Deep-sea explorers find Japanese ship that sank during WWII
MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.
Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.
Huawei exec: Chinese tech giant wants to be 'transparent'
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Friday that the company is prepared to be "open and transparent" as it looks to persuade the U.S.
New Facebook oversight board results to be public, exec says
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new quasi-independent oversight board will soon make decisions on some of the most difficult questions on what material belongs on Facebook's platform in a "very public way," an executive for the social-media company said Friday.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause.
Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some content
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform's refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy "even if it goes against our standards."
Why Trump asked Ukraine's president about 'CrowdStrike'
In his now-infamous July phone call with Ukraine's president, President Donald Trump referred briefly to a long-discredited conspiracy theory that tries to cast doubt on Russia's role in the 2016 hacking of the Democratic National Committee.
Chinese snooping tech spreads to nations vulnerable to abuse
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade as part of a major surveillance project, some protesters began having second thoughts about joining anti-government demonstrations in the Serbian capital.
Netflix heads into showdown with slowing subscriber growth
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's subscriber growth is bogging down even before the leading video streaming service confronts high-powered threats from Apple and Walt Disney Co.
Twitter: World leaders' accounts not entirely above policies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says world leaders aren't entirely above its ban on users threatening violence or promoting terrorism on the site.
The FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint deal in party-line vote
The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote.
Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the rest soon.
Intel to pay $5M to settle pay discrimination allegations
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Labor Department says it has reached a $5 million settlement with chip maker Intel Corp. over allegations of pay discrimination against its female, African American and Hispanic employees.
Google touts privacy options, but still depends on your data
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's latest phone and smart-home devices came packaged with a not-so-subtle message: Google cares about your privacy.
German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US warns on intel sharing
LONDON (AP) — Germany released draft security guidelines on Tuesday for next generation wireless networks that stopped short of banning Huawei, as the U.S.
France OKs bill legalizing IVF for lesbians, single women
PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that aims to give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication.
Ahead of 2020, FB ensnared in heated political climate
Mark Zuckerberg defended meetings he's reportedly had with conservative leaders after #DeleteFacebook began trending on social media.
Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting Zuckerberg
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has escalated her tiff with Facebook by running an ad — on Facebook — taking aim at its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
Has tech made moving nukes safe enough? Depends whom you ask
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U.S.
Cybersecurity whiz: Combined threats endanger 2020 vote
Alex Stamos served as chief security officer at Facebook for three years before joining Stanford University, where he studies internet security, including systems related to conducting elections.
Facebook's Libra currency battered by defections, pushback
Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency.
Visa, Mastercard shun Facebook's Libra digital currency plan
NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a major setback to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency.
WeWork to close its New York elementary school next year
NEW YORK (AP) — WeWork will close the school it opened last year in New York with the lofty goal of promoting "conscious entrepreneurship" as the office-sharing company retrenches following its botched attempt to sell its stock on Wall Street.
Big Tech is now a big punching bag for politicians
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Republicans and Democrats don't agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech.
Study links Russian tweets to release of hacked emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election has generally been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks: hacking Democratic emails and sending provocative tweets.