Technology

November 04, 2018 - 3:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia secretary of state's office, which is run by Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, says it is investigating an attempted hack of the state's online voter database that will be used at polling places for Tuesday's election. The statement from Kemp's office says it...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 photo Rep. Greg Gianforte listens during a meeting with leaders from the Montana Department of Justice and Montana Highway Patrol in Helena, Mont.. Gianforte is running against Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams to keep the congressional seat he won last year in a special election. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)
November 04, 2018 - 3:09 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is pinning his third campaign in two years on Montana residents being better off economically since President Donald Trump took office and that the voters will give him some of the credit. Gianforte has tied his political fortunes to Trump as he seeks...
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In this Oct. 26, 2018, photo, workers prepare a lawn outside the venue for the upcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business" import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 8:38 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business" import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling everything from Egyptian dates to factory...
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November 03, 2018 - 8:29 am
GEDDES, N.Y. (AP) — The new Exposition Center at the New York State Fair will be hosting the first drone racing competition ever held in upstate New York. State officials say the Empire Drone Expo and Racing Competition will be held Nov. 17-18 at the fairgrounds in the Syracuse suburb of Geddes (...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader Timothy Nick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Nov. 2. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 02, 2018 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Friday as a big loss from Apple drags technology companies lower and an increase in interest rates hurts high-dividend companies. The world's largest technology company forecast weak revenue and said it will stop disclosing quarterly iPhone sales. Apple is...
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November 01, 2018 - 5:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo electronics company that made tablets and laptops has closed after four years, putting 77 people out of work. Bak (BAK) USA had shown signs of trouble in recent months, including the layoffs of dozens of workers. Chairman J.P. Bak said in a statement Thursday that...
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In this image from video, Inchy Ayorbaba, wife of missing passenger Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba, speaks in a TV interview in Jakarta on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Indonesian TV broadcast a smartphone video by Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba of passengers boarding Flight 610 on Oct. 29, its mundane details transformed into unsettling moments by knowledge of the tragedy that would transpire. "My husband sent that video to me via WhatsApp. It was his last contact with me, his last message to me," Inchy Ayorbaba said. (TV One via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 11:03 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Like untold numbers of spontaneously shot smartphone videos, Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba's most recent was not a work of art, full of the backs of heads and the constant bobbing and disorientating pans and zooms that are a signature of mass digital culture. But its mundane...
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This undated microscope image provided by the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in October 2018 shows squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix, the most common form of cervical cancer. New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer. Results were published online Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 by the New England Journal of Medicine. (NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center)
October 31, 2018 - 5:03 pm
New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the "less is more" approach to treating cervical cancer. The unexpected findings are prompting changes at some hospitals that perform radical hysterectomies for...
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FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2018, file photo specialist Peter Mazza, center, and trader Michael Urkonis work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 31, 2018 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are climbing for the second day in a row Wednesday at the end of a brutal month for the market. Investors are applauding strong quarterly results from companies including Facebook, General Motors and Estee Lauder. Markets also rose in Europe and Asia. The S&P 500 is on...
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Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor Saud al-Mojeb walks to board a plane to leave Turkey, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. A top Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and that his body was dismembered before being disposed of. A statement from chief Istanbul prosecutor Irfan Fidan's office also said that discussions with Saudi chief prosecutor Saud al-Mojeb have yielded no "concrete results" despite "good-willed efforts" by Turkey to uncover the truth. (DHA via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 3:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Republican senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend negotiations with Saudi Arabia on a potentially lucrative atomic energy agreement following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Lawmakers led by Marco Rubio of Florida said in a letter to the...
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