Technology

April 25, 2018 - 8:01 am
Americans appear to be heeding some expert advice for keeping their passwords and online accounts safe. A new poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 41 percent of Americans use unique passwords for most or all online services. Only a third of adults...
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FILE- In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 25, 2018 - 7:24 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is reporting its second profitable quarter with very strong profit and revenue numbers, sending shares up sharply in premarket trading. The company posted earnings of $61 million Wednesday, or 8 cents per shares. Adjusted for one-time gains and costs, per-share earnings...
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April 25, 2018 - 6:41 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. media conglomerate Comcast has made a 22 billion pound ($30 billion) bid for London-based pay TV operator Sky in move that threatens a rival bid by Rupert Murdoch. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says his company's cash offer values each Sky share at 12.50 pounds, above the 21st...
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April 25, 2018 - 6:20 am
LONDON (AP) — US media company Comcast launches 22 billion pound ($30 billion) bid for Sky in move that threatens rival Murdoch bid.
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, the Yahoo logo appears on a smartphone in Frankfurt, Germany. The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online pioneer deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the action Tuesday, April 24, 2018, against the company, which is now called Altaba after its most valuable parts were sold to Verizon Communications for $4.48 billion last year.. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
April 24, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online pioneer deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the...
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Employees of Amazon protest in front of German publisher Axel Springer's headquarters, where CEO Jeff Bezos is to be presented with an award for his "visionary entrepreneurship" in online business and digitalization strategy at the Washington Post, in Berlin, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon during a visit by company CEO Jeff Bezos to Berlin. Andrea Nahles, the chairwoman of the center-left Social Democrats, argued that Amazon's tax practices and working conditions aren't worthy of a prize. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 24, 2018 - 2:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties said she supports a protest against working conditions at Amazon during CEO Jeff Bezos' visit to Berlin on Tuesday. Andrea Nahles, the chairwoman of the center-left Social Democrats, said she would take part in the demonstration...
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FILE- In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, Icons for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest are displayed on a window in New York. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says 12 percent of Americans use Facebook “almost constantly,” while 34 percent use it several times a day. About 15 percent use it once a day, and only 9 percent of Americans don’t use Facebook. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 24, 2018 - 11:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans. Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, making it easily the most popular social media site. And Facebook-owned Instagram comes in No. 2. So whether you're reaching for...
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FILE- In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, Icons for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest are displayed on a window in New York. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says 12 percent of Americans use Facebook “almost constantly,” while 34 percent use it several times a day. About 15 percent use it once a day, and only 9 percent of Americans don’t use Facebook. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 24, 2018 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, with Facebook-owned Instagram coming in No. 2 among social media sites. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 12 percent of Americans...
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April 24, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign. Wylie's visit is part of a Democratic attempt to keep congressional...
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FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery in New York. Last year, the online retailer introduced a system for letting people delivering packages into customers’ homes. Now, it’s their cars. GM says more than 7 million owners of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are eligible for Amazon’s new Amazon Key In-car delivery service. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:48 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon's latest perk ... free delivery to your car. The Seattle company on Tuesday began offering delivery in 37 cities to Amazon Prime members who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles. The company will expand the number of locations as well as eligible vehicle makes and...
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