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HP, Nordstrom rise; Gap, JPMorgan Chase fall

Nov. 25, 2020 4:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Autodesk, up $12.27 to $271.24 The design software company raised its profit forecast for the fiscal year after reporting solid third-quarter financial results. American Eagle Outfitters, up 70 cents to $18.49 The teen clothing...

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo people walk by a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. USA., The  coalition of technology and publishing companies, Marketers for an Open Web said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, they have asked  U.K. competition watchdog  to investigate Google's plans to revamp its ad data system, saying the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant's online dominance. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

Nov. 23, 2020 12:11 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after an industry lobbying group complained to the competition watchdog that the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant's online dominance. Marketers for an Open Web, a coalition of technology and...

FILE - Officials sort ballots during an audit at the Floyd County administration building in Rome, Ga. on Friday morning, Nov. 13, 2020.  On Friday, Nov. 20, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that the identities of deceased residents in Georgia were used to illegally cast ballots in the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray, File)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 20, 2020 12:58 PM EST

A look at false and misleading claims and videos circulating after the presidential election and news about COVID-19 vaccines. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Officials debunk multiple claims of dead...

FILE- In this Sept. 2, 2015, file photo the BuzzFeed website is displayed on an iPad held by an Associated Press staffer in Los Angeles. BuzzFeed is buying HuffPost from Verizon as part of a bigger deal that has the wireless giant investing in the digital-media company. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

BuzzFeed buying HuffPost from Verizon for undisclosed price

Nov. 19, 2020 2:39 PM EST

BuzzFeed is buying HuffPost from Verizon as part of a bigger deal that has the wireless giant investing in the digital-media company. BuzzFeed and Verizon did not disclose terms of the deal. Verizon will be a minority shareholder in BuzzFeed and the two companies will partner on content and ads. A downturn in...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Circleville, Ohio. Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cell phone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate access to their social networks. The app lets Trump’s team communicate directly with the 2.8 million people who downloaded it and if they gave permission, with their entire contact list as well. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Financially troubled startup helped power Trump campaign

Nov. 18, 2020 1:26 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cellphone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate access to their social networks. While the campaign may be winding down, the data strategy is very...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Circleville, Ohio. Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cell phone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate access to their social networks. The app lets Trump’s team communicate directly with the 2.8 million people who downloaded it and if they gave permission, with their entire contact list as well. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Financially troubled startup helped power Trump campaign

Nov. 17, 2020 5:16 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cellphone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate access to their social networks. While the campaign may be winding down, the data strategy is very...

University to get Apple store run by students

Nov. 17, 2020 3:12 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina announced on Tuesday that a store selling Apple products is coming to its campus in Columbia in early 2021 — and will be managed largely by students as part of their curriculum. It will be the second store of its kind in the U.S. that is...

Cisco Systems, DraftKings rise; Digirad falls

Nov. 13, 2020 4:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Walt Disney Co., up $2.84 to $138.36. The theme park and film studio's fiscal fourth-quarter earnings beat Wall Street forecasts, thanks partly to streaming service Disney Plus. Cisco Systems Inc., up $2.73 to $41.40. The maker of...

New Mexico county advances plan for 200 deputy body-cameras

Nov. 11, 2020 10:39 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — County officials in New Mexico have approved an agreement with a software company to procure body-worn cameras and vehicle recording units for about 200 sheriff deputies. The Bernalillo County Commission on Tuesday granted County Manager Julie Morgas Baca the authority to execute...

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, the Apple logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. The European Commission said Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 it's appealing a court decision that Apple doesn't have to repay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland. The appeal comes after the U.S. tech giant scored a decisive recent legal victory in its longrunning battle with the European Union's executive Commission, which has been trying to rein in multinationals' ability to strike special tax deals with individual EU countries.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

Apple unveils first Macs built to run more like iPhones

Nov. 10, 2020 4:27 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple is rolling out new Mac computers powered by the same kind of chips that run iPhones and iPads, a move aimed at making it easier for its most popular products to work together. For instance, Macs using the new chips will be able to run the same apps designed for the...