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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Liberty and Justice Celebration in Des Moines, Iowa. Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites. The technology is intended to make counting easier, but that raises concerns of hacking or glitches. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Amid hacking fears, key caucus states to use app for results

Jan. 18, 2020 12:16 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites — technology intended to make counting easier but that raises concerns of hacking or glitches. Democratic Party activists in Iowa...

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 file photo, a woman checks the Grindr app on her mobile phone in Beirut, Lebanon. Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a Norwegian consumer group said in a report Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. The Norwegian Consumer Council said it found “serious privacy infringements” in its analysis of how shadowy online ad companies track and profile smartphone users. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, file)

Dating apps leak personal data, Norwegian group says

Jan. 14, 2020 4:25 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a Norwegian consumer group said in a report Tuesday. The Norwegian Consumer Council said it found “serious privacy...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jan. 14, 2020 1:29 PM EST

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1 TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft 2 Minecraft, Mojang 3 Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4 Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5 Heads Up! ,Warner Bros. 6 Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 7 Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 8 Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 9 iSchedule, HotSchedules 10 Facetune...

The top 10 Apps on the iTunes Store

Jan. 7, 2020 1:10 PM EST

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending January 5, 2020: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 6. TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games...

FILE - In this May 29, 2018 file photo,  Richard Plepler attends the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts American Songbook Gala at Alice Tully Hall in New York.  The former head of HBO has signed an exclusive production deal with Apple to make TV shows and movies for the iPhone maker's new streaming service, Apple TV Plus.  Plepler is well-known in the entertainment industry and cultivated HBO's reputation for “prestige” TV. He left HBO shortly after AT&T bought its parent company, Time Warner, and began transforming the media company to propel its own upcoming streaming service, HBO Max.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Ex-HBO head to make TV, movies for Apple's streaming service

Jan. 3, 2020 2:39 PM EST

The former head of HBO, Richard Plepler, has signed an exclusive production deal with Apple to make TV shows and movies for the iPhone maker's new streaming service, Apple TV Plus. Plepler is well known in the entertainment industry and cultivated HBO's reputation for “prestige” TV. He left the...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Dec. 31, 2019 12:10 PM EST

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending December 29, 2019: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft Mojang 2. Heads Up! Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6 Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. NBA 2K20 2K 6. Monopoly Marmalade Game Studio 7 Geometry Dash RobTop Games AB 8....

Sex toy an electronics show award finalist after controversy

Dec. 30, 2019 12:08 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sex toy that can be controlled through a mobile app is a finalist for the Last Gadget Standing award at CES 2020, an electronics show in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the device created by California-based startup Lioness is up for the honor a year following a...

SAfrican cyclist left with broken arm after park incident

Dec. 28, 2019 11:08 AM EST

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African cyclist and Olympic hopeful Nicholas Dlamini has suffered a broken left arm while being detained at Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park by rangers who were accused of being unnecessarily aggressive and heavy-handed. Part of Friday's incident was captured...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Dec. 24, 2019 1:52 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 22, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 7. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 8....

Children from Madrid's San Ildefonso school pick out lottery ticket numbers at Madrid's Teatro Real opera house during Spain's bumper Christmas lottery draw in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. The lottery, known as El Gordo, or The Fat One, will dish out 2.24 billion euros ($2.43 billion) in prizes. (AP Photo/Paul White)

Spain dishes out $2.43 billion in bumper Christmas lottery

Dec. 22, 2019 6:31 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The lucky holders of ticket number 26590 struck it rich in Spain on Sunday when they won the top prize in the nation’s bumper Christmas lottery. The top-prize winning number, known as El Gordo (The Fat One), worth 400,000 euros ($436,000) fell out of the enormous metallic...