High-Tech

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while computers take in data from license plate readers and a gunshot detection system. The...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Hartford, Connecticut, and other small cities across the country are following the lead of their big city counterparts and opening high-tech crime fighting centers. The centers are loaded with video monitors and take in data from surveillance...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. Facebook's General Counsel...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network following a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. Facebook's General Counsel Colin Stretch...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say nine health chiefs and tech giant Hewlett Packard are being probed on suspicion of wrongdoing in a health services contract that cost the state 16.8 million euros ($18.8 million). Anti-corruption prosecutors said Monday that...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ride-hailing service Lyft says it's testing a feature that would let users schedule a trip up to 24 hours in advance. While many commercial taxi and car services let passengers reserve a ride in advance, on-demand ride companies like Lyft and Uber haven't...
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family, Secretary of State Colin Powell and others, is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges. A change-of-plea hearing is scheduled Wednesday at U.S...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family and others, is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges. Court records indicate that a change-of-plea hearing is scheduled Wednesday at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will likely culminate in a sit-down with the former secretary of state. The FBI has already...