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Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute

Dec. 10, 2018 2:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm says it's won an order in a Chinese court banning some Apple phones in China as part of a long-running dispute over patents. Qualcomm said Monday that the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China has granted preliminary injunctions ordering four Chinese...

How to plan your smart home - and weigh privacy risks

Dec. 10, 2018 10:07 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — You might have heard of lights that turn off with an app or voice command. Or window shades that magically rise every morning. Technology companies are pushing the "smart home" hard, selling appliances and gadgets that offer internet-connected conveniences you didn't know you needed. But...

China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

Dec. 10, 2018 7:42 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened...

Big shareholder at Yelp wants a board reshuffle

Dec. 10, 2018 9:42 AM EST

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Saying it's lost patience with missteps and earnings shortfalls, a large shareholder at Yelp is seeking a board reshuffle at the online review site. In a letter released publicly Monday, SQN Investors said that it wants Yelp Inc. to add some new directors to its board, including...

Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse

Dec. 10, 2018 5:03 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network created to compete against Facebook. A privacy flaw that inadvertently exposed the names, email addresses,...

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China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

Dec. 10, 2018 7:42 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened...

The Latest: Judge says no decision yet on Huawei exec's bail

Dec. 10, 2018 7:07 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times local): 4 p.m. A Canadian judge says he won't reach a bail decision Monday for a top Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the U.S. in a case that has fueled U.S.-China trade...

Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse

Dec. 10, 2018 5:03 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network created to compete against Facebook. A privacy flaw that inadvertently exposed the names, email addresses,...

Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

Dec. 10, 2018 4:59 PM EST

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Protesters disrupted a U.S. government event at United Nations climate talks Monday, criticizing the Trump administration's policy of backing the extraction of fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. About 100 people from groups representing indigenous peoples and youth...

Stocks struggle higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

Dec. 10, 2018 4:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market took a dive in early trading only to erase those losses later and end slightly higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost as much as 507 points in early trading before ending with a gain of 34. Energy companies fell as the price of crude...

Markets Right Now: US stocks end a bumpy day slightly higher

Dec. 10, 2018 4:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended another bumpy day slightly higher as gains by big technology companies helped the market erase an early plunge. Facebook added 3.2 percent and Microsoft rose 2.6 percent Monday. Chipmaker Qualcomm rose...

The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warning

Dec. 10, 2018 4:04 PM EST

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A dozen Roman Catholic pilgrims have arrived at an ongoing U.N. climate summit in Poland after walking hundreds of miles across Europe. The pilgrims were greeted Monday by the head of the U.N. climate...

New electric vehicle charging stations set for Yampa Valley

Dec. 10, 2018 3:47 PM EST

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Four more electric vehicle charging stations are headed to the Yampa Valley. The Steamboat Pilot and Today reports two public charging stations soon will be installed in Steamboat Springs, at Alpine Bank and another unannounced location. Two more stations will be installed...

Customs officers searching more travelers' devices

Dec. 10, 2018 3:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and did not always follow proper protocol, a new watchdog report has found. The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry out of 397 million...

Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute

Dec. 10, 2018 2:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm says it's won an order in a Chinese court banning some Apple phones in China as part of a long-running dispute over patents. Qualcomm said Monday that the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China has granted preliminary injunctions ordering four Chinese...