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An Uber App is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in cityThe mayor of London says people angry about the decision to strip Uber of its license in the city should blame the ride-hailing company itself, and not transit authorities
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's names printed on a ballot on a voting machine to be used in the upcoming election, in Philadelphia. The federal government on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Federal government notifies 21 states of election hackingThe U.S. government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: In AP tally, 21 states confirmed hacking targetsThe AP has confirmed 21 states that say their election systems were targeted by hackers last year
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., asks questions during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, similar to television broadcasters. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, that the company would require similar disclosures. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Senate bill would make online political ads more transparentLegislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications
The Associated Press1 day ago
A screenshot taken from a smartphone on Friday Sept. 22, 2017 of the Uber app showing their cars driving in and around Camden Town, London. London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. (AP Photo)
In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in LondonLondon's transport authority won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security
The Associated Press1 day ago
Facebook nixes plan for new stock class ahead of court fightMark Zuckerberg says the company is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let the him keep tight reins on the company even as he sold down his stake to fund his philanthropy
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. Organizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of some 250 people who were killed while opposing last year's failed military coup. Miss Turkey organizers said Esen was dethroned on Friday - a day after she won the contest and the right to represent Turkey at the Miss World contest in China - over a tweet they described as "unacceptable." (AP Photo)
Miss Turkey dethroned over 'unacceptable' tweet on coupOrganizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of some 250 people who were killed while opposing last year's failed military coup
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, photo shows corporate signage at a Walmart in Kissimmee, Fla. Walmart is testing a service that lets a delivery person walk into a customer's home when they're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge. The retailer says the service is for busy families who don't have time to stop at a store. (AP Photo/Swayne B. Hall)
Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridgeWalmart is testing a service that lets a delivery person walk into a customer's home when they're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pyotr Levashov, an alleged Russian hacker, appears in court in Madrid, Spain Friday Sept. 22, 2017. Russian authorities are fighting in Spain the extradition to the United States of Levashov, the suspect's lawyer said Friday, exposing the third move by the government in Moscow in recent months to block prosecution in the U.S. of suspected Russian cybercriminals. (J.P.Gandul, Pool Photo via AP)
Lawyer: Hacker in Spanish custody sought by US, RussiaRussian authorities are fighting in Spain the extradition to the United States of an alleged Russian hacker, the suspect's lawyer said Friday, in the latest move by Moscow to block prosecution in the U.S. of suspected Russian cybercriminals
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this June 9, 2017 file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is shown during an interview in Sacramento, Calif. Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed waters' benefits in a cellphone game where users refuel Olympic runner Usain Bolt. The dispute between the sports-drink company and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was settled in less than day after Becerra filed a complaint in Los Angeles County. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogameCalifornia's attorney general has reached a $300,000 settlement with Gatorade over allegations the company made "anti-water" statements in a cellphone video game
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Zuckerberg said that Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators. The move comes as the company has faced growing pressure from members of Congress to release the content of the ads. Facebook had already released the ads to federal authorities investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., asks questions during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, similar to television broadcasters. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, that the company would require similar disclosures. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulationThe Latest: Warner eyes regulation of political ads on social media
The Associated Press2 days ago
Tech companies targeted by sophisticated malware attackSecurity researchers say hackers compromised popular computer-cleaning software as part of a sophisticated attack that targeted several high-profile technology companies
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Mueller investigators seek documents from the White HouseSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, Rhiannon Leonard interviews her boss, Gary Himes in Weverton, Md., for StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen oral history project. The Great Thanksgiving Listen will be held for a third year in 2017. The event calls for high school students to record a conversation with an elder over the holiday weekend using the StoryCorps app. (AP Photo/David Dishneau, File)
StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record eldersStoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening
The Associated Press3 days ago
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