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FILE - In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012 Alex Stamos CTO of Artemis Internet, an NCC Group Company, poses by a domain name poster at their offices in San Francisco. Some 2,000 proposals have been submitted as part of the largest expansion of the Internet address system since its creation in the 1980s. These suffixes would rival ".com" and about 250 others now in use. The organization behind it, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will announce a full list and other details in London on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
At hacker summit, a new focus on preventing brazen attacksAgainst a backdrop of attacks that have grown into full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos plans to ask hackers and security experts at the Black Hat conference to re-focus on defense
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A Russian man is escorted by police officers as he arrives at a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Greek authorities say they have arrested a Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4 billion through bitcoin transactions. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Russian wanted in US caught in Greece for money launderingRussian man ordered held in custody in Greece pending extradition to US on suspicion of masterminding money laundering operation involving $4 billion through bitcoin transactions
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo, post doctoral fellow Leslie Mitchell, works at her bench at a New York University lab in the Alexandria Center for Life Sciences in New York, where researchers are attempting to create completely man-made, custom-built DNA. Mitchell says it took her a couple months to build her chromosome but longer to debug. "The tiniest change in the code can have dramatic effect on growth,” she said. “We are learning new rules about how cells operate by building from scratch." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprintScientists are building yeast DNA from scratch, a stepping stone toward making new organisms
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A view the Unicredit tower in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. Italy’s largest bank, Unicredit, says accounts of some 400,000 customers in Italy have been hacked. The bank said in a statement Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that the hackers accessed only accounts related to personal loans, and that it was breached through an unidentified external commercial partner. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italian bank says 400,000 loan account details hackedItaly's largest bank, Unicredit, says accounts of some 400,000 customers in Italy have been hacked
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Authorities warn virtual kidnapping scams are on the riseAuthorities are warning about a rise in virtual kidnappings _ where con artists falsely claim to be holding victims' relatives for ransom
The Associated Press12 hours ago
This July 22, 2017 photo provided by the Merced County Sheriff, shows Obdulia Sanchez in Merced, Calif. Sanchez has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that she recorded live on Instagram. She was booked into the Merced County Jail on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after Friday's crash that killed her 14-year-old sister and badly injured another 14-year-old girl. (Merced County Sheriff via AP)
Sister: Teen driver in fatal California crash not at faultThe younger sister of a teenager driver who lost control of a car while she was livestreaming on Instagram says she doesn't blame her for the crash that killed their middle sister
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Authorities warn virtual kidnapping scams are on the riseAuthorities are warning about a rise in virtual kidnappings _ where con artists falsely claim to be holding victims' relatives for ransom
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Tony Danna, vice president of international development at Three Square Market, poses in front of the company's logo at its headquarters, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in River Falls, Wis. The software company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple wave of the hand. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employeesA Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand
The Associated Press18 hours ago
This combo of file images shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. An online smackdown between tech titans Zuckerberg and Musk over the possible threat of artificial intelligence underlines how little most people know about the rapidly advancing technology. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, Stephan Savoia)
AP Explains: Should you be worried about the rise of AI?Tech titans Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk disagree over the possible threat artificial intelligence could pose to humanity; here's what you need to know to follow their debate
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this Tuesday, June 23, 2015, photo, a man using a mobile phone walks past an AT&T store, in New York. AT&T Inc. reports earnings, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
AT&T tops Wall Street's profit, revenue forecastsAT&T beats 2Q net income and revenue expectations
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 27, 2010, file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. As the buzz increases over an expected imminent announcement that Wisconsin may land a massive new Foxconn manufacturing plant, concerns are also rising about what the state may have to offer up to seal the deal. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for Foxconn plantConcerns are rising among lawmakers and others over what incentives Wisconsin may offer to become the first U.S. home of global electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn
The Associated Press1 day ago
Snopes meets $500K crowdfunding goal amid legal battleFact-checking website Snopes.com has quickly met a $500,000 goal set for an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside vendor that Snopes says is holding it hostage
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This June 24, 2015, file photo shows the Hulu Apple TV app icon. Nielsen says it will start counting how many people are watching live TV services from online streaming companies Hulu and YouTube, giving media companies and advertisers more insight on how many folks are watching network shows beyond the traditional TV screen. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)
Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effectNielsen says it will start counting how many people are watching live TV services from online streaming companies Hulu and YouTube
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post the price of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google parent Alphabet is taking a $2.7 billion write-down to cover a large fine EU antitrust enforcers assessed in June 2017. While the search giant can shrug off the cost, uncertainty lingers over its ability to operate freely on the continent going forward. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B fine could just be the startGoogle's parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it's taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe, but that might only be the start of its problems
The Associated Press1 day ago
From left, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Micael Byden, Director-general of the Swedish security police Anders Thornberg, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Director-general of the Swedish Transport Agency Jonas Bjelfvenstam attend a press conference in Stockholm, Monday, July 24, 2017. Sweden's prime minister says a security leak in the transport agency two years ago was "a disaster," but it's unclear what damage it may have caused. Lofven says the data leak was revealed after security police investigated the outsourcing of services by the Swedish Transport Agency and found IT workers in other countries, including the Czech Republic, were not given normal security checks. (Stina Stjernkvist/TT News Agency via AP)
Swedish leader says security leak in 2015 was disasterSweden's prime minister says a 2015 security leak in the transport agency two years ago was "a disaster," but it's unclear what damage it may have caused
The Associated Press2 days ago
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