AP Explains: The US push to boost 'quantum computing'

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of...

Database in Taiwan may support Google's Chinese 'censorship engine'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New information has emerged concerning the proposed Google search engine and suite of applications being designed to meet the censorship standards of the Chinese Communist...

Buddhist temple continues to be desecrated as Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New York Times this week gave a glimpse inside a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a bizarre Communist Chinese shrine, after a construction contractor evicted t...

The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on foreign targeting of senators' email accounts (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A Google spokesman says the company has notified an unspecifi...

Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. ...

Taiwan hair salon covers up 'Nazi swastikas' after people defecate in front of shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The owner of a hair salon in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City has finally decided to cover up signs which had featured a logo strikingly similar to the Nazi swastika, af...

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___ Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports BEIJING (AP) — China announces retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, incl...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 16, 2018: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads ...

Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones. With their new tools for managing screen time, you can see how often you picked up the phone after ...

Renault-Nissan teams with Google for Android in dashboards

LONDON (AP) — Google is teaming up with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add the search giant's Android mobile operating system to the auto alliance's dashboard media systems. Renault-Ni...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence

MIAMI (AP) — Like hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, Florence will be remembered for unleashing a staggering amount of water over a vast area. The flooding unfolded just as forecasters expected,...

Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding. But can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone? Amid heav...

Northern Taiwan hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas' from entrance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The German Institute in Taipei (GIT), Germany's de facto embassy in Taiwan, has requested a Taiwanese hair salon remove symbols from its entrance that resemble Nazi swastik...

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___ Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better t...

How Apple's Safari browser will try to thwart data tracking

NEW YORK (AP) — New privacy features in Apple's Safari browser seek to make it tougher for companies such as Facebook to track you. Companies have long used cookies to remember your ...