Technology

February 07, 2018 - 7:45 am
GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss mobile phone operator says its data systems were breached late last year and the contact details of about 800,000 customers were compromised. Swisscom said Wednesday that the names, addresses, telephone numbers and date of birth of the customers was accessed by an unknown...
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This image provided by Samsung shows a Galaxy Note 8 Olympic Games phone. Samsung Electronics donated the limited edition phones for athletes and officials at the International Olympic Committee so that they can document every moment and share their memories with the world. The Winter Olympic Games organizer is in limbo whether handing out the device to North Koreans would violate global sanctions. (Samsung via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 4:02 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Here is an Olympian question that Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizer is wrestling with: to give or not to give the Samsung Galaxy phone to the 22 North Korean athletes. Olympic Partner Samsung Electronics has donated some 4,000 Galaxy Note 8 phones for athletes and...
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This combination of photos shows an Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet, left, an MQ-9 Reaper/"Predator B" drone, right, and an X-37B unmanned spacecraft, bottom. Data supplied by the cybersecurity firm Secureworks shows Fancy Bear’s hacking targets included defense contractor employees at Lockheed Martin, General Atomics, and Boeing, involved in the development of these systems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, Heather Ainsworth, U.S. Air Force via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers...
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February 07, 2018 - 12:00 am
The Latest: Ex-Uber CEO saw Google founder as a 'brother' Ex-Uber CEO grilled about old texts in high-tech heist case Report: Social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims 'Tear down this firewall' - US looks to expand Cuba internet 36 indicted in global cybercrime ring that stole $530M LA...
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This undated photo shows hats trimmed with sea otter fur, offered by Alaska Native Marcus Gho's Tuvraqtuq online retail store based in Juneau, Alaska. A policy intended to deter the illegal trade of ivory and items made with the parts of endangered or threatened animals led the online sales website Etsy to remove such artwork sold by Alaska Native artists, who can legally use ivory in their pieces. A senator is asking Etsy.com to reconsider, but Etsy is citing the "global nature" of its business. (Marcus Gho via AP)
February 06, 2018 - 11:16 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A policy intended to deter the illegal trade of ivory and items made with the parts of endangered or threatened animals led the online sales website Etsy to remove such artwork sold by Alaska Native artists, who can legally use ivory in their pieces. U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, then-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick is poised to testify Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in a high-stakes trial focused on charges that his company stole self-driving car technology from Waymo, a Google spinoff. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
February 06, 2018 - 7:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the witness stand Tuesday, offering his initial response to allegations that he cooked up a scheme to steal self-driving car technology from Google. Kalanick's testimony centered on his dealings with Anthony Levandowski, a former star...
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February 06, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on online sales site Etsy terminating the accounts of some Alaska Native artists (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The online sales website Etsy says it no longer allows Alaska Natives to sell such animal products as ivory. The company made the comments in response to...
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FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
February 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Disney's upcoming streaming services be the mouse that roared ... or squeaked? Disney already owns enviable entertainment properties including Pixar, Marvel and "Star Wars." Now, it's looking to add Fox's TV and movie studios as it prepares to launch two streaming services, one...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Jeffrey Wong, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency's operations officer, shows computer screens monitoring hazards at the agency's headquarters in Honolulu. The photo originally accompanied an Associated Press story in July about Hawaii preparing for a missile threat from North Korea. Some online news organizations used the AP photo in their coverage of the Jan. 13, 2018 false missile alert in Hawaii, leading some people to believe Wong was the person who sent the false alert. The AP did not use the image in coverage of the false alert. Wong says he has received threats and harassment because of the use of the image online. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:51 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — When an erroneous alert was sent out last month telling people in Hawaii that there was an incoming ballistic missile, Jeffrey Wong was an island away from the state's emergency management agency office where he works as an operations officer. Wong helped gather hundreds of panicked...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, athletes from Japan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a TV subscription to watch. More than 1,800 hours of online coverage begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the U.S. with preliminary curling matches. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Every Olympic event will be streamed live. But to watch online, you'll still need to be a paying cable or satellite subscriber. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a subscription. If you've already given up on traditional cable or satellite TV, you can sign up for an...
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