Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Published Jun. 18 2018

President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military...

Study finds rare gain for tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer

Published Jun. 5 2018

Patients with pancreatic cancer that hadn't spread lived substantially longer on a four-drug combo than on a single standard cancer...

In India, a trio of unlikely heroes wages war on plastic

Published Jun. 5 2018

For more than 25 years, Ram Nath has lived on the banks of the Yamuna River under a 19th-century iron...


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Apple dangling more goodies, while adding tech diet options

Published Jun. 5 2018

Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to...

China: Smaller trade surplus, OK. But tech concessions? No.

Published Jun. 5 2018

Narrow our trade surplus with the United States? No problem, say Chinese negotiators. But change technology tactics that are China's...

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Published Jun. 3 2018

Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of...

Apple, spurned by others, signs deal with Volkswagen for driverless cars

Published May. 25 2018

Apple once had grand aspirations to build its own electric self-driving car and lead the next generation of transportation. Over...

Keyless cars are convenient, but can lead to a deadly error

Published May. 24 2018

It seems like a common convenience in a digital age: a car that can be powered on and off with...

Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

Published May. 15 2018

Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is more challenging than weeding out other types of...

Tech leaders seek more focus on artificial intelligence at White House summit

Published May. 11 2018

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers want the Trump administration to invest more in artificial intelligence and craft policies they...

What happens when the robots sound too much like humans?

Published May. 10 2018

Artificial intelligence has a new challenge: whether and how to alert people who may not know they're talking to a...

Amazon halts Seattle construction project ahead of tax vote

Published May. 2 2018

Amazon has halted construction planning on a new high-rise building near its headquarters while it awaits the outcome of a...


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America's air isn't getting cleaner as fast as it used to

Published May. 1 2018

For decades America's air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredient steadily dropped. That changed about seven...

Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords

Published Apr. 26 2018

The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes...

Technology poses tough decisions for parents of the future

Published Apr. 19 2018

So you want to have a baby.

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

Published Apr. 10 2018

Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is...

New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

Published Apr. 10 2018

Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs, such...

Broadband funding is in the works for rural communities in Georgia

Published Apr. 6 2018

A program is now in place to bring fast internet to hard-to-reach rural communities in Georgia. Now, lawmakers just have...

UPDATE: China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

Published Apr. 1 2018

China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry Monday into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific,...

Could enemies sabotage undersea cables linking the world?

Published Mar. 30 2018

Russian ships are skulking around underwater communications cables, causing the U.S. and its allies to worry the Kremlin might be...

3 Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy

Published Mar. 28 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Three Facebook Messenger app users have filed a lawsuit claiming the social network violated their privacy...


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Facebook questioned about pulling Android call, text data

Published Mar. 25 2018

On the same day Facebook bought ads in U.S. and British newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the...

Uber self-driving crash calls safety, rules into question

Published Mar. 23 2018

Video of a fatal pedestrian crash involving a self-driving Uber vehicle that some experts say exposes flaws in autonomous vehicle...