engaged collided with a bus on a highway....