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UK man jailed for running global cyberattack businessBritish man jailed for creating, selling program used in global cyberattacks
The Associated Press2 hours ago
French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron arrives for a ceremony marking 102nd anniversary of the slaying of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in a brief ceremony, Monday April 24, 2017 in Paris. Macron, a centrist with pro-business, pro-European views, will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the May 7 runoff of the presidential election. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Researchers: Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaignResearchers with Japanese antivirus firm Trend Micro say that the campaign of French presidential front runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE In this Monday Dec. 21, 2009 file photo,  Sudan, a northern white rhino, arrives at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's getting some help from the Tinder dating app. A Kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with Tinder for a campaign called "The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World," focusing on the rhino named Sudan. They are raising money for research to save the species from extinction. Sudan and his last two female companions are unable to breed naturally because of issues that include old age. (AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale, File)
World's last male rhino getting help from Tinder dating appWorld's last male northern white rhino now on Tinder dating app in last-chance breeding effort
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 23, 2010, file photo, the Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results. Most of the changes announced Tuesday, April 25, 2017, are designed to reduce the chances that its influential search engine will highlight untrue stories about people and events, a phenomenon commonly referred to as “fake news.” Besides trying to block fake news, Google has reprogrammed a popular feature to omit derogatory search suggestions. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestionsGoogle has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Tuesday, May 6, 2014, file photo shows a sign outside Fiat Chrysler Automobiles world headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Fiat Chrysler and Google said Tuesday, April 25, 2017, for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving carsFiat Chrysler and Google are expanding their partnership and offering self-driving rides to the public in their joint vehicle for the first time
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016, file photo, Lady Gaga performs a tribute to David Bowie at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Gaga's tribute won a pair of Webby Awards announced on April 25, 2017. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Lady Gaga, 'Pokemon Go,' Women's March snag Webby AwardsLady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards
The Associated Press4 hours ago
3 men convicted in Swedish rape livestreamed on FacebookA Swedish court has sentenced three men for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group
The Associated Press4 hours ago
EU investigators probe Swedish mobile telecoms firmsThe EU's competition watchdog says investigators have launched surprise inspections at a number of Swedish mobile telecoms companies amid concerns over a possible cartel
The Associated Press6 hours ago
SAIC-GM president Wang Yongping announces the global launch of the Buick Velite 5, an extended range electric hybrid, during a global launch event ahead of the Shanghai Auto 2017 show in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. At the auto show, the global industry's biggest marketing event of the year, almost every global and Chinese auto brand is showing at least one electric concept vehicle, if not a market-ready model. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Clarification: China-Auto Show-GM storyClarification: China-Auto Show-GM story
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Official: 'Silver lining' in hacker, foreign nation allianceA top Justice Department national security official says foreign governments that work with criminal hackers make their operations vulnerable to being exposed and disrupted
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. Sandberg's new book, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it. Written with psychologist Adam Grant, it also includes research and advice on how people can build up resilience not just after, but before traumatic events happen. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilienceThe new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017, file photo, the Samsung Galaxy S8, right, and S8 Plus appear on display after a news conference, in New York. SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans, says Samsung’s latest phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, are more prone to damage than earlier models due to their larger displays and high amount of glass. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Tests find Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracksSquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans, says the nearly all-glass design of Samsung's new phones makes them "extremely susceptible" to cracking
The Associated Press22 hours ago
This April 19, 2017, photo shows a CameraLink wireless adaptor atop a video camera, in New York, which transmits to a wireless hub called a SlingStudio. Dish, a company better known for old-school satellite TV, wants to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook. Dish is unveiling a wireless device, SlingStudio, meant to enable multi-camera productions without fancy equipment. The wireless device collects videos from up to 10 smartphones and traditional cameras as they are being shot. An iPad app lets you choose which video and audio feed to broadcast at any given moment. The app also has tools for transitions and text overlays. (AP Photo/Anick Jesdanun)
Dish unveils $999 system to make live online video easierDish, a company better known for old-school satellite TV, wants to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook
The Associated Press1 day ago
A torn poster of independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is displayed in front of a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Social media timeout as French election reaches final stageThe final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo taken Saturday, April 15, 2017, a law book penned on calf-skin in 1363 is displayed at a museum in Reykjavik. The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue. (AP Photo/Egill Bjarnason)
Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp itThe revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue
The Associated Press3 days ago
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