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FILE - In this photo taken on April 20, 2020, a woman wearing protective face mask looks at her phone past a closed restaurant during a nationwide confinement to counter the COVID-19, in Paris. French lawmakers are set to vote on whether allowing or not France's contact-tracing app designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus that is raising privacy concerns. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

French lawmakers endorse the country's virus tracing app

May. 27, 2020 1:46 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament endorsed Wednesday a contact-tracing app designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus amid sharp debate over privacy concerns. Lawmakers in the National Assembly, where French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party has a majority, voted...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

May. 26, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 5. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games 8. Forest - Stay focused, SEEKRTECH CO.,...

An exile Tibetan Buddhist monk uses a digital probe thermometer to measure the body temperature of a roadside vendor in Dharmsala, India, Sunday, May 24, 2020. The monk has been walking around the town for the past one week checking people's temperature as part of community service amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

Asia Today: 6 million Australians download virus tracing app

May. 24, 2020 8:02 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Six million Australians have downloaded a smartphone app that helps health authorities trace coronavirus infections, officials said Sunday. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said the COVIDSafe app is playing a strong role in Australia’s response to the pandemic and that...

FILE - In this April 5, 2020, file photo, a man checks his mobile phone along the Yangtze River in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. As governments around the world consider how to monitor new coronavirus outbreaks while reopening their societies, many are starting to bet on smartphone apps to help stanch the pandemic. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

Tech-assisted COVID-19 tracking is having some issues

May. 19, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Harnessing today's technology to fight the coronavirus pandemic is turning out to be more complicated than it first appeared. The first U.S. states that rolled out smartphone apps for tracing the contacts of COVID-19 patients are dealing with technical glitches and a general lack of...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

May. 19, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 5. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games 8. The Game of Life, Marmalade Game Studio 9....

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

May. 19, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. SCOOB! 2. Uncut Gems 3. Capone 4. Bad Boys for Life 5. The Invisible Man (2020) 6. Tombstone 7. Fantasy Island (Unrated Edition) 8. Sonic The Hedgehog 9. Bloodshot 10. The Gentlemen Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. Uncut Gems 2. Capone 3. I Still...

US-Apple-Books-Top-10

May. 19, 2020 11:35 AM EDT

1. False Assurances by Christopher Rosow - 9781734714715 - (Quadrant Publishing LLC) 2. The Last Trial by Scott Turow - 9781538748084 - (Grand Central Publishing) 3. Camino Winds by John Grisham - 9780385545945 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 4. Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner - 9781501133534 - (Atria...

A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks past a Huawei retail store in Beijing on Monday, May 18, 2020. China's commerce ministry says it will take

U.S. restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei

May. 18, 2020 6:23 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The latest U.S. sanctions on tech giant Huawei threaten to devastate the company and escalate a feud with China that could disrupt technology industries worldwide. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is one of the biggest makers of smartphones and network equipment, but that $123 billion-a-year...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

May. 12, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1.Minecraft, Mojang 2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 5. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 6. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games 7. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 8. The Game of Life, Marmalade Game Studio 9. NBA...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

May. 12, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. Bloodshot 2. Ford v Ferrari 3. Bad Boys for Life 4. Sonic The Hedgehog 5. Arkansas 6. The Assistant (2020) 7. The Gentlemen 8. I Still Believe 9. Trolls World Tour 10. The Call of the Wild Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. I Still Believe 2. The House...