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FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cellphone in the United States. The lapse at LocationSmart, a company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices, is the latest to highlight how little protection consumers have from trafficking in data about their location. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File)
Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abusePhone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cellphone in the United States. The lapse at LocationSmart, a company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices, is the latest to highlight how little protection consumers have from trafficking in data about their location. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File)
Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abusePhone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Tim Cook, Apple CEO, speaks at a economic summit a day before the China Development Forum in Beijing, China, Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and a company that stands out for its support of LGBT workers and causes. Now Apple Inc. is thinking about building a new corporate campus that could bring thousands of jobs to the Raleigh-Durham area. An Apple spokesman declined to say Friday, May 18, 2018 how gay rights issues would play into its decision. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT lawsGay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where they say discrimination remains despite efforts to end a boycott over the so-called bathroom bill.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Owners of Mugshots.com Just Got Mugshots of Their OwnThe owners of the website Mugshots.com are getting mugshots of their own. California authorities have arrested Sahar Sarid, Kishore Vidya Bhavnanie, Thomas Keesee, and David Usdan on charges of extortion, money laundering, and identity theft, Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement . Mugshots collects individuals' names, booking photos...
Newser1 day ago
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with Ed Boyden about neurotechnology while visiting the MIT Media Lab and the Innovation Exhibition at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston on Friday, May 18, 2018.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gatheringCanadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead
The Associated Press1 day ago
Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotageA New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and state agencies has been sentenced in Minnesota to 15 years in prison
The Associated Press1 day ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gestures during a roundtable discussion with members of the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
The Latest: Trudeau touts Canada's AI potential at MITCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is "investing massively in AI," building on decades of research by Canadian computer scientists who helped provide the "modern underpinnings" advancing the field of artificial intelligence
The Associated Press1 day ago
Air Force Apologizes for Yanny-Laurel TweetThe Air Force has apologized for bringing the "Laurel or Yanny" debate into an update on a battle in Afghanistan. "Taliban Forces in Farah city #Afghanistan would much rather have heard #Yanny or #Laurel than the deafening #BRRRT they got courtesy of our #A10," the Air Force said in a...
Newser2 days ago
PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisitionPayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cellphone in the United States. The lapse at LocationSmart, a company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices, is the latest to highlight how little protection consumers have from trafficking in data about their location. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File)
Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphonesWebsite flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones
The Associated Press2 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a dinner with EU and Western Balkan heads of state at the Sofia Tech Park in Sofia, Bulgaria, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (Vassil Donev, Pool Photo via AP)
German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protestsA vast undersea pipeline to bring gas from Russia to Germany from next year is taking shape, amid concerns from some of Berlin's allies that it will give Moscow too much leverage over Europe's energy supply
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This Tuesday, June 30, 2015 file photo shows a wall clock in New York. Plugged-in clocks may be losing or gaining as much as seven and a half minutes between May and November 2018 because of U.S. government energy deregulation to save utilities millions of dollars, scientists say. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
Clocks may go a little cuckoo with power grid changeSome clocks in U.S. may be running too slow or too fast because of a change to a power grid rule
The Associated Press2 days ago
Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in UK's OcadoKroger is increasing its investment in Britain's Ocado by 5 pct
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This May 26, 2017 file photo shows the company logo of Toshiba Corp. displayed in front of its headquarters in Tokyo. Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China. Toshiba said Thursday, May 17, 2018 that means the deal, valued at 2 trillion yen ($18 billion), can now close by June 1. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approvalJapanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China
The Associated Press2 days ago
Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in OcadoKroger is increasing its investment in Ocado by 5 pct
The Associated Press2 days ago
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