Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. Full Story
UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously
LONDON (AP) — British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people. Full Story

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Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

08/21/2017 02:57 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. 
Full Story
UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously
08/21/2017 07:27 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people. Full Story

Alleged Yahoo hacker in Canada agrees to extradition to US
08/18/2017 12:48 PM EDT - HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails agreed Friday to forgo his extradition hearing and go face the charges in the United States. Full Story

Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit glitch, she just spotted a deal
08/17/2017 05:25 PM EDT - BRICK, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a woman accused of exploiting a glitch on a home improvement chain's website to get thousands of dollars' worth of items for free says she is just good at spotting deals. Full Story

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
08/17/2017 01:15 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. Full Story

Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas
08/17/2017 09:15 AM EDT - LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in Las Vegas this fall. Full Story

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range
08/16/2017 10:12 PM EDT - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. Full Story