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  • Capela scores 26, Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win

    Capela scores 26, Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:31:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:00:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) drives to the basket as Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, right, defends during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) drives to the basket as Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, right, defends during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday...
    Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-104...
    Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-104 win in Game 5.
  • Shot, save: LeBron bails out Cavs with Game 5 buzzer-beater

    Shot, save: LeBron bails out Cavs with Game 5 buzzer-beater

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:20:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:00:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, celebrates with Cedi Osman, from Turkey, after James shot a game-winning three point shot in the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 25...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, celebrates with Cedi Osman, from Turkey, after James shot a game-winning three point shot in the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 25...
    LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.
    LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.
  • NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

    NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:58:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:00:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.
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  • Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandal

    Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandal

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:38:35 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:49:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, visitors take photos in front of the Facebook logo at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 25.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, visitors take photos in front of the Facebook logo at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 25.
    What privacy scandal? Facebook advertisers shrug off concerns.
    What privacy scandal? Facebook advertisers shrug off concerns.
  • Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

    Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:38:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:52:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday.
    President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday.
  • How Comcast is trying to change the cable game

    How Comcast is trying to change the cable game

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:58:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:19:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia on July 17, 2017, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding servic...(AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia on July 17, 2017, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding servic...
    How Comcast is trying to change the cable game.
    How Comcast is trying to change the cable game.
  • Miranda, "Game of Thrones" #MeToo figure take Webby Awards

    Miranda, "Game of Thrones" #MeToo figure take Webby Awards

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:28:30 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:54 GMT
    Lin-Manuel Miranda and a key figure in the #MeToo movement are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards.
    Lin-Manuel Miranda and a key figure in the #MeToo movement are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards.
  • AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

    AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:15:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:50 GMT
    AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks.
    AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks.
  • House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:08:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:46 GMT
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.
  • YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about content

    YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about content

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:08:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:45 GMT
    YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch.
    YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch.
  • Strong 1st quarter from Comcast, and a $30B bid for Sky

    Strong 1st quarter from Comcast, and a $30B bid for Sky

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:08:07 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo a pedestrian walks by a Comcast Service Center, in Miami. Comcast Corp. reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo a pedestrian walks by a Comcast Service Center, in Miami. Comcast Corp. reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    Comcast: 1Q Earnings Snapshot.
    Comcast: 1Q Earnings Snapshot.
  • Twitter is profitable again in 1Q, Wall Street not impressed

    Twitter is profitable again in 1Q, Wall Street not impressed

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:38:10 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    Twitter has second profitable quarter with strong profit and revenue, sending shares up sharply.
    Twitter has second profitable quarter with strong profit and revenue, sending shares up sharply.
  • Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords

    Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:08:04 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:34 GMT
    AP-NORC Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords across online services _ or to write them down on paper.
    AP-NORC Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords across online services _ or to write them down on paper.
  • Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hack

    Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hack

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:36:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:02:37 GMT
    The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet...
    The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.
  • For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:46:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:41:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...

    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

  • Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

    Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:18:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:28:53 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.
  • Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:46:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:06:14 GMT
    Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command.
    Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command.
  • Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

    Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:45:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:09:14 GMT
    Ireland will start collection more than 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes from Apple some 19 months after the European Commission decision concluding the tech giant had been given an unfair advantage.
    Ireland will start collection more than 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes from Apple some 19 months after the European Commission decision concluding the tech giant had been given an unfair advantage.
  • Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:26:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:51:56 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.
  • Leader of German governing party backs Amazon protest

    Leader of German governing party backs Amazon protest

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:15:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:06:29 GMT
    The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon as company CEO Jeff Bezos receives a prize in Berlin.
    The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon as company CEO Jeff Bezos receives a prize in Berlin.
  • Twitter blocks Israeli lawmaker for wishing Palestinian shot

