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  • 'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

    'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 3:32 PM EST2018-11-20 20:32:14 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:56 AM EST2018-11-21 09:56:03 GMT
    (Sudhin Thanawala). In this photo taken November 16, 2018, Stephen Meer, chief information officer from ANDE, demonstrates in Chico, Calif., his company's Rapid DNA analysis system, which is being used to try to ID victims of the Northern California wi...(Sudhin Thanawala). In this photo taken November 16, 2018, Stephen Meer, chief information officer from ANDE, demonstrates in Chico, Calif., his company's Rapid DNA analysis system, which is being used to try to ID victims of the Northern California wi...
    Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire.More >>
    Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire.More >>
  • Ousted Sri Lankan PM's party asks Facebook to protect users

    Ousted Sri Lankan PM's party asks Facebook to protect users

    Sunday, November 18 2018 3:41 AM EST2018-11-18 08:41:07 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:53 GMT
    The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party is urging Facebook to safeguard the identity of the party's supporters on the social media platform.More >>
    The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party is urging Facebook to safeguard the identity of the party's supporters on the social media platform.More >>
  • Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

    Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:49 AM EST2018-11-15 07:49:33 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a construction crane is perched on the site of Court Square City View Tower adjacent to the Court Square Number 7 subway station in Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York. Wh...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a construction crane is perched on the site of Court Square City View Tower adjacent to the Court Square Number 7 subway station in Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York. Wh...
    New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.More >>
    New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.More >>
  • Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

    Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:39 AM EST2018-11-15 05:39:12 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:49 GMT
    Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.More >>
    Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.More >>
  • UNESCO launches Holocaust education website

    UNESCO launches Holocaust education website

    Monday, November 19 2018 7:21 AM EST2018-11-19 12:21:52 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:44 GMT
    The U.N. culture and education agency is teaming up with the World Jewish Congress to launch a website to counter Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.More >>
    The U.N. culture and education agency is teaming up with the World Jewish Congress to launch a website to counter Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.More >>
  • Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

    Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-11-17 07:10:46 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:40 GMT
    One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.More >>
    One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.More >>
  • Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia

    Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia

    Monday, November 19 2018 6:51 AM EST2018-11-19 11:51:36 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:36 GMT
    Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the region's working-age...More >>
    Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the region's working-age population is a fit for the future job market.More >>
  • Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance

    Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 4:32 AM EST2018-11-20 09:32:10 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, a computer screen shows the leaked online post from Guilin University of Electronic Technology warning of "hostile domestic and foreign powers" that were "wantonly spreading illicit a...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, a computer screen shows the leaked online post from Guilin University of Electronic Technology warning of "hostile domestic and foreign powers" that were "wantonly spreading illicit a...
    A Chinese university's plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire.More >>
    A Chinese university's plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire.More >>
  • Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations

    Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:19 PM EST2018-11-15 19:19:19 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-21 09:55:31 GMT
    Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users.More >>
    Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users.More >>
  • Fashion show blends Cuban private enterprise, US sponsorship

    Fashion show blends Cuban private enterprise, US sponsorship

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:20 PM EST2018-11-16 18:20:46 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 2:53 PM EST2018-11-20 19:53:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). A model presents a creation from Clandestina during a fashion show in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The initiative combines fashion design by Cuban entrepreneurs of the Clandestina brand with the backing of United St...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). A model presents a creation from Clandestina during a fashion show in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The initiative combines fashion design by Cuban entrepreneurs of the Clandestina brand with the backing of United St...
    Models strutting in paint-stained shirts and leather construction boots have shed light on an unusual blend of Cuban private enterprise and American corporate sponsorship.More >>
    Models strutting in paint-stained shirts and leather construction boots have shed light on an unusual blend of Cuban private enterprise and American corporate sponsorship.More >>
  • US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

    US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-11-14 14:18:45 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:53 AM EST2018-11-19 11:53:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing.  A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the ...
    A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.More >>
    A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.More >>
  • Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

    Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:39 AM EST2018-11-15 07:39:02 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-11-18 13:01:14 GMT
    Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be.More >>
    Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be.More >>
  • Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

    Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-11-14 23:09:00 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-11-17 17:06:26 GMT
    Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering.More >>
    Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering.More >>
  • Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

    Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-14 05:38:38 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 3:14 AM EST2018-11-17 08:14:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 1...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 1...
    Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.More >>
    Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.More >>
  • Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

    Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-11-13 19:29:19 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:44 PM EST2018-11-16 19:44:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this Nov. 9, 2018 photo, construction workers mix with the noon lunch-hour crowd outside an Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle.  As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City in New York  and Ar...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this Nov. 9, 2018 photo, construction workers mix with the noon lunch-hour crowd outside an Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle. As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City in New York and Ar...
    As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's...More >>
    As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer.More >>
  • Buffett's firm invests in JP Morgan Chase, drops Walmart

    Buffett's firm invests in JP Morgan Chase, drops Walmart

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-11-14 22:58:51 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-11-16 18:33:44 GMT
    Investor Warren Buffett's company picked up nearly 36 million shares of JP Morgan Chase stock in the third quarter and eliminated its stake in Walmart as part of a number of changes in its portfolio.More >>
    Investor Warren Buffett's company picked up nearly 36 million shares of JP Morgan Chase stock in the third quarter and eliminated its stake in Walmart as part of a number of changes in its portfolio.More >>
  • Nigerian ISP's configuration error disrupted Google services

    Nigerian ISP's configuration error disrupted Google services

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-11-13 16:29:41 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-11-16 00:53:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, photo, a woman carries a fire extinguisher past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Internet traffic hijacking disrupted several Google services Monday, Nov. 12, ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, photo, a woman carries a fire extinguisher past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Internet traffic hijacking disrupted several Google services Monday, Nov. 12, ...
    A Nigerian internet provider says a configuration error during a network upgrade disrupted several Google services by diverting traffic through China and Russia.More >>
    A Nigerian internet provider says a configuration error during a network upgrade disrupted several Google services by diverting traffic through China and Russia.More >>
  • Ford, Walmart test self-driving grocery delivery service

    Ford, Walmart test self-driving grocery delivery service

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-11-14 12:38:37 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-11-15 15:03:06 GMT
    Ford and Walmart are partnering to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.More >>
    Ford and Walmart are partnering to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.More >>
  • City votes to impose restrictive rules on short-term rentals

    City votes to impose restrictive rules on short-term rentals

    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:59 AM EST2018-11-15 14:59:21 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:02 AM EST2018-11-15 15:02:27 GMT
    The Washington city council has voted to impose tight limits on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies.More >>
    The Washington city council has voted to impose tight limits on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies.More >>
  • Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

    Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-11-13 16:03:13 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:55 AM EST2018-11-15 08:55:47 GMT
    The Norwegian Defense Ministry says it is aware that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed the GPS signal during a recent, large NATO drill in Norway.More >>
    The Norwegian Defense Ministry says it is aware that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed the GPS signal during a recent, large NATO drill in Norway.More >>
  • Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push

    Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-11-14 17:48:41 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-11-15 06:30:42 GMT
    German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards.More >>
    German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards.More >>
  • Facebook ends forced arbitration of sexual misconduct claims

    Facebook ends forced arbitration of sexual misconduct claims

    Friday, November 9 2018 9:18 PM EST2018-11-10 02:18:03 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-11-15 01:33:13 GMT
    Facebook is dropping a requirement for mandatory arbitration of sexual misconduct allegations.More >>
    Facebook is dropping a requirement for mandatory arbitration of sexual misconduct allegations.More >>
  • From Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire

    From Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:58 AM EST2018-11-13 12:58:52 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-11-14 23:26:46 GMT
    Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses.More >>
    Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses.More >>
  • Google bows to worker pressure on sexual misconduct policy

    Google bows to worker pressure on sexual misconduct policy

    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-11-08 16:17:54 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:03 PM EST2018-11-14 21:03:56 GMT
    Google makes series of concessions on sexual misconduct policies to placate thousands of workers who protested company's handling of past complaints.More >>
    Google makes series of concessions on sexual misconduct policies to placate thousands of workers who protested company's handling of past complaints.More >>
  • Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break

    Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:38 AM EST2018-11-14 06:38:29 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:42 AM EST2018-11-14 14:42:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). A former dock facility is shown with old transfer bridges, with "Long Island" painted in large letters at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Amazon announ...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). A former dock facility is shown with old transfer bridges, with "Long Island" painted in large letters at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Amazon announ...
    Amazon's new home in New York City is in an 'opportunity zone' offering developers a big tax break. But is it deserved?.More >>
    Amazon's new home in New York City is in an 'opportunity zone' offering developers a big tax break. But is it deserved?.More >>
  • New Tesla chairwoman's biggest challenge is controlling Musk

