Technology

October 12, 2018 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday said there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. military and civilian personnel. According to a U.S. official familiar with the matter, the breach could have...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, a man walks by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 12, 2018 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks have surrendered most of an early gain after two days of steep losses. Stocks are on track for their biggest weekly losses in six months as investors have been rattled by big increases in interest rates and concerns that U.S.-China trade tensions are impairing global...
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FILE - This Sept. 23, 2018 file image captured by Rover-1B, and provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the surface of asteroid Ryugu. Japan’s space agency is delaying a spacecraft touchdown on an asteroid as scientists need more time to find a safe landing site on the extremely rocky surface. (JAXA via AP, File)
October 12, 2018 - 7:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency is delaying a spacecraft touchdown on an asteroid because scientists need more time to find a safe landing site on the extremely rocky surface. The spacecraft Hayabusa2 left Earth in 2014 and traveled 280 million kilometers (170 million miles) to the area of...
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October 11, 2018 - 10:54 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion, down from August's 13.4 percent...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second from right, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, third from left, attend a contracts signing ceremony between German car maker BMW CEO Harald Krueger, right, and Qi Yumin CEO of the Brilliance Group, left front, during a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin. German automaker BMW said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 it is taking a majority stake in its China joint venture and investing 3 billion euros in future production there as it prepares to meet increased demand for electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
October 11, 2018 - 4:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker BMW is taking a majority stake in its China joint venture and investing 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) in factories there, underscoring the importance of the Chinese market as the company prepares to meet increased demand for electric vehicles. Munich-...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Asian markets tumbled on Thursday, after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks. Japan’s benchmark fell by an unusually wide margin of 3.9 percent. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 10, 2018 - 8:56 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower on Thursday after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks. Japan's benchmark fell by an unusually wide margin of 3.9 percent and China's main index lost 4.3 percent. Markets in Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and...
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ILE - In this July 22, 2018 file photo, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a news conference at the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Treasury Department has issued new rules on foreign investments into American companies that will give the government more power to block foreign transactions on national security grounds. The rules represent the latest escalation in an intensifying economic conflict between the United States and China. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
October 10, 2018 - 9:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department issued new rules Wednesday on foreign investments into American companies that will give the government more power to block foreign transactions on national security grounds. The rules, which represent the latest escalation in an intensifying economic...
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Exhaust pipes of a car are pictured in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Due to environment protection reasons the city of Berlin has to introduce a diesel driving ban on several highly frequented roads. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
October 10, 2018 - 8:22 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Union officials are pushing ahead with tougher car emissions standards aimed at fighting global warming — but which the auto industry cautions could hurt workers and consumers. Officials from the council of EU member governments, parliament and the executive...
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FILE- This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 09, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ended Tuesday nearly where they began, as interest rates let off the accelerator following their sharp rise last week. But the modest moves for indexes masked some roiling underneath. Raw-material producers plunged on worries that inflation and weaker demand are...
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October 09, 2018 - 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Department weapons programs are vulnerable to cyberattacks, and the Pentagon has been slow to protect the systems which are increasingly reliant on computer networks and software, a federal report said Tuesday. The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the Pentagon...
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