High-Tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the State Department audit that faulted Hillary Clinton's email practices and cybersecurity (all times local): 11 a.m. State Department spokesman Mark Toner says the agency is "already working" to improve its email and records management system on...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the government needs to develop technology faster and reconnect with the tech industry. He told students at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport on Wednesday that "we're too slow and that's a problem." Carter...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday, faulting her and past secretaries of state for weak information management. The inspector general's 78-page analysis, a copy of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous secretaries of state for poorly managing email and other computer information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report by the agency's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices. The company, whose digital platforms make up 80 percent of Chinese e-commerce, disclosed the investigation by the U.S. Securities and...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Instagram account associated with a powerful general who leads an elite unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard is no longer on the photo-sharing application. The account featuring images of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who heads the elite Quds Force focusing on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft will cut up to 1,850 jobs and book an approximately $950 million writedown as it attempts to salvage its rocky entrance into the smartphone market. The company acquired Nokia's phone business in 2014 for $7.3 billion, seeking to capitalize on and the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. One still uses floppy disks. In a report to be...
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology creators. Huawei Technologies...