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FILE - This Nov. 4, 2013, file photo, shows the icon for the Twitter app on an iPhone in San Jose, Calif. Twitter continues to find creative ways to ease its 140-character limit on tweets without officially raising it. Now, the company says that when you reply to someone, or to a group, usernames will no longer count toward those 140 characters. In the fall of 2016, Twitter said it would stop counting photos, videos, quote tweets, polls and GIF animations toward the character limit. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Twitter eases 140-character limit in repliesTwitter is easing its 140-character limit in replies
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 5, 2013 file photo German flags fly in front of the Reichstag building, host of the German Federal Parliament Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany. A top police official says a recent hacking attack on the German Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September. Holger Muench, the head of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office, didn't tell reporters Thursday, March 30, 2017 who might have been behind the most recent hacking attack. The offices of at least 10 members of Parliament were attacked last month, the German news agency dpa reported.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
Hacker attack on German Parliament may be linked to electionA top German police official says a recent hacking attack on Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Friday, March 24, 2017, photo, a Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus mobile phone is docked in a DeX device during a preview, in New York. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacleSamsung is launching its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7, and it seems to be playing it safe
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Terry Myerson, Microsoft's executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, discusses a Windows 10 update at a Microsoft media event in New York. The major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, 2017. New features in the “Creators Update” include 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and the ability to annotate maps and photos. Microsoft also is changing its update procedures to make them less disruptive. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and doodlingA major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11
The Associated Press1 day ago
Etihad to lend US-bound passengers iPads as ban workaroundEtihad Airways to lend passengers in business, first class iPads as way around laptop ban on US-bound flights
The Associated Press1 day ago
The illuminated Capitol Dome is reflected off the top of parked cars before dawn in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulationA regulation the Obama administration put in place to give online users protection against the sharing of their browsing habits is headed for extinction
The Associated Press1 day ago
The illuminated Capitol Dome is reflected off the top of parked cars before dawn in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House votes to block Obama-era online privacy ruleThe House has voted to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pickup point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber’s first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions. Uber’s report doesn’t count drivers as employees. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber diversity: low on women, like other tech companiesUber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image provided by Facebook shows an overview of the features of Facebook's new app update on an iPhone. Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app, with an update starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. (Facebook via AP)
Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like featuresFacebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app
The Associated Press1 day ago
An Amazon worker waits for customers while standing inside an AmazonFresh Pickup location, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Seattle. Amazon began testing the new grocery pickup service, currently open only to Amazon employees, Tuesday in Seattle. Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order groceries online and drive to a pickup location at a scheduled time, where crews will deliver items to the car. Amazon says orders will be ready in as few as 15 minutes after being placed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Amazon tests grocery pickup service in SeattleAmazon is continuing to delve into new ways of letting people shop _ this time with a grocery pickup service in Seattle called AmazonFresh Pickup
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., talks about the Model X car at the company's headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers. The company plans to develop brain implants that can treat neural disorders and may one day be powerful enough to put humanity on a more even footing with future superintelligent computers, according to a Wall Street Journal report. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfacesTech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, returned boxes of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are placed at a shop of South Korean mobile carrier in Seoul, South Korea. On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Samsung said it's considering bringing the recalled, fire-prone Note 7 back to market as a refurbished or rental phone after consulting with regulatory authorities and carriers and assessing local demands. Samsung killed the Note 7 phone after dozens of phones overheated and caught on fire. Samsung conducted extensive tests since then and has blamed multiple design and manufacturing defects in batteries made by two different companies. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return after recallsSamsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone might come back as refurbished or rental phones
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this March 16, 2017 photo provided by The Strong museum, the 12 finalists for induction this year into The Strong museum's World Video Game Hall of Fame are pictured at the museum in Rochester, New York. The finalists, from left, are: top row, "Microsoft Windows Solitaire," "Myst," "Mortal Kombat," "Donkey Kong,'' center, "Final Fantasy VII,'' "Street Fighter II," bottom row, ''Halo: Combat Evolved,'' "Resident Evil," "Portal," "Pokemon Red and Green," "Wii Sports" and "Tomb Raider." The 2017 class will be announced May 4. (Bethany Mosher/The Strong via AP
World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalistsThe World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents
The Associated Press2 days ago
This March 24, 2017, photo provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an Uber self-driving SUV that flipped on its side in a collision in Tempe, Ariz. The crash serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona. (Tempe Police Department via AP)
Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulationsA crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, a forklift operator moves a pallet of goods at an Amazon.com fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash. The Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com has been bought by Amazon on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, for an undisclosed amount, a day after a counteroffer of $800 million from the operator of Dubai's biggest mall became public. Souq.com and Amazon issued a joint statement in Dubai announcing the sale, saying it represents Amazon's entry into the Middle East. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Amazon buys Mideast's Souq.com after $800M counterofferMideast's biggest online retailer Souq.com bought by Amazon for undisclosed amount after counteroffer of $800 million
The Associated Press2 days ago
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