Technology

June 17, 2017 - 4:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Social media platform Twitter has suspended the account of Al-Jazeera Arabic amid a wider diplomatic dispute between Qatar and Arab nations. Twitter offered no explanation for the sudden suspension Saturday, though it comes after Arab nations have blocked websites...
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FILE - This Wednesday, June 19, 2013, file photo shows an aerial view of the 50th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport, north of Paris, France. While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show with their battle for ever-larger slices of the lucrative pie in the sky, a lot of the really interesting stuff will be going on elsewhere at next week's massive biennial aviation and defense industry gathering. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
June 17, 2017 - 4:29 am
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show with their battle for ever-larger slices of the lucrative pie in the sky, a lot of the really interesting stuff will be going on elsewhere at the upcoming biennial aviation and defense industry...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2005 file photo, a shopper at the Greenmarket at Union Square walks through the market carrying a bag of groceries from the newly opened Whole Foods grocery store on the other side of the square in New York. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 16, 2017 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals. The deal unites the online juggernaut with the grocery store...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2007 file photo, customers are seen outside a Whole Foods Market in Dallas. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. AP Photo/LM Otero, file)
June 16, 2017 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a strong move to expand its growing reach into groceries. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share for Whole Foods Market Inc., including debt. That marks an 18 percent premium to Whole Foods'...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016 file photo shows employees of the Fulton County Election Preparation Center in Atlanta test electronic voting machines. A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's elections. The lapse, which left the state’s 6.7 million voter records and other sensitive files exposed to hackers, was first reported Wednesday, June 14, 2017, by the news site Politico. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
June 15, 2017 - 10:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists urged the state's top elections official to order a thorough outside probe to determine if its voting systems had been compromised. There'...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016 file photo shows employees of the Fulton County Election Preparation Center in Atlanta test electronic voting machines. A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's elections. The lapse, which left the state’s 6.7 million voter records and other sensitive files exposed to hackers, was first reported Wednesday, June 14, 2017, by the news site Politico. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
June 15, 2017 - 9:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists repeatedly urged the state's top elections official to order a thorough outside probe to determine if its voting systems had been...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. On Thursday, June 15, 2017, Facebook said it's using artificial intelligence to help it combat terrorists' use of its platform. The company's announcement comes as it faces growing pressure from government leaders to identify and prevent the spread of content from terrorist groups on its massive social network. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 15, 2017 - 5:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists' use of its service. Company officials said in a blog post Thursday that Facebook will use AI in conjunction with human reviewers to find and remove "terrorist content" immediately...
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June 15, 2017 - 3:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it's not going over so well with the Twitterati. The San Francisco company says the new design emphasizes simplicity, making it faster and easier to use,...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:43 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is shaking hands with robots and encouraging entrepreneurs as he unveils his strategy to transform the country from a land resting on the laurels of its past into a "startup nation." It won't be an easy transition, but it's a pillar of Macron's vision...
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People sunbathe on a beach of Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Spain's AEMET weather agency said 27 of the country's 50 provinces were being warned of abnormally high temperatures over the coming week and that atmospheric conditions were creating a stationary mass of hot air across inland Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
June 15, 2017 - 6:50 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — From now on, European Union holidaymakers should return home without that sense of high anxiety about their mobile phone bill: extra fees for using it abroad should have gone. The 28-country EU should be a seamless area of roaming costs for travelers as of Thursday, following years...
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