Saturday, July 22, 2017

Tech

One of properties of AlphaBay founder Alexandre Cazes is seen in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, July 21, 2017.

BY KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA BANGKOK (AP) — The neighbors had their suspicions. The young Canadian accused of masterminding the world’s leading “darknet” internet marketplace lived a seemingly quiet life for more ...
In this March 31, 2016, a Lyft ride-hailing service logo is displayed on a vehicle at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.

DETROIT (AP) — Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, center, accompanied by DEA Deputy Administrator Robert Patterson, left, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, second from right, and FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe, right, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington.

BY RAPHAEL SATTER and FRANK BAJAK PARIS (AP) — Two of the world’s most notorious darknet marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a ...
In this May 11, 2017, photo shows a Sears store in Hialeah, Fla.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa. The announcement Thursday sent shares ...
FILE - In this May 28, 2012 aerial file photo, reactors of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant stand in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan.

BY MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot entered a badly damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Wednesday, capturing images of the harsh impact of its meltdown, ...
In this Wednesday, May 16, 2012, file photo, a Facebook logo is displayed on the screen of an iPad, in New York. (AP Photo/James H. Collins, File)

BY SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook’s plans for New Mexico now call for a half-billion-dollar investment and a data center that will span an area equal to ...
The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone in Philadelphia, Monday, July 17, 2017.

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed ...
In this Thursday, April 12, 2012, file photo, a Google logo is displayed at the headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge has ruled that Labor Department officials investigating gender pay bias had asked Google for data in a way that’s too broad and ...
In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New Delhi. Tinder agreed on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, to send a couple who have sporadically messaged each other since Sept. 2014 to Hawaii for a first date.

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio college students are set for an epic Tinder date in Hawaii that’s been three years in the making. Kent State University students Josh Avsec ...
In this Thursday, July 6, 2017, file photo, teenagers from the Afghanistan Robotic House, a private training institute, practice at the Better Idea Organization center, in Herat, Afghanistan.

BY JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials will allow a group of Afghan girls into the country to participate in an international robotics competition after President Donald Trump intervened, ...
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