Technology

May 12, 2017 - 11:20 am
MADRID (AP) — The government says several Spanish companies have been targeted in ransomware cyberattacks. The Industry Ministry said Friday the attack affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers, blocking files and demanding a ransom to free up the system. It said the attacks had...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Janel McCarville shoots and scores over Los Angeles Sparks' Jantel Lavender during the first quarter of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals in Minneapolis. Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is growing. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 12, 2017 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, a self-driving Uber car stops at a red light on Liberty Avenue through the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robocars and is slowing their development. But experts say eventually the cars will coexist with human drivers on real roads. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 12, 2017 - 7:58 am
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has referred trade secret theft allegations made against Uber by Google's autonomous car unit to the U.S. Attorney's office for investigation. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco made the referral in an order posted Thursday night. Waymo has sued Uber...
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Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, speaks at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 11, 2017 - 5:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices. The added bells and whistles will roll out later this year as part of "Fall Creators...
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May 11, 2017 - 2:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming feature in Microsoft's Windows 10 system will automatically identify the best photos and videos to help people create highlights of their experiences. The tool, called Story Remix, will be part of a "Fall Creators Update" to roll out later this year to 500 million...
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May 11, 2017 - 12:34 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — An upcoming feature in Microsoft's Windows 10 system will automatically identify the best photos and videos to help people create highlights of their experiences. The tool, called Story Remix, will be part of a "Fall Creators Update" to roll out later this year to 500 million...
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May 11, 2017 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of national intelligence says Russia and other countries, including China, North Korea and Iran, are using cyberspace to target U.S. and its allies, and will do so in future. The Senate intelligence committee is holding a hearing on worldwide threats, and intelligence...
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Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky and his mother Yelena Chingina, left, listen to a sentence in a court in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Sokolovsky has been convicted for inciting religious hatred for playing “Pokemon Go” in a church and given a suspended sentence. (Alexei Bulatov/ Komsomolskaya Pravda photo via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 8:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian blogger was convicted on Thursday of inciting religious hatred for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church, and given a suspended sentence. Ruslan Sokolovsky posted a video on his blog last year showing him playing the smartphone game in a church built on the supposed spot where...
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FILE - This Monday, July 25, 2016, file photo, shows signage at a Verizon store, in North Andover, Mass. Verizon Communications is buying Straight Path Communications for about $3.1 billion, ending a bidding war with AT&T over the wireless licenses company, announced Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 11, 2017 - 7:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications is buying Straight Path Communications for about $3.1 billion, ending a bidding war with AT&T over the wireless licenses company. The all-stock deal was announced Thursday, one month after AT&T said that it would buy Straight Path for $1.6 billion. AT...
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May 11, 2017 - 6:39 am
PRAGUE (AP) — An extradition hearing in the Czech Republic for a Russian man who faces charges in the U.S. of hacking computers at American companies has been delayed for procedural reasons. Judge Jaroslav Pytloun delayed the hearing until May 30 due to formal objections from Yevgeniy Nikulin's...
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