Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tech

In this photo taken Jan. 11, 2011, the Verizon logo is displayed in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

BY TALI ARBEL and RICHARD LARDNER NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T ...
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 ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK (AP) — New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable ...
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Japanese exclusive “Fire Emblem Gaiden” will be seeing its global debut in just a few weeks as “Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valencia” on 3DS. And for the most die-hard ...
In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having ...
Emirates airline President Tim Clark listens to a question during an interview overlooking Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of the Middle East’s biggest airline is defending security measures at its Dubai hub and says the ban on electronics other than ...
In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a Chinese boy cycles past cooling towers of a coal-fired power plant in Dadong, Shanxi province, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

BY JOE McDONALD and KATY DAIGLE BEIJING (AP) — Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can ...
This photo provided by Apple shows the family of iPads, from left, the iPad mini 4, the new iPad, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the 12.9-inch one, along with the Apple Pencil. (Apple via AP)

BY ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad Pro ...
This image provided by Google shows a screen grab of a smartphone demonstrating the use of a new search feature by Google called Shortcuts. (Google via AP)

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask ...
In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BY DON BABWIN CHICAGO (AP) — A 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys on Facebook Live, and none of the roughly 40 ...
In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

BY ALICIA A. CALDWELL and DAVID KOENIG WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to bolster airline security, the U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries ...
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