Technology

August 08, 2017 - 12:05 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — New Israeli restrictions on Palestinians exiting the blockaded Gaza Strip have further disrupted travel for the few who are allowed to cross the border into Israel. The restrictions include a ban on laptop computers, hard-shell suitcases and even toothpaste. Israel is...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, authorities investigate the scene of a charter bus crash on northbound Highway 99 between Atwater and Livingston, Calif. U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:39 am
U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said late last week that they are no...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, authorities investigate the scene of a charter bus crash on northbound Highway 99 between Atwater and Livingston, Calif. U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File)
August 08, 2017 - 6:57 am
U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said late last week that they are no...
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Trader Edward Landi, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Stocks are little changed in early trading as technology companies rise and energy companies slip with the price of oil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 07, 2017 - 2:54 pm
Technology companies nudged U.S. stock indexes slightly higher in afternoon trading Monday, outweighing losses in the energy and banking sectors. Investors were sizing up the latest company earnings and deal news. Oil prices headed lower. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 2...
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Trader Edward Landi, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Stocks are little changed in early trading as technology companies rise and energy companies slip with the price of oil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 07, 2017 - 11:28 am
U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in morning trading Monday as investors sized up the latest company earnings and deal news. Gains in technology and consumer-focused companies were offsetting losses among energy and financial stocks. Oil headed lower. KEEPING SCORE: The...
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In this July 20, 2017 photo, SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son speaks during a SoftBank World presentation in Tokyo. SoftBank said Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 its quarterly net profit was 5.5 billion yen ($50 million), down from 254 billion yen the previous year. Quarterly sales added 3 percent to 2.19 trillion yen ($20 billion). (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
August 07, 2017 - 5:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Photo ops of SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son sometimes show him chatting happily with his company's humanoid robot, the childlike Pepper, or grinning as President Donald Trump heaps praise on him for creating American jobs. It's clear Son, Japan's richest person, stands out in...
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August 07, 2017 - 3:09 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. has reported a 98 percent drop in its April-June profit on losses stemming from investments in the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. SoftBank said Monday its quarterly net profit was 5.5 billion yen ($50 million), down from 254 billion...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 04, 2017 - 11:00 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has turned over emails from private AOL.com accounts he used to conduct official business while he was Indiana's governor. The state's public records law generally requires state officials to preserve and make available correspondence or documents...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn is detailing previously undisclosed paid speaking engagements, business positions and income from the presidential transition that he left off his public financial disclosure. A person close to Flynn tells The Associated Press that the filing shows Flynn entered into a consulting agreement with the British parent company of data firm Cambridge Analytica, which aided the Trump campaign. The person says Flynn didn’t perform work or accept payment under the agreement. He terminated it after Trump’s election victory. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 04, 2017 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, disclosed a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, according to a filing Flynn submitted to the White House. The disclosure of Flynn's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn is detailing previously undisclosed paid speaking engagements, business positions and income from the presidential transition that he left off his public financial disclosure. A person close to Flynn tells The Associated Press that the filing shows Flynn entered into a consulting agreement with the British parent company of data firm Cambridge Analytica, which aided the Trump campaign. The person says Flynn didn’t perform work or accept payment under the agreement. He terminated it after Trump’s election victory. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 04, 2017 - 9:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, disclosed a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, according to a filing Flynn submitted to the White House. The disclosure of Flynn's...
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