Technology

January 14, 2018 - 5:57 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Ford Motor Co. says it's doubling its investment in electric and hybrid vehicles and plans to introduce 40 by 2022. Among them: A hybrid version of the F-150 pickup truck that is due out in 2020. In 2015, Ford pledged...
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FILE- In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi King Salman, left, walks with Qatari Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani, right, at the monarch's vacation home in Tangiers, Morocco. Exiled Sheikh Abdullah, once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha, appeared in an online video posted Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, and aired by Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera, claiming he's being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates, an allegation denied by an Abu Dhabi official. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 1:27 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An exiled Qatari ruling family member once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha appeared in an online video Sunday claiming he's being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates, an allegation denied by Abu Dhabi. The video of Sheikh...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump stops to answer a reporter's question after greeting military personnel during a visit to the Pentagon. Watching is Vice President Mike Pence. With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely, but critics argue it would do the opposite. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 14, 2018 - 12:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue it...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump stops to answer a reporter's question after greeting military personnel during a visit to the Pentagon. Watching is Vice President Mike Pence. With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely, but critics argue it would do the opposite. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 13, 2018 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue it...
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This image taken from a motion filed by Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin's office shows two fake identification cards the state says were found on Randal Saito, an admitted killer who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to California in November. Saito was committed to Hawaii State Hospital after being acquitted by reason of insanity in a woman's 1979 killing. Prosecutors filed the documents Thursday, Jan. 11, 2017 in an attempt to keep Saito in jail instead of returning him to the hospital he fled. (Hawaii Attorney General via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 6:53 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a man's escape from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital last year (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A Hawaii psychiatric hospital is considering using GPS ankle monitors after a patient who was committed after a killing escaped last year. Hawaii State Hospital Administrator...
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FILE - This Friday, May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. General Motors says it is making the first mass-production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals. The company says it has filed a petition with the federal government seeking permission to put the vehicles on the road sometime next year with no human backup drivers. GM’s Cruise Automation unit has announced plans to carry passengers in self-driving cars that won’t have a backup driver in 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:10 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it is making the first mass-production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals. The company says it has filed a petition with the federal government seeking permission to put the vehicles on the road sometime next year with no human backup drivers. GM's...
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January 12, 2018 - 5:26 am
PARIS (AP) — The French football league says it has suspended goal-line technology in its competitions following more glitches during League Cup quarterfinals this week. The LFP says in a statement it has informed the company GoalControl "of the immediate suspension" of the technology following "...
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This photo taken in 2009 and provided by Akubra Hats, shows Amy "Dolly" Everett in Brunette Downs in the Northern Territory, Australia. Hundreds of people are remembering Dolly who was known as the angelic face of the Australian bushmen's hat brand and whose family says she killed herself after being targeted by cyberbullying. A memorial service for Dolly was held in the tiny Northern Territory town of Katherine on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 near her family's cattle ranch. (Akubra Hats via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 1:13 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying. The memorial service for Amy "Dolly" Everett was held in the tiny...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:22 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Sebastian Deffner, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (THE CONVERSATION) Over the past five decades, standard computer processors have gotten increasingly faster. In recent years...
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