High-Tech

CINCINNATI (AP) — Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on "unfriending" sprees. And some, such as Adolfo Olivas of Hamilton, Ohio, have decided to just shut down their accounts, as the divisive presidential campaign causes a deluge of news...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on "unfriending" sprees or have just shut down their accounts to get a break from the heated political debates. The giant social network has emerged as a virtual town hall for politics...
BEIJING (AP) — A coalition of 46 business groups from the United States, Europe and Asia has appealed to China to change proposed cybersecurity rules they warn will harm trade and isolate the country. The action adds to mounting complaints Beijing is trying to squeeze foreign...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to review if there was any negligence in the government's handling of sick workers' inquiries about workplace toxins, after an Associated Press investigation found the government repeatedly withheld such information following requests...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lock picking might seem ridiculously old-fashioned at a cybersecurity gathering — but learning it can actually help people protect machines from digital threats. As security improves to block remote attacks over the internet, hackers look for ways to deliver...
VENICE, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat has removed a filter for photos that some say promoted racist Asian stereotypes. The social media app's filters, also called lenses, allow users to change their appearance with silly faces or morph themselves into cartoonish animals and other...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's first attempt to conduct a census online has resumed almost two days after it shut down due to what an angry prime minister described as system failures that left it vulnerable to cyberattack. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State group. The family of two men shot and killed in Jordan claimed that Twitter had contributed to their deaths by allowing the group to sign up for and use...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State group. The family of two men shot and killed in Jordan claimed that Twitter had contributed to their deaths by allowing the group to sign up for and use...