Technology

December 26, 2017 - 2:21 pm
App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 24, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. NBA 2K18, 2K 4. Bloons TD 5,Ninja Kiwi 5. Plague Inc.,Ndemic Creations 6. Bridge Constructor Portal, Headup Games GmbH & Co KG 7. Sonic Runners Adventure,...
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FILE - This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in light trading early Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies outweighed gains by airlines and other industrials stocks. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 26, 2017 - 1:30 pm
U.S. stocks edged lower in light trading Tuesday afternoon as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies and banks outweighed gains by energy companies and retailers. Oil prices headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 3 points...
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FILE - This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in light trading early Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies outweighed gains by airlines and other industrials stocks. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 26, 2017 - 12:03 pm
U.S. stocks edged lower in light trading midday Tuesday as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies and banks outweighed gains by energy companies, airlines and other industrials stocks. Oil prices were headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor...
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FILE - This Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, shows a beer at a microbrewery in Birmingham, Ala. Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans’ new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
December 26, 2017 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans' new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. Retailers, long saddled with heavy tax bills, will get relief. So will some high-profile names in corporate finance, led by Wells Fargo. The tax measure that President Donald...
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FILE - This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in light trading early Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies outweighed gains by airlines and other industrials stocks. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 26, 2017 - 10:09 am
U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in light trading early Tuesday as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies outweighed gains by airlines and other industrials stocks. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard...
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December 26, 2017 - 10:08 am
U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in light trading early Tuesday as markets reopened following the Christmas holiday. Losses among technology companies outweighed gains by airlines and other industrials stocks. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2013, file photo, patrons of the Hernando, Miss., branch of First Regional Library system explore online college-level courses that can earn credit. Prospective students who want a college degree but can’t attend a traditional campus may consider online college for its flexibility and independent learning style. But self-paced courses are not for everyone. (Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal via AP, File)
December 26, 2017 - 9:58 am
Amelia Roberts, a nurse in Washington, D.C., knew she needed to return to college for a bachelor's degree if she wanted to win a care coordinator position at her hospital. But attending college on a campus wasn't a practical option for her. "I was in the workforce, so traveling to a class in the...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 photo, a man making deliveries rides an electronic bike in New York. A plan to intensify a crackdown on electric bicycles is causing concern among the New York City’s largely immigrant delivery workforce. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 25, 2017 - 9:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A plan to intensify a crackdown on electric bicycles is causing concern among the New York City's largely immigrant delivery workforce. The city says police will continue ticketing and confiscating the zippy motorized two-wheelers and starting next year they will write up civil...
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December 24, 2017 - 9:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Conservation says more than 260,000 tons of electronic waste has been collected in the first six years of New York's e-waste recycling program. Now the state has made $3 million in grant funding available to help municipalities address costs...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus during an Apple event in San Francisco. IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple's silence led them to wrongly conclude that their only option was to buy newer, pricier iPhones. The allegations were in a lawsuit filed Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Chicago federal court on behalf of five iPhone owners. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
December 22, 2017 - 9:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple's silence led them to wrongly conclude that their only option was to buy newer, pricier...
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