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Tech companies targeted by sophisticated malware attackSecurity researchers say hackers compromised popular computer-cleaning software as part of a sophisticated attack that targeted several high-profile technology companies
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., asks questions during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, similar to television broadcasters. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, that the company would require similar disclosures. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulationThe Latest: Warner eyes regulation of political ads on social media
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Zuckerberg said that Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators. The move comes as the company has faced growing pressure from members of Congress to release the content of the ads. Facebook had already released the ads to federal authorities investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressureFacebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Mueller investigators seek documents from the White HouseSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, Rhiannon Leonard interviews her boss, Gary Himes in Weverton, Md., for StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen oral history project. The Great Thanksgiving Listen will be held for a third year in 2017. The event calls for high school students to record a conversation with an elder over the holiday weekend using the StoryCorps app. (AP Photo/David Dishneau, File)
StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record eldersStoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening
The Associated Press8 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, greets Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as he arrives for a high level meeting of the United Nations Security Council on U.N. peacekeeping operations, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Leaders to tech firms at UN: Remove terror posts in 2 hoursThe leaders of Britain, France and Italy want internet companies to aim to remove posts that promote terrorism within just one to two hours
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Dutch appeals court upholds ban on former Dutch Uber serviceAn appeals court has upheld the Dutch government's ban on one of Uber's former ride-hailing services in the Netherlands
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 photo, the Apple TV is displayed, in New York. The new Apple TV streaming device heralds the onset of ultra high-definition 4K video for the mass audience. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Review: iTunes video upgrade makes the new Apple TV worth itReview: Apple's new TV-streaming gadget is nice, but an iTunes video upgrade makes it a real winner
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this July 27, 2010, file photo, a Chinese model holds up a phone from Taiwan's HTC at a press conference in Beijing to introduce the brand into China's market. Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. The company is buying the HTC team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a cash deal, they said in a joint statement Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Google is also getting a non-exclusive license for Taiwan-based HTC's intellectual property to help support Pixel phones. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devicesGoogle is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services
The Associated Press15 hours ago
CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME - Atsushi Morita, president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan, Sony’s game division, answers a question during an interview at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, near Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Morita said Japanese culture is at the root of visual story-telling that began with manga comic books, went on to animation and films, and now allow for an interactive element in games. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titlesThe Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology for decades-old titles
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE- In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman nominee Jay Clayton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee. The SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016. In a statement posted Wednesday, Sept. 20, evening on the SEC’s website, Clayton says a review of the agency’s cybersecurity risk profile determined that the previously detected “incident” was caused by “a software vulnerability” in its EDGAR filing system. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing systemSEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016
The Associated Press19 hours ago
In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, a portion of a new offramp, center right, for Highway 99, stands completed and adjacent to the entrance for northbound traffic into the Highway 99 tunnel still being constructed in Seattle. The offramp has a new type of column that flexes when the ground shakes in an earthquake, then snaps back to its original position so that the structure not only survives a quake without collapsing but also sustains so little damage that it can be used immediately. Funded by the California Department of Transportation, scientists at a Nevada seismology lab plan to test a combination of new bridge designs on a giant ''shake table'' to see if they can better withstand big earthquakes like the one that hit Mexico on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after Mexico quakeScientists at a Nevada earthquake lab have tested new bridge designs with innovative connectors to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction following major quake damage
The Associated Press20 hours ago
This Saturday, July 21, 2012, photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc. in Atlanta. A Wall Street Journal report says that hackers broke into Equifax's computer systems in March 2017, giving them time to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans. The Journal cited a report from security firm FireEye sent to some Equifax customers, including financial firms. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Report: Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of MarchA report in The Wall Street Journal says that hackers broker into Equifax's computer systems in March, giving them time to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans.
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer, shows new Apple Watch Series 3 products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif. The new watch comes out Friday, Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yetReview: The Apple Watch goes solo, but don't ditch your phone just yet
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a plenary session in the Congress Hall during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. Sandberg says Facebook is tightening policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its 2 billion users. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiascoFacebook's Sheryl Sandberg says the company is tightening its policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its 2 billion users
The Associated Press1 day ago
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