    New Tesla chairwoman's biggest challenge is controlling Musk

    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:17 AM EST2018-11-08 08:17:10 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:19 AM EST2018-11-14 08:19:43 GMT
    Tesla says Robyn Denholm of Australia's Telstra will become its new board chair.More >>
    Tesla says Robyn Denholm of Australia's Telstra will become its new board chair.More >>
  • Yelp's shares take a beating after revenue miss

    Yelp's shares take a beating after revenue miss

    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:37 PM EST2018-11-08 22:37:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-11-14 06:44:42 GMT
    Yelp shares fall sharply in after-hours trading after sales miss Wall Street expectations.More >>
    Yelp shares fall sharply in after-hours trading after sales miss Wall Street expectations.More >>
  • Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

    Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 6:48 AM EST2018-11-13 11:48:43 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-14 05:29:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a rusting ferryboat is docked next to an aging industrial warehouse on Long Island City's Anable Basin in the Queens borough of New York. Across the East River is midtown Manhattan, top ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a rusting ferryboat is docked next to an aging industrial warehouse on Long Island City's Anable Basin in the Queens borough of New York. Across the East River is midtown Manhattan, top ...
    A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.More >>
    A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.More >>
  • Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing

    Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-11-07 20:18:17 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-11-14 04:45:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Justin Denison, SVP of Mobile Product Development, shows off the Infinity Flex Display of a folding smartphone during the keynote address of the Samsung Developer Conference Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Justin Denison, SVP of Mobile Product Development, shows off the Infinity Flex Display of a folding smartphone during the keynote address of the Samsung Developer Conference Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in San Francisco.
    Samsung provides glimpse at flexible-screen phone that is expected usher in a wave of similar devices as industry searches for new features to revive slumping market.More >>
    Samsung provides glimpse at flexible-screen phone that is expected usher in a wave of similar devices as industry searches for new features to revive slumping market.More >>
  • CommScope, getting ready for 5G, spends $5.7B for Arris

    CommScope, getting ready for 5G, spends $5.7B for Arris

    Thursday, November 8 2018 8:07 AM EST2018-11-08 13:07:17 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-11-13 21:22:53 GMT
    CommScope buying Arris for $5.7 billion as it gears up for a competition in a 5G market.More >>
    CommScope buying Arris for $5.7 billion as it gears up for a competition in a 5G market.More >>
  • Report: Google planning big New York City expansion

    Report: Google planning big New York City expansion

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-11-08 01:07:37 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-11-13 16:04:24 GMT
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is planning a major expansion in New York City.More >>
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is planning a major expansion in New York City.More >>
  • Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

    Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

    Monday, November 12 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-11-13 01:18:56 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-11-13 16:04:20 GMT
    A hijacking of internet traffic has disrupted Google services including search and cloud-hosting services.More >>
    A hijacking of internet traffic has disrupted Google services including search and cloud-hosting services.More >>
  • Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on

    Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 5:57 AM EST2018-11-07 10:57:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-11-13 12:44:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic” behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elec...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic” behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elec...
    Facebook blocks more accounts to fight meddling during US midterm elections.More >>
    Facebook blocks more accounts to fight meddling during US midterm elections.More >>
  • Facebook admits not doing enough to prevent Myanmar violence

    Facebook admits not doing enough to prevent Myanmar violence

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 2:26 PM EST2018-11-06 19:26:06 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-11-13 06:14:46 GMT
    Facebook is admitting that it didn't do enough to prevent its platform from being used to incite violence and spread hate in Myanmar.More >>
    Facebook is admitting that it didn't do enough to prevent its platform from being used to incite violence and spread hate in Myanmar.More >>
  • Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk

    Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk

    Monday, November 5 2018 9:45 PM EST2018-11-06 02:45:52 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-11-12 17:31:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this Oct. 31, 2018, photo, Huang Yongzhen, CEO of Watrix, demonstrates the use of his firm's gait recognition software at his company's offices in Beijing. A Chinese technology startup hopes to begin selling software th...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this Oct. 31, 2018, photo, Huang Yongzhen, CEO of Watrix, demonstrates the use of his firm's gait recognition software at his company's offices in Beijing. A Chinese technology startup hopes to begin selling software th...
    A Chinese technology startup has begun selling software that recognizes people by their body shape and how they walk, enabling identification when faces are hidden from cameras.More >>
    A Chinese technology startup has begun selling software that recognizes people by their body shape and how they walk, enabling identification when faces are hidden from cameras.More >>
  • Former Intel boss Brian Krzanich to lead CDK Global

