High-Tech

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A computer expert who helped corrupt computer networks so he and two others could send millions of spam messages that helped computer marketers illegally collect email addresses and phone numbers was sentenced Thursday to two years' probation. Naveed Ahmed, 27...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Florida computer expert who helped send millions of spam messages to people to help computer marketers collect email addresses and phone numbers has been sentenced to two years' probation. A federal judge in Pittsburgh sentenced Naveed Ahmed on Thursday. The...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on driverless cars in California (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Advocates for the blind are asking California's Department of Motor Vehicles to allow them access to self-driving cars sooner rather than later. The DMV is wrestling...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on hearing on driverless cars in California (all times local): 11 a.m. Companies that are developing self-driving cars of the future want government regulators to clear the road for public access to the technology, once it emerges from prototype...
Apple is recalling some AC power adapters that it sold for use in continental Europe, South Korea and several other countries outside the United States, after concluding that the two-pronged wall plugs may break and cause an electric shock. The company said it's aware of 12 "...
LONDON (AP) — Google is gearing up for a new round in its European tax fight after the EU said it could investigate its 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes in Britain and Italy alleged Google owed it some 300 million euros. Britain's Scottish National Party had...
LONDON (AP) — The European Union could investigate the 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes struck between Britain and Google, after furious opposition lawmakers suggested the Internet company should have paid more. EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has taken its first multibillion-dollar step toward rebuilding its metro areas as so-called smart cities by awarding 20 with funds to solve problems from shoddy sewage treatment to constant power outages and snarled traffic. The government plans to spend $...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's state-owned telecommunications company said it has blocked the Internet video service Netflix in a possible setback to the U.S. company's expansion in Asia. PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia said in a statement it blocked Netflix beginning...