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  • Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience

    Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:06:11 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:06:11 GMT
    The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it.
    The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it.
  • Tests find Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

    Tests find Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:36:19 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:36:19 GMT
    SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans, says the nearly all-glass design of Samsung's new phones makes them "extremely susceptible" to cracking.
    SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans, says the nearly all-glass design of Samsung's new phones makes them "extremely susceptible" to cracking.
  • Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

    Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:31 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:31 GMT
    A Russian man described by U.S. authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
    A Russian man described by U.S. authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
  • Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

    Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:30 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:30 GMT
    Federal prosecutors want the Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data to be sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay about $170 million in restitution.
    Federal prosecutors want the Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data to be sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay about $170 million in restitution.
  • Dish unveils $999 system to make live online video easier

    Dish unveils $999 system to make live online video easier

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:18 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:18 GMT
    Dish, a company better known for old-school satellite TV, wants to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook.
    Dish, a company better known for old-school satellite TV, wants to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook.
  • Social media timeout as French election reaches final stage

    Social media timeout as French election reaches final stage

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:16 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:16 GMT
    The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
    The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
  • Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

    Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:14 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:14 GMT
    The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.
    The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.
  • Official: 'Silver lining' in hacker, foreign nation alliance

    Official: 'Silver lining' in hacker, foreign nation alliance

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:10 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:10 GMT
    A top Justice Department national security official says foreign governments that work with criminal hackers make their operations vulnerable to being exposed and disrupted.
    A top Justice Department national security official says foreign governments that work with criminal hackers make their operations vulnerable to being exposed and disrupted.
  • Pioneering computer scientist Harry Huskey dies at 101

    Pioneering computer scientist Harry Huskey dies at 101

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:38:12 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:38:12 GMT
    One of the last surviving members of the team that created the pioneering ENIAC computer in the 1940s has died.
    One of the last surviving members of the team that created the pioneering ENIAC computer in the 1940s has died.
  • GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

    GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:47:42 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:47:42 GMT
    General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.
    General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.
  • Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

    Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:38:41 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:38:41 GMT
    Google's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on the Google's Home speaker.
    Google's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on the Google's Home speaker.
  • Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:43:26 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:43:26 GMT

    President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

    President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

  • Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in Fresno rampage

    Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in Fresno rampage

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:04:38 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:04:38 GMT
    The arrest of a gunman accused of going on a deadly rampage against white people in Fresno, California, was made with the help of technology that can detect the sound of gunfire and help police zero in on the source.
    The arrest of a gunman accused of going on a deadly rampage against white people in Fresno, California, was made with the help of technology that can detect the sound of gunfire and help police zero in on the source.
  • GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

    GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:13 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:13:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:13 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:13:41 GMT
    General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.
    General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.
  • AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

    AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:53 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:53:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:55:42 GMT

    Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.

    Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.

  • Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

    Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:30:29 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:30:29 GMT
    Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals.
    Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals.
  • Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

    Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:10:34 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:10:34 GMT
    President Donald Trump vowed he would have a team present him with a review of the nation's cybersecurity efforts within 90 days of taking office.
    President Donald Trump vowed he would have a team present him with a review of the nation's cybersecurity efforts within 90 days of taking office.
  • AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps

    AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:09:04 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:09:04 GMT
    A new poll shows that black teens are the most active on social media, messaging apps and video.
    A new poll shows that black teens are the most active on social media, messaging apps and video.
  • Correction: Monaco-Flying Car story

    Correction: Monaco-Flying Car story

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:31:00 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:31:00 GMT
    A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.
    A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.
  • Facebook wants to augment your reality

    Facebook wants to augment your reality

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:21:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:21:30 GMT
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg now sees the future of augmented reality in your smartphone camera _ and not in special goggles like he did just a few years ago.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg now sees the future of augmented reality in your smartphone camera _ and not in special goggles like he did just a few years ago.
  • Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

    Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:49:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:49:58 GMT
    A livestreamed video of a pregnant giraffe that has enthralled millions of YouTube viewers since February is coming to an end.
    A livestreamed video of a pregnant giraffe that has enthralled millions of YouTube viewers since February is coming to an end.
  • Correction: Trump-Wisconsin story

    Correction: Trump-Wisconsin story

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:20:33 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:20:33 GMT

    The White House said the program is currently undercutting American workers by bringing in cheaper labor and said some tech companies are using it to hire large numbers of workers and drive down wages.

    The White House said the program is currently undercutting American workers by bringing in cheaper labor and said some tech companies are using it to hire large numbers of workers and drive down wages.

  • EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

    EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:21:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:21:09 GMT

    The Environmental Protection Agency is asking a federal appeals court in Washington to postpone consideration of 2012 rules requiring energy companies to cut emissions of toxic chemicals.

