Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tech

The Uber website is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — The new CEO of Uber offered contrition for past mistakes on Monday, just days after London’s transport authority said it would scrap the company’s ...
An Uber App is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

LONDON (AP) — London’s mayor said Saturday that people angry about the decision by transit authorities to strip Uber of its license to operate in the city should blame the ...
In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY and TOM LOBIANCO NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Bowing ...
This Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, photo shows corporate signage at a Walmart in Kissimmee, Fla. Walmart is testing a service that lets a delivery person walk into a customer's home when they're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge.

NEW YORK (AP) — Would you be OK with letting a stranger into your house for the sake of convenience? Walmart is testing the idea with a new service that ...
Atsushi Morita, president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan, Sony’s game division, holds a PlayStation VR headgear device as he answers a question during an interview at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, near Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

BY SHERRY ZHENG and YURI KAGEYAMA CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. ...
Senior vice president of hardware for Google Rick Osterloh, second from left, speaks during a press conference in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

BY RYAN NAKASHIMA and MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build ...
A crowd of pro-independence protestors gather outside the headquarters of the region's department of economic affairs in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

BY ARITZ PARRA and CIARAN GILES MADRID (AP) — Thousands of people supporting a contested referendum to split Catalonia from Spain took to Barcelona’s streets amid an intensifying government crackdown ...
In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer, shows new Apple Watch Series 3 products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif.

BY ANICK JESDANUN SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A chief gripe with Apple Watch is that it requires you to keep an iPhone with you for most tasks. The inclusion ...
In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it’s unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as ...
In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 file photo a Russian man identified as Alexander Vinnik, center, is escorted by police officers to the courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki.

BY COSTAS KANTOURIS THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A lawyer in Greece for Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted in the United States in a $4 billion bitcoin fraud ...
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