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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

Mar. 19, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

iBook charts for week ending March 17, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Wolf Pack by C. J. Box - 9780525538202 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. The First Lady by...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Mar. 19, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 17, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8 . Papa's Freezeria To Go!,...

Some lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones

Mar. 17, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — For states looking to profit off the new world of legal sports betting, there's an app for that. The question for state lawmakers: Should they allow it? As state legislatures across the U.S. decide whether to authorize sports gambling, lawmakers are debating whether the bets...

Jury rules Apple owes Qualcomm $31M for patent infringement

Mar. 15, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has decided Apple should pay $31 million in damages for infringing on patents for technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm that helps iPhones quickly connect to the internet and extend their battery life. The verdict Friday in a San Diego federal court follows a two-week trial...

Senators' concerns target U of Maryland system for $1M cut

Mar. 15, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland Senate panel wants to cut $1 million from the state university system's top office in the contentious aftermath of a football player's death and a separate case in which the system's chancellor promoted a jewelry company's charm bracelets and then retaliated against his...

Asian shares shrug off Wall St losses as China ends congress

Mar. 15, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

Shares were higher Friday in Asia after a day of lackluster trading on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1 percent to 21,501.48 as the Bank of Japan ended a policy meeting by keeping its key interest rate at minus 0.1 percent, maintaining its stance of extreme monetary easing and lavish stimulus....

Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case

Mar. 14, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chinese electronics giant Huawei pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges accusing it of plotting to violate Iran trade sanctions, a case that has complicated the China-U.S. trade dispute and cast a harsh light on the daughter of the company's founder. Lawyers for the No. 2 smartphone...

Big tech companies cast as monopolies in UK government study

Mar. 13, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are once again being cast as monopolies that have become too powerful for society's good, a recurring theme that's increasing the pressure to rein them in. A 150-page report commissioned by the British government depicts big digital companies in search,...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Mar. 12, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 10, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc.,Ndemic Creations 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games...

Courtrooms to canola fields: Huawei-US tensions span globe

Mar. 11, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei's tensions with Washington, which says the telecom equipment maker is a security risk, stretch across four continents from courtrooms to corporate boardrooms to Canadian canola fields. In the latest twist, Huawei Technologies Ltd. is asking a court in Texas to...