- Europol: Ransomware now top cybercrime threat
PARIS (AP) — European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld.
- Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential
DETROIT (AP) — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn't been able to drive around his neighborhood — until now.
- Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of dollars in fuel cost, says the Federal Aviation Administration.
- 'Pokemon Go' fervor has cooled, but the game isn't dead yet
NEW YORK (AP) — Does "Pokemon Go" have a second act?
- How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates
NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewership for Monday's presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don't need a television to watch.
- Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity on the internet — and not just because of her no-holds-barred personality.
- Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
LONDON (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.
- Germany orders end to Facebook/WhatsApp data sharing project
BERLIN (AP) — German data protection authorities on Tuesday ordered Facebook to delete data, such as phone numbers, it has received from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
- Russian man suspected of breaking law with drone in Warsaw
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw prosecutors have officially informed a Russian citizen that he is suspected of violating Polish aviation law by flying a drone over Polish government buildings in Warsaw.
- Feds accuse Silicon Valley firm of hiring bias
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants.
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