Tag: Technology

Google fined $1 million for misleading French hotel rankings

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PARIS — Google has agreed to pay a fine of 1.1 million euros ($1.3 million) after French authorities concluded the search engine displayed “misleading”...

China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Ma Xiaolin frequently wrote about current affairs on one of China's leading microblogging sites, where he has 2 million followers. But...

Famed medieval Bayeux Tapestry goes online – every thread

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PARIS — The world-famous medieval Bayeux Tapestry may be off-limits to visitors because of the coronavirus pandemic, but its keepers have put a digital...

Police in Europe bust gang hijacking celeb phones, arrest 10

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LONDON — Police have arrested 10 people in the U.K., Belgium and Malta for allegedly hijacking mobile phones belonging to U.S. celebrities including internet...

Germany to let citizens store ID cards on smartphone

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BERLIN — Germany says its citizens will be able to use smartphones to store their government-issued ID cards and prove their identity online. ...

Sign of inequality: US salaries recover even as jobs haven’t

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WASHINGTON — In a stark sign of the economic inequality that has marked the pandemic recession and recovery, Americans as a whole are now...

Mercedes recalls vehicles for emergency-call location error

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NEW YORK — Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles because the software in their emergency-call systems could send responders to the wrong...

AP names Justin Myers as data editor

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NEW YORK — Justin Myers, a veteran data journalist whose work has driven some of the top investigative stories done by The Associated Press...

Bally’s acquires SportCaller free-play game provider

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Bally's Corp.'s shopping spree shows no signs of slowing down as the Rhode Island-based gambling company snapped up yet...

Oscars shortlist includes ‘Collective’ and ‘MLK/FBI’

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An expose about government corruption around a Bucharest nightclub fire, a look into the extent of the FBI’s surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr....