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In this Aug. 16, 2016 photo, an attendee takes a photo of a visualization of global internet attacks during the 4th China Internet Security Conference (ISC) in Beijing. A Chinese technology regulator has announced Sunday, Jan. 23, 2017, a year-long campaign to root out services that allow people in the country to circumvent the government's Internet censorship. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
China cracks down on tools used to get around web filtersA Chinese technology regulator has announced a 14-month campaign to root out services that allow people in the country to circumvent the government's internet censorship
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Samsung Electronics's mobile president Koh Dong-jin speaks during a press conference at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires, delays new phoneSamsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7, not its hardware or software, made the smartphone prone to catching fire
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Festival goers visit the Festival Box Office during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Park City, Utah. Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box officeRepresentatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box office to shut down Saturday afternoon
The Associated Press1 day ago
Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuitApple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 file photo, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai presents his dissent during a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hearing at the FCC in Washington. President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules to be chief regulator of the nation’s airwaves and internet connections. Bloomberg and Politico both report, citing unidentified people, that the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will be Ajit Pai, an old hand at the agency. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC headPresident Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules as the head of the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the nation's airwaves and internet connections
The Associated Press2 days ago
The new @POTUS Twitter account for President Donald Trump is shown in this frame grab, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.   The technological transition came just as Trump took the oath Friday, giving him a clean digital slate. The White House’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts were quickly scrubbed and rebranded. It’s the first time social media accounts have been a part of the transition.   (AP Photo)
Trump gets Obama's house, title _ even his Twitter handleDonald Trump built his campaign on tweets and now he's in control of the White House's powerful social media arsenal
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this May 4, 2016, file photo, visitors walk by a Takata Corp. desk at an automaker's showroom in Tokyo.  New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators. The attorney general’s office argues in a lawsuit being filed Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 that the manufacturers had a duty to ensure their products were safe and that concealment of air bag defects amounted to unfair, deceptive and unconscionable trade practices under New Mexico law.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bagsNew Mexico is suing Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of automakers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators
The Associated Press2 days ago
Vendors sell their President-elect Donald Trump wares in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, as preparations continue for Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
How to watch inauguration events, with or without TVThe lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016, file photo, powered-off Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are displayed at the company's service center in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 it will announce the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23Samsung Electronics says it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire
The Associated Press3 days ago
Uber pays $20 million to settle claims of driver deceptionUber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car
The Associated Press3 days ago
Vendors sell their President-elect Donald Trump wares in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, as preparations continue for Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
How to watch inauguration events, with or without TVThe lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This 2015 file family photo provided by James P. Cain shows Alexander Pinczowski and his fiance Cameron Cain in Greece. The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel including Alexander and sister Sascha Pinczowski, said social media companies including Facebook and Twitter are aiding terrorists. Plaintiffs' lawyer Robert Tolchin said the companies are helping terror groups network, recruit and advertise their deadly aims. The companies said the lawsuits get it wrong. (James P. Cain via AP, File)
NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacksIn New York lawsuits, the families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel say social media companies including Facebook and Twitter are aiding terrorists
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, HMAS Success scans the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia, as a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion flies over, while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it’s still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that’s changing with new satellites that will soon allow flights to be tracked in real time over oceans. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
It's getting harder for a plane to vanish and not be foundNearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear
The Associated Press3 days ago
German anti-trust case against Audible, Apple droppedGermany's anti-trust agency says it's dropping its investigation of Amazon subsidiary Audible and Apple after the two companies agreed to end exclusivity deals for audiobook supply and distribution
The Associated Press4 days ago
Facebook to build its 3rd data center outside US in DenmarkFacebook will build a 56,500 square meter (608,161 square foot) data center in central Denmark, its third such center outside the United States
The Associated Press4 days ago
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