Technology

August 14, 2018 - 12:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly manipulating financial information, hurting Tinder's valuation and unlawfully getting rid of...
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August 14, 2018 - 11:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is poised to have the first mass transit system in the U.S. with body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives. Officials from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transportation Security Administration will discuss...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2018 file photo, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., speaks during a roundtable discussion with education leaders from South Florida at the United Teachers of Dade headquarters in Miami. Nelson isn't backing down from comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election. Nelson on Monday, Aug. 13, said that it would be "foolish to think" the Russians are not continuing their efforts to target Florida. Russian hackers targeted at least 21 states, including Florida, ahead of the 2016 election. He said criticism of his comments are for "partisan political purposes." (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
August 14, 2018 - 8:08 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson isn't backing down from comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election. Nelson on Monday evening said that it would be "foolish to think" the Russians are not continuing their...
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August 13, 2018 - 7:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Child's play or a signs of a serious security problem in one of the nation's swing states? That's the question confronting Florida election officials who are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state's election website. Multiple media...
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FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized. Musk says in a blog posted Monday, Aug. 13, that most of the funding would be in stock rather than debt. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
August 13, 2018 - 12:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday. The fund approached Musk about going private multiple times during the past two...
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University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terrorist drove a truck down a promenade killing 83 people, including one of their classmates, have channeled their grief and anger into two nonprofits to fight terrorism. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 11, 2018 - 6:04 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in the French city of Nice when a man plowed a huge truck through the crowd, killing 86 people and wounding 200. The University of California, Berkeley...
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FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference. On Thursday, Aug. 9, Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
August 11, 2018 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter comments have spurred a government investigation and shareholder lawsuits. The tweets are aimed at "shorts," or investors who borrowed shares of Tesla...
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FILE- In this July 13, 2018 file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to Cuban-American supporters at a campaign stop, in Hialeah, Fla. Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
August 10, 2018 - 5:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election. Scott, a...
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August 10, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other sites are finding themselves in a role they never wanted — as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms, deciding...
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FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
August 09, 2018 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at a New York event on Thursday. The unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9 comes about a month before Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones. It also comes as the smartphone industry has largely pushed the limits on hardware. In...
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