    The Environmental Protection Agency is asking a federal appeals court in Washington to postpone consideration of 2012 rules requiring energy companies to cut emissions of toxic chemicals.

  • Yahoo bows out as public company with revenue shrinking

    Yahoo bows out as public company with revenue shrinking

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:42:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:42:20 GMT
    Yahoo is bowing out as a public company with its revenue still declining, a chronic problem that culminated in its sale to Verizon Communications.
    Yahoo is bowing out as a public company with its revenue still declining, a chronic problem that culminated in its sale to Verizon Communications.
  • Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government

    Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:18:35 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:18:35 GMT
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has created a new organization to analyze government spending and revenue to make it easier to understand.
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has created a new organization to analyze government spending and revenue to make it easier to understand.
  • Google Earth invites you to 'get lost' exploring the planet

    Google Earth invites you to 'get lost' exploring the planet

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:21 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:21:03 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:21 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:21:03 GMT
    Google Earth is getting a revival as the mapping service becomes more of a tool for adventure and exploration.
    Google Earth is getting a revival as the mapping service becomes more of a tool for adventure and exploration.
  • The Latest: Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

    The Latest: Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:33 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:33:06 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:33 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:33:06 GMT
    Volkswagen has unveiled an electric crossover concept vehicle, the I.D. Crozz, on the eve of the Shanghai auto show.
    Volkswagen has unveiled an electric crossover concept vehicle, the I.D. Crozz, on the eve of the Shanghai auto show.
  • California utility launches first hybrid power systems

    California utility launches first hybrid power systems

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:49:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:49:05 GMT
    A California utility has launched hybrid battery and gas turbine systems to produce and store electricity for use during hot summer months when power demand soars.
    A California utility has launched hybrid battery and gas turbine systems to produce and store electricity for use during hot summer months when power demand soars.
  • Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

    Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-04-18 23:55:21 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-04-18 23:55:21 GMT
    Volkswagen plans to launch its first all-electric car in China next year with a local partner as Beijing steps up pressure on automakers to reduce reliance on gasoline.
    Volkswagen plans to launch its first all-electric car in China next year with a local partner as Beijing steps up pressure on automakers to reduce reliance on gasoline.
  • Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

    Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:16:10 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:16:10 GMT
    Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago.
    Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago.
  • Uber banned in Czech Republic's 2nd biggest city

    Uber banned in Czech Republic's 2nd biggest city

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:45:18 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:45:18 GMT
    A court has banned the ride-sharing service Uber from operating in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic.
    A court has banned the ride-sharing service Uber from operating in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic.
  • Cleveland shooting the latest crime video on Facebook

    Cleveland shooting the latest crime video on Facebook

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-04-18 16:44:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-04-18 16:44:52 GMT
    A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down...
    A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down objectionable content posted by its users.
  • Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

    Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 8:34 AM EDT2017-04-18 12:34:42 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-04-18 12:38:16 GMT
    Russian officials and Google have reached agreement to settle a two-year-old case against Google for requiring the pre-installation of some of its apps on mobile devices using the Android system.
    Russian officials and Google have reached agreement to settle a two-year-old case against Google for requiring the pre-installation of some of its apps on mobile devices using the Android system.
  • Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at 85

    Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at 85

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-04-18 08:26:58 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-04-18 08:26:58 GMT
    Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died in California.
    Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died in California.
  • Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware

    Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-04-18 05:20:58 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-04-18 05:24:28 GMT
    Microsoft says the recent dump of purported National Security Agency spying tools doesn't affect up-to-date users of Windows, puncturing claims that the digital arsenal was poised to create chaos across the internet.
    Microsoft says the recent dump of purported National Security Agency spying tools doesn't affect up-to-date users of Windows, puncturing claims that the digital arsenal was poised to create chaos across the internet.
  • The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

    The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

    Monday, April 17 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-04-17 23:29:26 GMT
    Monday, April 17 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-04-17 23:29:26 GMT
    Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.
    Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.
  • Help wanted: Commercial drone boom opens door for mechanics

    Help wanted: Commercial drone boom opens door for mechanics

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:09:34 GMT
    Monday, April 17 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:09:34 GMT
    With the number of commercial drones expected to soar into the millions in the next few years, operators whose unmanned aircraft malfunction or crash will be looking for places to get them fixed.
    With the number of commercial drones expected to soar into the millions in the next few years, operators whose unmanned aircraft malfunction or crash will be looking for places to get them fixed.
  • Facebook targets 30,000 fake France accounts before election

