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...

Spotify to test how its music service plays on Wall Street

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Spotify is about to find out whether investors view its music streaming service as a budding superstar or a flash in the pan. The Swedish company will make its s...

AP Explains: How a phone may have steered hunt for bomber

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most people who own a smartphone take it wherever they go, a fact of modern life that enabled authorities to hunt down the man suspected in five Texas bombings before he blew hims...

AP Explains: How a phone may have steered hunt for bomber

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most people who own a smartphone take it wherever they go, a fact of modern life that enabled authorities to hunt down the man suspected in four Texas bombings before he blew hims...

A raucous Google-Uber fight is finally heading to trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Google-bred pioneer in self-driving cars and Uber's beleaguered ride-hailing service are colliding in a courtroom showdown revolving around allegations of deceit, betrayal, espi...

A raucous Google-Uber fight is finally heading to trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Google-bred pioneer in self-driving cars and Uber's beleaguered ride-hailing service are colliding in a courtroom showdown revolving around allegations of deceit, betrayal, espi...

Apple's stock sinks as high hope for iPhone X sales fade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock is backtracking from its recent highs amid mounting concerns that iPhone X sales will fall short of the high hopes for a device that brought facial recognition techn...

Copyright board boosts songwriters' music streaming fees

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal copyright board has raised the music streaming royalties for songwriters and music publishers by more than 40 percent to narrow the financial divide separating them from...

Netflix's success turns net neutrality into an afterthought

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it. B...

Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers...

California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that...