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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your ratty shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience in the name of security for weary travelers, especially those from or passing through the 10 mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries covered by new U.S. and British policies. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdlesA ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights is the latest hurdle that airline passengers must clear
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano of Japan speaks in Vienna, Austria. The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran’s nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more moneyThe head of the U.N's International Atomic Energy Agency says the inspections regimen put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money
The Associated Press8 hours ago
An Emirates plane taxis to a gate at Dubai International Airport at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The president of the Middle East's biggest airline says a ban on electronics other than mobile phones in the cabins of U.S.-bound flights came as a complete surprise as he defended security measures at its Dubai hub. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck)
AP Interview: Emirates defends security as laptop ban loomsThe president of Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, defended security measures at the carrier's Dubai hub on Wednesday and said the ban on personal electronics onboard U.S.-bound flights came without warning
The Associated Press9 hours ago
This Wednesday, March 22, 2017, photo shows the Google Maps app on a smartphone, in New York. Google is enabling users of its digital mapping service to allow their movements to be tracked by friends and family in the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday in an update to the Google Maps mobile app that’s already on most of the world’s smartphones. It will also be available on personal computers. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
Google Maps already tracks you; now other people can, tooGoogle is enabling users of its digital mapping service to allow their movements to be tracked by friends and family in the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE- In this Feb. 24, 2015 file photo, workers lay cement to build a concrete structure at the under-construction coal-fired power plant, partially financed by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, in Kudgi, India. Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
Report: Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants builtA report by three environmental groups says the number of coal-fired power plants being built worldwide is plunging, raising the possibility global climate goals can be met
The Associated Press1 day ago
Altered Facebook news headline jolts Virginia governor raceFacebook users beware: that headline on the politically related news article you're reading _ including this one _ may not be real
The Associated Press1 day ago
File- In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company. The promise made in a conference call with reporters Tuesday, March 21, 2017, comes amid a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing company's CEO and a disgruntled driver.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber vows to change direction, become more humane companyUber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company
The Associated Press1 day ago
FBI Director James Comey, left, and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Comey corrects Trump's tweets in real timeAs FBI Director James Comey was in the hot seat, being grilled on Russia's interference in the 2016 election, the White House was busy trolling him on Twitter
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police: Chicago teen apparently gang-raped on Facebook LiveDetectives are questioning people in the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by Apple shows the family of iPads, from left, the iPad mini 4, the new iPad, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the 12.9-inch one, along with the Apple Pencil. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Apple cut prices on two iPad models and introduced red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad Pro tablets. (Apple via AP)
Apple cuts prices on lower-end iPads, releases red iPhonesApple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad Pro tablets
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Friday, March 17, 2017, file photo, Wells Fargo CEO & President Timothy Sloan is interviewed in one of his bank's branches in New York. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Wells Fargo announced plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Wells Fargo: All ATMs will take phone codes, not just cardsWells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using cellphones instead of their usual bank cards
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image provided by Google shows a screen grab of a smartphone demonstrating the use of a new search feature by Google called Shortcuts. Shortcuts are a new row of icons that appear below the Google search box that can be tapped so people can see the latest weather in the area, movie times, suggestions on places to eat or scores of their latest teams without typing anything into the search box. (Google via AP)
Google opens 'shortcuts' to information, tools on phonesGoogle wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine
The Associated Press1 day ago
Jailed over locked computer, ex-cop loses again in courtA federal appeals court has rejected a fired police sergeant's argument that he has a Fifth Amendment right not to turn over unencrypted computer files in a child porn investigation
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post prices of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. An organization affiliated with Google is offering tools for news organizations and other election-related sites to protect themselves from hacking. Jigsaw, a research arm of Google parent company Alphabet Inc., says that free and fair elections depend on access to information, and to ensure such access, news, human rights and election-monitoring sites need to be protected from cyberattacks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Google affiliate offers tools to safeguard electionsAn organization affiliated with Google is offering tools for news organizations and election-related sites to protect themselves from hacking
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. Royal Jordanian Airlines is advising passengers that laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics won’t be allowed in carry-on luggage for U.S.-bound flights starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Ban aimed at electronics in cabins of some US-bound flightsThe U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing most types of electronics in their carry-on luggage
The Associated Press2 days ago
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