Verizon joins ad boycott of Facebook over hateful content

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Verizon is joining an escalating movement to siphon advertising away from Facebook in an effort to pressure the company into doing more to prevent racist and violent information f...

The Latest: Court battle begins over net neutrality

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the court battle over net-neutrality (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Tech companies and nearly two dozen U.S. states have clashed with ...

Tech firms, states face feds in net neutrality court battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech companies and nearly half a dozen U.S. states are clashing with the Trump administration in federal court over the repeal of net neutrality, a set of rules aimed at preventing b...

EU presents plan to tackle fake news ahead of May elections

Five months ahead of the European elections in May, the EU's executive has proposed more than doubling the Commission's budget to tackle disinformation from €1.9 million ($2.1 million) to...

EU steps up fight against Russian 'fake news' ahead of vote

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities want internet companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter to file monthly reports on their progress eradicating Russian-backed "fake news" from their pl...

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers — that is, if handset manufacturers deci...

Vayyar Imaging Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Vayyar Imaging, the global leader in 3D imaging technology, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology ...

Cohesity Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Cohesity, the leader in hyperconverged secondary storage, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pi...

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. ...

Apple dangling more goodies, while adding tech diet options

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The par...

Insider Q&A: Mozilla exec says to demand better internet

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The manifesto Mitchell Baker wrote for the free software community Mozilla declared the internet to be a global public resource and privacy a fundamental right that "must not b...

Tesla, Mozilla are among businesses taking a Facebook pause

NEW YORK (AP) — Some companies are distancing themselves from Facebook following revelations of a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign. ...

Mozilla restructuring yields layoffs in Taiwan office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The not-for-profit organization Mozilla on Thursday announced the new direction of its Taiwan office and as a result dozens of jobs have been cut, reported cnet. The sl...

AP Explains: Who's affected by computer chip security flaw

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones....

As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight

NEW YORK (AP) — As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight. ...