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New security flaw in Intel chips could affect millions

May. 14, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world. The bug is embedded in the architecture of computer hardware, and it can't be fully fixed. "With a large enough data sample, time or control of the target system's...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

May. 14, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 12, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. True Skate, True Axis 9. Bloons...

Apps cost too much? Court allows suit adding to Apple's woes

May. 14, 2019 7:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers can pursue a lawsuit complaining that iPhone apps cost too much, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday, adding to Apple's woes that already include falling iPhone sales and a European investigation. The lawsuit could have major implications for the tech giant's handling of the more...

Apple revamps TV app for direct subscriptions to channels

May. 13, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple users will be able to subscribe to HBO, Showtime and a handful of other channels directly through Apple's new TV app, bypassing the need to download or launch a separate app. The new capabilities available Monday come ahead of Apple's plan to offer its own original shows, including...

Why tariff war threatens Beijing's global economic ambitions

May. 12, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The United States is a vital customer and source of technology for Chinese makers of electronics, medical equipment and other...

The Latest: Google unveils privacy plan to limit cookies

May. 7, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Google conference in California (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Google says it's working to overhaul its Chrome browser to let users limit the number of tracking cookies that follow you around. The privacy-focused announcement from Google comes as tech companies are...

A grim preview of a trade war takes shape

May. 6, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

In what could be a grim preview of how investors might react to a full-out trade war between the world's two largest economies, shares in multinational corporations sank Monday after President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on China. Any damage from higher import taxes would almost certainly ripple outward...

Asian stocks mixed as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May. 1, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate intact and steered clear of suggesting that a cut was possible this year. Trading was light with markets in Japan and mainland China closed. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.4% to 29,829.76...

Apple's fiscal 2Q revenue, profit sag amid iPhone slump

Apr. 30, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's sales are still shrinking amid weakening iPhone demand, despite the company's increasing emphasis on services designed to bring in a steady flow of money from the 1.4 billion of its devices still in use. Revenue for the January-March quarter fell 5% from the same time in 2017...

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

Apr. 17, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off in a federal court...