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Davos updates | VW: Supply chain woes ease; orders backed up

May. 25, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Executives with German automaker Volkswagen say at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos that supply chain problems exacerbated by the Russia-Ukraine war are easing but they’re dealing with a huge backlog of orders. Audi board member Hildegard...

Democrats: Google must protect privacy of abortion patients

May. 24, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

More than 40 Democratic members of Congress are asking Google to stop what they see as the unnecessary collection and retention of people's location data, arguing the information could be used to identify women seeking abortions. In a letter sent Tuesday to Sundar Pichai, the CEO of...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

May. 24, 2022 11:28 AM EDT

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Rovio Classics:...

Google's Russian business plans to file for bankruptcy

May. 18, 2022 14:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google says its Russian subsidiary is planning to file for bankruptcy because it can't pay staff and suppliers. Russian state media reported Wednesday that the U.S. tech company's Russian subsidiary, Google LLC, submitted notice of its intention to declare bankruptcy...

With Roe in doubt, some fear tech surveillance of pregnancy

May. 18, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Chandler Jones realized she was pregnant during her junior year of college, she turned to a trusted source for information and advice. Her cellphone. “I couldn’t imagine before the internet, trying to navigate this,” said Jones, 26, who...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

May. 17, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 4. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 5. Rovio Classics: Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment Oyj ...

Google gets more multilingual, but will it get the nuance?

May. 11, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — About 10 million people speak Quechua, but trying to automatically translate emails and text messages into the most widely spoken Indigenous language family in the Americas was long all but impossible. That changed on Wednesday, when Google added Quechua and a...

Google adopts an Apple-like approach for its Pixel products

May. 11, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google on Wednesday took a big step toward pushing its Pixel product line-up down a road already paved by Apple and its array of trendsetting devices. The latest additions to its six-year-old Pixel brand will include Google’s first smartwatch that draws upon...

The top 10 Apps on the Apple Store

May. 10, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 4. Rovio Classics: Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment Oyj 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Heads Up!,...

Britain pushes tough tech rules under new digital watchdog

May. 06, 2022 07:02 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Big tech companies like Google and Facebook parent Meta would have to comply with tough British rules under a new digital watchdog aimed at giving consumers more choice online — or face the threat of big fines. The United Kingdom government on Friday outlined the...