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Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron, left, before a lunch at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech helpMore than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. A person familiar with Comcast’s thinking says the cable company is no longer in discussions to buy pieces of 21st Century Fox. This person was not permitted to discuss the matter for the record. (AP Photo/File)
Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with FoxComcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox, opening the door for a possible Disney bid
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Traders work in a trading pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Chicago, as they trade futures and options unrelated to bitcoin. Trading in bitcoin futures began Sunday on the CBOE. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currencyBitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange was a hit, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 20 percent
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, file photo shows the Apple logo above a store location entrance in Dallas. Apple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people identify the music playing on their iPhones. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
Apple orchestrates deal for song-recognition app ShazamApple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people identify the music playing on their iPhones
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, Hans-Georg Maassen, head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, arrives for a public hearing at the parliamentary control committee of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany.  The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency, Maassen warned Sunday Dec. 10, 2017, that China is using computer social networks to target sources of information. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, FILE)
German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspyingThe head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pope Francis arrives for an audience with the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, at the Vatican Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.  (L'Osservatore Romano/Poo Photo via AP)
Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutionsPope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to fight climate change
The Associated Press2 days ago
Music streaming giants Spotify, Tencent invest in each otherSwedish music streaming service Spotify and Chinese internet company Tencent have struck a deal to take minority stakes in each other
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 7, 2014, file photo, a bitcoin logo is displayed at the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York. The bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the theft of the contents of the NiceHash "bitcoin wallet." The company said Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in a statement posted on its website that it had stopped operations and was working to verify how many bitcoins were taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concernsBitcoin surges but then falls sharply; banks raise concern about risk ahead of the debut of bitcoin futures next week
The Associated Press4 days ago
NJ advances bill barring drunken drone flyingNew Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation that would make it illegal to operate a drone while drunk
The Associated Press4 days ago
In this Nov. 21, 2017 photo provided by the Montefiore Health System, Dr. Tova Koenigsberg at The Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care in New York shows an example of a traditional mammogram scan. U.S. health officials are beginning a huge study to compare traditional mammograms with 3-D versions, to see if the newer choice might really improve screening for breast cancer. (Montefiore Health System via AP)
Are 3-D mammograms really better? US puts scans to the testUS puts 3-D mammograms to a rigorous test to see if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves breast cancer screening
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 7, 2014, file photo, a bitcoin logo is displayed at the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York. The bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the theft of the contents of the NiceHash "bitcoin wallet." The company said Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in a statement posted on its website that it had stopped operations and was working to verify how many bitcoins were taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US tradeBitcoin topped $17,000, while a hacking at a bitcoin mining company raises new concerns about the security of digital currencies.
The Associated Press5 days ago
Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio speaks at a news conference at the Government Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. A $25,000 ransom in bit coin was being sought for the files being held. County officials said late this afternoon they are not paying the ransom. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
Ransomware slows North Carolina county government to a crawlA hacker's attack has slowed county government services to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 1995, file photo, a wolf leaps across a road into the wilds of Central Idaho. Idaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, requested a stay of the judgment in U.S. District Court in Idaho pending an appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (AP Photo/Douglas Pizac, File)
Idaho fighting order to destroy wilderness wolf, elk dataIdaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area
The Associated Press5 days ago
A police officer escorts Alexander Vinnik, center as they arrive at Greece's supreme court in Athens, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Greece's Supreme Court holds an extradition hearing for Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars' worth of bitcoin. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greek high court to rule on Russian bitcoin suspect Dec 13Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik appears before Greece's Supreme Court for a hearing into his extradition to the U.S.
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2017, file photo, a six-wheeled ground delivery robot, from Starship Technologies, shares the sidewalk with pedestrians at DuPont Circle in Washington, D.C. Delivery robots in San Francisco will need permits before they can roam city sidewalks under legislation approved by supervisors on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)
Delivery robots will need permits to roam San FranciscoDelivery robots in San Francisco will need permits before they can roam city sidewalks under legislation approved by supervisors
The Associated Press6 days ago
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