High-Tech

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...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's borderless single market is expanding only sluggishly into cyberspace, amid consumer concerns about security and whether it's possible to return unwanted purchases, according to a new report published Monday. The EU strives to create a...
BRUSSELS (AP) — A new report says that the European Union's borderless single market is expanding only sluggishly into cyberspace, amid consumer concerns about security and whether it's possible to return unwanted purchases. Monday's European Digital Progress Report says that...
NEW YORK (AP) — There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. But as modern as the buses are, with USB charging ports and free Wi-Fi, most will still initially lack...