Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries

Published Sep. 20 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting...

Live Instagram video leads police to suspect in killing

Published Sep. 19 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A teenager suspected of a killing who was named one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted fugitives...

Kohl's to start accepting Amazon returns at some stores

Published Sep. 19 2017

MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) - Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online...


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In Persian Gulf, computer hacking now a cross-border fear

Published Sep. 12 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - State-sponsored hacks have become an increasing worry among countries across the Persian Gulf. They...

Electric cars, small SUVs dominate buzz at Frankfurt show

Published Sep. 12 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Carmakers at the Frankfurt auto show are unveiling the low-emissions vehicles and technology strategies they hope...

Researchers: SKorean child-monitoring app has security flaws

Published Sep. 11 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Researchers say a South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in...

US Navy leader considers unmanned vehicles to increase power

Published Aug. 31 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - President Donald Trump and Navy leaders say the nation needs about 350 ships, roughly 75 more...

Alexa, Cortana talk to each other in Amazon-Microsoft deal

Published Aug. 30 2017

BOSTON (AP) - Alexa, meet Cortana.

Posts, tweets spread widely as the Harvey missing are sought [photos, interactives]

Published Aug. 30 2017

Photos with pleas for help in finding the missing from Tropical Storm Harvey are being posted, cut-and-pasted and retweeted by...

Text messages as public records emerges as new Montana issue

Published Aug. 29 2017

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana government leaders plan to create rules for when and how to preserve text messages after...

California seeks to boost electric-car rebate program

Published Aug. 28 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would spend up to $3 billion under a bill to widely expand its fledgling consumer...

Desperate Harvey victims turn to social media to get rescued

Published Aug. 28 2017

Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share...

Apple gets $208M in tax breaks to build Iowa data center

Published Aug. 24 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa approved a deal Thursday to give Apple $208 million in state and local tax...

Valerie Plame Wilson wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Published Aug. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so...

Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

Published Aug. 22 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited...

Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate

Published Aug. 17 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's...

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

Published Aug. 17 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach...

Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

Published Aug. 17 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology...

Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

Published Aug. 16 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Passengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that...

Pressured by government, Uber agrees to protect rider data

Published Aug. 15 2017

DETROIT (AP) - Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a...

GoDaddy boots neo-Nazi site after post on protest violence

Published Aug. 14 2017

A leading neo-Nazi website is losing its internet domain host after its publisher posted an article mocking the woman who...

British cybersecurity expert expected in court on US charges

Published Aug. 14 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack is expected in court...

Experimental defense unit funds new tech but faces skeptics

Published Aug. 10 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - President Donald Trump's administration is throwing its support to a Barack Obama-era effort enlisting startup companies...