    Facebook targets 30,000 fake France accounts before election

    Monday, April 17 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-04-17 17:50:19 GMT
    Monday, April 17 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-04-17 17:52:36 GMT
    Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.
    Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.
  • $19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

    $19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

    Monday, April 17 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-04-17 15:58:28 GMT
    Monday, April 17 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-04-17 15:58:28 GMT
    Government raises $19.8 billion in its latest auction transferring airwaves from TV broadcasters to companies interested in wireless networks.
    Government raises $19.8 billion in its latest auction transferring airwaves from TV broadcasters to companies interested in wireless networks.
  • Aspiring tech prodigy tries to re-route self-driving cars

    Aspiring tech prodigy tries to re-route self-driving cars

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:13 AM EDT2017-04-17 07:13:59 GMT
    Monday, April 17 2017 3:13 AM EDT2017-04-17 07:13:59 GMT
    Austin Russell, now 22, was barely old enough to drive when he set out to create a safer navigation system for robot-controlled cars.
    Austin Russell, now 22, was barely old enough to drive when he set out to create a safer navigation system for robot-controlled cars.
  • Report: Uber used secret program to track Lyft drivers

    Report: Uber used secret program to track Lyft drivers

    Saturday, April 15 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-16 02:06:25 GMT
    Saturday, April 15 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-16 02:06:25 GMT
    A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed 'Hell' to track Lyft drivers.
    A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed 'Hell' to track Lyft drivers.
  • Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company

    Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company

    Saturday, April 15 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-15 15:06:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 15 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-15 15:06:41 GMT
    Uber says its head of communications, Rachel Whetstone, has decided to leave the ride-hailing company.
    Uber says its head of communications, Rachel Whetstone, has decided to leave the ride-hailing company.
  • Russia blocks app used to organize protests

    Russia blocks app used to organize protests

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:03 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:03:45 GMT
    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:03 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:03:45 GMT
    Russia has banned the use on its territory of a smartphone app widely used like a walkie-talkie to organize demonstrations and other gatherings.
    Russia has banned the use on its territory of a smartphone app widely used like a walkie-talkie to organize demonstrations and other gatherings.
  • New leak suggests NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks

    New leak suggests NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks

    Saturday, April 15 2017 2:53 AM EDT2017-04-15 06:53:45 GMT
    Saturday, April 15 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-04-15 06:55:45 GMT
    A new set of documents published by a group calling itself TheShadowBrokers suggests that the U.S. National Security Agency has burrowed deep into the Middle East's financial network.
    A new set of documents published by a group calling itself TheShadowBrokers suggests that the U.S. National Security Agency has burrowed deep into the Middle East's financial network.
  • The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

    The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

    Friday, April 14 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-04-14 22:15:09 GMT
    Friday, April 14 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-04-14 22:15:09 GMT
    Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.
    Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.
  • Amazon aims to help parents monitor - and talk to - kids

    Amazon aims to help parents monitor - and talk to - kids

    Friday, April 14 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-04-14 18:16:35 GMT
    Friday, April 14 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-04-14 18:16:35 GMT
    Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company's Fire tablets _ and maybe even to spark discussions about the books kids read and the videos they watch.
    Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company's Fire tablets _ and maybe even to spark discussions about the books kids read and the videos they watch.
  • Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

    Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

    Friday, April 14 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-04-14 15:05:16 GMT
    Friday, April 14 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-04-14 15:05:16 GMT
    Burger King's latest ad stunt is highlighting some unflattering definitions of its Whopper.
    Burger King's latest ad stunt is highlighting some unflattering definitions of its Whopper.
  • Yahoo accused of mismanaging fund for dissidents in China

    Yahoo accused of mismanaging fund for dissidents in China

    Thursday, April 13 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-04-13 23:14:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 13 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-04-13 23:14:28 GMT
    A new lawsuit accuses Yahoo of turning its back on Chinese dissidents that it had promised to help as penance for previously turning over information about other activists to the Chinese government.
    A new lawsuit accuses Yahoo of turning its back on Chinese dissidents that it had promised to help as penance for previously turning over information about other activists to the Chinese government.
  • Toshiba's survival in doubt amid Westinghouse troubles

    Toshiba's survival in doubt amid Westinghouse troubles

    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:44:33 GMT
    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:44:33 GMT
    Toshiba Corp., whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, says it expects a loss of 1.01 trillion yen ($9.2 billion) for the fiscal year that ended in March.
    Toshiba Corp., whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, says it expects a loss of 1.01 trillion yen ($9.2 billion) for the fiscal year that ended in March.
  • Ancestry.com helps family of dead boy find man posing at him

    Ancestry.com helps family of dead boy find man posing at him

    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-04-13 16:34:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-04-13 16:34:43 GMT

    Federal prosecutors say the mother of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 discovered that a Pennsylvania man had assumed the child's identity by looking on Ancestry.com.

