Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tech

In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Bear Duker, a marketing manager for strategic partnerships at DraftKings, works at his computer at the company headquarters in Boston.

BY PHILIP MARCELO BOSTON (AP) — Federal regulators are challenging the planned merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, saying the combination of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites would create ...
This June 16, 2017 photo shows social media app icons on a smartphone held by an Associated Press reporter in San Francisco.

BY JOCELYN GECKER Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your grandmother ...
This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google is intensifying its campaign to fight online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. sm-related content faster. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. The ...
In this March 7, 2017 file photo, the Baker Library at the Harvard Business School is shown on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.

BY SALLY HO LAS VEGAS (AP) — Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of ...
In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY 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 ...
In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, a customer sets up his new iPhone 7 Plus, right, as he switches from the iPhone 6 at the Apple Store on Michigan Avenue during the release of the Apple iPhone 7 and the latest Apple Watches, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

BY SCOTT BAUER MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Taiwanese company that assembles Apple’s iPhones and other electronics is considering building a plant in Wisconsin that could employ thousands of people ...
This Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, file photo shows a drone at a testing site in Lincoln, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found ...
This July 3, 2014, file photo, shows the Microsoft Corp. logo outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft reports financial results Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

BY SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving Microsoft Corp. another chance to stop a class action lawsuit filed by owners of the Xbox 360 video game ...
This undated photo provided by Lyft shows an illuminated Lyft beacon. Ride-hailing service Lyft, the underdog rival to Uber, is getting rid of its iconic pink moustache logo and replacing it with something more useful: a beacon. (Lyft via AP)

BY BERNARD CONDON NEW YORK (AP) — The next Lyft car you book may soon be a Jaguar or a Land Rover. The British company behind the two iconic car ...
Xbox One X Lead

Last year, Xbox head Phil Spencer unveiled the second iteration of the Xbox One, Xbox One S. Tagged at the end of that announcement was the third iteration, Project Scorpio. ...
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