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One of properties of AlphaBay founder Alexandre Cazes is seen in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, July 21, 2017. The young Canadian Cazes accused of masterminding AlphaBay, the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace, lived an apparently quiet life for nearly two years with his Thai girlfriend in a middle-class neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
'Darknet' suspect's flashy cars raised eyebrows in ThailandThe young Canadian lived an apparently quiet life for more than a year with his Thai girlfriend, but the flashy cars he drove stood out. Authorities say Alexandre Cazes was the mastermind of AlphaBay, the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace.
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, the four ring logo of German car producer Audi is photographed at the headquarters after the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the Volkswagen Group, announced the voluntary retrofitting program on Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widenGerman automaker Audi will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler
The Associated Press1 day ago
Judge halts Wisconsin county rule for apps like Pokemon GoA judge says a Wisconsin county is likely violating the U.S. Constitution with its requirement that game developers obtain permits for augmented-reality apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 31, 2016, a Lyft ride-hailing service logo is displayed on a vehicle at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Lyft is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service says it will open its network, inviting automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers and gather data. . (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open networkLyft is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from the flurry of partnerships that have been announced recently
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbersA breach of a Kansas Department of Commerce data system gave hackers access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image captured by an underwater robot provided by International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning shows lava-like lumps believed to contain melted fuel inside the Unit 3 reactor at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, northeastern Japan, Friday, July 21, 2017. Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the robot found the objects Friday on its second mission inside the primary containment vessel of the Unit 3 reactor at Fukushima, which was destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami. Experts believe the fuel melted and much of it fell to the chamber's bottom and is now submerged by radioactive water. (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning via AP)
Possible melted fuel seen for first time at Fukushima plantAn underwater robot has captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, center, accompanied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaarsA global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers
The Associated Press1 day ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, center, accompanied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaarsA global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 11, 2017, file photo, members of a design team at Cirque du Soleil demonstrate use of Microsoft's HoloLens device in helping to virtually design a set at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference, in Seattle. Microsoft Corp. reports earnings, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Microsoft 4Q gets boost from cloud computingMicrosoft's cloud computing business has helped boost its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings above Wall Street's expectations, further validating a strategy pushed by CEO Satya Nadella since he took over in 2014
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Kenmore Elite Smart Electric Dryer and Front Load Washer, center, appears on display at a Sears store, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in West Jordan, Utah. Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa. Sears, which also owns Kmart, said that its Kenmore Smart appliances will be fully integrated with Amazon's Alexa, allowing users to control things like air conditioners through voice commands. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal with AmazonSears will begin selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2016, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk listens as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York. In a Tweet, Musk says he has "verbal government approval" to build a tunnel for high-speed transportation from New York to Washington. The billionaire entrepreneur didn't say who gave him the approval. But the White House confirmed it had "positive discussions" about the tunnel with Musk and executives from his underground drilling enterprise, The Boring Co. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnelsMusk says US gives "verbal approval" to high-speed tunnel that could break ground this year
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this April 29, 2016, photo, a woman browses her smartphone near icons depicting apps that are mostly banned in China during the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing. China is clamping down on use of virtual private networks, or VPNs, in a move that foreign companies worry might disrupt their operations or jeopardize trade secrets. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great FirewallChina clamping down on use of VPNs to evade internet controls
The Associated Press2 days ago
This screen grab shows Amazon's new "social network," Amazon Spark, displayed on an iPhone. The service, which launched publicly Tuesday, July 18, 2017, and is only available to Prime members in Amazon's loyalty program, is aimed at hardcore Amazon users and encourages them to spend more money with the e-commerce giant. (Courtesy of Amazon via AP)
Amazon's new social network is looking a lot like PinterestAmazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant
The Associated Press2 days ago
T-Mobile beats Wall Street views as it gains new customersT-Mobile beats Wall Street views as it gains new customers in competitive wireless market
The Associated Press2 days ago
This Monday, June 19, 2017, photo shows Facebook launched on an iPhone, in North Andover, Mass. Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network. Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, says the current plan is to require payments after reading 10 articles from a publisher through Facebook. Brown said at a conference in New York on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, that news organizations have been calling for subscription capabilities. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articlesFacebook is launching a news subscription product to help publishers make money from the articles people share and read on its platform
The Associated Press2 days ago
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