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In this Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 image made from a video provided by Westpac Little Ripper, a yellow flotation device dropped from a flying drone spread near two teenagers caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast. A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to the pair in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. They were about a kilometer (0.6 mile) from lifeguards who were about to start training with the new drones, equipped with a camera, rescue gear and six rotors. (Westpac Little Ripper via AP)
Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-firstA flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo, a woman looks out from the lobby next to the logo displayed on the IBM Building in New York. On Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, IBM Corp. reports financial results. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2013, file photo, anti-gentrification protesters temporarily block a shuttle bus full of tech workers at a Mission District public bus stop in San Francisco. Northern California authorities say multiple shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had windows broken with unknown objects while traveling on a highway south of San Francisco on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Protesters in San Francisco, where tax incentives have lured tech firms, have previously targeted shuttle buses ferrying employees to and from Silicon Valley, saying technology workers were driving up rents and increasing the income divide. (Kurtis Alexander/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)
Buses carrying tech workers targeted outside San FranciscoSix shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had their windows broken while traveling south of San Francisco
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, poses for a photo at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Galperin said the discovery of a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security was remarkable, explaining that she could think of only one other example where researchers were able to pin state-backed hackers to a specific building. "We were able to take advantage of extraordinarily poor operational security," she said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agencyResearchers say major blunder has exposed global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's security agency
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this April 1, 2015, file photo, face car driver Danica Patrick poses with her car in front of the New York Stock Exchange before the GoDaddy IPO. GoDaddy tells The Associated Press it is partnering with Patrick as she closes her career with the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
GoDaddy to sponsor Danica Patrick in 'Danica Double'Danica Patrick has secured sponsorship money from GoDaddy to race in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows a laptop computer screen displaying the website of Alibaba's Taobao main site at an office in Beijing. China is criticizing recent moves by the U.S. government and Congress targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment. Among the Chinese online markets listed was e-commerce giant Alibaba’s online marketplace Taobao, which has struggled for years to shed its reputation as an Internet emporium for fake goods. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecomsChina has criticized moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks objectivity in its approach to Chinese businesses
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, file photo, people stand in line near an Apple Store at an outdoor shopping mall in Beijing, China. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, Apple announced it is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut bring back an estimated $245 billion back to its home country
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, a man watches a screen showing the prices of bitcoin at a virtual currency exchange office in Seoul, South Korea. Bitcoin is suffering another one of its trademark nosedives on Wednesday. The digital currency has fallen about 30 percent during the week as investors worry that regulators in South Korea will crack down on trading. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Big swings continue as bitcoin briefly dips below $10,000Bitcoin trades below $10,000 Wednesday before recovering most of its losses, extending a sell-off that erased almost half the digital currency's value in one month
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign, the Twitter app, YouTube TV logo and the Facebook app. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, lawmakers grilled executives from Facebook, Google’s YouTube and Twitter about what the companies are doing to prevent extremists and terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and hate and recruit new followers. Lawmakers acknowledged that the companies, especially Google and Facebook, have come a long way when it comes to weeding out terrorist content. But they said more needs to be done. (AP Photo)
Senators grill social media companies over terrorist postsSenators grill Facebook, Google and Twitter over terrorist propaganda and recruitment
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, Capt. Robert Johnson is photographed outside of the guard house at the Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, S.C., where he was in charge of preventing contraband from entering the facility before an attempt on his life that was planned with a smuggled cell phone. Federal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology that officials hope will help combat the threat posed by inmates with cellphones.  Assistant Attorney General Beth Williams told The Associated Press that Bureau of Prisons officials tested the cell signal-blocking technology for several hours on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at a federal prison in Cumberland, Maryland.  (AP Photo/Brett Flashnick, File)
Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prisonFederal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology officials hope will help combat the threat posed by cellphones possessed by inmates behind bars
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creatorsGoogle says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 file photo shows a view into the control room at the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany. The European Space Agency said Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, it has teamed up with China's National Space Center to conduct ground tests on two complementary devices designed to deliver high-resolution images from an orbit of 36,000 kilometers (22,370 miles). (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satelliteChina and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, a woman walks by posters adverting smartphones at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea. Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards. A group of 17 organizations on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 launched an online database for 'urban mining' detailing precious raw materials slumbering in discarded batteries, electronics and cars across the continent. Smartphones have concentrations of gold that are more than 25 times as high as the richest underground ores and are far easier to extract. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of wasteResearchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference in New York. A group of 22 state attorneys general has sued to block the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net-neutrality rules. Schneiderman, who is leading the suit, said Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that the end of the net neutrality rules would hurt consumers and businesses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repealWave of lawsuits against beings against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules
The Associated Press2 days ago
Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount onlineShoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season
The Associated Press2 days ago
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