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...

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...

Before big break in case, Austin bombs frustrated police

Published Mar. 23 2018

After the first package exploded on an Austin doorstep, police assured the public that there was no wider threat, no...

Can Mark Zuckerberg's media blitz take the pressure off Facebook?

Published Mar. 22 2018

In the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a rare...

Experts: Uber self-driving system should have spotted woman

Published Mar. 21 2018

Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a...

A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist

Published Mar. 15 2018

In his final years, the only thing connecting the brilliant physicist to the outside world was a couple of inches...

Astronomers glimpse cosmic dawn, when the stars switched on

Published Feb. 28 2018

After the Big Bang, it was cold and black. And then there was light. Now, for the first time, astronomers...

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350 billion pledge

Published Jan. 17 2018

Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of...

What robot strippers say about sexism, tech and the future

Published Jan. 12 2018

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender...

Intel CEO: Fixes on the way for serious chip security flaws

Published Jan. 9 2018

Intel has big plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. But first...

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics

Published Dec. 12 2017

Some of Facebook's former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create.

EBay removes listings of Hawaii beach sand from its website

Published Nov. 6 2017

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - Online auction and sales company eBay has removed multiple listings of sand said to be taken...

Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond U.S. elections

Published Nov. 2 2017

The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton's campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian...

Tech companies find more signs of Russian election activity

Published Oct. 31 2017

Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services...

Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

Published Oct. 17 2017

A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might...

Shares of TV providers drop as AT&T warns of video losses

Published Oct. 12 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Signs that more people are dropping their traditional TV subscriptions weighed on TV providers' stocks Thursday.