Technology

September 20, 2017 - 5:02 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on tests for new bridge construction technology intended to withstand strong earthquakes at the University of Nevada, Reno (all times local PDT): 1:40 p.m. Scientists at Nevada earthquake lab are declaring success after testing new bridge designs they created to better...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:02 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on tests for new bridge construction technology intended to withstand strong earthquakes at the University of Nevada, Reno (all times local PDT): 1:40 p.m. Scientists at Nevada earthquake lab are declaring success after testing new bridge designs they created to better...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new Apple Watch Series 3 at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is confirming that its new Series 3 Apple Watch has problems connecting to a cellular network. The problems arise when the watch joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity. The company says it is investigating a fix for the problem. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 20, 2017 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple confirmed that its new Series 3 Apple Watch can encounter problems connecting to a cellular network. The problems arise when the watch joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity. This can happen when the watch tries to join a Wi-Fi network the user has...
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Stuart Davis, a director at one of FireEye's subsidiaries speaks to journalists about the techniques of Iranian hacking, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A new report by FireEye, a cybersecurity firm, warned that a suspected group of hackers in Iran are targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
September 20, 2017 - 3:42 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. The report by FireEye also said the suspected Iranian...
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Michelle Turner, general manager of security products for Nest Labs, talks about the Hello doorbell during an event Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in San Francisco. Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses. The products announced Wednesday expand upon the internet-connected thermostats, smoke detectors and stand-alone security cameras that Nest has been selling since its inception six years ago. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 20, 2017 - 3:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses. The products announced Wednesday expand upon the internet-connected thermostats, smoke...
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FILE In this Aug. 20, 2013 file photo dark clouds hang over the Reichstag, the German parliament Bundestag building, in Berlin, Germany. German officials say there's no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country's upcoming election, but are warning against giving the all-clear yet. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told German daily Bild on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, that the "we don't see that (Russian President Vladimir) Putin has meddled in the campaign." (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
September 20, 2017 - 12:49 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German officials say there's no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country's upcoming election, but warned Wednesday against giving the all-clear yet. Security officials have warned over the past year that the Russian government in particular might...
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FILE _ In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 file photo, a journalist makes a video of the Instagram logo using the new video feature at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda on Instagram, using the service’s “stories” feature that causes posts to disappear in 24 hours, a group of researchers says. Instagram is owned by Facebook, which came under pressure to close accounts linked to Islamic State supporters after governments said it was being used as a propaganda and recruitment tool. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 20, 2017 - 12:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — Researchers say Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda: Using Instagram's "stories" feature, which causes posts to disappear in 24 hours. With successive military defeats in Iraq and Syria, many of its recruits dead or on the run and its Twitter...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017, file photo, an Amazon Alexa device is switched on for a demonstration of its use in a ballpark suite before a Seattle Mariners baseball game in Seattle. Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report. The Financial Times, citing anonymous sources, says the glasses could be released before the end of 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 20, 2017 - 11:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report. The Financial Times, citing anonymous sources, says the glasses could be released before the end of the year...
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September 20, 2017 - 4:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is urging internet companies to block the spread of extremist material, calling on social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to develop technologies that will prevent content from being posted in the first place. Britain's leader will focus on...
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September 20, 2017 - 12:00 am
Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries Islamic State backers find ephemeral platform in Instagram Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar faces Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yet Nevada experiment mimics earthquakes to test bridge designs 4...
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