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In this Jan. 3, 2018 photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. Newly published research shows that the same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past six months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against an unknown number of U.S. Senate staffers, including Republicans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 12, 2018 - 9:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said in a report Friday. The revelation suggests the group often nicknamed Fancy...
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January 12, 2018 - 8:34 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be leaving the board of The Walt Disney Co. Neither executive will stand for re-election at the company's annual meeting in March. A Disney spokesperson says it has become "increasingly difficult for them to avoid...
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January 12, 2018 - 10:57 am
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic says the latest glide test of its space tourism rocket plane was a success, nearly reaching the speed of sound high over California. The spaceship, named Unity, was carried aloft by its mother ship on Thursday and released over the Mojave Desert. The craft was...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid shake hands prior to their talks in Tallinn, Estonia, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Abe is on a visit to three Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (AP Photo/Marko Mumm)
January 12, 2018 - 10:48 am
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Japan's prime minister has kicked off a five-day European tour that will take him to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania — becoming the first-ever head of the Asian nation to visit these countries. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived Friday in Tallinn,...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, that it is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful.” The changes come as Facebook faces criticism that social media can make people feel depressed and isolated. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
January 12, 2018 - 4:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more "meaningful." By cutting back on items that Facebook users tend to passively consume, the change could hurt news organizations and other...
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January 12, 2018 - 1:24 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has successfully launched a rocket from its space center carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries. A. S. Kiran Kumar, chairman of the state-run Indian Space Research Organization, says the satellites were successfully injected into the orbit by the...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, that it is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful.” The changes come as Facebook faces criticism that social media can make people feel depressed and isolated. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
January 11, 2018 - 11:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful" in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content. Facebook has said before that it will emphasize personal connections over business pages and...
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An attendee looks at the Kohler Numi intelligent toilet, left, at CES International Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alexa, flush. Kohler's new toilet can be controlled by voice, with Amazon's Alexa assistant. It also boasts a lid that automatically opens as you approach, along with a heated seat and a touch-screen...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bears' Deonte Thompson gets past Green Bay Packers' Morgan Burnett during the first half of an NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis. Amazon had a mostly successful debut into live streaming of major sports events with increased audience and an improved viewing experience in its first season showing NFL games. The question looking ahead is how aggressively will Amazon be in the sports streaming landscape. "It's too soon to say," said Jim DeLorenzo, the head of Amazon Sports. "We're just in the early stages here. We were definitely pleased with the way things played out. It was great to partner with the NFL on this and we were really happy with how our customers reacted to it. But it's too soon to say this impacts our strategy going forward." (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)
January 11, 2018 - 10:01 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon had a mostly successful debut into live streaming of major sports events, with increased audience and an improved viewing experience in its first season showing NFL games. The question looking ahead is how aggressively will Amazon be in the sports streaming landscape? "...
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January 11, 2018 - 6:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Two French rights groups have filed a lawsuit against electronics giant Samsung, accusing it of misleading advertising because of alleged labor abuses at factories in China and South Korea. The unusual lawsuit filed Thursday in Paris court by Sherpa and ActionAid France names Samsung's...
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