Technology

September 27, 2019 - 8:34 pm
In his now-infamous July phone call with Ukraine's president , President Donald Trump referred briefly to a long- discredited conspiracy theory that tries to cast doubt on Russia's role in the 2016 hacking of the Democratic National Committee. Some Trump backers who circulate unsubstantiated rumors...
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September 27, 2019 - 11:58 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday warned tech company executives, diplomats and financiers that the race to create artificial intelligence and other forms of digital development pose the risk of increasing social inequality unless the work is accompanied by an ethical evaluation of the...
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September 27, 2019 - 7:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were arrested. The main suspect in the long-running investigation that led to raids on Thursday...
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FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill in Washington. Facebook and civil rights group Color of Change are hosting a meeting Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Atlanta to discuss problems around discrimination, racism and political deception on the site. Sandberg didn’t directly respond to questions about the decision by Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, during a discussion by the two. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
September 26, 2019 - 7:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Some civil rights groups agree Facebook has made progress in addressing their concerns, but other advocates are criticizing the tech giant's reiteration that it won't remove newsworthy posts from elected officials, even if they're misleading or break the site's rules against things...
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A member of the audience holds a copy of the Whistle-Blower Complaint letter sent to Senate and House Intelligence Committees during testimony by Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 26, 2019 - 7:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The whistleblower complaint at the heart of Congress' impeachment inquiry opened a window Thursday into government computer systems that White House and other government employees use to share and manage classified information on a day-to-day basis. The process is complicated...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, a Boston Dynamics SpotMini robot is walks through a conference room during a robotics summit in Boston. The Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group says it’s in talks with robot-maker Boston Dynamics about using the four-legged Spot robot in its live shows. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
September 26, 2019 - 5:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Animal-like robots that started out as a military-funded research project might be shipped off to the circus instead of the battlefield. Cirque du Soleil says it's in talks with robot maker Boston Dynamics about using the four-legged Spot robot in its live shows. The agile robots walk...
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September 26, 2019 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox's cable sports networks and some local Fox stations have gone dark for customers of satellite TV provider Dish because of a dispute over the networks' cost. Dish says the broadcast network was pulled in 17 markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston. Fox News...
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El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele takes a selfie portrait during his addresses to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
September 26, 2019 - 3:37 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The way El Salvador's president sees it, he just snapped a selfie worth a thousand words at the U.N. General Assembly. Nayib Bukele opened his speech to the assembly Thursday by taking a cell-phone picture of himself at the podium — and casting the photo as a portrait of a...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, file photo Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York. Uber will begin cramming more services into its ride-hailing app as it explores ways to generate more revenue and finally turn a profit. The makeover announced Thursday, Sept. 26, will include force-feeding its food delivery service, "Eats," into the Uber app that millions of people use to summon a ride. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 26, 2019 - 2:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is cramming more services into its ride-hailing app as it explores ways to generate more revenue and finally turn a profit. The makeover announced Thursday includes force-feeding its food delivery service, "Eats," into the Uber app that millions of people use to summon a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner speaks during a product announcement at his company's headquarters in San Francisco. LinkedIn wants users to step outside their professional silos to boost someone else’s career. Weiner on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, made a push to narrow a “network gap” that disadvantages people who don’t have access to strong professional or alumni networks. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 26, 2019 - 2:23 pm
DALLAS (AP) — LinkedIn wants users to step outside their professional silos to boost someone else's career. The company pushed Thursday to narrow a "network gap" that disadvantages people who don't have access to strong professional or alumni networks. The service says it's not reversing its...
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