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AP Top Technology News at 8:06 p.m. EDT

AP Exclusive: Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists
It is supposed to help protect human-rights activists, labor organizers and journalists working in risky environments, but a GPS-enabled "panic button" that Colombia's government has issued to about 400 people could be exposing them to more peril....

Police: 'No evidence' London attacker associated with IS
LONDON (AP) -- Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday....

Vehicle attacks: Easy success for IS, a challenge for police
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot....

Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension
NEW YORK (AP) -- Uber says it is resuming its self-driving car program in Arizona and Pittsburgh after it was suspended following a crash over the weekend....

Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Friday praised a plan by cable company Charter Communications to hire 20,000 American call center workers. But the hiring initiative dates back to 2015 as part of the company's successful efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable....

More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos....

Apple: Software flaws in latest WikiLeaks docs are all fixed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple said purported hacking vulnerabilities disclosed by WikiLeaks this week have all been fixed in recent iPhones and Mac computers....

Self-driving Uber SUV struck during Arizona accident
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles....

UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more money
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday....

Justices won't hear appeal in music copyright dispute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists....

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