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FILE - In this Monday, May 13, 2019 file photo, Howie Mandel, from the cast of "America's Got Talent," attends the NBC 2019/2020 Upfront at The Four Seasons New York. With the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's "America's Got Talent" continues its dominance when the heat is on. It's the summer's most-watched television series for six summers in a row. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance for NBCWith the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's 'America's Got Talent' continues its dominance when the heat is on
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2019, file photo, the social media application, Facebook is displayed on Apple's App Store. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets users block the social network from gathering information about them on outside websites and apps. Facebook said Tuesday, Aug. 20, that it is adding a place where users can see the activity that Facebook tracks outside its service. If they want, they can turn it off. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gatheringFacebook launches 'clear history' tool in some countries under a new name
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Say Goodbye to the World's Oldest WebcamDewy-eyed tech lovers, we're sorry: The FogCam is coming down. After 25 years, the world's oldest-known webcam will be removed from its perch at San Francisco State University campus, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong set it up in 1994 while studying computer science there. "We...
Newser11 hours ago
FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo Operation made by Hasbro is displayed shelves in the expanded toy section at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. The toy maker expects said Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, that all its packaging for new products to be virtually plastic free by the end of 2022. It plans to stop using plastic bags, elastic bands and the shrink wrap that’s usually found around Monopoly, Scrabble and other board games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Monopoly maker Hasbro to cut plastic use in toy packagingHasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Ransomware attack hits more than 20 Texas local governmentsTexas authorities say more than 20 local governments are facing a coordinated ransomware attack
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 12-18A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Aug. 12-18
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Justice Department sues to block merger of airline IT firmsThe Justice Department is suing to block Sabre Corp. from buying a rival that also provides airline booking services
The Associated Press14 hours ago
This photo taken on Oct. 7, 2018, shows a village of Nyonoksa, northwestern Russia. The Aug. 8, 2019, explosion of a rocket engine at the Russian navy's testing range just outside Nyonoksa led to a brief spike in radiation levels and raised new questions about prospective Russian weapons. (AP Photo/Sergei Yakovlev)
Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation dataA nuclear weapons watchdog says Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations after they were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this March 27, 2018 file photo, the Jaguar I-Pace vehicle outfitted with Waymo's suite of sensors and radar is introduced in New York. Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says it will start testing on public roads in Florida to better experience heavy rain. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Autonomous vehicle company Waymo to test in Florida rainGoogle autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says it will start testing on public roads in Florida to better experience heavy rain
The Associated Press17 hours ago
One Number Swirling Around Apple TV Plus Is Just MassiveApple wants to move well beyond gadgets with a Netflix-like streaming service, and details are dribbling out ahead of the expected fall release of Apple TV Plus. Lots of questions remain about the particulars of what Apple will be offering, and CEO Tim Cook hasn't filled in many details about...
Newser17 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo passengers wait in line at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines’ profits all year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekendIf you're flying over the Labor Day holiday, don't count on an empty middle seat
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei, looks on during an interview at the Huawei campus in Shenzhen in Southern China's Guangdong province on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Ren said he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs due to the political climate in Washington but expresses confidence the company will thrive with its own technology. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confidentHuawei founder expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident Chinese tech giant can thrive with its own technology
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this July 20, 2019, file photo, pro-China supporters pose for a picture during a counter-rally in support of the police in Hong Kong. Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting the protests in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protestsTwitter has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting protests in Hong Kong
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg addresses the media during a press conference in Plymouth, England, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. The 16-year-old climate change activist who has inspired student protests around the world will leave Plymouth, England, bound for New York in a high-tech but low-comfort sailboat.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
German FM 'grateful' for Swedish teen's climate activismGermany's foreign minister says he's "grateful" for Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's climate protests
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks as he meets with patients and staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, England, Monday Aug. 19, 2019.   Johnson is under increasing pressure Monday to recall Parliament after leaked government documents warned of widespread problems if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a Brexit withdrawal agreement. (Peter Nicholls/Pool via AP)
UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax infoBritain's government is planning to pressure social media companies to do more to fight misinformation on vaccines following a spike in measles cases
The Associated Press1 day ago
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