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Muted launch for Google's game-streaming service Stadia

Nov. 20, 2019 5:54 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Google’s new game-streaming service Stadia demonstrates the possibilities of gaming from the cloud, but experts say it’s hindered by a lack of compelling video games and a convoluted pricing scheme. Piers Harding-Rolls, head of games research at IHS Markit, called...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Nov. 19, 2019 1:33 PM EST

Apple Book charts for week ending November 17, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich - 9780399180200 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Blue Moon by Lee Child - 9780399593550 - (Random House Publishing Group) 3. The Fall of Legend by Meghan March -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Nov. 19, 2019 12:02 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 17, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. iSchedule, HotSchedules 5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 6. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. True...

Video of Arizona deputy restraining teen amputee spurs probe

Nov. 15, 2019 10:02 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona prosecutors dropped disorderly conduct charges against a 15-year-old quadruple amputee after viewing video of a sheriff’s deputy wrestling him to the floor in a group home, the teen’s attorney said Friday. Samuel Jurgena, a Pima County public defender, said his...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Nov. 12, 2019 12:34 PM EST

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

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Nov. 5, 2019 12:54 PM EST

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

Teen charged with Halloween school shooting threat escapes

Oct. 31, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager accused of threatening to shoot up schools as a Halloween prank escaped as officers were taking him to a detention center, police said Thursday. News outlets reported officers were looking for the 17-year-old male around Mobile, where four high schools were threatened on...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Oct. 29, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 27, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7. True Skate, True Axis 8. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 9....

Facebook launches a news section - and will pay publishers

Oct. 25, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely cut their stories out of its newsfeeds . Now it plans to pay them for news headlines — reportedly...

In Egypt, 8 dead after chaotic day of heavy rains, flooding

Oct. 23, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Heavy rains that pummeled the capital of Cairo and other parts of the country, causing massive traffic jams and flooding many key roads, left at least eight people dead, including four children, authorities said Wednesday. People captured images of Tuesday's downpours and flooding on their...