Technology

May 05, 2017 - 9:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency is proposing rules on the use of small drones that would include a requirement for operators of all but the smallest devices to register with authorities. The European Union's civil aviation agency said Friday that its proposal would allow member...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015 file photo, pedestrians crossing from Mexico into the United States at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry wait to use biometric kiosks in San Diego. A government report says inefficient computer systems and a lack of exit screening hamper U.S. authorities' efforts to track the number of foreigners who overstay their visas. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General said Thursday, May 4, 2017, that immigration agents and analysts need better and more integrated computer systems to check visitors' immigration status. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 04, 2017 - 10:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected of overstaying their visas only to find out later that many visa holders have left the country, said a government watchdog report released...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015 file photo, pedestrians crossing from Mexico into the United States at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry wait to use biometric kiosks in San Diego. A government report says inefficient computer systems and a lack of exit screening hamper U.S. authorities' efforts to track the number of foreigners who overstay their visas. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General said Thursday, May 4, 2017, that immigration agents and analysts need better and more integrated computer systems to check visitors' immigration status. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 04, 2017 - 7:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected of overstaying their visas only to find out later that many visa holders have left the country, said a government watchdog report released...
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In this Thursday, April 28, 2016, photo, a woman visits a display booth for the Chinese internet portal 163.com promoting its news section, at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. China is tightening rules for online news as the country's censors try to control the flood of information being spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs and other sources. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 03, 2017 - 5:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is tightening rules for online news as its censors try to control a flood of information spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs and other media sources that are proliferating in the country. The rules announced Tuesday and set to go into effect June 1 will require online...
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May 03, 2017 - 3:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is tightening rules for online news as the country's censors try to control the flood of information being spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs and other sources. The new rules will require online publishers to obtain government licenses and block foreign or private...
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In this Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, photo, a Honda technician works on an airbag during a free airbag replacement event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A Malaysian man whose wife's death is one of at least 16 blamed on air bag defects has sued Japanese automaker Honda and the Takata Corp. in a U.S. court, saying he wants the companies to disclose more about the dangers. (AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng)
May 03, 2017 - 12:57 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian man whose wife's death is one of at least 16 blamed on air bag defects has sued Japanese automaker Honda and the Takata Corp. in a U.S. court, saying he wants the companies to disclose more about the dangers. Nida Fatin Mat Asis, a 29-year-old doctor, died...
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FILE - This Thursday, May 19, 2016, file photo shows the Apple logo on the side of the Apple Union Square store, in San Francisco. Apple reports earnings Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 02, 2017 - 5:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. The company currently holds more than a quarter-trillion dollars it...
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FILE - This Thursday, May 19, 2016, file photo shows the Apple logo on the side of the Apple Union Square store, in San Francisco. Apple reports earnings Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 02, 2017 - 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. The guessing game primarily has focused on potential acquisitions of video streaming service...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:29 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A leading European human rights official says that influence coming from governments and the rapid development of new technologies are among key challenges facing public broadcasters, which he said are among the pillars of a democratic society. Nils Muiznieks, the Council of...
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May 02, 2017 - 5:32 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union's law enforcement agency says it has coordinated a two-day meeting that identified more than 2,000 examples of online propaganda for extremist groups including a network apparently set up by extremists to spread their message and raise funds. Europol...
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