    Twitter blocks Israeli lawmaker for wishing Palestinian shot

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:15:57 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:35:05 GMT
    Hard-line Israeli lawmaker mocks Twitter, says it highlighted his stance on teen Palestinian protester as 'terrorist'.
    Hard-line Israeli lawmaker mocks Twitter, says it highlighted his stance on teen Palestinian protester as 'terrorist'.
  • Committee hits pause on solar project over visual concerns

    Committee hits pause on solar project over visual concerns

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:18:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:26:00 GMT
    A regional planning committee has refused to sign off on a proposed solar project in Rutland amid concerns over visuals.
    A regional planning committee has refused to sign off on a proposed solar project in Rutland amid concerns over visuals.
  • Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

    Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:05:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:23:44 GMT
    A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.
    A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.
  • Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

    Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:04:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:20:43 GMT
    Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies.
    Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies.
  • Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earnings

    Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earnings

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:15:33 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:20:42 GMT
    SK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices.
    SK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices.
  • EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam

    EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:25:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:20:36 GMT
    The European Union is opening a probe into the acquisition by Apple of song-recognition app Shazam because it wants to make sure consumers will still have a wide choice of streaming music.
    The European Union is opening a probe into the acquisition by Apple of song-recognition app Shazam because it wants to make sure consumers will still have a wide choice of streaming music.
  • UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:34:36 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:50:39 GMT
    Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.
    Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.
  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:52:23 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

  • Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:24:11 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:10:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.  An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
  • Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

    Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:52:13 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:30:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - This Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo shows Marcus Hutchins, a British cybersecurity expert during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. Hutchins once hailed as a hero for stopping the WannaCry computer virus that...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - This Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo shows Marcus Hutchins, a British cybersecurity expert during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. Hutchins once hailed as a hero for stopping the WannaCry computer virus that...
    A British cybersecurity expert once hailed as a hero for stopping a computer virus will be in federal court in Milwaukee to try to weaken a criminal case against him by having his post-arrest statements tossed.
    A British cybersecurity expert once hailed as a hero for stopping a computer virus will be in federal court in Milwaukee to try to weaken a criminal case against him by having his post-arrest statements tossed.
  • Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

    Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:52:52 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:39:52 GMT
    A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system.
    A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system.
  • Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country

    Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:21:56 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:28:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...

    The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories: teachers, tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.

    The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories: teachers, tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.

  • UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:03:19 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:50:04 GMT
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".
  • Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:55:43 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brian Witte). In this Saturday, April 7, 2018 photo, Maryland Del. Alonzo Washington, D-Prince George County, who sponsored legislation in Maryland to increase transparency in online political ads, sits in his seat in the Maryland House of De...(AP Photo/Brian Witte). In this Saturday, April 7, 2018 photo, Maryland Del. Alonzo Washington, D-Prince George County, who sponsored legislation in Maryland to increase transparency in online political ads, sits in his seat in the Maryland House of De...
    A measure approved by Maryland lawmakers would create more transparency for online political ads on social media platforms like Facebook to help stop foreign influence in the state's elections.
    A measure approved by Maryland lawmakers would create more transparency for online political ads on social media platforms like Facebook to help stop foreign influence in the state's elections.
  • Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

    Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:22:43 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:08:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon said Wednesday, April 18, 2018, it has more than 100 million paid Prime members, the first time the company has given out a specific...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon said Wednesday, April 18, 2018, it has more than 100 million paid Prime members, the first time the company has given out a specific...
    Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand.
    Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand.
  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:33:47 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.
  • Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:11:36 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:38:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.
  • EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:01:33 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:07:51 GMT
    The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place.
    The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place.
  • Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:52:02 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jenny Kane). This Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo shows the Wayfair website on a computer in New York. Wayfair, an online furniture seller, is calling April 25 Way Day, and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday d...(AP Photo/Jenny Kane). This Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo shows the Wayfair website on a computer in New York. Wayfair, an online furniture seller, is calling April 25 Way Day, and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday d...
    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day.
    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day.
  • Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:57:25 GMT
    (AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...(AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.
  • Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

    Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:21:59 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:36:37 GMT
    (Paul G. Allen via AP). This March 24, 2018 photo provided by Paul G. Allen shows part of the stern section on the light cruiser USS Helena.  Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in t...(Paul G. Allen via AP). This March 24, 2018 photo provided by Paul G. Allen shows part of the stern section on the light cruiser USS Helena. Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in t...
    Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its...
    Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.
  • San Francisco to require permits for rental scooters

    San Francisco to require permits for rental scooters

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:53:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:57:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Jack Handlery rides a motorized scooter in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. San Francisco is ordering three companies that rent out motorized scooters to stop operating until they can ensure riders are following state law a...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Jack Handlery rides a motorized scooter in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. San Francisco is ordering three companies that rent out motorized scooters to stop operating until they can ensure riders are following state law a...
    San Francisco's city attorney has issued cease-and-desist orders to three companies that last month began deploying scooters in the city that is often at the forefront of tech innovation.
    San Francisco's city attorney has issued cease-and-desist orders to three companies that last month began deploying scooters in the city that is often at the forefront of tech innovation.
  • Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:58:39 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information...
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.
  • Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:00:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.
  • Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

    Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:51:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:46:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file). FILE--In this file photo taken March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file). FILE--In this file photo taken March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the...
    A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in...
    A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in search of shorter or quicker routes.
  • Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:21:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:13:25 GMT
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.
  • TaskRabbit offline after security breach

    TaskRabbit offline after security breach

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:41:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:35:21 GMT
    TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform.
    TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform.
  • Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

    Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:41:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:07:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, the logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at the Paris games week in Paris. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, the logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at the Paris games week in Paris. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 16, 2018.
    Netflix success in video streaming won't be easily duplicated by Spotify, other wanna-be clones.
    Netflix success in video streaming won't be easily duplicated by Spotify, other wanna-be clones.
  • Online charter school heads back to court in funding case

    Online charter school heads back to court in funding case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:00:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:46:18 GMT
    Ohio online charter school makes another appeal to the state Supreme Court over order to repay $60 million in state aid.
    Ohio online charter school makes another appeal to the state Supreme Court over order to repay $60 million in state aid.
  • Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:00:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:46:13 GMT
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says SpaceX will build a big, new rocket in the city's port.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says SpaceX will build a big, new rocket in the city's port.
  • Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:44:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:14:57 GMT
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.
  • Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

    Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:50:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:34:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, mudslide survivor Mari Mitchel moves drawers covered in mud in her bedroom, in Montecito, Calif. The mudslide carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, mudslide survivor Mari Mitchel moves drawers covered in mud in her bedroom, in Montecito, Calif. The mudslide carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a...
    Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.
    Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.
  • Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:14:37 GMT
    The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
    The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
  • Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

    Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:40:43 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:16:34 GMT
    Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices.
    Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices.
  • NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

    NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:48:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:25:49 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This image made available by NASA shows an illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Scheduled for an April 2018 launch, the spacecraft will prowl for planets around the closest, brightest stars. These newfound wo...(NASA via AP). This image made available by NASA shows an illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Scheduled for an April 2018 launch, the spacecraft will prowl for planets around the closest, brightest stars. These newfound wo...
    NASA's newest spacecraft is about to embark on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard.
    NASA's newest spacecraft is about to embark on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard.
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:32 GMT
    The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)

    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

  • IT issue causes outage at supermarket chain in Australia

    IT issue causes outage at supermarket chain in Australia

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:38:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:13:26 GMT
    Cash registers are working again at Woolworths Supermarkets in Australia.
    Cash registers are working again at Woolworths Supermarkets in Australia.
  • UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

    UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:58:41 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:34:17 GMT
    A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he...
    A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win.
  • How Facebook ads target you

    How Facebook ads target you

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:55:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:55:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when...

    Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics.

    Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics.

  • Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

    Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:18:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:25:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Activists bring a sack with about 2,000 paper airplanes symbolising the logo of the messaging app Telegram to the door of St. Petersburg's department of Roskomnadzor, the state communications oversight agency, to protest aga...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Activists bring a sack with about 2,000 paper airplanes symbolising the logo of the messaging app Telegram to the door of St. Petersburg's department of Roskomnadzor, the state communications oversight agency, to protest aga...
    Russia's communications watchdog has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for a popular messaging app.
    Russia's communications watchdog has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for a popular messaging app.
  • Canadian pharmacy fined $34 million for illegal imports

    Canadian pharmacy fined $34 million for illegal imports

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-13 06:25:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ruth Bonneville, File). FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2003, file photo, CanadaDrugs.com Director of Pharmacy Robert Fraser, left, takes Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, second left, on a tour of the Internet pharmacy CanadaDrugs.com in Winnipeg, Manito...(AP Photo/Ruth Bonneville, File). FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2003, file photo, CanadaDrugs.com Director of Pharmacy Robert Fraser, left, takes Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, second left, on a tour of the Internet pharmacy CanadaDrugs.com in Winnipeg, Manito...
    A Canadian online pharmacy is expected to be fined $34 million for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States.
    A Canadian online pharmacy is expected to be fined $34 million for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States.
  • Video: YouTube shooter tells police she won't hurt anyone

    Video: YouTube shooter tells police she won't hurt anyone

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:05:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:27:00 GMT
    Newly released police video shows officers talking to a woman in her car hours before she opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters.
    Newly released police video shows officers talking to a woman in her car hours before she opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters.
  • Zuckerberg flubs details of Facebook privacy commitments

    Zuckerberg flubs details of Facebook privacy commitments

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:54:52 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:05:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers Tuesd...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers Tuesd...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers the company hasn't broken its 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission to overhaul its privacy practices, but didn't know if it had been fined.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers the company hasn't broken its 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission to overhaul its privacy practices, but didn't know if it had been fined.
  • EU wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    EU wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:05:18 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:13:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data...
    The European Union is calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to come testify at the legislature of the 28-nation bloc about the widening data breach scandal at his company.
    The European Union is calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to come testify at the legislature of the 28-nation bloc about the widening data breach scandal at his company.
  • Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row

    Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:15:13 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:40:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messa...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messa...
    A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authorities that it share encryption data with them.
    A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authorities that it share encryption data with them.
  • Tesla, Feds clash over release of fatal crash information

    Tesla, Feds clash over release of fatal crash information

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:44:49 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:10:06 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla has been booted from the group investigating a fatal crash in California that involved a Tesla SUV and the company's Autopilot system.
    Electric car maker Tesla has been booted from the group investigating a fatal crash in California that involved a Tesla SUV and the company's Autopilot system.
  • Panel tackles lack of high-speed internet in Indian Country

    Panel tackles lack of high-speed internet in Indian Country

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:04:38 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:51:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, takes her seat before the start of an FCC open hearing and vote on Net Neutrality in Washington, D.C. Clyburn addressed a gathering of librarians ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, takes her seat before the start of an FCC open hearing and vote on Net Neutrality in Washington, D.C. Clyburn addressed a gathering of librarians ...
    Two western senators want to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has enabled schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as a way to close the digital...
    Two western senators want to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has enabled schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as a way to close the digital divide in American Indian communities.
  • Q&A: Trump, the post office and Amazon

    Q&A: Trump, the post office and Amazon

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:26:31 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:38:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, boxes for sorted mail are stacked at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. A task force will study the U.S. Postal Service under an executive order from President Donald Trump, who ha...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, boxes for sorted mail are stacked at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. A task force will study the U.S. Postal Service under an executive order from President Donald Trump, who ha...
    Q&A: The U.S. post office, Amazon and the task force President Trump has authorized.
    Q&A: The U.S. post office, Amazon and the task force President Trump has authorized.
  • Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast

    Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:44:56 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:33:33 GMT

    Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast.

    Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast.

  • Trump signs law weakening shield for online services

    Trump signs law weakening shield for online services

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-11 15:56:38 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:13:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed a new law aimed at curbing sex trafficking.
    President Donald Trump has signed a new law aimed at curbing sex trafficking.
  • Facebook to stop spending against California privacy effort

    Facebook to stop spending against California privacy effort

    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:24:36 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:57:47 GMT
    Facebook says it will stop spending money to fight a proposed California ballot measure aimed at increasing data privacy.
    Facebook says it will stop spending money to fight a proposed California ballot measure aimed at increasing data privacy.
  • 'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony

    'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-10 21:52:16 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 6:29 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:29:34 GMT
    'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony.
    'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony.
  • Facebook sends privacy alerts to affected users

    Facebook sends privacy alerts to affected users

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-10 16:31:58 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-04-13 08:26:14 GMT
    Facebook has begun alerting some users that their data was swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
    Facebook has begun alerting some users that their data was swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
  • Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

    Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:24:54 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:20:13 GMT
    The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed an "online brothel" is pleading guilty to California money-laundering charges and agreeing to cooperate in prosecuting the site's creators.
    The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed an "online brothel" is pleading guilty to California money-laundering charges and agreeing to cooperate in prosecuting the site's creators.
  • The Latest: Reddit says it banned 944 suspicious accounts

    The Latest: Reddit says it banned 944 suspicious accounts

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:30:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:49:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...
    Is Facebook really changing? Or just making small adjustments to its data-collection practices?.
    Is Facebook really changing? Or just making small adjustments to its data-collection practices?.
  • California offshore oil firms hit with nearly 400 violations

    California offshore oil firms hit with nearly 400 violations

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-04-11 13:34:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:48:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 13, 2010 file photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Oil and gas companies drilling off...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 13, 2010 file photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Oil and gas companies drilling off...
    An environmental group says oil and gas companies drilling off the coast of Southern California violated state regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years.
    An environmental group says oil and gas companies drilling off the coast of Southern California violated state regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years.
  • The Latest: Zuckerberg ends Day 2 of grilling by Congress

    The Latest: Zuckerberg ends Day 2 of grilling by Congress

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-11 14:24:44 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:53:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 20...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 20...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is back on Capitol Hill.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is back on Capitol Hill.
  • Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

    Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:30:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:31:58 GMT

    It's not clear how much Facebook can shift from using data to sell ads without undermining its profitability.

    It's not clear how much Facebook can shift from using data to sell ads without undermining its profitability.

  • Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

    Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:25:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:35:11 GMT
    Apologizing for Facebook failures in light of harvesting of users' private data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media giant is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in federal probe of Russian election...
    Apologizing for Facebook failures in light of harvesting of users' private data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media giant is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in federal probe of Russian election interference.
  • Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit to Congress testimony

    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit to Congress testimony

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:00:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:00:25 GMT
    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit.
    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit.
  • German spy chief says wouldn't trust Facebook with his data

    German spy chief says wouldn't trust Facebook with his data

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:54:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:37:27 GMT
    Germany's domestic intelligence chief says he wouldn't trust Facebook with his data.
    Germany's domestic intelligence chief says he wouldn't trust Facebook with his data.
  • Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis

    Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-04-09 10:38:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:11:03 GMT

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history.

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history.

