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US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being preparedCisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Comcast says it’s considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it in a head-to-head bidding fight with Disney. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century FoxComcast is assembling a bid for Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it in a head-to-head fight with Disney
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Uber puts brakes on self-driving car operation in ArizonaUber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
This undated image provided by Twitter shows an example of a special label that Twitter says they are adding to the accounts of and tweets from U.S. candidates ahead of this year’s midterm elections. The labels will include what office the person is running for and which state they are located in and other information. Twitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information.” (Twitter via AP)
Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in USTwitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FBI Director Christopher Wray, right, arrives for a meeting at the White House, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phonesFBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry waves to the press after the "Tech for Good" Summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron seeks to persuade Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants to discuss tax and data protection issues at a Paris meeting set to focus on how they could use their global influence for the public good. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech pushFrance's Macron takes on Facebook CEO in push for stricter rules on data privacy, taxes
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Bitcoin Used in 2010 to Buy 2 Pizzas Now Worth $82MHallmark may need to update its official list of holidays . Tuesday was Bitcoin Pizza Day, or what Business Insider calls "the most celebrated day in crypto," marking the eighth anniversary of when programmer Laszlo Hanyecz made what's thought to be the very first purchase with bitcoin. That purchase, per Quartz...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2015, file photo, Seattle police officer Debra Pelich, right, wears a video camera on her eyeglasses as she talks with Alex Legesse before a small community gathering in Seattle. While the Seattle Police Department bars officers from using real-time facial recognition in body camera video, privacy activists are concerned that a proliferation of the technology could turn the cameras into tools of mass surveillance. The ACLU and other organizations on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, asked Amazon to stop selling its facial-recognition tool, called Rekognition, to law enforcement agencies. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to policePrivacy advocates want Amazon to stop pushing police to buy and use its facial recognition tool
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Lots of Returns? Amazon Might Cancel Your AccountAmazon has a reputation for making returns easy—but many users have complained that the retail giant has banned them because they returned too many of their purchases from the site. People have been talking about such experiences for years , but a new Wall Street Journal article brings new attention...
Newser20 hours ago
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, right, welcomes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg upon his arrival at the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers today to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers about what one of them called Zuckerberg's "digital monster."
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. But officials stopped far short of imposing an all-out ban. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictionsAPNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed
The Associated Press23 hours ago
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, right, welcomes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg upon his arrival at the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers today to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry'Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida attends at a press conference at the company's headquarters Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensorsSony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, an unidentified man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there. That means no matter where you live, you'll be able to see what Microsoft collects about you and correct or delete that information if necessary. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File)
Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwideMicrosoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by NBC Bay Area-KNTV shows a Tesla car after it was pulled from a pond near the city of San Ramon, Calif., on Monday, May 21, 2018. Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the death of a man after the Tesla car he was driving veered off a road, crashed through a fence and into a pond. (Bob Rendell/NBC Bay Area/KNTV via AP)
Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pondAuthorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the death of a man after a Tesla car he was driving veered off a road and crashed into a pond Sunday night
The Associated Press1 day ago
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