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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice. Rosenstein is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom. He says the prosecutions of agents involved in efforts to sow dissent in the U.S. political system or in cyber-attacks serves as a deterrent even when they are beyond the reach of U.S. authorities.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrestThe top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote address at F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Remarks from Zuckerberg have sparked criticism from groups such as the Anti-Defamation League. Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, told Recode's Kara Swisher in an interview that although he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," such content should not be banned from Facebook. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spotFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Comcast says it’s dropping out of the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, instead focusing on its bid for Sky. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bidComcast drops out of fight for Fox, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo Microsoft Surfaces are seen before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns in Chicago. Microsoft Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with AmazonMicrosoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this photo provided by Loon LLC, a balloon launches from Loon's launch site Winnemucca, Nev.  Loon, the internet-delivering-balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, is announcing its first commercial deal. The company says it will work with partner Telkom Kenya to deliver 4G/LTE cellular access to Kenya in 2019.  (Loon LLC via AP)
High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access in KenyaA Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google went against EU rules.
EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival saysEuropean regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote address at F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Remarks from Zuckerberg have sparked criticism from groups such as the Anti-Defamation League. Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, told Recode's Kara Swisher in an interview that although he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," such content should not be banned from Facebook. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
The Latest: Facebook to remove rumors instigating violenceFacebook says it's going to start taking down misinformation that could lead to violence
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over its trade practices
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Zuckerberg Runs Into Backlash Over Holocaust CommentsMark Zuckerberg has found himself mired in a new controversy, this time stemming from comments he made about Holocaust deniers who post on Facebook. In an interview with Kara Swisher of recode, Zuckerberg was discussing the kinds of things Facebook does and does not take down, and he said that...
Newser22 hours ago
She Thought It Was a Goof on Her Family Tree. It Was a SecretAfter Catherine St Clair used AncestryDNA's test, she took to bed crying. What she initially thought was a goof on the part of the company was actually the revelation of a secret that had never occurred to her: Her brother wasn't appearing properly on her family tree because he wasn't...
Newser23 hours ago
Senators See Another Use for Netflix and SpotifyPeople might find their Netflix binges interrupted by emergency alerts under a bipartisan bill announced in the Senate Wednesday. The READI Act—Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement—was introduced by Sen. John Thune of South Dakota and Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Gizmodo reports. It aims to reduce the chances...
Newser1 day ago
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google went against EU rules.
EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practicesThe European Union has fined Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android mobile operating system to install Google apps
The Associated Press1 day ago
Detroit man gets probation in livestreamed killing of friendA Detroit man has been sentenced to three years of probation for accidentally shooting and killing a friend while they were streaming live on Instagram
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who ask tough questions or a union trying to organize his workers, Elon Musk has fought back, often around the clock on Twitter. But when Musk called a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile to 22.3 million Twitter followers on July 15, he may have gone one tweet too far.   (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diverElon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile
The Associated Press1 day ago
Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch siteA California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches
The Associated Press1 day ago
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