  • Feds: Backpage.com made $500M from prostitution-related ads

    Feds: Backpage.com made $500M from prostitution-related ads

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:40:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-11 14:16:51 GMT
    (Sacramento County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office shows Michael Lacey. An indictment unsealed Monday, April 9, 2018 in federal court in Phoenix, charges Lacey, a...(Sacramento County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office shows Michael Lacey. An indictment unsealed Monday, April 9, 2018 in federal court in Phoenix, charges Lacey, a...
    The owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com, are charged in a federal indictment with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.
    The owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com, are charged in a federal indictment with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.
  • Facebook puts ads on pages illegally selling animal parts

    Facebook puts ads on pages illegally selling animal parts

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:10:43 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:57:52 GMT
    Facebook is being accused of violating its responsibilities as a publicly traded company by failing to stop illicit traders using its service for illegal activity.
    Facebook is being accused of violating its responsibilities as a publicly traded company by failing to stop illicit traders using its service for illegal activity.
  • Vietnam activist sentenced to 13 years on subversion charges

    Vietnam activist sentenced to 13 years on subversion charges

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-10 11:30:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-04-11 08:47:31 GMT
    (The Duyen/ Vietnam News Agency via AP). Activist Nguyen Van Tuc, center, stands trial in Thai Binh, Vietnam, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Tuc was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of attempting to overthrow the government.(The Duyen/ Vietnam News Agency via AP). Activist Nguyen Van Tuc, center, stands trial in Thai Binh, Vietnam, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Tuc was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of attempting to overthrow the government.
    A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the government.
    A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the government.
  • Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

    Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-04-05 11:26:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-04-11 07:09:11 GMT
    (DLR via AP). The undated photo provided by the German aerospace center (DLR) shows engineer Paul Zabel with fresh salad he harvested in the EDEN-ISS greenhouse at the Neumeyer-Station III on Antarctica. The project without soil but with a closed water...(DLR via AP). The undated photo provided by the German aerospace center (DLR) shows engineer Paul Zabel with fresh salad he harvested in the EDEN-ISS greenhouse at the Neumeyer-Station III on Antarctica. The project without soil but with a closed water...
    Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.
    Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.
  • Hardly 'friends': Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

    Hardly 'friends': Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:21:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:58:02 GMT

    After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public.

    After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public.

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  • Museum realizes collection's rare elephant bird egg is real

    Museum realizes collection's rare elephant bird egg is real

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:31:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:52:31 GMT
    (The Buffalo Museum of Science via AP). This photo provided by The Buffalo Museum of Science shows a rare elephant bird egg that curators recently realized is an actual egg from the extinct creature. The fully-intact egg, 12-inches tall, 28 inches in c...(The Buffalo Museum of Science via AP). This photo provided by The Buffalo Museum of Science shows a rare elephant bird egg that curators recently realized is an actual egg from the extinct creature. The fully-intact egg, 12-inches tall, 28 inches in c...
    A Buffalo museum has made a rare discovery within its own collection: a rare elephant bird egg that was mislabeled as a model.
    A Buffalo museum has made a rare discovery within its own collection: a rare elephant bird egg that was mislabeled as a model.
  • For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:19:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:48:24 GMT
    (Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...(Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Texas man sentenced to 50 years for $1.2M theft of fajitas

    Texas man sentenced to 50 years for $1.2M theft of fajitas

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:18:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:54:28 GMT
    The Brownsville Herald reports Gilberto Escamilla told the court the fajita scheme spun out of control. (Source: gaudiikari/Wikicommons)The Brownsville Herald reports Gilberto Escamilla told the court the fajita scheme spun out of control. (Source: gaudiikari/Wikicommons)

    A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

    A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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  • NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

    NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:58:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:00:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.
  • Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

    Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:19:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:59:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Waffle House employee Stan Brudnicki wears a ribbon on his uniform to honor shooting victims Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant re-opened Wednesday after four people were killed by a gunman Sunday.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Waffle House employee Stan Brudnicki wears a ribbon on his uniform to honor shooting victims Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant re-opened Wednesday after four people were killed by a gunman Sunday.
    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.
    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.
  • Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:09:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:59:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...(AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.
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