How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware

NEW YORK (AP) — Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware – malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them. It’s clear that the world needs better...

Samsung investing $380M in South Carolina, creating 950 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced Wednesday. The South Korean-based company is opening a...

Trump attacks Washington Post, Amazon over 'internet taxes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying “internet taxes.” Trump stated on Twitter Wednesday: “The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as...

Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier freed in China

Chinese labor activist Hua Haifeng, center, carries his son Bobo chats with his sister Hua Xiaoqin, left, as they leave a police station after being released in Ganzhou in southern China’s Jiangxi Province, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Chinese authorities have released on bail...

Warriors’ Curry to play Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic

FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry follows his shot from the 14th fairway of the Silverado Resort North Course during the pro-am event of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament, in Napa, Calif. Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry...

Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers in 8-player deal

FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) goes up under the basket, next to Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. The Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to...

Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state’s Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his...

Blue Apron slices share price range, hinting at tough market

AP Photo/Matthew Mead NEW YORK (AP) — Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron on Wednesday slashed the price it expects to sell its shares in an initial public offering, a sign that it may be having trouble attracting investors. The price chop for Blue Apron’s IPO comes...

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election. On Wednesday night, he’ll attend his first 2020 campaign fundraiser, rubbing elbows with some of the Republican...

Trump attacks Washington Post, Amazon over 'internet taxes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying “internet taxes.” Trump stated on Twitter Wednesday: “The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as...