Technology

May 14, 2018 - 8:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's cybersecurity agency says German and Belgian researchers have found a way to outwit two widely used forms of email encryption. IT security experts at the universities of Muenster, Bochum and Leuven were able to trick computers into covertly forwarding them the decrypted...
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Hans-Georg Maassen, head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, right, talks MI5 head Andrew Parker during symposium on hybrid threat scenarios in Berlin Monday, May 14, 2018. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 7:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — European intelligence chiefs warned Monday that Russia is actively seeking to undermine their democracies by disinformation, cyberattacks and more traditional means of espionage. The heads of Britain and Germany's domestic intelligence agencies, as well as the European Union and NATO'...
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May 13, 2018 - 3:18 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A senior German official reportedly wants authorities to prosecute anti-Semitic hate speech posted online, even if the material is hosted abroad. Bavaria's justice minister told weekly Welt am Sonntag that he plans to propose a change in the law when he meets with counterparts from...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:47 pm
Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017 file photo, Boston Dynamics Chief Executive Marc Raibert speaks about his four-legged robot SpotMini during a SoftBank World presentation at a hotel in Tokyo. The robotics company known for its widely shared YouTube videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is finally preparing to sell some of them after years of research. Raibert said Friday, May 11, 2018, his company will begin selling the dog-like SpotMini robot next year, likely to businesses for use as a camera-equipped security guard. He made the announcement at a TechCrunch robotics conference at University of California, Berkeley. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
May 11, 2018 - 10:06 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after more than a quarter century of research. Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert said Friday that his company plans to begin...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2016, a Lyft ride-hailing service logo is displayed on a vehicle at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. A federal appeals court has reinstated a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
May 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize. The city's 2015 measure requires companies that hire or contract with drivers of taxis, for-hire transportation...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018 file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Stephenson says the company made a “big mistake” in hiring President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen as a political consultant. In an internal memo to employees, obtained by The Associated Press, Friday, May 11, Stephenson called the hiring a "serious misjudgment,'" and said that the company's chief lobbyist in Washington is leaving. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
May 11, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The chief lobbyist for AT&T is leaving the company after overseeing a $50,000-per-month contract for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen to serve as a political consultant. In a memo to employees, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company made a "big mistake"...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as he testifies in the Senate in Washington. Shares in the social media giant are trading around $185 early Friday, May 11, returning to the levels last seen eight weeks ago, when news broke that the company failed to prevent major privacy breaches during the run-up to the 2016 presidential election in the U.S. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 11, 2018 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While Facebook's practices leading up to the 2017 election are still under scrutiny, Wall Street appears to have moved on for now. Shares are trading around $186 Friday, surpassing previous levels before it was revealed that the company failed to prevent major privacy breaches...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the security software company Symantec are plunging 30 percent at the opening bell after the company revealed an internal investigation that could delay its annual report. Details, released in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Thursday, say only...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. Price has been sent back to Boston for medical tests after experiencing a tingling sensation in his pitching hand again. Price was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday, May 9, 2018 against the rival New York Yankees. Red Sox manager Alex Cora says Price felt tingling in his hand Sunday while throwing a bullpen that was cut short, the same symptoms that forced him out of an early-season game against the Yankees in Boston. (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez)
May 10, 2018 - 8:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — David Price considers himself a gamer — both on and off the field. Now he has to cut down on screen time. A longtime video game enthusiast, the Boston Red Sox ace was diagnosed this week with carpal tunnel syndrome. He has not pitched since May 3 but is scheduled to return Saturday...
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