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From left, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Micael Byden, Director-general of the Swedish security police Anders Thornberg, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Director-general of the Swedish Transport Agency Jonas Bjelfvenstam attend a press conference in Stockholm, Monday, July 24, 2017. Sweden's prime minister says a security leak in the transport agency two years ago was "a disaster," but it's unclear what damage it may have caused. Lofven says the data leak was revealed after security police investigated the outsourcing of services by the Swedish Transport Agency and found IT workers in other countries, including the Czech Republic, were not given normal security checks. (Stina Stjernkvist/TT News Agency via AP)
Swedish leader says security leak in 2015 was disasterSweden's prime minister says a 2015 security leak in the transport agency two years ago was "a disaster," but it's unclear what damage it may have caused
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Landon Robles, 8, wears a Pikachu hat at the Pokemon Go Fest Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Grant Park in Chicago. Many festival attendees had trouble getting the augmented-reality cellphone game to work. By the afternoon, Mike Quigley, chief marketing officer of the game's developer, Niantic, announced all ticket holders would receive refunds and be issued $100 in credits for use in the app. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Correction: Chicago-Pokemon Go storyCorrection: Chicago-Pokemon Go story
The Associated Press23 hours ago
In this photo taken on June 11, 2014, a taxi driver protests against Uber during a 24 hour taxi strike in Madrid, Spain. In a statement Saturday July 22, 2017, the city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws saying tariffs may violate several articles of the Law of Unfair Competition and consumer rights if they are below the cost of providing the service. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hallThe city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image captured by an underwater robot provided by International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning on Saturday, July 22, 2017 shows heaps of solidified lava-like rocks believed to be nuclear fuel that had melted in the 2011 accident during a probe inside of the Unit 3 reactor at Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant in Okuma town, northeastern Japan. (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning via AP)
Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactorAn underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel and covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, a drone flies in Hanworth Park in west London, as a British Airways 747 plane in the background prepares to land at Heathrow Airport. British officials announced plans Saturday, July 22, 2017 to further regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation. (John Stillwell/PA via AP, File)
UK to tighten rules on drones after near-misses with planesBritish officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation
The Associated Press2 days ago
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 Press2 days 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 Press3 days 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
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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 Press3 days 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
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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 Press3 days 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 Press3 days 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 Press3 days 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 Press3 days 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 Press3 days ago
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