Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tech

This Aug. 16, 2017, photo, shows a Samsung Galaxy S8, left, a Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, center, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on display, in New York.

BY ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is trying to move past last year’s disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded ...
In this May 22, 2012 file photo, professional test driver Dave McMillan demonstrates the dashboard warning signal at an automobile test area in Oxon Hill.

BY JOAN LOWY WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live ...
In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it’s not doing it alone. The world’s largest retailer said Wednesday it’s ...
This Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Much of the attention showered on Netflix focuses on its insatiable appetite for original content.

BY FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix wants subscribers to know it’s looking out for them. For instance, the average Netflix subscriber might never guess that its dark superhero ...
This file image provided by HBO shows John Oliver on the set of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on ...
This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a ...
In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The June cyberattack that paralyzed the computer systems in companies around the world is estimated to have cost the world’s biggest container shipping line between $200 ...
In this Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, police fire pepper spray at protestors during a demonstration in downtown after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internet company is fighting what it says is a “sweeping” request for information about an anti-Trump website that prosecutors allege was behind destructive Inauguration Day protests. ...
In this photo taken Aug. 14, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying “he’s a fascist.” Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday after about five ...
White nationalist demonstrators walk into the entrance of Lee Park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their ...
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