High-Tech

DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah (AP) — A unique chamber designed to improve the nation's readiness against biological warfare has debuted at a U.S. Army facility in Utah. The Dugway Proving Ground, located about 85 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, now is home to an intricate...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. But Superfish Inc. has also won praise for producing visual search...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The French interior minister said he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it. "We emphasized that when an investigation...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet. The YouTube for Kids app, scheduled to be released for Android devices on Monday,...
LONDON (AP) — Rights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker. The World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Web...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The French interior minister is meeting with representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter to encourage them to join the European Union in its fight against propaganda disseminated online by terrorist groups. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve is...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The French interior minister is meeting with representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter to encourage them to join the European Union in its fight against propaganda disseminated online by terrorist groups. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve is...
NEW YORK (AP) — More hospitals and doctors are starting to use data from fitness trackers and health apps to help treat patients. But they are moving cautiously. The technology has a lot of potential, but there are key challenges to work out: ___ LIABILITY What if a patient's...
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day. Why give your doctors permission to incorporate data from fitness trackers and health apps into electronic patient records? Well, they might spot signs of...