Software

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google is enabling users of its digital mapping service to allow their movements to be tracked by friends and family in the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in an update to the Google Maps mobile app that’s already on most of the world’s smartphones. It will also be available on personal computers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 22, 2017 - 10:01 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday in an update...
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March 17, 2017 - 9:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to test software that can automatically recognize a person's dialect to help determine whether asylum-seekers are really where they claim they're from. Germany's Office for Migration and Refugees confirmed a report on the pilot project Friday by the Die Welt newspaper...
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March 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
PARIS (AP) — Renault is denying a report that its vehicles are equipped with software that allowed its vehicles to cheat on emissions testing. The statement Wednesday from the French carmaker followed a report in the newspaper Liberation, which claimed to have obtained an investigative document...
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March 14, 2017 - 7:56 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP Spicer says Trump confident on wiretap evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is "extremely confident" that the Justice Department will produce evidence backing up his claim that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper during the election...
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March 14, 2017 - 6:04 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP Spicer says Trump confident on wiretap evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is "extremely confident" that the Justice Department will produce evidence backing up his claim that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper during the election...
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FILE - This April 13, 2016, file photo shows the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. An alleged CIA surveillance program disclosed by WikiLeaks on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, purportedly targeted security weaknesses in smart TVs, smartphones, personal computers and even cars, and enabled snooping that could circumvent encryption on communications apps such as Facebook’s WhatsApp. WikiLeaks is, for now, withholding details on the specific hacks used. But WikiLeaks claims that the data and documents it obtained reveal a broad program to bypass security measures on everyday products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 08, 2017 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details it uncovered about CIA hacking tools with leading technology companies whose flagship products and services were targeted by the government's hacker-spies. If that sharing should take place...
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FILE - This is Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 file photo of the new CIA Director Michael Pompeo, as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents that it says come from the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence, a dramatic release that appears to give an eye-opening look at the intimate details of the agency's cyberespionage effort. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 07, 2017 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks published thousands of documents Tuesday described as secret files about CIA hacking tools the government employs to break into users' computers, mobile phones and even smart TVs from companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung. The documents describe clandestine...
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