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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2013 file photo shows a printout of the Facebook page for Loren Williams, now deceased, at his mother's home in Beaverton, Ore. (AP Photo/Lauren Gambino, File)

Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you

WASHINGTON (AP) — When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The […]

07/16/2014

This image provided by the Santa Cruz Police Department shows Alix Catherine Tichelman after she was booked into county jail in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Santa Cruz Police)

Police: Prostitute linked to boyfriend’s death

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia authorities are re-examining the 2013 heroin death of a bar owner dating the woman charged in the overdose death of a Google executive on a yacht in California, police said […]

07/10/2014

The yacht America heads out on Aug. 7, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Prostitute accused in yacht overdose death of Google exec

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after injecting heroin into a Google executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he […]

07/09/2014

Google's Project Tango team working with NASA in YouTube video.

Google readies robot for space launch (Video)

Since the summer of 2013, the Project Tango team at Google has been working closely with a team at the NASA Ames Research Center. The goal: to integrate a Project Tango prototype onto a robotic […]

07/07/2014

A Google employee helps direct people as they register for Google I/O 2014 in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Google shows off Android Auto, wearables

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There are now 1 billion people using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco. As the Internet giant’s Android operating system […]

06/25/2014

In this photo taken Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Annie Ly, 16, works on completing an exercise during a Girls Who Code class at Adobe Systems in San Jose, Calif. Google is partnering with Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization that aims to inspire, educate and equip young women for futures in the computing-related fields. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

New push to get girls into computer sciences

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Diana Navarro loves to code, and she’s not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she’s an anomaly: Writing software to run computer programs […]

06/19/2014

In this Aug. 27, 2012 photo, the Apple iPhone 4s, left, is displayed next to the Samsung Galaxy S III at a store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Crime data show iPhone ‘kill switch’ cuts thefts

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New crime data show Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday. Their report from a year-old initiative called […]

06/19/2014

At left: Sarah Jones, a former Dixie Heights High School teacher and Cincinnati Ben-Gal cheerleader, arrives at the Kenton County Justice Center, in Covington, Kentucky. (AP Photo/The Enquirer, Patrick Reddy, File)  At right: Nik Richie, left, owner of the gossip website TheDirty.com, leaves the Federal Courthouse in Covington, Ky., with his lawyer, David Gingra. (AP Photo/Cincinnati Enquirer, Patrick Reddy)

Gossip site wins appeal of cheerleader’s lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader should not have been allowed to sue an Arizona-based gossip website over online posts about her sexual history, an appeals court ruled Monday in a case watched […]

06/16/2014

This image provided by Roku Inc., shows a screen frame grab of Roku's service. (AP Photo/Roku Inc.)

Roku CEO discusses state of Internet video, TV

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is the star of the Internet video-streaming phenomenon, then Roku CEO Anthony Wood is the best supporting actor. Both men play pivotal roles in popularizing technologies […]

06/13/2014

The Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Google buying satellite maker Skybox for $500M

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is buying Skybox Imaging in a deal that could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and […]

06/10/2014

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