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Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

Jul. 28, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As a member of the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Angus King has reason to worry about hackers. At a briefing by security staff this year, he said he got some advice on how to help keep his cellphone secure. Step One: Turn off phone....

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 27, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. My Child Lebensborn, Sarepta Studio AS 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules ...

Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking

Jul. 22, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrine and priestly celibacy. With few U.S. restrictions on what companies...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 20, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. My Child Lebensborn, Sarepta Studio AS 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi ...

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says profit up 11.2% as demand rises

Jul. 15, 2021 07:01 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — TSMC, the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips for Apple Inc. and other global brands, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 11.2% over a year earlier to $4.8 billion as demand for smartphones and consumer electronics increased. ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 13, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. My Child Lebensborn, Sarepta Studio AS 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules ...

Norway's Telenor sells Myanmar operations to M1 Group

Jul. 08, 2021 06:39 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — The Norwegian telecoms company Telenor, one of the biggest carriers in Myanmar, said Thursday it has agreed to sell its entire operations in the country to the M1 Group, a Lebanese-based investment firm, for $105 million. Telenor earlier announced it was...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 06, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Incredibox, So Far So Good 6....

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jun. 29, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 4. Incredibox, So Far So Good 5. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd ...

States hesitant to adopt digital COVID vaccine verification

Jun. 26, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

Customers wanting to wine, dine and unwind to live music at the City Winery's flagship restaurant in New York must show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination to get in. But that's not required at most other dining establishments in the city. And it's not necessary at other City Winery sites around...