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.

Facebook's Sandberg favors release of Russia-linked ads

Published Oct. 12 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election...

Ohio man sues city for arresting him over Facebook page

Published Oct. 11 2017

CLEVELAND (AP) - A man charged with and acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied...

Get lost mom and dad! Amazon lets teens shop on their own

Published Oct. 11 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Remember when your parents first let you shop at the mall by yourself? Amazon is trying...

Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining

Published Oct. 9 2017

Technology now in limited use removes about 90 percent of carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants, but...

Report: Google uncovers ads by Russian operatives

Published Oct. 9 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and...

Goodbye: AOL discontinuing pioneering Instant Messenger

Published Oct. 6 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years...

New cars increasingly crammed with distracting technology

Published Oct. 5 2017

The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off...


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Vatican urges online protections for kids amid porn scandal

Published Oct. 3 2017

ROME (AP) - The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites on Tuesday to...

Russia threatens to block Facebook over data storage

Published Sep. 26 2017

MOSCOW (AP) - In its latest attempt to wrest control of the Internet, Russia's communications agency on Tuesday threatened to...