Technology

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Terry Myerson, Microsoft's executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, discusses a Windows 10 update at a Microsoft media event in New York. The major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, 2017. New features in the “Creators Update” include 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and the ability to annotate maps and photos. Microsoft also is changing its update procedures to make them less disruptive. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 29, 2017 - 1:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. This "Creators Update" also aims to make future updates less disruptive...
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The illuminated Capitol Dome is reflected off the top of parked cars before dawn in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 29, 2017 - 3:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule...
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In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, photo, an Uber representative helps travelers find rides with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber’s first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions. Uber’s report doesn’t count drivers as employees. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 28, 2017 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple. But Uber's report comes as pressure mounts on the company in light of...
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This image provided by Facebook shows an overview of the features of Facebook's new app update on an iPhone. Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app, with an update starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. (Facebook via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is rolling out an app update starting Tuesday. With it, you can tap a new camera...
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In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, photo, an Uber representative helps travelers find rides with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber’s first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions. Uber’s report doesn’t count drivers as employees. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 28, 2017 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple. But Uber's report comes as pressure mounts on the company in light of...
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From right, Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, John R. "Jack" Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum and NASA Astronaut Kay Hire, applaud at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, during an event to celebrate Women's History Month. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 28, 2017 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are calling on young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. They say those fields will provide the jobs of the future. Trump and DeVos spoke to students at the National Air and Space Museum in the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., talks about the Model X car at the company's headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers. The company plans to develop brain implants that can treat neural disorders and may one day be powerful enough to put humanity on a more even footing with future superintelligent computers, according to a Wall Street Journal report. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
March 28, 2017 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers. The company plans to develop brain implants that can treat neural disorders and may one day be powerful enough to put humanity on a more even footing with future...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people's cameras "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. With the update coming to users starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Facebook is adding a camera icon to the top left corner of its mobile app.. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 28, 2017 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is rolling out an app update starting Tuesday. With it, you can tap a new camera...
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March 28, 2017 - 10:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle. The AmazonFresh Pickup service is currently open only to Amazon employees. Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order groceries online and drive to a pickup location, where crews will...
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In this March 16, 2017 photo provided by The Strong museum, the 12 finalists for induction this year into The Strong museum's World Video Game Hall of Fame are pictured at the museum in Rochester, New York. The finalists, from left, are: top row, "Microsoft Windows Solitaire," "Myst," "Mortal Kombat," "Donkey Kong,'' center, "Final Fantasy VII,'' "Street Fighter II," bottom row, ''Halo: Combat Evolved,'' "Resident Evil," "Portal," "Pokemon Red and Green," "Wii Sports" and "Tomb Raider." The 2017 class will be announced May 4. (Bethany Mosher/The Strong via AP
March 28, 2017 - 10:12 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents. The hall of fame at The...
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