Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio clips

Published Aug. 14 2019

Facebook has paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, raising privacy concerns for a company...

Georgia teen wins Google competition, gets $30K for college

Published Aug. 13 2019

A Georgia high school graduate has won a $30,000 college scholarship through the "Doodle for Google" competition.

Tennessee commission bans public from livestreaming meetings

Published Aug. 13 2019

A Tennessee county commission has voted to ban the general public from livestreaming its meetings.


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Five Russian nuclear engineers buried after rocket explosion

Published Aug. 12 2019

Thousands of people attended the funerals Monday of five Russian nuclear engineers killed by an explosion as they tested a...

Technology companies power broad rally for US stocks

Published Aug. 8 2019

Technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, driving the S&P 500 to its best day in more...

New Michael Moore-backed documentary tackles alternative energy

Published Aug. 7 2019

What if alternative energy isn't all it's cracked up to be?

Samsung ditches headphone jack after jabs at jackless rivals

Published Aug. 7 2019

Samsung executives have long poked fun at rivals for ditching the headphone jack in smartphones. With the new Galaxy Note...

Tennessee city website compromised by 'Iranian Hackers'

Published Aug. 6 2019

A Tennessee city is working to fix a portion of its website that was hacked over the weekend.

School district delays classes again, citing malware attack

Published Jul. 31 2019

A public school system in Alabama has delayed classes a second time because of continuing problems from a computer malware...

Q&A: What to know about the Capital One data breach

Published Jul. 31 2019

One of the country's biggest credit card issuers, Capital One Financial, is the latest big business to be hit by...

Apple's quarterly profit falls as iPhone sales sputter

Published Jul. 30 2019

Apple's iPhone sales are still sputtering while the company tries to offset the decline by milking more money from digital...

Capital One is the target of massive data breach; suspect arrested

Published Jul. 29 2019

A hacker gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capitol One credit applications, the bank said Monday...

Trump refuses to shield Apple's Mac Pros from China tariffs

Published Jul. 26 2019

President Donald Trump has vowed to slap tariffs on Apple's Mac Pros if the company shifts production of the computer...

US cyberbullying is rising, and girls are bearing the brunt

Published Jul. 26 2019

Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow...

Are Facebook users better off after its $5 billion fine?

Published Jul. 26 2019

If you're one of Facebook's more than 2 billion users, are you any better off now than you were before...

Hamilton County, other area school districts among those getting $3.7 million for career and technical programs

Published Jul. 25 2019

Career and technical education programs in Tennessee schools are receiving a boost.

FTC fines Facebook $5 billion, adds limited oversight on privacy

Published Jul. 24 2019

Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business.

India launches spacecraft to explore water deposits on moon

Published Jul. 23 2019

India sent a spacecraft to explore water deposits on the far side of the moon in a successful launch Monday...

Chris Kraft, first flight director for NASA, dies at 95

Published Jul. 22 2019

Behind America's late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of...

Deepfake videos pose a threat, but 'dumbfakes' may be worse

Published Jul. 20 2019

Sophisticated phony videos called deepfakes have attracted plenty of attention as a possible threat to election integrity. But a bigger...

AP Was There: Man walks on the moon

Published Jul. 19 2019

This story was first published after NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon on July 20,...


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Apple, Google unveil new critter, human emojis

Published Jul. 17 2019

Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the...

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

Published Jul. 17 2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago...