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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo Tony D'Angelo leaves the store after using the BJ's Express Scan app on his cell phone to complete his shopping at the BJ's Wholesale Club in Northborough, Mass.  the expansion of scan-and-go comes from retailers trying to make store shopping more convenient and hang on to customers used to Amazon. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt itStores make big push in scan and go technology as they compete with Amazon
The Associated Press1 day ago
A copy of a 1915 letter by French WWI soldier Sgt. Jean Soulagnes is pictured in Marseille, southern France, Friday Feb.23, 2018. The handwritten missive was written on May 27, 1915 from the Somme by 24-year-old Soulagnes to a friend. Soulagnes was killed in fighting 12 days later in the battle of Hebuterne. With the aid of social media, authorities traced Soulagnes' great-grandnephew Stephane Drouhot who attended a ceremony at a Marseille police station where he was given the letter. (AP Photo)
Social media helps French police find WWI soldier's relativeA fallen soldier's letter from World War I that was discovered in France touched authorities so much they launched a successful search for the fallen soldier's living relatives
The Associated Press1 day ago
Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky speaks during an event Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in San Francisco. Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay. The Plus program, unveiled Thursday, initially will only cover about 2,000 homes in 13 cities. That's a small fraction of the roughly 4.5 million rentals listed on Airbnb in 81,000 of cities throughout the world. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectorsAirbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Feb. 15, 2018 image made from video, David Hogg talks about his experiences at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High when a gunman opened fire and killed 17 students and faculty in Parkland, Fla.. Hogg, a senior, became an outspoken advocate for gun control in the wake of the shooting, making him a target of online trolls. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle)
Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trollsSurvivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls
The Associated Press2 days ago
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The rocket created a brief light show over Southern California after blasting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 rose above coastal clouds into the dawn sky Thursday and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. (Michael Peterson/Vandenberg Air Force Base via AP)
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from CaliforniaSpaceX has successfully launched a satellite built for Spain and two test satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Software developer Tim Chevalier, a former Google employee who is transgender, is suing the tech company over issues of diversity. Chevalier's lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in San Francisco County Court. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversityAnother Google employee has filed suit against the tech company
The Associated Press2 days ago
This undated artist rending provided by Walmart shows their colorful kitchen, which is part of Walmart's new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, is the first glimpse of Walmart’s broader efforts to redesign its site with a focus on fashion and home furnishing. (Walmart via AP)
Walmart to launch new online home shopping experienceBohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This Oct. 26, 2016, file photo shows a Twitter sign outside of the company's headquarters in San Francisco. A white nationalist advocate is suing Twitter for banning his account amid the company's recent crackdown on content it deems abusive. Jared Taylor filed the lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in a San Francisco state court. Taylor joins a growing list of extreme right wing groups and figures suing social media sites for banning their accounts and content. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
White nationalist is latest to sue over social media banA prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Akwasi Frimpong, of Ghana, starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Watching the Olympics online can take work. With luge and skeleton, for instance, it takes five hours to watch all four runs down the track, longer if you add training runs. There's no easy way to jump straight to an athlete who isn't prominent, such as the lone competitor from the tropical country of Ghana. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats onlineLess is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE- This July 25, 2017, file frame grab from video shows the Nest Cam IQ camera. Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera. The virtual assistant is being offered to owners of the Nest Cam IQ in a free update rolling out Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Ryan Nakashima, File)
Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest cameraGoogle's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns
The Associated Press3 days ago
SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to windsSpaceX postpones satellite launch from California due to winds, reschedules for Thursday
The Associated Press3 days ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, holding an olive branch arrives to deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in the month-long offensive, codenamed 'Operation Olive Branch', to drive out Syrian Kurdish militiamen from a northwestern Syrian enclave will soon begin a siege of the city of Afrin. (Pool Photo via AP)
Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president saysTurkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risk to soldiers in combat
The Associated Press3 days ago
Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for QualcommBroadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after the chipmaker boosted its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this image taken from video on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, Marat Mindiyarov, a former internet troll, speaks to journalists in St.Petersburg, Russia. While Russian officials have denigrated a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential vote through an elaborate social media campaign, former Internet trolls employed at the same facility see them as well-grounded. Mindiyarov, a former commentator at the Internet Research Agency, said his own experience at the “troll factory” makes him trust the U.S. charges. "I believe that that's how it was and that it were them," he told The Associated Press.  .(AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment saysInsiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be
The Associated Press4 days ago
Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense systemIsrael says it's successfully tested system capable of defending against ballistic missiles outside the atmosphere
The Associated Press5 days ago
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