• This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows the StingRay II, manufactured by Harris Corporation, of Melbourne, Fla., a cellular site simulator used for surveillance purposes. Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Sept. 3, 2015. The seven-page policy, the first of its kind, is designed to create a uniform legal standard for federal law enforcement agencies using equipment known as cell-site simulators. (AP Photo/U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)

    New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday.

  • In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 photo, Chris Martin from Honda North America demonstrates Apple CarPlay in Torrance, Calif. Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.

  • In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, Hussein Al-Shamali, 20, from Idlib, Syria, shows his school identity card as he rests after crossing from Serbia to Roszke, Hungary. In his backpack, Hussein carries what he hopes is the key to his future: all the records of his learning. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    A look at what migrants are carrying with them to Europe

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — To survive days on end of walking and improvised camping in harsh weather, they must concentrate on essentials: pain medicine, foot powder and first aid, food and personal hygiene items. The savviest have smartphones with backup battery power and SIM cards that work in the countries they’re passing through. Otherwise, they can end up walking in circles without satellite navigation, particularly at night, when many travel to avoid police.

  • Apple aims to boost mobile device sales with Cisco’s help

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems’ Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers.