Technology

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivers the keynote address at Build, the company's annual conference for software developers Monday, May 6, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 06, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort it says will make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits. Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating the open-source software into their proprietary voting systems. The software kit is...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 1, 2019, file photo, members of U.S. and China delegation led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, stand for a group photo session after their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Chinese envoys are preparing to travel to the United States for trade talks, a government spokesman said Monday, May 6, 2019, suggesting negotiations on ending a bruising tariff war will proceed despite President Donald Trump's threat to raise import taxes. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool, File)
May 06, 2019 - 11:16 am
In what could be a grim preview of how investors might react to a full-out trade war between the world's two largest economies, shares in multinational corporations sank Monday after President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on China. Any damage from higher import taxes would almost certainly...
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May 06, 2019 - 6:54 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A new Johns Hopkins University initiative will offer short courses to principals and other school leaders as part of a push to create standards around school safety. Topics including student mental health and security technology will be offered through the Center for Safe and...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 04, 2019 - 8:19 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!" Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would "monitor the censorship of...
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Steve Aoki talks to a fan during a comic book signing of his new "Neon Future" comic book series at Multiverse Corps. Comics on Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
May 04, 2019 - 9:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Forget the dystopian future of science fiction stories, where Skynet endoskeletons stomp on dry human bones or people slumbering in fluid-filled pods serve as living batteries. Electronic music producer and DJ Steve Aoki imagines a future where humans live in harmony with technology,...
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The unmanned MOMO-3 rocket lifts off in Taiki, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Saturday, May 4, 2019. A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched the small rocket into space. (Kyodo News via AP)
May 03, 2019 - 10:32 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick successfully launched a small rocket into space Saturday, making it the first commercially developed Japanese rocket to reach orbit. Interstellar Technology Inc. said the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket exceeded 100 kilometers (...
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FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is interviewed after the company's unveiling of the new features, in New York. Uber's CEO is barring his predecessor from taking part in the opening-bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange next week, when the ride-sharing company is expected to make its hotly anticipated stock market debut. In a report published Friday, May 3, 2019, The New York Times cites unnamed sources who say Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has decided that Travis Kalanick is not welcome to share the balcony of the NYSE when Uber begins trading as a public company. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 03, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's CEO is barring his predecessor from taking part in the opening-bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange next week, when the ride-hailing company is expected to make its hotly anticipated stock market debut. In a report published Friday, The New York Times cites unnamed...
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Lucille Brien plays a video poker machine at the Monte Bar and Casino in Billings, Montana, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Montana, Iowa and Indiana are poised to be the first states to legalize sports betting this year, almost a year after the U.S. Supreme Court ended Nevada's monopoly. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
May 03, 2019 - 3:40 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the state lottery to oversee a system of wagering through kiosks and mobile applications that could be running by fall. Montana is at the head of a wave of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, employees walk through a lobby at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle. On Friday, May 3, 2019, shares in Amazon are moving higher after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said his firm has been buying the online retailer. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 03, 2019 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an "idiot" for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack of foresight. Buffett told CNBC on Thursday that a money manager at Berkshire Hathaway has been buying...
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FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows the logo of Tesla model 3 at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla is increasing the size of its stock and debt offering to as much as $2.7 billion just one day after announcing plans to raise $2 billion in new capital. The Palo Alto, California, electric car and solar panel maker says it is increasing the offer due to the response from an announcement made Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 03, 2019 - 7:12 am
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is increasing the amount of money it will attempt to raise to as much as $2.7 billion. The Palo Alto, California, electric car and solar panel maker said Friday that it's raising the offer due to the positive response from Thursday's announcement that it would try to raise $2.3...
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