Software

July 18, 2018 - 7:42 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust chief has fined Google a record $5 billion for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Wednesday that Google went against EU rules when it required mobile phone...
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A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election — cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers. Trump's first response to special counsel Robert Mueller's initial charges against Russian government officials for interfering in American politics came in tweets the president posted while at his golf resort in Scotland, two days before a high-stakes summit in Finland with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 16, 2018 - 10:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee's network. One of their carefully crafted fraudulent emails had hit pay dirt, enticing an employee to click a link and enter her password. That breach of the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Apple’s app store has unleashed new ways for us to work, play, and become lost in our screens. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
July 10, 2018 - 3:36 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own. The resulting explosion of phone apps — there are now more than 2 million for the iPhone alone — has changed...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Apple’s app store has unleashed new ways for us to work, play, and become lost in our screens. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
July 10, 2018 - 3:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own. The resulting explosion of phone apps — there are now more than 2 million for the iPhone alone — has changed...
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In this June 15, 2018, photo, people walk under the logo of Japanese internet company SoftBank Corp. at its mobile phone shop in Tokyo. SoftBank is investing about $2 billion to raise its stake in Yahoo Japan through an acquisition from U.S. investment company Altaba Inc., announced on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in a statement. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
July 10, 2018 - 2:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank Corp. is investing about $2 billion to raise its stake in Yahoo Japan through an acquisition from U.S. investment company Altaba Inc. SoftBank has been boosting its collaboration with Yahoo Japan, a search-engine company, to strengthen its e-commerce...
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July 10, 2018 - 12:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank Corp. is investing about $2 billion to raise its stake in Yahoo Japan through an acquisition from U.S. investment company Altaba Inc. SoftBank has been boosting its collaboration with Yahoo Japan, a search-engine company, to strengthen its e-commerce...
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July 05, 2018 - 10:22 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Internet company Yandex said Thursday that its public search engine has been turning up dozens of Google documents that appear meant for private use, suggesting there may have been a data breach. Yandex spokesman Ilya Grabovsky said that some Internet users contacted the...
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FILE - This July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Voters in a Northern California city will decide whether Google and other tech companies should help pay for the traffic headaches and other problems that have arisen as their workforces have swelled during the past decade. The city council in Mountain View, California, voted Tuesday, June 26, 2018, to place a measure on the November ballot asking residents to authorize taxing businesses between $9 and $149 per employee. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 27, 2018 - 6:40 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Voters in Google's Silicon Valley hometown will decide whether the search engine leader and other tech companies should help pay for the traffic congestion and other headaches resulting from mushrooming workforces. The City Council in Mountain View, California, voted...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, customers look at iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones at an Apple Store in San Francisco. Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 18, 2018 - 12:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. If it lives up to Apple's promise, the iPhone's next operating system will automatically deliver quicker and more reliable information pinpointing the location of 911 calls to...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016 file photo, the Apple logo is shown on a sign hanging in front of a new Apple Store, in the Williamsburg section in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that exploited the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 14, 2018 - 5:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations. The loophole...
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