India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud charges

Published Feb. 24 2017

LUCKNOW, India (AP) - The director of an Indian company that claimed it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone was...

Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar

Published Feb. 21 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The surprise was finding that people dependent on candles, batteries, kerosene and fuel for generators in countries...

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

Published Feb. 18 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border...

Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new unlimited plan

Published Feb. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T says any cellphone customer can sign up for unlimited data plans starting Friday. That option...

French president calls for more cybersecurity for election

Published Feb. 15 2017

PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande is calling for new security measures around the country's presidential race, notably to...

Ford invests $1B in robotics startup in driverless car quest

Published Feb. 10 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of...

French court: Dating site can keep promoting infidelity

Published Feb. 9 2017

PARIS (AP) - Dating site Gleeden can keep singing the praises of cheating, a French court ruled Thursday in throwing...

Microsoft lawsuit vs. secret government searches moves ahead

Published Feb. 9 2017

SEATTLE (AP) - A judge refused the U.S. government's request to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft that claims a...

Forged racist emails cause stir at University of Michigan

Published Feb. 8 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Someone sent racist and anti-Semitic emails to University of Michigan students and made it look...

Twitter takes more steps to clamp down abuse and hate

Published Feb. 7 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Twitter is broadening its campaign to clamp down on hate speech and abuse.

German court delays ruling in refugee's Facebook lawsuit

Published Feb. 6 2017

BERLIN (AP) - A court in German on Monday postponed its ruling in a case brought against Facebook by a...

Nintendo promises more smartphone games at 2 to 3 a year

Published Feb. 1 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Nintendo Co. President Tatsumi Kimishima told reporters Wednesday the company is committed to delivering more content for...

3 arrests over breach claimed by 'Phineas Fisher' hacker

Published Jan. 31 2017

MADRID (AP) - Spanish police have arrested three people over a data breach linked to a series of dramatic intrusions...

Czech foreign minister: Emails hacked by foreign state

Published Jan. 31 2017

PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic's foreign minister said Tuesday that his email account and the accounts of dozens of...

Austrian hotel ditching key cards after being hit by hackers

Published Jan. 31 2017

PARIS (AP) - An Austrian luxury hotel is ditching electronic room cards for old-fashioned locks and keys after having its...

Mark Zuckerberg dropping lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaii land

Published Jan. 27 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that he was dropping lawsuits seeking to buy out Native Hawaiians...

Craigslist founder donates $500K to curb Wikipedia trolls

Published Jan. 27 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donating $500,000 to help curb harassment on Wikipedia.

Facebook takes aim at fake news with new 'trending' formula

Published Jan. 25 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook is updating its "trending" feature that highlights hot topics on its social networking site, part...

Elon Musk tweets mysterious 'tunnel' project

Published Jan. 25 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Elon Musk is already going high, and now he says he's going low. Subterranean, apparently.

Backpage.com lawyers want executives' pimping charges tossed

Published Jan. 24 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time...

Cyberconscripts: Baltic draftees can choose IT over infantry

Published Jan. 24 2017

LILLE, France (AP) - The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is experimenting with the idea of cyberconscription, a move that...

French internet censorship rose sharply in 2016

Published Jan. 24 2017

LILLE, France (AP) - French authorities ordered the blockage or removal of more than 2,700 websites in 2016, Interior Minister...

Colorado moves to crack down on black-market pot ads online

Published Jan. 23 2017

DENVER (AP) - Weed on Craigslist? It is widely for sale in Colorado, but legislation moving through the state Legislature...