Technology

September 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled updated safety guidelines for self-driving cars in an attempt to clear barriers for automakers and tech companies wanting to get test vehicles on the road. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the new voluntary...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz's Twitter account briefly liked a hardcore pornography video on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. His spokeswoman, Catherine Black, later said the offensive tweet was removed by Cruz's staff. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
September 12, 2017 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the "like" that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz's Twitter feed overnight. The Texas Republican and 2016 presidential candidate said Tuesday that several aides have access to the account and that one inadvertently...
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BMW i vision dynamics is presented at a BMW event during the first media day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, which runs through Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 12, 2017 - 9:23 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmakers at the Frankfurt auto show are unveiling the low-emissions vehicles and technology strategies they hope will let them profit from the sweeping changes expected to hit the auto industry in the next few years. Volkswagen AG showed off a revised version of its...
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Koh Dong-jin, president of mobile business at Samsung Electronics, speaks during a media day for Galaxy Note 8 in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Samsung Electronics says its aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand. Koh said Tuesday that the company is currently setting its eyes on 2018 to release a smartphone with a bendable display but there are several hurdles it has to overcome. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
September 12, 2017 - 2:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand. Koh Dong-jin, president of mobile business at Samsung Electronics, said the company is setting its eyes on 2018 to release a smartphone with a bendable...
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In this Aug. 2, 2017, photo, Nissan Motor Co. factory workers check engines on an assembly line at its plant in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Aiming to get an edge on its rivals in an intensely competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan says it’s attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady incremental improvement. Its discussion of that effort is partly a swipe at bigger competitor Toyota Motor Corp. which for decades has favored the concept of “kaizen” or fine tuning and bit-by-bit progress in auto manufacturing. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
September 11, 2017 - 11:09 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Aiming to get an edge in a competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan is attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady increments. Its discussion of that effort is partly a swipe at bigger...
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In this May 15, 2015 file photo, a promotional banner of mobile apps that block harmful contents, is posted on the door at a mobile store in Seoul, South Korea. The banner reads: "Young smartphone users, you must install apps that block harmful content." A South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled with security holes has been reissued under a new name and puts children at risk, researchers said Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
September 11, 2017 - 9:12 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled with security flaws has been reissued under a new name and still puts children at risk, researchers said Monday. The app "Cyber Security Zone" is part...
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In this May 15, 2015 file photo, a promotional banner of mobile apps that block harmful contents, is posted on the door at a mobile store in Seoul, South Korea. The banner reads: "Young smartphone users, you must install apps that block harmful content." A South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled with security holes has been reissued under a new name and puts children at risk, researchers said Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
September 11, 2017 - 6:46 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled with security flaws has been reissued under a new name and still puts children at risk, researchers said Monday. The app "Cyber Security Zone" is part...
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September 09, 2017 - 9:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three cases of water through a Nestle water delivery company. She...
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September 09, 2017 - 2:31 pm
A number of webcams are showing live feeds as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida. Please note that livestreams may go down as weather conditions worsen. Here's where you can watch the storm: — Southernmost Beach Resort Beach & Pier in Key West: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNCwj35OwmI —...
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This July 21, 2012, photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, that "criminals" exploited a U.S. website application to access files between mid-May and July of this year. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
September 09, 2017 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that "criminals" had stolen vital data about 143 million Americans, it had somehow managed to leave much of the public in the dark about their exposure, how they should protect themselves and what Equifax planned to do for those...
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