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FILE - This Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, file photo shows a sign above the headquarters of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow. On Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, Kaspersky Lab said it will open up its anti-virus software to outside review as it deals with security concerns. The company is making the move a month after the U.S. government barred agencies from using its software. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
Kaspersky to open security code, but will it restore trust?Kaspersky Lab will open up anti-virus software to outside review as it deals with security concerns
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Red light, green light: New cop car can trip traffic signalsThe Philadelphia Police Department is getting a new fleet of patrol vehicles that include a feature any motorist stuck at a stoplight would envy: the ability to change traffic signals to green
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Loa Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti, left, loks at Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo delivering a speech during a mayors meeting in Paris, Monday Oct.23, 2017. Paris will host the 2024 Olympic Games while Los Angeles while host the 2028 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris and several other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles from "large parts" of their cities by 2030
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - This Wednesday, May 9, 2012, file photo, shows an exterior view of Cisco Systems Inc. headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. Cisco is buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion in a move to bolster telecom technology. The deal is expected to close during the first quarter of 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
Cisco Systems buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion cashCisco buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion in move to bolster telecom technology
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Czech billionaire and leader of ANO 2011 political movement Andrej Babis accompanied with his wife Monika addresses the media after most of the votes were counted in the parliamentary elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The centrist ANO movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic to lead the country. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech office says election result web sites were hackedThe Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked
The Associated Press1 day ago
FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. Wray said federal agents haven’t been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they’ve tried to access in a year. (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)
FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryptionFBI Director Christopher Wray says agents haven't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they've tried to access in a year
The Associated Press1 day ago
This undated photo provided by Project Loon shows a stratospheric balloon launch site and crane at the former Roosevelt Roads Naval Station in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and basic web access to AT&T customers with handsets that use its 4G LTE network.  (Project Loon via AP)
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto RicoGoogle says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggageThe US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.
The Associated Press3 days ago
US Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, center, poses with Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti, left, and French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, right, at the G7 Interior Ministers' Meeting in the Ischia island, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (Ciro Fusco/ANSA via AP)
G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremismThe Group of Seven industrialized nations have thrown their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda to combat extremism on the internet
The Associated Press3 days ago
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. European Union leaders conclude a two day summit on Friday in which they discussed migration, digital economy and Brexit. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stallsFrance's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple
The Associated Press3 days ago
A woman poses as she playing a Tencent's smartphone game called "A Great Speech, clap for Xi Jinping" in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3-and-a-half hour marathon speech this week, but they're happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese 'clap' for XiA smartphone game has gone viral by letting ordinary Chinese 'clap' for Chinese President Xi Jinping after his lengthy address at the Communist Party's national congress this week
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2017, file photo, a Chinese family walks out of an Apple store in Beijing. Hundreds of workers protested Wednesday night, Oct. 18, 2017, over bonuses promised through labor brokers who recruited them to work at Jabil Inc.'s Green Point factory, an Apple supplier, in Wuxi city in southern China, according to witnesses. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest unpaid bonusesApple vows to investigate underpayment of bonuses at iPhone supplier in China after worker protests
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion riskThe U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic explosion and fire
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this April 25, 2013, file photo, credit and debit cards are displayed for a photographer in Baltimore. Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics, such as your fingerprint, face, voice, etc., into approving credit card applications and payments. It could lead to customers having to take a selfie to verify they actually made an online purchase or applied for a particular credit card. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfiePayment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics _ your fingerprint, face, voice, etc. _ into approving credit card applications and payments
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - This Monday, May 16, 2016, file photo shows a smartphone displaying the Lyft app, in Detroit. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Google was an early investor in Uber, but now a self-driving car company that it created is suing Uber for alleged theft of trade secrets. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber riftGoogle's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, further deepening its rift with the market leader Uber
The Associated Press4 days ago
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