Technology

January 09, 2018 - 7:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has temporarily stopped fixing a serious security flaw on personal computers powered by certain chips from Advanced Micro Devices because the repair is crippling the affected machines. The suspension will delay efforts to protect the AMD machines from potential...
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An attendee looks at Ford's self-driving delivery vehicle at CES International, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 09, 2018 - 3:54 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Ford is partnering with Postmates, an on-demand delivery company, to study how merchants and customers might interact with self-driving delivery vehicles. Ford Motor Co.'s president of global markets,...
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FILE - In this Sept.19, 2014 file photo, a customer checks the iPhone 6, in Paris. A French prosecutor office said Tuesday Jan.9, 2018 an investigation into Apple over alleged planned obsolescence of some of its smartphones has been opened. It follows a legal complaint filed in December by pro-consumer group Halte a l'obsolescence programmee (Stop Planned Obsolescence). Under a 2015 law, it is banned to intentionally shorten lifespan of a product in order to incite customers replace it. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
January 09, 2018 - 4:55 am
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets. The Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday a probe was opened last week and is led by the French body in charge of fraud control, which is part of the...
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 09, 2018 - 2:42 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Intel plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird many of the world's smartphones and personal computers. Intel CEO...
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Toyota's e-Pallet concept is unveiled during a news conference at CES International, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 08, 2018 - 10:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles. Auto companies typically save more practical announcements about new cars, trucks and SUVs for the...
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Toyota's e-Pallet concept is unveiled during a news conference at CES International, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 08, 2018 - 9:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Cuddly robots just do not want to work for their corporate masters at the CES gadget show this year. Earlier in the day, LG's voice-activated counter-top bot CLOi experienced an early-morning hearing...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo, a man walks by advertisements of Samsung Electronics' smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Tuesday its October-December operating profit jumped 64 percent to a record high. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 08, 2018 - 8:02 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said its October-December operating profit jumped 64 percent to a record high, capping off 2017 with the biggest annual operating income and sales in its history thanks to the blockbuster semiconductor business. In its earnings preview Tuesday, the...
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In this Dec. 17, 2017, photo, a baby girl plays with a mobile phone while riding in a New York subway. Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone use among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 08, 2018 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to help curb smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. The government inspected a record number of international travelers' electronic devices in the last budget year. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that it inspected 30,200 phones and other electronic devices in fiscal year 2017 _ a nearly 60 percent spike from 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 05, 2018 - 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government inspected a record number of international travelers' electronic devices last year, expanding a practice that has drawn alarm from privacy advocates. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that its border agents inspected 30,200 phones and other...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2011 file photo, Intel corporate offices are seen in Santa Clara, Calif. Intel says it’s working to patch a security vulnerability in its products but says the average computer user won’t experience significant slowdowns as the problem is fixed. The chipmaker released a statement Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, after a report by British technology site The Register caused Intel stocks to trade lower.(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 04, 2018 - 6:32 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Government filings are showing that Intel's CEO sold shares in his company several months after Google informed the chipmaker of a serious security problem affecting its products. CEO Brian Krzanich sold about $39 million in stocks and options in late November, before the...
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