Internet technology

FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Akwasi Frimpong, of Ghana, starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Watching the Olympics online can take work. With luge and skeleton, for instance, it takes five hours to watch all four runs down the track, longer if you add training runs. There's no easy way to jump straight to an athlete who isn't prominent, such as the lone competitor from the tropical country of Ghana. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
February 21, 2018 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streaming, virtual reality and Snapchat, where do you even start? Catch curling on the USA Network, and you might miss that superb — or disastrous — figure skating...
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FILE - This is a Thursday March 23, 2017 file photo of Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd speaks during a vigil in Trafalgar Square, London. The British government Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from social media. It says that the system uses advanced machine learning to analyze the sound and visual components of videos for "subtle signals." That helps it determine whether the content could be Islamic State propaganda. The tool was revealed Tuesday by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and will be presented to tech companies in Silicon Valley. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth/file)
February 13, 2018 - 11:06 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is unveiling new technology designed to remove extremist material from social media, amid mounting pressure on companies like Facebook and Twitter to do more to remove such content from their platforms. The software, developed by ASI Data Science with funding...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 30, 2010 file photo, David Kernell walks from the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tenn. A relative says Kernell, a man who hacked the personal email account of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in 2008 has died. (AP Photo/Lisa Norman-Hudson, File)
February 09, 2018 - 6:03 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A relative says a man who hacked the personal email account of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in 2008 has died. Mike Kernell said on his Facebook page that his son David Kernell has died. In a statement obtained by The Commercial Appeal , the family...
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February 07, 2018 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.S. task force ordered by President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that Cuba's government uses internet restrictions to stifle dissent and vowed to find ways the United States could expand access and freedom for Cubans online. The Cuba Internet Task Force held its first...
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This combination of photos shows an Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet, left, an MQ-9 Reaper/"Predator B" drone, right, and an X-37B unmanned spacecraft, bottom. Data supplied by the cybersecurity firm Secureworks shows Fancy Bear’s hacking targets included defense contractor employees at Lockheed Martin, General Atomics, and Boeing, involved in the development of these systems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, Heather Ainsworth, U.S. Air Force via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 11:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian hackers exploited a key vulnerability in U.S. cyber defenses to come within reach of stealing some of the nation's most secret and advanced defense technology, an Associated Press investigation has found. What may have been stolen is uncertain, but the cyberspies clearly...
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Jessica Balik, left, and Keven Gambold, right, CEO of Unmanned Experts, prepare a drone for a demonstration at the Searchlight airport in Searchlight, Nev., on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Gambold, a hacking target, said his own company is so worried about hacking that “we’ve almost gone back in time to use stand-alone systems if we’re processing client proprietary data _ we’re FedEx'ing hard drives around.” (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 07, 2018 - 11:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers...
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This combination of photos shows an Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet, left, an MQ-9 Reaper/"Predator B" drone, right, and an X-37B unmanned spacecraft, bottom. Data supplied by the cybersecurity firm Secureworks shows Fancy Bear’s hacking targets included defense contractor employees at Lockheed Martin, General Atomics, and Boeing, involved in the development of these systems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, Heather Ainsworth, U.S. Air Force via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers...
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FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
February 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Disney's upcoming streaming services be the mouse that roared ... or squeaked? Disney already owns enviable entertainment properties including Pixar, Marvel and "Star Wars." Now, it's looking to add Fox's TV and movie studios as it prepares to launch two streaming services, one...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, athletes from Japan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a TV subscription to watch. More than 1,800 hours of online coverage begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the U.S. with preliminary curling matches. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Every Olympic event will be streamed live. But to watch online, you'll still need to be a paying cable or satellite subscriber. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a subscription. If you've already given up on traditional cable or satellite TV, you can sign up for an...
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February 01, 2018 - 10:59 am
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is protesting the creation of a U.S. task force on increasing internet access on the island — a measure that's part of President Donald Trump's hardening of U.S. policy on Cuba. The new policy Trump outlined in June requires the creation of a task force "to examine the...
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