Myths and risks in app that gives you peek into older self

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A popular app that uses artificial intelligence to transform your current face into your younger and older selves is under fire for privacy concerns. Security re...

Facebook enlists plain English to clarify how it makes money

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is updating its terms and services guidelines to clarify how it makes money from the personal information of its users. The changes reflect its ongoing attempts to satisf...

Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours after the social media giant ...

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ...

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Assistant has made for a name for itself in a voice technology market once dominated by Amazon and Apple. Google is expected to announce updates to its vo...

Slowing digital-ad growth could force change on Google

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Google has dominated the online ad market for almost the entirety of its existence, its first quarter earnings report suggests that competitors may be nipping at its heels. ...

Be wary of robot emotions; 'simulated love is never love'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Researchers say that if robots move like humans and talk like humans, even if it's only a little bit, then it's natural that we will treat them like humans. That...

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2000 folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking. The ...

Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says its services respect your digital boundaries — and it wants you to know it. The company took several opportunities Monday to emphasize user privacy — ...

New Zealand shooter steeped attack in dark internet culture

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The suspected New Zealand shooter carefully modeled his attack for an internet age. He live-streamed the massacre, shouted out a popular meme slogan and published a long, rambling...

Facebook launches AI to find and remove 'revenge porn'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it is launching new artificial intelligence technology to find intimate pictures that may have been uploaded without the consent of the photo's subject. Facebook say...

Google paid former exec $35 million after harassment claim

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Court documents show Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when the exec was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investiga...

Apple CEO trumps Trump, reframing his name game

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — To President Donald Trump, it was an awkward slip of the lip. To Apple CEO Tim Cook, it was an opportunity to poke some sly fun. A day after Trump mistakenly ref...

YouTube walks a tightrope with its video makers, advertisers

YouTube has plenty of problems to deal with, ranging from advertiser boycotts to a recommendation engine often blamed for encouraging conspiracies on the video-sharing network. But rarely does it scor...

Google's Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention

Google says it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in a security product it began selling in 2017, but blames the omission on an error. When the company's Nest Secure hom...