Technology News

  • Egypt approves law to govern popular ride-hailing apps
    CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-07
  • Report: Millions of tweets spread anti-Semitic messages
    Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the social media platform, according to a report Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-07
  • Cloud computing, artificial intelligence on Microsoft agenda
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Microsoft's annual Build conference for software developers kicks off on Monday, giving the company an opportunity to offer updates on its computing platforms and services. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-07
  • VW board eyes damage claims against former CEO Winterkorn
    BERLIN (AP) -- A VW spokesman says the German automaker's supervisory board is checking whether it can demand damage claims from former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in connection with the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-06
  • Waymo self-driving car hit in collision on Arizona street
    CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) -- Police in a Phoenix suburb are investigating a collision involving a self-driving vehicle owned by the company Waymo. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-04
  • Why Wall Street’s worried about Tesla
    Elon Musk's track record for technological feats as chief of SpaceX has turned skeptics into believers in everything from his quest to open space travel to Mars to his desire to build a tunnel for high-speed travel between New York and Washington. As Tesla's CEO, his ambitious vision for electric ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-04
  • How to pick a new password, now that Twitter wants one
    NEW YORK (AP) -- There are some simple ways to come up with a good password, now that Twitter is asking all users to change theirs. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-04
  • Tesla’s Musk defends comments made during conference call
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going on the defensive Friday in a series of tweets, saying the people he shut down during a contentious conference call were analysts who believe investors could profit by betting that the company's stock price will fall. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-04
  • Google to verify identity of US political ad buyers
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google says it will do a better job of verifying the identity of political ad buyers in the U.S. by requiring a government-issued ID and other key information. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-04
  • Hotel rooms by the hour _ or the minute
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Most hotels already offer quick checkout. Now, a growing number are selling briefer stays, too. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2018-05-04