    Federal prosecutors say the mother of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 discovered that a Pennsylvania man had assumed the child's identity by looking on Ancestry.com.

  • Slumping PC market shows a glimmer of hope in 1st quarter

    Slumping PC market shows a glimmer of hope in 1st quarter

    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-04-13 16:14:18 GMT
    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-04-13 16:14:18 GMT
    The long-suffering personal computer market may be finally recovering from the damage inflicted by the shift to smartphones and tablets.
    The long-suffering personal computer market may be finally recovering from the damage inflicted by the shift to smartphones and tablets.
  • Google refutes charges, says there is no gender pay gap

    Google refutes charges, says there is no gender pay gap

    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-04-13 07:25:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:29 AM EDT2017-04-13 07:29:49 GMT
    Google says it is 'taken aback' by the Labor Department's claim that it does not compensate women fairly.
    Google says it is 'taken aback' by the Labor Department's claim that it does not compensate women fairly.
  • Toyota shows robotic leg brace to help paralyzed people walk

    Toyota shows robotic leg brace to help paralyzed people walk

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-04-12 21:54:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 12 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-04-12 21:54:20 GMT
    Toyota is introducing a wearable robotic leg brace designed to help partially paralyzed people walk.
    Toyota is introducing a wearable robotic leg brace designed to help partially paralyzed people walk.
  • Shares in chipmaker Dialog plunge over Apple contract doubts

    Shares in chipmaker Dialog plunge over Apple contract doubts

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-04-12 17:36:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 12 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-04-12 17:36:42 GMT
    Shares in German company Dialog Semiconductor have plunged after an analyst downgrade that cited uncertainty over the future of its relationship with Apple.
    Shares in German company Dialog Semiconductor have plunged after an analyst downgrade that cited uncertainty over the future of its relationship with Apple.
  • New center to combat disinformation to be built in Finland

    New center to combat disinformation to be built in Finland

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 2:02 AM EDT2017-04-12 06:02:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 12 2017 2:02 AM EDT2017-04-12 06:02:40 GMT
    A group of European Union and NATO nations have agreed to establish a European "hybrid threat" center in Finland to combat unconventional methods of warfare such as disinformation and fake news.
    A group of European Union and NATO nations have agreed to establish a European "hybrid threat" center in Finland to combat unconventional methods of warfare such as disinformation and fake news.
  • US says global spam scheme targeted after mastermind nabbed

    US says global spam scheme targeted after mastermind nabbed

    Monday, April 10 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-04-10 23:00:46 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-04-10 23:00:46 GMT

    An alleged Russian hacker has named has been detained in Barcelona at the request of American authorities, an arrest that set cybersecurity circles abuzz after a Russian broadcaster raised the possibility it was...

    An alleged Russian hacker has named has been detained in Barcelona at the request of American authorities, an arrest that set cybersecurity circles abuzz after a Russian broadcaster raised the possibility it was linked to the U.S. presidential election.

  • Clarification: Google-News Fact Check story

    Clarification: Google-News Fact Check story

    Monday, April 10 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-04-10 22:31:03 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-04-10 22:31:04 GMT
    Google will offer "fact check" tags in search results _ the tech industry's latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories.
    Google will offer "fact check" tags in search results _ the tech industry's latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories.
  • US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

    US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:31:03 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:31:03 GMT
    Federal regulators are poised to keep a ban on cellphone calls during flights.
    Federal regulators are poised to keep a ban on cellphone calls during flights.
  • Symantec says CIA tools found across 16 countries

    Symantec says CIA tools found across 16 countries

    Symantec says the CIA electronic break-in tools made public by WikiLeaks have been linked to 40 spying operations in 16 countries, an early public assessment of the intelligence agency's global hacking operations.
    Symantec says the CIA electronic break-in tools made public by WikiLeaks have been linked to 40 spying operations in 16 countries, an early public assessment of the intelligence agency's global hacking operations.
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

    Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:31 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:31 GMT

    Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science as well as defending it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts.

    Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science as well as defending it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts.

  • US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

    US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:03 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:03 GMT

    Kabul was the final stop on a six-nation, weeklong tour Mattis said was intended to bolster relations with allies and partners and to get an update on the stalemated conflict in Afghanistan. 

    Kabul was the final stop on a six-nation, weeklong tour Mattis said was intended to bolster relations with allies and partners and to get an update on the stalemated conflict in Afghanistan. 

  • Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

    Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:37:37 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:37:37 GMT

    The vice president met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region.

    The vice president met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region.

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