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California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and...

Report: Apple revamped overseas ops to find new tax havens

Apple revamped its overseas subsidiaries to take advantage of tax loopholes on the European island of Jersey after a crackdown on Ireland's loose rules...

Sales of iPhone X begin: Can Apple live up to the...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone X went on sale Friday, as the company scrambles to meet demand for a marquee device that sports...

Pressure mounts on Apple to live up to hype for the...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line. Now, the much-anticipated device is...

Russian election meddling: Should tech giants have known?

NEW YORK (AP) — There were signs, some say telltale signs, of Russians using social media to meddle in last year's U.S. elections long...

You can stymie the iPhone X Face ID – but it...

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is offering a nifty way to unlock its new iPhone X — just stare at it. Face ID, Apple's name...

You can shower with the new Kindle – you just can’t...

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's top-of-the-line e-reader is now waterproof — an excellent feature for a $250-and-up investment. But don't go scuba diving just yet....

Fit or miss? Retailers offer new tools to help shoppers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stores watching Amazon take a larger share of clothing sales are trying to solve one of the most vexing issues...

Twitter toughens abuse rules – and now has to enforce them

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is enacting new policies around hate, abuse and advertisements, but having rules is only half the battle — the...

Being Bing: Microsoft’s overlooked AI tool

Microsoft's Bing search engine has long been a punch line in the tech industry, an also-ran that never came close to challenging Google's dominant...

Twitter to disclose info on political ads amid scrutiny

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it will provide more information about political ads on its service, including who is funding them and how...

UConn doctors using 3-D models to practice delicate surgery

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Doctors at the University of Connecticut are using 3-D printing technology to help them practice some delicate brain surgery. Since 2012,...

Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new...

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico...

Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie

NEW YORK (AP) — The selfie is everywhere — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter — and soon your bank could be asking for one in order...

Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc.,...

Wooing Amazon with sun, fun … and giant buttons

BOSTON (AP) — Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet...

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a...

Google’s Pixel 2: A phone built for artificial intelligence

NEW YORK (AP) — What's most fascinating about Google's new Pixel 2 phone is what's to come. The phone sets itself apart with promises to bake...

Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works – just too slowly

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — although that finding...

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