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In this photo taken Saturday, April 15, 2017, a law book penned on calf-skin in 1363 is displayed at a museum in Reykjavik. The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue. (AP Photo/Egill Bjarnason)
Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp itThe revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue
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SAIC-GM president Wang Yongping announces the global launch of the Buick Velite 5, an extended range electric hybrid, during a global launch event ahead of the Shanghai Auto 2017 show in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. At the auto show, the global industry's biggest marketing event of the year, almost every global and Chinese auto brand is showing at least one electric concept vehicle, if not a market-ready model. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline
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In these undated photos from 2016, a Grand Canyon National Park employee operates a drone at the park. The Grand Canyon is the only national park with its own fleet of unmanned aircraft for reaching people who have gotten lost, stranded, injured or killed. Under a program that began last fall, it has five drones and four certified operators. (Brandon Torres/Grand Canyon National Park via AP Photo)
Drones used for first time in major search at Grand CanyonThe desperate effort to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation
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Igor Litvak, right, the attorney for Russian hacker Roman Seleznev, talks to reporters, Friday, April 21, 2017, in Seattle, following the federal court sentencing of Seleznev to 27 years in prison after he was convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking caseA federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case _ 27 years _ to a Russian man convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers
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Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in USA Russian man described by U.S. authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Treasury Department in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017, where he signed an executive order to review tax regulations set last year by his predecessor, as well as two memos to potentially reconsider major elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms passed in the wake of the Great Recession. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump says he will release tax reform package next weekPresident Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week
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Pioneering computer scientist Harry Huskey dies at 101One of the last surviving members of the team that created the pioneering ENIAC computer in the 1940s has died
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SAIC-GM president Wang Yongping announces the global launch of the Buick Velite 5, an extended range electric hybrid, during a global launch event ahead of the Shanghai Auto 2017 show in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. At the auto show, the global industry's biggest marketing event of the year, almost every global and Chinese auto brand is showing at least one electric concept vehicle, if not a market-ready model. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this undated photo provided by the European Space Agency, ESA, analysts at work in the space debris facility located at ESA's ESOC mission control centre, Darmstadt, Germany. Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications. More than 750,000 fragments larger than a centimeter are already thought to orbit Earth, and each one could badly damage or even destroy a satellite. (Roberto Palmari/ESA via AP)
As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris growsDecades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications
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AeroMobil display their latest prototype of a flying car, in Monaco, Thursday, April 20, 2017. The light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect is boosted by a rear propeller. The company says it is planning to accept first preorders for the vehicle as soon as later this year. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Correction: Monaco-Flying Car storyCorrection: Monaco-Flying Car story
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Pastors and church leaders gather for a final prayer following a prayer walk for the victims of Tuesday's triple-homicide near downtown Fresno, Calif., Thursday, April 20, 2017. Members of the Pastor Clusters of the Fresno/Clovis area traced the route of the alleged killer, holding prayers at the location of each victim. (Craig Kohlruss/The Fresno Bee via AP)
Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in Fresno rampageFresno authorities say technology that detects gunfire led to the swift capture of a man who wanted to kill as many white people as possible
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, file photo, Google Home, right, sits on display near a Pixel phone following a product event, in San Francisco. Google’s voice-activated assistant can now recognize who’s talking to it on the Google’s Home speaker. An update coming out Thursday, April 20, 2017, will enable Home’s built-in assistant to learn the different voices of up to six people, although they can’t all be talking to the internet-connected speaker at the same time. The feature will allow Home to be more personal in some responses and give it a potential advantage over Amazon.com’s Echo. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voicesGoogle's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on the Google's Home speaker
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President Donald Trump listens as Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. After a receiving a U.S. intelligence assessment on Russian’s interference in last year’s elections, Trump vowed that he would have a team present him a review of the nation’s cybersecurity efforts within 90 days of taking office. But Thursday was the 90-day mark and no plan has been presented. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadlinePresident Donald Trump vowed he would have a team present him with a review of the nation's cybersecurity efforts within 90 days of taking office
The Associated Press2 days ago
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AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media appsTeenagers and technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones
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FILE - This Monday, July 25, 2016, file photo shows signage at a Verizon store, in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Verizon announced its profit sunk 20 percent in its first quarter as it lost wireless customers. The New York company says it would have lost even more customers if it didn’t launch its unlimited cellphone plan in February. T-Mobile and Sprint have been trumpeting their cheaper unlimited plans. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first timeVerizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals
The Associated Press2 days ago
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