High-Tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is pushing for higher pay and improved benefits for the janitors, cooks and other workers who support its employees. The world's largest online social network is implementing a set of new standards for its U.S.-based contractors who do a "substantial...
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle says an alleged master hacker and notorious credit card thief from Russia can fire his lawyers. The decision Wednesday came minutes before the start of a two-day hearing to decide whether Roman Seleznev's arrest in the Maldives was legal...
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is pushing for higher pay and improved benefits for the janitors, cooks and other workers who support its employees. The world's largest online social network says it is implementing a set of new standards for its U.S.-based contractors who do a "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama was first elected in 2008, only two states offered a website where citizens could register to vote. By the 2016 presidential election, it's possible that a majority of states will offer that service, helping to cut down on errors...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Elizabeth Banks, singer Jordin Sparks and Vice President Joe Biden are among those helping Tumblr establish a safe place from bullies online. The celebrities will appear in videos on the blogging website to launch its new #PostItForward campaign...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he is shocked at how little information the National Security Agency is collecting through American phone records. He says the American public should be less worried about privacy and should back...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Biz Stone knows abandoning a struggling project to try something else can be a smart move. After all, he was part of a team that dumped the seldom-heard podcasting service Odeo nearly a decade ago to work on a new idea called Twitter that transformed how...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Biz Stone knows abandoning a struggling project to try something else can be a smart move. After all, he was part of a team that dumped the seldom-heard podcasting service Odeo nearly a decade ago to work on a new idea called Twitter that transformed how...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Minecraft" has built a big reputation on YouTube. The video streaming service announced Wednesday that content featuring the virtual brick-building video game has been watched more than any other interactive title in the 10 years since YouTube launched...