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ATLANTA (AP) — After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists urged the state's top elections official to order a thorough outside probe to determine if its voting systems had been...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists' use of its service. Company officials said in a blog post Thursday that Facebook will use AI in conjunction with human reviewers to find and remove "terrorist...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it's not going over so well with the Twitterati. The San Francisco company says the new design emphasizes simplicity, making it faster...
DETROIT (AP) — A New Delhi woman who was raped by an Uber driver in 2014 is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements that she fabricated the attack. The lawsuit filed Thursday in a California...
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it's using artificial intelligence to help it combat terrorists' use of its platform. The company's announcement comes as it faces growing pressure from government leaders to identify and prevent the spread of content from terrorist groups on its...
HOUSTON (AP) — A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's election technology, days before the state holds a closely watched congressional runoff vote on June 20. The security failure left the state's 6.7 million voter records and...
PARIS (AP) — Ping! Tweet! Ring! Swoosh! Every command from a mobile phone that European Union holidaymakers or business people made Thursday must have felt like deliverance. As of June 15, there will officially be no more extra fees for using an EU handset in another EU country...
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is shaking hands with robots and encouraging entrepreneurs as he unveils his strategy to transform the country from a land resting on the laurels of its past into a "startup nation." It won't be an easy transition, but it's a pillar...
PARIS (AP) — The electronic bleeps and squawks of "Tetris," ''Donkey Kong" and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at a philharmonic concert hall near you. From the "ping ... ping" of Atari's 1972...