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Social media timeout as French election reaches…

The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout

Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can…

The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue

Samsung Galaxy S8 hits stores

In this week's wrap-up, Samsung's latest superphone makes its way to store shelves. Over at Facebook's annual conference, the company gives the world a glimpse into its vision of augmented reality.

Elon Musk lays out plans to meld brains and…

Billionaire behind new startup Neuralink

Apple Wants To Make Your iPhone A Lot More…

The company eventually wants to stop mining the earth for minerals and use recycled ones instead.

GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by…

General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline

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Drones used for first time in major search at…

The desperate effort to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation

Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case _ 27 years _ to a Russian man convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers

The Galaxy S8 takes a hit in our drop tests

We dropped Samsung's new flagship phone onto stone, concrete and asphalt from three different heights to see how much those curves can handle.

Bluetooth devices that put private information at…

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' shares tips for keeping data secure

Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

A Russian man described by U.S. authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury

Trump says he will release tax reform package…

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week

As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space…

Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications

LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL: Which one's better?

If you don't want the Galaxy S8, but can't decide between the G6 or Pixel XL, let's help you choose.

Was the U.S. responsible for North Korea's…

Tech Take: TrustedSec's Alex Hamerstone on what may have led North Korea's most recent missile test to fail

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Pioneering computer scientist Harry Huskey dies at 101

One of the last surviving members of the team that created the pioneering ENIAC computer in the 1940s has died

Correction: Monaco-Flying Car story

Correction: Monaco-Flying Car story

Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in…

Fresno authorities say technology that detects gunfire led to the swift capture of a man who wanted to kill as many white people as possible

Easy ways to try augmented reality

From Snapchat to Facebook, augmented reality is everywhere. Here are a few simple ways to try it for yourself.

Lawsuit claims Bose headphones are spying on users

Cheryl Casone reports on how you can protect your privacy

Google Home's assistant can now recognize…

Google's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on the Google's Home speaker

Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

President Donald Trump vowed he would have a team present him with a review of the nation's cybersecurity efforts within 90 days of taking office

AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social…

Teenagers and technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones

Roasting marshmallows with Bill Nye

We turned our studio into a lab during Bill Nye's visit just to see what would happen. Can we make some science with everyday household objects? With Bill, you betcha!

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Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for…

Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals

Correction: Trump-Wisconsin story

Correction: Trump-Wisconsin story

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk…

Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.