Technology

June 28, 2017 - 2:32 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — In a story June 27 about European regulators' $2.7 billion fine against Google, The Associated Press, relying on incorrect information from a press representative, misspelled the name of an antitrust expert at Georgetown. He is Larry Downes, not Downs. A corrected version of the...
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June 28, 2017 - 12:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities have ditched plans to ban a messaging app after its owner agreed to Russian registration. Alexander Zharov, head of the Russian communications regulator, said in a statement on Wednesday that Telegram would be free to operate in Russia, despite previous threats to...
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In this March 23, 2016 photo, a worker checks the radiation level on barrels in a storage of nuclear waste taken from the 4th unit destroyed by the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The virus hit the radiation-monitoring at Ukraine's shuttered Chernobyl power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident, forcing it into manual operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28, 2017 - 7:51 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The day after a particularly virulent strain of ransomware burst across the globe, the mysterious Shadow Brokers group has re-emerged to taunt the U.S. National...
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In this March 23, 2016 photo, a worker checks the radiation level on barrels in a storage of nuclear waste taken from the 4th unit destroyed by the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The virus hit the radiation-monitoring at Ukraine's shuttered Chernobyl power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident, forcing it into manual operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28, 2017 - 7:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Kaspersky Lab says a massive cyberattack that has locked computers across the world involved a new malware. The company said Wednesday that its preliminary findings...
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In this March 23, 2016 photo, a worker checks the radiation level on barrels in a storage of nuclear waste taken from the 4th unit destroyed by the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The virus hit the radiation-monitoring at Ukraine's shuttered Chernobyl power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident, forcing it into manual operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28, 2017 - 7:10 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Kremlin says that a ransomware attack that has affected computers across the world highlights the need for close international cooperation in fighting cybercrime...
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In this March 23, 2016 photo, a worker checks the radiation level on barrels in a storage of nuclear waste taken from the 4th unit destroyed by the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The virus hit the radiation-monitoring at Ukraine's shuttered Chernobyl power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident, forcing it into manual operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28, 2017 - 7:06 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Operations at a terminal at India's busiest container port have been stalled by the malicious software that suddenly burst across the world's computer screens Tuesday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said every branch of its business was affected. (Thomas Borberg/Polfoto via AP,file)
June 27, 2017 - 6:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT): 5:15 p.m. A series of tweets issued by Ukraine's cyberpolice unit says the ransomware that has caused global havoc may have first spread through a rogue update to a piece of...
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FILE - In this in this Jan. 1, 2008 file photo a flag files over the headquarters of shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said every branch of its business was affected. (Jens Dresling/AP via Ritzau, File) DENMARK OUT
June 27, 2017 - 10:42 am
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices, where...
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June 27, 2017 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is deleting about 66,000 posts a week as the social media giant cracks down on what it considers to be hate speech. The company says in a blog post Tuesday that deleting posts can "feel like censorship," but that it is working on explaining its process better. Facebook says...
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June 27, 2017 - 9:48 am
PARIS (AP) — Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices. Russia's Rosneft oil company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did...
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