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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Mar. 31, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending March 29th Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 3. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. The Game of Life, Marmalade Game Studio 6. Exploding Kittens, Exploding Kittens 7....

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19.1% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

China's Huawei warns more US pressure may spur retaliation

Mar. 31, 2020 7:47 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei’s chairman warned Tuesday that more U.S. moves to increase pressure on the Chinese tech giant might trigger retaliation by Beijing that could damage its worldwide industry. Huawei Technologies Ltd., which makes smartphones and network equipment, reported that its 2019 sales...

FILE -- In this March 10, 2020 file photo, a woman wearing a face mask checks her phone as she walks at the Naviglio Grande canal in Milan, Italy. Across Europe, governments are increasingly using surveillance to try to curtail the lethal spread of the new coronavirus, tracking people’s movements with aggregated cell phone location data and introducing apps to keep the infected quarantined. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Europe eyes smartphone location data to stem virus spread

Mar. 24, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

The Czech Republic has become the first European country to announce plans to deploy a powerful but potentially intrusive location-tracking tool for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, as others consider similar moves bound to put public health in conflict with individual privacy. The effort announced Tuesday by...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Mar. 24, 2020 12:12 PM EDT

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App store week ending March 3rd Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8....

Audible best-sellers for week ending March 13

Mar. 17, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

Audible best-sellers for week ending March 13th: Fiction: 1. Tell Me Lies by J. P. Pomare, narrated by Aimee Horne (Audible Studios) 2. The Messengers by Lindsay Joelle, narrated by Kaliswa Brewster, Ana Reeder, Zoe Winters and Alex Weisman (Audible Original) 3. The Eyes of Darkness by Dean Koontz, narrated by...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Mar. 17, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 6. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 7 . Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8, FlickType Keyboard, Kpaw, LLC 9 . HotSchedules, HotSchedules ...

A woman covers her face as she shops at a food market in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, March 15, 2020. ‏Israel has imposed a number of tough restrictions to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that schools, universities, restaurants and places of entertainment will be closed to stop the spread of the coronavirus. He also encouraged people not to go to their workplaces unless absolutely necessary.  (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israel takes step toward monitoring phones of virus patients

Mar. 15, 2020 6:45 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has long been known for its use of technology to track the movements of Palestinian militants. Now, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to use similar technology to stop the movement of the coronavirus. Netanyahu’s Cabinet on Sunday authorized the Shin Bet security agency...

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump signs bill to help telecoms replace Huawei equipment

Mar. 12, 2020 8:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a bill that provides $1 billion to help small telecom providers replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE. The U.S. government considers the Chinese companies a security risk and has pushed its allies not to use Huawei equipment in...

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, a man uses his smartphone as he stands near a billboard for Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. The Senate has passed a bill that provides $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment in their networks that's made by China's Huawei and ZTE. It now goes to President Donald Trump. Huawei and ZTE did not immediately reply to a request for comment, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

UK lawmakers challenge government over 'high risk' Huawei

Mar. 10, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government narrowly defeated an attempt led by some of its own lawmakers to ban China’s Huawei from building part of the U.K.’s high-speed telecommunications network. Three dozen Conservative lawmakers backed a call to...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Mar. 10, 2020 12:26 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 4. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 5. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 6. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 7. The Game of Life, Marmalade Game Studio 8. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 9. Castlevania: SotN, KONAMI...