Thursday, August 13, 2020

California quake alerts to be standard on Android phones

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SACRAMENTO (AP) — California's earthquake early warnings will be a standard feature on all Android phones, bypassing the need for users to download the...
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Inside Big Tech: Pulling back the curtain with ‘hot’ email

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MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary chairman was closing in on his Perry Mason moment with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg....

EU regulators investigating Google’s plan to buy Fitbit

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KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators opened an in-depth investigation Tuesday into Google's plan to buy fitness tracking device maker...

Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of TikTok

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CATHY BUSSEWITZ AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm...

Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

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TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a...
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3 charged in massive Twitter hack, Bitcoin scam

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DAVID FISCHER Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen were identified by authorities Friday as the hackers...

4 Big Tech CEOs getting heat from Congress on competition

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MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim...
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Holocaust survivors urge Facebook to remove denial posts

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DAVID RISING Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Holocaust survivors around the world are lending their voices to a campaign launched Wednesday targeting Facebook head Mark...

Wall Street climbs ahead of Fed announcement, led by tech

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STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve announcement where investors expect...

UK backtracks on giving Huawei role in high-speed network

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DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a role in the U.K.'s new...