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Nissan Motor Co. Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci bows before his presentation during the media preview of the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 25, 2017 - 1:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci bowed deeply for several seconds in a Japanese-style apology Wednesday, expressing his remorse for widespread illegal inspections at the automaker. "I would like to take this opportunity to express a sincere apology for our recent...
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FILE - In this June 30, 1982, file photo, the new space shuttle Challenger sits behind the four astronauts that will fly it during turnover ceremonies at Rockwell International's final assembly site in Palmdale, Calif. From left: Dr. Story Musgrave, pilot Karol J. Bobko, mission specialist Donald H. Peterson and commander Paul J. Weitz. Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and flew on Skylab in the early 1970s, has died at 85. Weitz died at his retirement home in Flagstaff, Ariz., on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, said Laura Cutchens of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac, File)
October 24, 2017 - 9:43 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s, has died. He was 85. Weitz died at his retirement home in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Monday, said Laura Cutchens of the Astronaut...
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October 24, 2017 - 7:08 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are asking Facebook for information about Russian-linked online activity around the U.K.'s European Union membership referendum and recent election. The House of Commons' Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee says it is seeking details of ads and pages set up...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, an Amazon employee gives her dog a biscuit as the pair head into a company building, where dogs are welcome, in Seattle. Amazon says it received 238 proposals from cities and regions hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters. The online retailer kicked off its hunt for a second headquarters in September, promising to bring 50,000 new jobs. It will announce a decision sometime in 2018. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
October 23, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to land the company's second headquarters and the investment it'll bring. The online had retailer kicked off its hunt for a second home base in September,...
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FILE - This Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, file photo shows a sign above the headquarters of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow. On Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, Kaspersky Lab said it will open up its anti-virus software to outside review as it deals with security concerns. The company is making the move a month after the U.S. government barred agencies from using its software. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
October 23, 2017 - 5:09 pm
Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, battered by suspicion of Russian government influence, wants to reassure customers by opening up its software's underlying code for outside review. But security experts and some U.S. politicians say the move is mostly meaningless. In September, the U.S...
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FILE - This Wednesday, May 9, 2012, file photo, shows an exterior view of Cisco Systems Inc. headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. Cisco is buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion in a move to bolster telecom technology. The deal is expected to close during the first quarter of 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
October 23, 2017 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. will pay about $1.9 billion cash to buy BroadSoft Inc. in a move aimed at expanding its communications software offerings. The networking technology giant is paying $55 per share, marking a 2 percent premium to Broadsoft's closing price on Friday. Gaithersburg,...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. Wray said federal agents haven’t been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they’ve tried to access in a year. (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)
October 22, 2017 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover...
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October 20, 2017 - 12:52 pm
ISCHIA, Italy (AP) — The Group of Seven industrialized nations have thrown their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda to combat extremism on the internet. G7 interior ministers meeting in Italy invited industry representatives to a...
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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. European Union leaders conclude a two day summit on Friday in which they discussed migration, digital economy and Brexit. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
October 20, 2017 - 5:42 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple. Under pressure from Ireland, Luxembourg and Britain, EU leaders in Brussels stopped short of calling for a Europe-wide...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2017, file photo, a Chinese family walks out of an Apple store in Beijing. Hundreds of workers protested Wednesday night, Oct. 18, 2017, over bonuses promised through labor brokers who recruited them to work at Jabil Inc.'s Green Point factory, an Apple supplier, in Wuxi city in southern China, according to witnesses. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
October 19, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — Hundreds of workers streamed through dark streets, blocking an entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier's factory in eastern China to protest unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments, two witnesses and China Labor Watch, a New York based non-profit group, said Thursday. Jabil Inc.,...
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