AP - ap.online.headlines.technology http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.technology News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:59:38 -0400 Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:06:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/29/US-TEC--Windows.10.Update-Things.To.Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Windows.10.Update-Things.To.Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2522 NEW YORK (AP) — A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. 'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:54:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/29/US-Trolling-for-Hate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-Trolling-for-Hate c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-262d One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone — and burst into tears. AP EXPLAINS: What the death of broadband privacy rules means Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:47:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/29/US-AP-Explains-Broadband-Privacy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-AP-Explains-Broadband-Privacy c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-259e NEW YORK (AP) — Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you? House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:33:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/29/US--Congress-Broadband.Privacy.Rules/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Congress-Broadband.Privacy.Rules c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2608 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. Insurers deny claims based on questionable cell tower data Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:32:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/29/US--Insurers-Cellphone.Tracking/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Insurers-Cellphone.Tracking c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-26a0 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data. Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:32:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US--Elon.Musk-Neuralink/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Elon.Musk-Neuralink c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2ac8 NEW YORK (AP) — Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers. Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:58:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US-TEC--Facebook-Visual.Posts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Facebook-Visual.Posts c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2ae1 NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return after recalls Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:29:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US-TEC--Samsung-Return.of.the.Note.7/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Samsung-Return.of.the.Note.7 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2a11 NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone might come back as refurbished or rental phones. Uber diversity: low on women, like other tech companies Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:34:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US-TEC-Uber-Diversity-Report/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC-Uber-Diversity-Report c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2a3f NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple. Etihad to lend US-bound passengers iPads as ban workaround Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:42:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/29/ML--Airplane.Security-Laptops/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_ML--Airplane.Security-Laptops c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-24ee DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One Mideast airline affected by the ban on most electronics in the cabins of U.S.-bound flights will lend iPads to its top-paying travelers. World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:14:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US--Video.Game-Hall.of.Fame/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Video.Game-Hall.of.Fame c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2b18 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents. Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:26:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US-TEC--Waze-Ordering.Ahead/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US-TEC--Waze-Ordering.Ahead c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2bdd SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some shops. Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:17:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US--Amazon-Grocery.Pickup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Amazon-Grocery.Pickup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2afa NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle. House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rule Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:28:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/US--Congress-Broadband.Privacy.Rules/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_US--Congress-Broadband.Privacy.Rules c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-289f WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:19:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/APFN-US--Self-Driving.Cars-Arizona/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_APFN-US--Self-Driving.Cars-Arizona c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2c08 PHOENIX (AP) — A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal government regulation. What makes a cyberattack? Experts lobby to restrict the term Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:22:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/Defining-Cyberattacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_Defining-Cyberattacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2af2 LONDON (AP) — When U.S. senator John McCain told Ukrainian television that the allegedly Russian-backed breach of the Democratic National Committee's server was "an act of war," Michael Schmitt cringed. AP Exclusive: Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:30:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/27/TEC-Panic-Button-Security-Flaws/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_TEC-Panic-Button-Security-Flaws c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2e97 It is supposed to help protect human-rights activists, labor organizers and journalists working in risky environments, but a GPS-enabled "panic button" that Colombia's government has issued to about 400 people could be exposing them to more peril. Amazon buys Mideast's Souq.com after $800M counteroffer Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:13:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/28/ML-Dubai-Souq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_ML-Dubai-Souq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2bf4 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amazon purchased the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800 million counteroffer. UK: Attacker used WhatsApp, firm must help police get access Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:14:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/26/EU--Britain-Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU--Britain-Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3516 LONDON (AP) — Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official said Sunday. Vehicle attacks: Easy success for IS, a challenge for police Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:30:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/technology/2017/03/25/EU-Britain-Attack-Vehicle-Attacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_technology_EU-Britain-Attack-Vehicle-Attacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3834 BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot.