Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big cities....
License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would sound an alert. If someone burglarized a house, the data could be mined to see who was on the road at the time....
Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday....
The Obamas celebrate the game with wings, pizza and nachos
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is taking a day off from the "Let's Move" campaign while enjoying the Super Bowl....
Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade....
App launched with uniquely African emojis
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures....
LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value....
Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang for what it says will be a ballistic missile test in the guise of a space launch....
Making sure Facebook works at the Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through....
LinkedIn shares tumble on weak forecast for 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- LinkedIn shares plunged as much as 28 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter but provided a weak forecast for 2016....
The Obama administration is proposing a $10 per barrel tax on oil companies for the purpose of funding hundreds of billions of dollars worth of alternative transportation efforts, all part of the presidents ambitious climate agenda. The tax proposal, which would be phased in over five years, is described by the administration as a fee. GOP leaders are likely to oppose any new tax on energy companies.
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