Technology

August 15, 2017 - 1:41 pm
NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Facebook plans to invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector. The world's biggest social media company announced Tuesday that its 10th data center will be on a 345-acre site in New Albany, just...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber has agreed to protect customer data and audit the use of rider information in order to settle a complaint filed by the federal government. The Federal Trade Commission says Uber deceived customers by failing to secure data on where riders traveled and neglecting to monitor employee access to the information. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 15, 2017 - 1:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers. The Federal Trade Commission, in a complaint settled on Tuesday, alleged that Uber failed to secure data about rider...
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August 15, 2017 - 12:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has sided with San Francisco-based hiQ Labs, Inc., a company that analyzes workforce data scraped from...
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 photo, a worker watches as shipping containers are loaded onto a ship at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. China's government says it will respond to a possible trade probe ordered by President Donald Trump with "all appropriate measures" to protect Chinese interests. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 4:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — China criticized President Donald Trump's order for a possible U.S. trade investigation of Beijing's technology policies as a violation of global rules and said Tuesday it will "resolutely safeguard" Chinese interests. Trade groups for technology companies welcomed Trump's order...
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August 14, 2017 - 11:29 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's government criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's order for a possible investigation into whether Beijing is improperly obtaining foreign technology and said Tuesday it will "resolutely safeguard" Chinese interests. A Commerce Ministry statement said Trump's order Monday...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2017, file photo, Shonda Rhimes attends the "Scandal" 100th Episode Celebration at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood, Calif. Netflix announced late Sunday, Aug. 13, that Rhimes and her company Shondaland had agreed to produce new series and context for the streaming service. Rhimes’ current hit shows, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” will continue to air on ABC. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has lured Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC, its latest big get as media companies old and new fight for viewers' attention. The streaming service's announcement late Sunday comes just days after ABC owner Disney...
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August 14, 2017 - 7:28 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack is expected in court Monday to hear federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago. Marcus Hutchins could enter a plea during...
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August 14, 2017 - 7:24 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack is expected in court to hear federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information in 2014. Marcus Hutchins could enter a plea during Monday's...
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File-This July 30, 2017, file photo shows Melina Matsoukas, from left, Prentice Penny and Issa Rae participating in the "Insecure" panel during the HBO Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. The hackers who broke into HBO’s computer network have released more unaired episodes, including several of the highly anticipated return of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” which debuts in October. The latest dump includes Sunday night’s episode of “Insecure,” another popular show, and what appear to be episodes of other lower-profile shows, including “Ballers,” some from the unaired shows “Barry” and “The Deuce,” a comedy special and other programming. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 13, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn't release any material related to the network's hit show "Game of Thrones" in their latest leak. The hackers, who broke into HBO's computer network and have been doling out stolen information for the past several weeks, released more unaired...
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August 12, 2017 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook anonymously launched a new photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country. China's ruling Communist Party controls internet traffic across the country's borders and tries to keep the public from seeing thousands of websites...
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