Technology

Emirati officials greet each other in front of an Emirates Airbus A380 on display during the opening day of the Dubai Airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16 billion deal

The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates, is throwing Airbus a lifeline for its troubled A380 jumbo jet.

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Apple Store at an outdoor shopping mall in Beijing, China. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, Apple announced it is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. ec

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law.

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Huawei at a launch event for the Huawei MateBook in Beijing. A Chinese court notice says homegrown tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung. The notice released Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 said the c

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Chinese tech giant Huawei won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung on Thursday, according to information released by a Chinese court.

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People wait in line to enter the Google booth at CES International, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Behind the smart gadgets, Amazon and Google are waging war

The flash of the CES technology show in Las Vegas is all about robots, drones and smart gadgets. But its subtext is all about Google versus Amazon. Both companies usually shun conventions like CES, preferring to debut gadgets at their own press events.

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A man demonstrates how he enters his Facebook page as he works on his computer at a restaurant in Brasilia, Brazil.

A look at Facebook's changes over the years in what you see

Facebook is once again tweaking what you see to focus more on personal connections and take the spotlight off brands and news articles.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks as he prepares for the Facebook Communities Summit in Chicago. Facebook is once again tweaking the formula it uses to decide what people see in their news feed to focus more on personal connections and take the spotligh

Q&A: What Facebook's shift could mean to users, businesses

In coming days, Facebook users will see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebs they follow. Instead, Facebook wants people to see more stuff from friends, family and other people they are likely to have "meaningful" conversations with — something the company laments has been lost in the sea of videos, news stories (real and fake), and viral quizzes on which "Big Bang Theory" character you are.

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The logo of Samsung is pictured in Saint-Ouen, outside Paris, France, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Two French rights groups have filed a lawsuit against electronics giant Samsung, accusing it of misleading advertising because of alleged labor abuses at factor

Samsung targeted by French lawsuit amid alleged labor abuse

Two French rights groups have filed a lawsuit against electronics giant Samsung, accusing it of misleading advertising because of alleged labor abuses at factories in China and South Korea.

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People look through Samsung Gear VR virtual reality goggles at the Samsung booth during CES International, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Blackout at CES tech show blamed on heavy rain

The power outage at the CES tech show is being blamed on heavy rainfall this week. Power has been restored. Some showrooms and hallways went dark inside the vast Las Vegas Convention Center for about two hours on Wednesday.

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a robot named Pepper stands in the lobby of the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas. Pepper is programmed to interact with guests and answer pre-programmed questions. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests

It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call.

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A customer checks the iPhone 6, in Paris.

France investigating Apple's secret slowdown of old iPhones

French authorities have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its iPhones, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday.

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The HiMirror Mini, an internet-connected smart mirror with Amazon's Alexa, is displayed during CES Unveiled at CES International.

Autos overshadow the small gadgets at CES tech show in Vegas

The smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles.

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Britain's William Etherton holds a camera on the  North Sea island of Suederoog, Germany.

English boy is reunited with camera that drifted to Germany

An English boy has been reunited in Germany with a video camera he lost four months ago on the other side of the North Sea.

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iPhone is seen in Washington. The government inspected a record number of international travelers' electronic devices in the last budget year. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that it inspected 30,200 phones and other electronic devices

Border inspections of electronic devices hits record high

The government inspected a record number of international travelers' electronic devices last year, expanding a practice that has drawn alarm from privacy advocates. U.S.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Zuckerberg says his

Facebook CEO's 2018 challenge: Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook. The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie every day, learning to speak Mandarin and eating meat only from animals he killed himself.

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Intel corporate offices are seen in Santa Clara, Calif. Intel says it’s working to patch a security vulnerability in its products but says the average computer user won’t experience significant slowdowns as the problem is fixed. The chipmaker released a s

Who's affected by computer chip security flaw

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones.

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Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. A revised gender pay lawsuit seeking class action status against Google faults the search giant’s practice of asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California because it perpetuates

Revised suit faults Google for asking hires about prior pay

A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California.

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FILE - in this Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998, file photo a group of schoolchildren read signs posted in the dense woods of the Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mount Fuji, Japan.

American blogger apologizes for video of apparent suicide

American blogger Logan Paul apologized Tuesday after getting slammed for a video he shared on YouTube that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest known as a suicide spot.

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Dale Kronkright, head of conservation at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, studies oil painting by Georgia O'Keeffe for signs of deterioration in Santa Fe, N.M., Dec. 29, 2017. Chemical changes are gradually darkening many of O'Keeffe's famously vibrant painti

New technology aims to slow damage to Georgia O'Keeffe works

 Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.

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Author Jennifer 8. Lee holds an image of a dumpling emoji while posing for photos before eating lunch at Dumpling Time restaurant in San Francisco.

Will we get a sad poop emoji? Well, there's a process

We have a smiling pile of poop. What about one that's sad? There's loaf of bread and a croissant. But where's the sliced bagel?

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Maxime Veron, head of product marketing for Nest Labs, talks about the features of the Nest Secure alarm system during an event in San Francisco. As people get voice-activated speakers and online security cameras for convenience and peace of mind, are the

How to keep your smartened-up home safe from hackers

More people are getting voice-activated speakers and other smart devices for convenience and security. But doing so could also be giving hackers a key to their homes.

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