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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 file photo, shoppers walk along Oxford Street in London. Britain started testing a new smartphone app Thursday to help people find out whether they’ve been close to someone infected with COVID-19 after security concerns torpedoed an earlier effort to use technology to track the disease. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

UK begins testing a new app to fight COVID-19 spread

Aug. 13, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain started testing a new smartphone app Thursday to help people find out whether they’ve been close to someone infected with COVID-19 after security concerns torpedoed an earlier effort to use technology to track the disease. The Department of Health and Social Care said that...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 11, 2020 11:16 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 8. True Skate, True Axis 9. Dark Sky Weather, Apple 10.Toca Life:...

AP-Apple-Movies-Top-10

Aug. 11, 2020 11:02 AM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. The Tax Collector 2. Capone 3. The Outpost 4. Made In Italy 5. The Secret: Dare to Dream 6. The Current War: Director’s Cut 7. Trolls World Tour 8. The Rental 9. Yes, God, Yes 10. You Should Have Left Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. The Tax...

FILE - In this June 4, 2020, file photo Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam speaks during a news conference in Richmond, Va. Virginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus. It's the first U.S. state to use new pandemic technology created by Apple and Google. The Covidwise app was available on the tech giants’ app stores Wednesday, Aug. 5,  ahead of an expected announcement from Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam.(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Virginia first to roll out pandemic app from Apple, Google

Aug. 5, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus, becoming the first U.S. state to use new pandemic technology created by Apple and Google. But hopes for a nationwide app that can work seamlessly across state...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 4, 2020 12:25 PM EDT

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

AP-Apple-Movies-Top-10

Aug. 4, 2020 12:05 PM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. You Should Have Left 2. The Rental 3. The Secret: Dare to Dream 4. The Outpost 5. The Current War: Director’s Cut 6. The Princess Bride 7. Trolls World Tour 8. Extra Ordinary 9. Yes, God, Yes 10. SCOOB! Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. You...

Pennsylvania may pilot virus-tracing app popular in Ireland

Jul. 29, 2020 9:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A contact-tracing app that was downloaded by one-fifth of Ireland in 36 hours might undergo a pilot project in Pennsylvania that could go live in the coming weeks as part of an effort to more quickly contain coronavirus outbreaks by notifying people who may have been exposed, a state...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 28, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 5. Sky Guide, Fifth Star Labs LLC 6. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 7. Bloons TD 6 Ninja Kiwi 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 9. The Game of Life 2, Marmalade...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. When stock markets are rattled by news events, it’s unsettling for any investor — but especially so for those who are retired (or nearly there). The first thing anyone with an investment portfolio should do is make sure it’s properly balanced, taking both income needs and risk tolerance into account. (NerdWallet via AP, File)

Liz Weston: Can you trust your mobile payment app?

Jul. 27, 2020 6:56 AM EDT

Money transfer apps including Venmo, Cash App and PayPal have surged in popularity during the pandemic as people seek safe, contactless ways to send and receive money. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the limitations of these payment platforms or how they can put someone’s finances at...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 21, 2020 12:27 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Sky Guide, Fifth Star Labs LLC 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 6. SkyView , Terminal Eleven LLC 7. Toca Hair Salon 3, Toca Boca AB 8. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 9. Geometry Dash, RobTop...