- AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have been exploited, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press.
- Officials in Utah defend NSA's role fighting cyber-attacks
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Security Agency's massive data center in Utah isn't being used to store Americans' personal phone calls or social media activity, but plays a key role in protecting the country from cyber-attacks by hostile foreign governments, U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah said Tuesday.
- Twitter purging up to 336 workers as new CEO slashes costs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is laying off up to 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money.
- SOS via SMS: Help for suicidal teens is a text message away
BOSTON (AP) — With younger generations using cellphones less for actual conversation and more for text messaging, suicide prevention organizations are setting up ways that let distraught youths seek help that way.
- Apple adds Retina displays to its iMacs
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is adding Retina displays to its iMacs, which will enhance the text and the image quality of photos and videos.
- Streaming TV services: What they cost, what you get
Cable or satellite packages, excluding promotions, can easily run $70 to $100 a month. That gets you hundreds of diverse channels — ESPN for sports lovers, premium channels like HBO and Showtime, the major networks and niche options. But maybe you can find more cost-effective options online.
- Big technology deals don't always compute for buyers
Dell's proposed $67 billion acquisition of data storage company EMC is the most expensive ever done involving two technology companies. Many of the tech industry's other notable deals haven't panned out as well as the buyers planned. Here's a look back at some of those past acquisitions:
- Dell buying EMC in $67 billion bet on data storage
NEW YORK (AP) — Dell is buying data storage company EMC for $67 billion in a huge bet on a segment of technology that has proven to be more profitable than the slumping personal computer market.
- AP Interview: EU climate boss says emissions cuts not enough
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Europe's climate chief has acknowledged for the first time that climate pledges made by national governments ahead of a major U.N. conference fall short of meeting the international goal of keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Dell acquires data storage company EMC Corp. for about $67 billion
NEW YORK (AP) — Dell acquires data storage company EMC Corp. for about $67 billion .
- Jazz producer Larry Rosen, co-founder of GRP label, dies
NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Rosen, one of the most influential and tech-savvy modern jazz producers who co-founded GRP Records with pianist Dave Grusin, died Friday, his publicist said. He was 75.
- New California law extends privacy rights to electronic data
NEW YORK (AP) — California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state.
- Boom in gene-editing studies amid ethics debate over its use
WASHINGTON (AP) — The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.
- Beyond 'Like:' 6 ways you might soon emote on Facebook
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?
- High-tech firm's plans to make drones in NY spark questions
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A plan to manufacture solar-powered drones at a suburban New York site that once made fighter jets for the U.S. military is sparking questions about whether the aircraft will be used to beam Internet service. So far, company officials are staying mum.