    Former Intel boss Brian Krzanich to lead CDK Global

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 9:49 AM EST2018-11-07 14:49:27 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-11-08 22:42:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International in Las Vegas.  CDK Global has named Krzanich its new president and CEO. Krzanich resigned from Intel in last s...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International in Las Vegas. CDK Global has named Krzanich its new president and CEO. Krzanich resigned from Intel in last s...
    CDK Global has named former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich its new president and CEO.More >>
    CDK Global has named former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich its new president and CEO.More >>
  • Amazon considers New York, Virginia amid reports of HQ split

    Amazon considers New York, Virginia amid reports of HQ split

    Monday, November 5 2018 11:06 PM EST2018-11-06 04:06:14 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-11-08 22:30:36 GMT
    Amazon has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.More >>
    Amazon has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.More >>
  • Russia tightens control of anonymous messenger apps

    Russia tightens control of anonymous messenger apps

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 8:26 AM EST2018-11-06 13:26:13 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-11-08 16:31:20 GMT
    Tightening its control over popular anonymous chat apps, the Russian government has approved regulations that would identify users by their cellphone numbers.More >>
    Tightening its control over popular anonymous chat apps, the Russian government has approved regulations that would identify users by their cellphone numbers.More >>
  • TVA announces solar installations being built for Facebook

    TVA announces solar installations being built for Facebook

    Monday, November 5 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-11-05 18:15:27 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:51 AM EST2018-11-08 14:51:31 GMT
    Officials with the Tennessee Valley Authority have announced an agreement with two developers to build the largest solar installations in Tennessee and Alabama.More >>
    Officials with the Tennessee Valley Authority have announced an agreement with two developers to build the largest solar installations in Tennessee and Alabama.More >>
  • Website used by suspect in synagogue massacre is back online

    Website used by suspect in synagogue massacre is back online

    Monday, November 5 2018 3:05 PM EST2018-11-05 20:05:51 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:22 AM EST2018-11-08 08:22:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). People line both sides of the street as they gather outside the Tree of Life Synagogue for a service on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh.  About 100 people gathered in a cold drizzle for what was called a "healing servic...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). People line both sides of the street as they gather outside the Tree of Life Synagogue for a service on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh. About 100 people gathered in a cold drizzle for what was called a "healing servic...
    Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the...More >>
    Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the site.More >>
  • Zuckerberg rebuffs request to appear before UK parliament

    Zuckerberg rebuffs request to appear before UK parliament

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:37 AM EST2018-11-07 11:37:41 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-11-07 23:14:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returns after a break to continue testifying at a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the use of Facebook data ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returns after a break to continue testifying at a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the use of Facebook data ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected a request to appear before parliamentary committees from Britain and Canada delving into the questions around fake news and the internet.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected a request to appear before parliamentary committees from Britain and Canada delving into the questions around fake news and the internet.More >>
  • EU approves Disney's deal to buy Fox entertainment assets

    EU approves Disney's deal to buy Fox entertainment assets

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-11-06 16:56:01 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-11-07 19:33:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European Union authorities say they have cleared Disney’s acquisition of Fox’s entertai...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European Union authorities say they have cleared Disney’s acquisition of Fox’s entertai...
    European Union authorities clear Disney's acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets.More >>
    European Union authorities clear Disney's acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets.More >>
  • Spain and Russia agree to set up joint cybersecurity group

    Spain and Russia agree to set up joint cybersecurity group

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-11-06 16:57:33 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-11-07 11:42:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, and his Spanish counterpart Josep Borrell speak during a press conference after a meeting at the foreign ministry in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, and his Spanish counterpart Josep Borrell speak during a press conference after a meeting at the foreign ministry in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
    The foreign ministers of Russia and Spain say they agreed to establish a joint cybersecurity group to keep the malicious spreading of misinformation from damaging relations between their countries.More >>
    The foreign ministers of Russia and Spain say they agreed to establish a joint cybersecurity group to keep the malicious spreading of misinformation from damaging relations between their countries.More >>
  • Verizon reorganizes structure under new CEO to prep for 5G

    Verizon reorganizes structure under new CEO to prep for 5G

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    Verizon restructures as it prepares for heavy competition with 5G service.More >>
    Verizon restructures as it prepares for heavy competition with 5G service.More >>
  • Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of US midterm elections

    Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of US midterm elections

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 5:55 AM EST2018-11-06 10:55:54 GMT
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    Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic" behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elections.More >>
    Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic" behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elections.More >>
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