AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:19:32 -0500 Diversity in tech: Lots of attention, little progress Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:18:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/US-TEC-Tech-Diversity-Slow-Crawl/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Tech-Diversity-Slow-Crawl c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:4286 NEW YORK (AP) — The tech industry has brought us self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, disappearing photos and 3-D printers. But when it comes to racial and gender diversity, its companies are no trailblazers. Appeals court denies full hearing in data surveillance case Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:24:30 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/US--Data.Surveillance.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Data.Surveillance.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:4265 NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court said Tuesday it won't rehear a panel's decision letting companies like Microsoft refuse to turn over to the government customer emails stored overseas. LaBeouf-led livestream says 'He Will Not Divide Us' Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:55:53 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/US--Trump-LaBeouf.Livestream/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Trump-LaBeouf.Livestream c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:4019 NEW YORK (AP) — Shia LaBeouf wants you to know: "He will not divide us." Yahoo's 4Q shows modest strides amid security breach fallout Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:30:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/US--Earns-Yahoo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Earns-Yahoo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3dbe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's financial performance improved slightly during the fourth quarter while the company dealt with the fallout from massive security breaches that have jeopardized the $4.8 billion sale of its internet operations to Verizon Communications. French internet censorship rose sharply in 2016 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:21:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/EU--France-Online.Censorship/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--France-Online.Censorship c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:40f4 LILLE, France (AP) — French authorities ordered the blockage or removal of more than 2,700 websites in 2016, Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said Tuesday, a spike in censorship that some critics in the tech industry fear will do little to snuff out extremist content online. Amazon moves to avoid EU fines over publishing contracts Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:18:19 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/EU--Europe-Amazon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Europe-Amazon c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:4190 BRUSSELS (AP) — Amazon has agreed to change parts of its e-book contracts with publishers in an effort to avoid European Union fines for anti-competitive behavior. Paris tests electric driverless minibus to fight pollution Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:17:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/EU-Paris-Self-Driving-Bus/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU-Paris-Self-Driving-Bus c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3bf5 PARIS (AP) — In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital. Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:36:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/ML--Saudi.Arabia-Computer.Virus/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_ML--Saudi.Arabia-Computer.Virus c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:40e8 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned to the kingdom, with at least one major petrochemical company apparently affected by its spread. Samsung details causes of Note 7 fires but questions remain Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:33:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/AS--SKorea-Samsung-Note.7/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS--SKorea-Samsung-Note.7 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3c5b SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung says a thorough investigation into the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone has confirmed widely held suspicions that its batteries were to blame, marking a first but important step toward restoring consumer confidence. US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:03:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/US--Microsoft-Secret.Searches/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Microsoft-Secret.Searches c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3e34 SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data. Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake in Tidal Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:05:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/US-Sprint-Tidal/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Sprint-Tidal c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3b92 NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake of the Tidal, the music streaming service owned by artists like Jay-Z, Madonna and Kanye West. 'Alternative facts' quip from Trump adviser sparks mockery Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:44:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/US-TEC--Internet-Alternative.Facts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Internet-Alternative.Facts c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3c4b NEW YORK (AP) — Down is up. The sky is red. Dogs are birthing kittens. Facts? Nope. Try "alternative facts." iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:47:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/US--Foxconn-Display.Plant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Foxconn-Display.Plant c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3ce7 TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones and other electronics is considering investing $7 billion in a U.S. factory to produce display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs. Jobs versus the environment square off in pipeline vote Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:36:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/24/US--Pinelands.Pipeline/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Pinelands.Pipeline c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:4008 PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — A hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through New Jersey's federally protected Pinelands preserve is getting a do-over. China cracks down on tools used to get around web filters Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:07:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/AS-China-Internet-Controls/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_AS-China-Internet-Controls c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3ac9 BEIJING (AP) — China is beefing up a campaign to root out services that circumvent the government's internet censorship with a 14-month-long "clean-up" of the internet industry. Colorado moves to crack down on black-market pot ads online Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:48:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/US--Marijuana-Craigslist/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Marijuana-Craigslist c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3cff DENVER (AP) — Weed on Craigslist? It is widely for sale in Colorado, but legislation moving through the state Legislature aims to crack down on those who sell marijuana illegally using online ads. Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:22:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/21/US--Sundance-Cyberattack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Sundance-Cyberattack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:31fd PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon. Trump gets Obama's house, title _ even his Twitter handle Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:58:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/20/US--Trump-Inauguration-Digital/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Trump-Inauguration-Digital c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2dc3 Donald Trump built his campaign on early morning tweet storms and hashtag-worthy slogans. Now president, he's in control of the White House's powerful social media arsenal, including the official @POTUS Twitter account that has nearly 14 million followers. Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:58:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/20/US--Apple-Qualcomm/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Apple-Qualcomm c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2dae SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers. So long, nerdy sidekick: Female animators aim to nix clichés Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:03:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/01/23/US-The-Animated-Woman/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-The-Animated-Woman c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3b2b SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men.