Software

The Latest: Analysts notes potential for iPhone X features

Sep 12, 2017

Gartner analyst Brian Blau says the iPhone X's augmented reality features will change the way people use apps and give app developers new, "cool things" to do

Mayor who launched phone app says FBI is investigating him

Sep 7, 2017

A Massachusetts mayor who launched a smartphone app says he's the subject of a federal investigation

Tech firm to pay $3.5M in settlement over preloaded software

Sep 5, 2017

A technology company has agreed to pay $3.5 million and change how it sells laptop computers as part of a settlement reached with federal officials and with New Jersey and 31 other states

The Latest: Tech firm disagrees with software allegations

Sep 5, 2017

A tech firm that has agreed to pay $3.5M and change how it sells laptops as part of a settlement reached with federal officials and authorities in 32 states says it "disagrees with the allegations" contained in complaints about its preloaded software

Markets Right Now: Stocks end week modestly higher

Aug 25, 2017

Stocks managed to post modest gains on Wall Street, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its first winning week in the last three.

FBI: Chinese national supplied rare, malicious malware

Aug 25, 2017

Authorities say a Chinese national has been charged in California with distributing a type of computer malware that has been linked to attacks on U.S. businesses and to the theft of personnel records of millions of U.S. government employees

APNewsBreak: Utah to obey order for DEA drug database search

Aug 22, 2017

Utah will obey a court order to let the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration search a prescription-drug database without a warrant despite a state law designed to protect patient privacy

In US, factory jobs are high-tech, but the workers are not

Aug 15, 2017

US manufacturing faces a new jobs challenge: Not enough qualified workers for increasing automation and advanced technology

The Latest: Attorney: British cyber expert will be cleared

Aug 14, 2017

An attorney for a British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating malicious software to steal banking information says the researcher is "brilliant" and "a hero" who will eventually be cleared

British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

Aug 14, 2017

A British cybersecurity researcher has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information in 2014