AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:50:10 -0400 AP EXPLAINS: What's at stake as US cedes internet control Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:27:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US-TEC-AP-Explains-US-Internet-Transition/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-AP-Explains-US-Internet-Transition c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:153d NEW YORK (AP) — On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems — namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings. FCC delays vote on much-disputed rules on cable boxes Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:10:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US-TEC--Cable.Boxes.Redux-Delayed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Cable.Boxes.Redux-Delayed c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:157e NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators delayed a decision Thursday on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to eliminate the need for cable boxes. FCC beefs up emergency cellphone alerts Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:39:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US-TEC--Cellphone.Emergency.Alerts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Cellphone.Emergency.Alerts c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:16a0 NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government is beefing up emergency cellphone alerts like the one used in New York to advertise a search for a bombing suspect earlier in September. Q&A: The data your car collects and who can use it Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:16:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US--What.Your.Car.Knows-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--What.Your.Car.Knows-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:15e3 DETROIT (AP) — Your car knows more about you than you think. Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:07:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/EU--Britain-Police.Cameras/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Britain-Police.Cameras c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:156c LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University study of British and U.S. police shows a 93 percent decrease in the number of complaints made against officers when they are using body cameras — pivotal findings that suggest the simple devices could reduce conflicts between police and the public. China, Britain, France sign pact for new UK nuclear plant Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:59:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/EU--Britain-Nuclear.Plant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Britain-Nuclear.Plant c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:15c9 LONDON (AP) — Officials from China, Britain and France have attended a signing ceremony to mark the final approval for the construction of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station in southwest England. Cellphones spill into Yellowstone's wilds despite park plan Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:32:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US--Yellowstone-Ringing.Phones/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Yellowstone-Ringing.Phones c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:13db BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Adventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly grizzly bears. Steam-spewing geysers as seen nowhere else on earth. Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:44:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US--Campaign.2016-Hackers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Campaign.2016-Hackers c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:141b WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home. Redstone push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:11:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US--CBS-Viacom/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--CBS-Viacom c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:14fa NEW YORK (AP) — Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. World's first 4-seater fuel-cell plane takes off in Germany Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:33:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/EU--Germany-Hydrogen.Plane/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Germany-Hydrogen.Plane c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:1513 BERLIN (AP) — Aircraft engineers in Germany have successfully tested the world's first four-seater plane that uses emission-free hybrid fuel cells to fly. Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:12:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/EU--Germany-Tesla.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Germany-Tesla.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:157f BERLIN (AP) — Police in northern Germany say that a Tesla driver is blaming the car's autopilot after crashing into the rear end of a bus on a highway. Apple partners with Deloitte in pitch to business Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:14:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/US-TEC--Apple.Deloitte.Partnership/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Apple.Deloitte.Partnership c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:1049 CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is extending its push into selling business technology by forging a partnership with the Deloitte consulting firm to advise companies on using iPhones, iPads and Apple software in the workplace. 'Game of Thrones' books getting a digital enhancement Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:00:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/29/US--Books-Enhanced.Game.of.Thrones/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Books-Enhanced.Game.of.Thrones c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:1493 NEW YORK (AP) — The books that gave us "Game of Thrones" are getting an enhancement for the digital age. Android's Nougat update isn't flashy, but still pretty handy Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:12:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/US-TEC-Digital-Life-Google-Android-Nougat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Digital-Life-Google-Android-Nougat c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:f32 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Nougat, Google's latest update of its Android smartphone software, isn't particularly flashy; you might not even notice what's different about it at first. But it offers a number of practical time-saving features, plus a few that could save money — and perhaps even your life. BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:42:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/CN-Canada-BlackBerry-Smartphones/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_CN-Canada-BlackBerry-Smartphones c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:f13 TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology. Europol: Ransomware now top cybercrime threat Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:52:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/EU--Cybercrime-Ransomware/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Cybercrime-Ransomware c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:e6f PARIS (AP) — European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld. VW chief: Working on settlement with US for emissions fraud Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:28:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/EU--Volkswagen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Volkswagen c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:101c PARIS (AP) — Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company is cooperating with U.S. authorities and hopes to reach a settlement on a fine with the Justice Department for equipping diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests. Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:35:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/US--Autonomous.Cars-Access/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Autonomous.Cars-Access c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:cd7 DETROIT (AP) — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn't been able to drive around his neighborhood — until now. HP promises fix for printer software that barred outside ink Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:32:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/28/US-TEC--HP.Apologizes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--HP.Apologizes c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:11a4 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — HP Inc. has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competing suppliers, even if the printers had accepted the same cartridges in the past. Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2016/09/27/US-FAA-Communications-Technology/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-FAA-Communications-Technology c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:a90 CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of dollars in fuel cost, says the Federal Aviation Administration.