Technology

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Apple’s app store has unleashed new ways for us to work, play, and become lost in our screens. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
July 10, 2018 - 9:11 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own. The resulting explosion of phone apps — there are now more than 2 million for the iPhone alone — has changed...
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July 10, 2018 - 8:50 am
YEHUD, Israel (AP) — An Israeli company says it will soon attempt to become the first private entity to land a spacecraft on the moon. SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries plan to launch their unmanned module in December, the teams announced Tuesday. If it succeeds, Israel will become the fourth...
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This image provided by Google shows a page of Local news in the free YouTube app for TV screens. Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to ensure the veracity of news on its service by cracking down on misinformation and supporting news organizations. The company said Monday, July 9, 2018, it will make "authoritative" news sources more prominent, especially in the wake of breaking news events when misinformation can spread quickly. (Google via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to ensure the veracity of news on its service by cracking down on misinformation and supporting news organizations. The company said Monday it will make "authoritative" news sources more prominent, especially in the wake of breaking...
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This July 3, 2018, photo shows scooters by Lime in Paris. Uber is getting into the scooter-rental business. The ride-hailing company said Monday, July 9, that it is investing in Lime, a startup based in San Mateo, California. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
July 09, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Uber is getting into the scooter-rental business. The ride-hailing company said Monday that it is investing in Lime, a startup based in San Mateo, California. "Our investment and partnership in Lime is another step towards our vision of becoming a one-stop shop for all your transportation needs,"...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter shares tumbled Monday, July 9, after a news report quantified its purge of fake and malicious accounts, noting that the aggressive action could harm its user growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 09, 2018 - 5:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people. But when a Washington Post report put an actual number on the effort — 70 million accounts deleted in May and June — the company's shares...
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FILE -- In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo Solar Tech Joshua Valdez, left, and Senior Plant ManagerTim Wisdom walk past solar panels and at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Vacaville, Calif. When California lawmakers return from their summer recess in August 2018, among the high-profile bills to consider is whether to bump up renewal energy mandates and setting a goal of getting all of California's energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 07, 2018 - 1:32 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers left for summer recess with most of the year's major bills still on their to-do list. So far this year, they've already passed first-in-the-nation data privacy regulations and a ban on new local soda taxes. But when they return in August they'll have...
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July 06, 2018 - 7:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has called for closer international cooperation in fending off cyberattacks. Speaking Friday at a cybersecurity conference in Moscow, Putin said it's important to develop common cybersecurity standards that take into account interests of all nations. He noted...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Solar Tech Joshua Valdez, left, and Senior Plant Manager Tim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Dixon, Calif. A California legislative panel is debating a proposal to move up the state's target for using 50 percent renewable energy from 2030 to 2026. It would also set the goal of 100 percent renewable energy use by 2045. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 06, 2018 - 4:02 am
PARIS (AP) — The sovereign wealth funds of major oil-producing countries have agreed upon a common roadmap to encourage investments toward a greener economy. The six funds from Norway, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and New Zealand released a joint framework Friday to encourage...
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California Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, second from right, speaks at a news conference at the state Capitol as Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, from left, Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, and Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, listen in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday, July 5, 2018. The lawmakers announced they've reached a deal on legislation to enshrine net neutrality provisions in state law after the Federal Communications Commission dumped rules requiring an equal playing field on the internet. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)
July 05, 2018 - 7:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Key California lawmakers said Thursday they've reached an agreement on legislation to enshrine net neutrality provisions in state law after the Federal Communications Commission dumped rules requiring an equal playing field on the internet. California's bill is one of the...
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July 05, 2018 - 10:22 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Internet company Yandex said Thursday that its public search engine has been turning up dozens of Google documents that appear meant for private use, suggesting there may have been a data breach. Yandex spokesman Ilya Grabovsky said that some Internet users contacted the...
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