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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign intelligence chief is warning of cyberattacks aimed at political destabilization as the country prepares for an election next year, and says evidence suggests Russian involvement in hacking during the U.S. campaign. Bruno Kahl, who leads the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers put in a strong showing on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. Holiday spending rose 9 percent Thursday and Friday combined, compared with the same two-day period last year, according to First Data. The bump was fueled by shoppers turning to online deals...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will increase shareholder returns and review its corporate structure as investors step up pressure to reform the South Korean tech giant's governance structure following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The South Korean...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some passengers on San Francisco's public railway enjoyed free rides during part of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend after hackers infiltrated hundreds of its workers' computers and email accounts. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency says it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans paused during the Monday after Thanksgiving to check out online deals and check off people on their holiday gift list. But so-called Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title. The Monday after Thanksgiving is...
DETROIT (AP) — The executive in charge of marketing the new electric Chevrolet Bolt keeps coming back to one word. "Driving an electric vehicle is just now practical," Darin Gesse says of the Bolt. He repeats "practical" with the same fervor that Elon Musk might say "compelling...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Two Taiwanese teenagers have won the prize for best soccer-playing robots at this year's World Robot Olympiad. One of the winners, Liaw Jia-wun, said Sunday that he and his teammate "never in our lives could think that we would win the world championship." The...
NEW YORK (AP) — There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven't attracted many users yet. AT&T's DirecTV hopes to change that. While just about any person you meet on the street will tell you cable costs too much, the vast majority of...
Clean energy and environmental interests usually go hand in hand. But in western New York, they are battling over plans to build dozens of wind turbines that could be among the nation's tallest, rising 600 feet above the scenic shores of Lake Ontario. Apex's proposal to plant 70...