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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Advocacy groups have appealed a judge's ruling that denied them access to police records of license plate scans in Los Angeles, saying they are crucial to understanding the scope of government surveillance.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Juneau police used the social media site Facebook to try to find the next of kin for a man killed in a car crash last week. But they used the page for the wrong Justin Priest.
CUPERTINO, Calif. - Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.
CBS Corp. launched a $6-a-month streaming service Thursday in Philadelphia and 13 other cities, a day after Time Warner Inc. said it would offer HBO as a stand-alone Internet service in 2015.
CBS Corp. launched on Thursday a $6 a month streaming service in Philadelphia and 13 other cities, a day after Time Warner Inc. said it would offer HBO as a stand-alone Internet service in 2015.
WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.
NEW YORK (AP) - Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages - frozen eggs?
NEW YORK - Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The text messages captured a cover-up of unimaginable abuse: Parents had struck their toddler so often that they ultimately killed her. The child shook badly because we beat her, the father wrote, and the mother complained that their 2-year-old was the devil.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Still working to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture.
BERLIN (AP) - German lawmakers probing the NSA following Edward Snowden's revelations have hit a hurdle: their own government.
BERLIN (AP) - German lawmakers probing the NSA following Edward Snowden's revelations have hit a hurdle: their own government.
IBM has devised a way to triple the amount of memory stored on computer chips and double the performance of data-hungry processors by replacing a problematic type of memory with a variety that uses much less space on the slice of silicon.
The New York Times Co., seeking to recapture a portion of classified ad revenue that has shifted to the Internet, agreed Wednesday to jointly sell help wanted ads with online jobs site Monster Worldwide Inc.
Consumer advocates on Tuesday said federal regulators need to increase oversight of telephone and cable companies that offer Internet access to ensure they aren't discriminating against certain providers of video and other Web content.