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___ Ripples from Boeing's 737 Max troubles begin to spread CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing plans to suspend production of its marquee jet next month in a decision that could ...

Why some cities and states balk at face recognition tech

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police departments around the U.S. are asking citizens to trust them to use facial recognition software as another handy tool in their crime-fighting toolbox. But some lawmak...

Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’

Until the Cambridge Analytica scandal turned what had been a slowly gestating backlash against the technology industry’s intrusive trajectory into a torrent, people struggled to articulate what underl...

Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’

A year ago, Shoshana Zuboff dropped an intellectual bomb on the technology industry. She hasn’t stood still since. In a 700-page book, the Harvard scholar skewered tech giants like F...

Elimination of Chinese chips from US products benefits Taiwan firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Security concerns that have emerged among major U.S. technology enterprises have led them to eliminate made-in-China components from their products, thereby creating busin...

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___ China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal BEIJING (AP) — China is pressing Washington to roll back punitive tariffs in an interim trade deal. A gove...

Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Oracle says it wants nearly $9 billion from Google. ...

AP Exclusive: House panel taps startup for Facebook files

A U.S. congressional committee has requested a trove of internal Facebook documents that the company’s critics say will demonstrate how the social media giant unfairly leveraged its market dominance t...

Justice Dept. puts Big Tech under the antitrust microscope

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems. On Tuesday, the U....

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___ With Big Tech's dominance under scrutiny, EU probes Amazon BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retaile...

Congress grills Big Tech over competition, money and power

Big Tech faced tough questions Tuesday as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism over Facebook's plan for ...

Stocks open July with a rally on US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street applauded a cease-fire in the U.S. trade war with China and opened trading in July with a bang. The S&P 500 index opened on track for a record high an...

Chinese group hacked 8 top tech firms to steal data from their clients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hackers linked to China’s Ministry of State Security launched an operation named “Cloud Hopper” to successfully intrude into the networks of eight techno...

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digita...

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 ...