The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. In its fourth incar...

Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing s...

Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone on Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product's appeal amid slowing sales gr...

As Google turns 20, questions over whether it's too powerful

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It was 20 years ago that Larry Page and Sergey Brin set out to organize all of the internet's information. Since then, the search engine they named Google has morphed into a domin...

Triumph of the iPhone: Apple cracks trillion-dollar mark

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is the world's first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect from our gadgets. ...

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has become the world's first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion. The milestone marks the financial fruit of stylish technology that has re...

Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. employment regulators are investigating allegations that Uber set up a pay scale that discriminated against women working for the ride-hailing service. A pe...

How Apple's app store changed our world

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own. ...

Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube. The expansion announced Wednesday will inc...

Apple aims to solve problems locating 911 calls for help

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. If it lives up to Apple's promise, the iPhone's next operating...

Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after fatal crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is pulling its self-driving cars out of Arizona, a reversal triggered by the recent death of woman who was run over by one of the ride-hailing service's robotic vehicles whil...

Facebook opens up about efforts to scrub offensive content

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda from its social network than it is at removing racist, se...

Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to reverse its reputation for brushing ...

Hotel rooms by the hour _ or the minute

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most hotels already offer quick checkout. Now, a growing number are selling briefer stays, too. Through an app called Recharge, some 50 hotels in San Francisco a...

Web's inventor discusses digital monopolies, privacy threats

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Berners-Lee gave away the technology that he used to invent the World Wide Web, so it's not surprising that he's worried about the current state of the internet as Google, Fac...