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Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law....



Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers....



Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creators
NEW YORK (AP) -- Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints....



Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal
NEW YORK (AP) -- The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun....



Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Federal prisons officials on Wednesday tested a jamming technology inside the walls of a federal prison, a rare move that authorities said they hope will help combat the danger posed by inmates with cellphones....



Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo users will be able to stream eight basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA....



Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of waste
BERLIN (AP) -- Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards....



Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans
HONG KONG (AP) -- David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....



Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The next phase in data collection is right under your feet....



Big swings continue as bitcoin briefly dips below $10,000
NEW YORK (AP) -- The volatility of the digital currency markets was on display again Wednesday, as bitcoin briefly fell below $10,000 before rebounding back above $11,000 in the U.S. afternoon....