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AP Top Technology News at 4:19 p.m. EDT

FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryption
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover encrypted communications....

New York advances drone industry with testing corridor
ROME, N.Y. (AP) -- Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic management systems will be developed and unmanned aircraft can undergo safety and performance testing....

Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon's Echo speaker, the message is getting louder....

Czech office says election result web sites were hacked
PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked....

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria....

Questions and answers on proposed ban on lap
WASHINGTON (AP) -- First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires....

Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie
NEW YORK (AP) -- The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application....

US: Lap
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire....

French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stalls
BRUSSELS (AP) -- France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that serve as tax shelters to companies like Apple....

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese 'clap' for Xi
BEIJING (AP) -- Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3Ĺ-hour speech this week, but they're happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet....

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Czech office says election result web sites were hacked

New York advances drone industry with testing corridor

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremism

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese 'clap' for Xi

Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

Lithuania goes online with files local spies wrote for KGB

French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stalls

South Koreans recommend gov't complete 2 nuclear reactors

Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest unpaid bonuses

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