Technology News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/tec Technology News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Fri, 18 May 2018 19:28:18 EDT Sun, 20 May 2018 08:15:56 EDT 5 Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20180518/a9ff569c-6ac8-4ded-a920-ca63ca65b877 A California company confirmed that a flaw in its website allowed outsiders to pinpoint the location of mobile phones in the United States without authorization. Fri, 18 May 2018 19:28:18 EDT 20180518/a9ff569c-6ac8-4ded-a920-ca63ca65b877 By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20180518/4122da8a-6953-4ad6-ae76-a5a926f255b6 Europe's new data and privacy rules take effect a week from Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected by companies around the world for targeted advertising and other purposes. Fri, 18 May 2018 18:30:38 EDT 20180518/4122da8a-6953-4ad6-ae76-a5a926f255b6 By ANICK JESDANUN Associated Press Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20180518/7a75adb7-704b-4a79-86a8-16b0dfd677df RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes. Fri, 18 May 2018 18:27:19 EDT 20180518/7a75adb7-704b-4a79-86a8-16b0dfd677df By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20180518/538b4249-908d-4311-bb9f-360f7785c477 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead. Fri, 18 May 2018 16:16:44 EDT 20180518/538b4249-908d-4311-bb9f-360f7785c477 By MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotage http://enews.earthlink.net/article/tec?guid=20180518/7e8fe8d4-06c1-45f0-87fe-a8e3e2f80f2f MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and state agencies has been sentenced in Minnesota to 15 years in prison. Fri, 18 May 2018 12:19:13 EDT 20180518/7e8fe8d4-06c1-45f0-87fe-a8e3e2f80f2f Associated Press