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Saudi Arabia's triumphant week reclaims the West's embrace

Sep. 24, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Saudi Arabia appears to be leaving behind the stream of negative coverage that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi elicited since 2018. The kingdom is once again being enthusiastically welcomed back into polite and powerful society, and it is no longer as frowned upon to seek Saudi...

Former Uber driver charged with sexual assault of passenger

Sep. 21, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former driver for Uber has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman he picked up in a Maine city. Police in Bangor said they charged the 28-year-old man with gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact. They said in June, when he was still working...

Stolen Grand Theft Auto footage dumped online in hack

Sep. 19, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Video game producer Rockstar Games said Monday that early development footage from the next version of its popular title Grand Theft Auto was stolen in the hack of its network. Someone claiming to be the hacker, posting on Telegram, dumped 90 video clips from the...

Liz Weston: 6 new rules for smarter European travel

Sep. 19, 2022 08:43 AM EDT

Tourism rebounded this summer in Europe — and Europe wasn’t ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages led to massive lines and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, prices for hotels and taxis soared. Then there were the record-breaking temperatures that caused roads,...

Correction: Uber-Cybersecurity story

Sep. 17, 2022 10:56 AM EDT
In a story published September 16, 2022, about a major data breach at Uber, The Associated Press erroneously spelled a researcher’s first name. The researcher is Corben Leo, not Corbin.

FedEx, General Electric fall; Bowlero, FirstEnergy rise

Sep. 16, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: FedEx Corp., down $43.85 to $161.02. The package delivery company will close storefronts and corporate offices to cut costs as profits weaken. General Electric Co.,...

Hacker claims to breach Uber, security researcher says

Sep. 16, 2022 02:04 AM EDT

Uber said Thursday that it reached out to law enforcement after a hacker apparently breached its network. A security engineer said the intruder provided evidence of obtaining access to crucial systems at the ride-hailing service. There was no indication that Uber’s fleet of...

Hacker claims to breach Uber, security researcher says

Sep. 16, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

Uber said Thursday that it reached out to law enforcement after a hacker apparently breached its network. A security engineer said the intruder had provided evidence of obtaining access to crucial cloud systems at the ride-hailing service. There was no indication that Uber's fleet of...

Peloton shares up after departure of co-founders announced

Sep. 13, 2022 08:21 AM EDT

Shares of Peloton are rising before the opening bell a day with co-founders John Foley and Hisao Kushi stepping down as sales falter. Foley stepped down as executive chair on Monday. Kushi will depart from his role as chief legal officer on Oct. 3. Foley had been...

American Eagle exec works to modernize the supply chain

Sep. 12, 2022 09:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — From his perch as American Eagle Outfitters' chief supply chain officer, Shekar Natarajan is taking a page from shared ride service Uber to modernize the supply chain for retailers. Since Natarajan joined American Eagle almost four years ago, the teen retailer has...