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US--Apple Books-Top-10

Sep. 29, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher 1. The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult - 9781984818362 - (Random House Publishing Group) 2. Total Power by Kyle Mills & Vince Flynn - 9781501190674 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 3. The Coast-to-Coast Murders by J. D. Barker & James Patterson -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Sep. 29, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Universe in a Nutshell, in a nutshell - kurzgesagt GmbH 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 8. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 9....

The top 10 movies on the Apple TV app

Sep. 29, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. Ava (2020) 2. The Secret: Dare to Dream 3. The Outpost 4. Antebellum 5. Alone 6. The Last Starfighter 7. Father of the Bride 8. The King of Staten Island 9. RBG 10. Willow Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. Ava (2020) 2. The Secret: Dare to Dream 3....

FILE - This Oct. 8, 2019 file photo shows the Apple Pay app on an iPhone in New York. Using contactless payments for in-person retail transactions offers convenience and security benefits, but amid the coronavirus pandemic, hygiene might be the best reason yet. “Contactless” usually means tap-to-pay credit and debit cards, smartphone digital wallets or retailer apps. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Millennial Money: Try touchless payment to avoid dirty money

Sep. 29, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

If you’re looking for a self-improvement task in this pandemic era, try teaching yourself to use contactless payments with your phone or “tap-to-pay” credit and debit cards. Any germaphobe will tell you that the surfaces of bills and coins have always been gross. And handing your credit card...

US judge dismisses New Mexico privacy claims against Google

Sep. 29, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. district judge has dismissed New Mexico’s privacy claims against Google over privacy concerns, but New Mexico's top prosecutor vowed Monday to continue the legal fight to protect child privacy rights. The judge concluded in a ruling Friday that federal laws and...

FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to ban its app, suggesting the Chinese-owned app’s deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled. An app-store ban, delayed once by the government, is set to go into effect Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/File)

Q&A: Will the Trump administration be able to ban TikTok?

Sep. 29, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores. A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election. But the judge, Carl Nichols of the U.S District Court...

FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to ban its app, suggesting the Chinese-owned app’s deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled. An app-store ban, delayed once by the government, is set to go into effect Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/File)

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app TikTok

Sep. 27, 2020 9:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight. A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election. The judge,...

FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New Delhi.  Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple as part of a newly formed coalition calling for “fair treatment” in the way the tech giant runs its app store. The Coalition for App Fairness, a Washington-based nonprofit, launched Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020,  and will advocate for legal and regulatory changes.  (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)

Apple's smaller rivals unite to fight iPhone app store rules

Sep. 24, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for “fair treatment” in the way the tech giants run their app stores. The Coalition for App Fairness, a Washington-based nonprofit, launched Thursday and...

FILE - In this June 5, 2020, file photo, a surfer walks on a sparsely populated Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. Hawaii's governor says that starting Oct. 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

The Latest: Honolulu to allow some activities to resume

Sep. 22, 2020 11:34 PM EDT

HONOLULU -- Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines. The mayor said Tuesday the city will allow social gatherings of up to five people, including at beaches and hiking trails. ...

Pennsylvania's new coronavirus exposure-notification app is shown available in an App Store for download on a mobile phone screen, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Zelienople, Pa. The release of the app Tuesday is part of Pennsylvania's effort to more quickly break chains of transmission by using the new technology to notify people who may have been exposed. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pennsylvania launches new virus exposure notification app

Sep. 22, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's new coronavirus exposure notification app became available in app stores Tuesday and could soon be compatible with those of three neighboring states, including New York. The release of the app, named COVID AlertPa, is part of Pennsylvania's effort to more quickly break...