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FILE - In a Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, Capt. Robert Johnson is photographed outside of the guard house at the Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, S.C., where he was in charge of preventing contraband from entering the facility before an attempt on his life that was planned with a smuggled cell phone. Federal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology that officials hope will help combat the threat posed by inmates with cellphones.  Assistant Attorney General Beth Williams told The Associated Press that Bureau of Prisons officials tested the cell signal-blocking technology for several hours on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at a federal prison in Cumberland, Maryland.  (AP Photo/Brett Flashnick, File)
Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prisonFederal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology officials hope will help combat the threat posed by cellphones possessed by inmates behind bars
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creatorsGoogle says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 file photo shows a view into the control room at the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany. The European Space Agency said Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, it has teamed up with China's National Space Center to conduct ground tests on two complementary devices designed to deliver high-resolution images from an orbit of 36,000 kilometers (22,370 miles). (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satelliteChina and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, a woman walks by posters adverting smartphones at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea. Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards. A group of 17 organizations on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 launched an online database for 'urban mining' detailing precious raw materials slumbering in discarded batteries, electronics and cars across the continent. Smartphones have concentrations of gold that are more than 25 times as high as the richest underground ores and are far easier to extract. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of wasteResearchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards
The Associated Press2 days ago
21 US States Just Took New Action on Net NeutralityA lawsuit filed Tuesday claims the FCC broke federal law when it voted to repeal net neutrality rules in a move labeled "arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion," Reuters reports. As promised , a lawsuit filed by 21 state attorneys general, all Democrats, argues the FCC will allow internet service...
Newser3 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference in New York. A group of 22 state attorneys general has sued to block the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net-neutrality rules. Schneiderman, who is leading the suit, said Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that the end of the net neutrality rules would hurt consumers and businesses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repealWave of lawsuits against beings against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules
The Associated Press3 days ago
Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount onlineShoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season
The Associated Press4 days ago
Facebook Sex Video Triggers Child Porn Charges for 1,004The two videos tallied up to 59 seconds and could "ruin my life," says one 19-year-old. She doesn't appear in the footage, but was one of 1,004 people—996 of them between the ages of 15 and 24—notified Monday that they face preliminary charges for sharing child porn....
Newser4 days ago
'Superfast' internet cable to cross Mediterranean seaA Cyprus company has signed an agreement to lay a sub-sea internet cable connecting Israel with Spain, which an official says will be powerful enough to handle up to 60 percent of the world's internet traffic at peak time
The Associated Press4 days ago
In this photo taken Dec. 5, 2017, Scanalytics co-founder and CEO Joe Scanlin holds a smart floor sensor his company creates that track people's movements in Milwaukee. The sensors are among the tools retailers are using to gain insights on consumer habits. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno)
Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data sourceA Milwaukee-based startup has developed floor sensors to give retailers insights on customers as they move through their stores
The Associated Press4 days ago
France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal useFrance's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at bitcoin and other virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime
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He Becomes Twitter Sensation With Very First PostGary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News . Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White...
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