Technology

October 30, 2017 - 3:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video-game maker Nintendo says its net profit jumped 35 percent in April-September, helped by the popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine. The company said Monday it logged a 51.5 billion yen ($456 million) net profit in the fiscal first half-year. That compared with a 38...
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October 27, 2017 - 7:10 am
LONDON (AP) — An independent investigation has concluded that the debilitating cyberattack that crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service earlier this year could have been prevented with basic security measures. The National Audit Office probe found computers at 81 health trusts — or a...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016 file photo shows the screen of an electronic voting machine during testing at the Kennesaw State University Center for Election Systems in Kennesaw, Ga. A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean in July 2017, just after the suit was filed. Data on the server could have indicated whether Georgia elections were manipulated by malicious hackers. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
October 26, 2017 - 10:57 pm
A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned. The server's data was destroyed July 7 by technicians at the Center for Elections Systems at Kennesaw State University...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, an Amazon Echo Dot is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
October 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon posted third-quarter earnings that far surpassed Wall Street expectations, helped by the acquisition of organic grocer Whole Foods and an increase in sales during its summer "Prime Day" promotions. The company also said Thursday that it expects sales to rise during the busy...
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This Wednesday, March 29, 2017, photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Comcast Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 26, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast's video upswing could be sputtering out. The cable company added TV customers last year for the first time in a decade. But on Thursday it posted its biggest quarterly cable-customer loss since 2014. Research firm MoffettNathanson predicts that industrywide, traditional...
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October 26, 2017 - 11:01 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Shares in Finnish telecoms giant Nokia have taken a tumble after it warned of tougher competition in China and a weaker global market. The networks operator said its net loss for the third quarter was 192 million euros ($227 million) compared with a 119 million euro loss a year...
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This Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, photo shows a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
October 26, 2017 - 7:43 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is reporting a loss of $21.1 million in its third quarter, but turned in a better-than-expected profit when one-time charges and benefits are removed. Shares of Twitter Inc. soared almost 9 percent before the opening bell Thursday. The San Francisco company had a loss...
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October 25, 2017 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook, Twitter and Google say they will send representatives to a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing next week on Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The Oct. 31 hearing is the third scheduled with the social media companies as congressional investigators probe the spread...
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October 25, 2017 - 9:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A new strain of malicious software has paralyzed computers at a Ukrainian airport, the Ukrainian capital's subway and at some independent Russian media. The Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine, the Kiev subway and prominent Russian media outlets such as Interfax and...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017, file photo, Eugene Kaspersky, Russian antivirus programs developer and chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab, poses for a photo on a balcony at his company's headquarters in Moscow, Russia. The founder of Russian anti-virus firm Kaspersky tells The Associated Press his company did upload classified U.S. documents a couple of years ago, only to delete them immediately after realizing what had happened. Kaspersky's acknowledgement is the first on-the-record confirmation of an incident described earlier this month in three U.S. newspapers.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
October 25, 2017 - 4:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Sometime in 2014, a group of analysts walked into the office of Eugene Kaspersky, the ebullient founder of Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, to deliver some sobering news. The analysts were in possession of a cache of files belonging to the Equation Group, an extraordinarily...
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