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AP Explains: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of AI?

AP Explains: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of AI?

By Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien | Jul 28
Thanks to AI, computers are learning to do a variety of tasks that have long eluded them - everything from driving cars to detecting cancerous skin lesions to writing news stories. But could they pose a threat in the future?

TSA Expands New Procedures for Inspecting Large Electronics

TSA Expands New Procedures for Inspecting Large Electronics

Jul 27
Passengers at all U.S. airports will soon face new measures for screening electronic devices bigger than a cellphone.

Why Twitter Won't Ban President Trump

Why Twitter Won't Ban President Trump

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 27
The company has been cracking down on accounts that violate its terms, and Trump's critics say he has broken Twitter's rules multiple times.

4-Star Kentucky Hotel: Data Breach Could Affect Guests

4-Star Kentucky Hotel: Data Breach Could Affect Guests

Jul 27
A four-star Kentucky hotel has discovered a data breach threatening guests' credit card information.

Hackers Had Access to Millions of Social Security Numbers

Hackers Had Access to Millions of Social Security Numbers

Jul 26
Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states.

Model Chrissy Teigen Says Trump Blocked her on Twitter

Model Chrissy Teigen Says Trump Blocked her on Twitter

Jul 25
Model Chrissy Teigen says she has been blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump after years of trolling the Republican online.

UK to Tighten Rules on Drones After Near-Misses with Planes

UK to Tighten Rules on Drones After Near-Misses with Planes

Jul 25
British officials announced plans Saturday to further regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation.

Judge OKs $11.2M Settlement for Hacked Ashley Madison Users

Judge OKs $11.2M Settlement for Hacked Ashley Madison Users

By Jim Salter | Jul 25
A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of their sexual proclivities.

The Finer Things: The Hottest Luxuries in Apartment Living

The Finer Things: The Hottest Luxuries in Apartment Living

By Jill Gleeson | Jul 25
Luciane Serifovic offers insights on what's trending in home design, technology and furnishings.

Russian Parliament Bans Use of Proxy Internet Services, VPNs

Russian Parliament Bans Use of Proxy Internet Services, VPNs

Jul 24
Russia's parliament has outlawed the use of virtual private networks, or VPNs, and other Internet proxy services, citing concerns about the spread of extremist materials.

U.S. Says Ban on Laptops in Airplane Cabins Has Been Lifted

U.S. Says Ban on Laptops in Airplane Cabins Has Been Lifted

By David Koenig | Jul 24
The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security.

SoftBank CEO Sees Massive Data, AI as Key to Future Advances

SoftBank CEO Sees Massive Data, AI as Key to Future Advances

By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 23
Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp., says artificial intelligence combined with data gathered by billions of sensors will bring on an "information revolution," that will benefit people more than the 19th Century Industrial Revolution.

What Drug-Dealing 'Darknet' Sites Have in Common with eBay

What Drug-Dealing 'Darknet' Sites Have in Common with eBay

By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 23
AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce site, court documents show.

Minnesota Shooting Shows Police Body Cameras Not Used Enough

Minnesota Shooting Shows Police Body Cameras Not Used Enough

By Kyle Potter | Jul 23
As the killing of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis officer over the weekend showed, body camera technology depends on officers turning on their devices. And often they don't do so.

Chicago Festival to Mark Pokemon Go Anniversary Goes Awry

Chicago Festival to Mark Pokemon Go Anniversary Goes Awry

Jul 23
A major Pokemon Go festival in Chicago Saturday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the virtual game went badly awry when technical glitches prevented many fans from logging on.

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