Technology

November 10, 2017 - 9:48 am
IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company's scientists have successfully built and measured a...
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November 10, 2017 - 12:00 am
Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails IBM says it's reached milestone in quantum computing AP Exclusive: Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news Only if it serves the state: North Korea's online experience UK panel rules Uber drivers have rights on wages, time off...
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This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Russian agents on Twitter attempted to deflect bad news around President Trump's election campaign in October 2016 and refocused criticism on the mainstream media and the Clinton campaign, according to an exclusive AP analysis of an archive of deleted accounts. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
November 09, 2017 - 10:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year's presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton's campaign, according to an Associated Press analysis of since...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, people walk past a fallen transformer and downed power lines on Parker Hill Road in Santa Rosa, Calif. The wildfires that damaged much of remote Northern California areas, crippling cell phones, landlines and internet leads some to believe that old-fashioned sirens and ham radios might be more reliable in a disaster. (Nhat V. Meyer/San Jose Mercury News via AP, File)
November 09, 2017 - 8:20 pm
UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires that killed nine people in a remote Northern California county last month also crippled land lines, cell phones and internet service, the local sheriff said Thursday, saying the disaster shows old-fashioned sirens and ham radios have a place in emergencies. Failures...
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CORRECTS North Korea flag with stars on the left of the cellphones; AP illustration by Peter Hamlin shows flag of North Korea. SOURCE: AP Illustration. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
November 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and agricultural communes. People use online dictionaries and text each other...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes a selfie with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators after taking part in a roundtable discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. Zuckerberg was in St. Louis to announce a program to boost small businesses and bolster individual technical skills both on and off Facebook. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 09, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — What's Mark Zuckerberg's biggest takeaway as he wraps up a year of travel to dozens of U.S. states? The importance of local communities. "Most of the discussion we have nationally is about what the government should do, or to some degree what families should do," the Facebook CEO...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores in New York. AT&T now says it’s “uncertain” when its $85 billion Time Warner purchase will close. AT&T had maintained that the deal would be done by the end of 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 09, 2017 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says it's ready to fight the government for its $85 billion Time Warner deal if it has to. The Justice Department's objections surprised many on Wall Street. The objections also raised red flags for those who worry that the White House is trying to hurt CNN through the...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, photo, from left, Hillary Kane, Samantha Carranza and Lacey Tucker pose for a portrait in Las Vegas. The three are trying a track down a man and woman who helped them during the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 09, 2017 - 3:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As soon as Chris Gilman knew she would survive the gunshot wound she sustained in the Las Vegas massacre, she wanted to find the two strangers who saved her life — a man and woman whose names she didn't even know. She found a Facebook page called "Find My LV Hero" and posted a...
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November 09, 2017 - 12:00 am
North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online Walmart to offer Black Friday deals early on its website Will it be AT&T vs the government in $85B Time Warner deal? X Days With iPhone X: Changing habits to embrace the future No one is immune from hacks, says former Yahoo CEO New looks come to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 26, 2015, file photo, pedestrians walk by an entrance to the Time Warner Center in New York. AT&T now says it’s “uncertain” when its $85 billion Time Warner purchase will close. AT&T had maintained that the deal would be done by the end of 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 08, 2017 - 11:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T's pending acquisition of Time Warner, an $85 billion media deal that could shake up how Americans watch TV, is being held up by the government. That's raising red flags for some who worry that the White House is trying to put pressure on CNN, the news network owned by Time...
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