- Kaspersky Lab to open anti-virus software to outside review
NEW YORK (AP) — Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab will open up its anti-virus software for review by outside parties.
- FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryption
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover encrypted communications.
- New York advances drone industry with testing corridor
ROME, N.Y. (AP) — Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic management systems will be developed and unmanned aircraft can undergo safety and performance testing.
- 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 technologies such as Amazon's Echo speaker, the message is getting louder.
- Cisco Systems buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion cash
NEW YORK (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. will pay about $1.9 billion cash to buy BroadSoft Inc. in a move aimed at expanding its communications software offerings.
- Czech office says election result web sites were hacked
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked.
- 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 where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.
- Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires.
- 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 to approve your purchase or credit card application.
- US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.
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