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Opponents of 5G networks set fire to Cyprus' mobile antennas

Jul. 3, 2020 4:54 PM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is likely responsible for arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in Cyprus' coastal town of Limassol, a Cypriot police official said Friday. Police spokesman Christos Andreou told The...

The top Apple apps on App Store

Jun. 30, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 3. Geometry Dash RobTop Games AB 4. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 5. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 6. Dark Sky Weather, Apple 7. True Skate, True Axis 8. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 9. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 10. NBA 2K20 2K...

US-Apple-Movies-Top-10

Jun. 30, 2020 12:22 PM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. Trolls World Tour 2. Irresistible (2020) 3. The King of Staten Island 4. Jumanji: The Next Level 5. The Invisible Man (2020) 6. You Should Have Left 7. Sea Fever (2019) 8. The Gentlemen 9. Trolls: 2-Movie Collection 10. 1917 Apple TV app - Movies US charts -...

FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, photo shows the icon for TikTok taken in New York. India is banning 59 apps with Chinese links, saying their activities endanger the country’s sovereignty, defense and security. India’s decision comes as its troops are in a tense standoff with Chinese soldiers in eastern Ladakh in the Himalayas that started last month. India lost 20 soldiers in a June 15 clash. The government says the banned apps include TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat and Bigo Live, as well as the e-commerce platforms Club Factory and Shein, that are used in mobile and non-mobile devices connected to the Internet.(AP Photo, File)

India bans dozens of Chinese apps, citing security reasons

Jun. 29, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, saying their activities endanger the country’s sovereignty, defense and security. India’s decision comes as its troops are involved in a tense standoff with Chinese soldiers in eastern Ladakh in the Himalayas that started...

In this photo provided by Apple Inc., CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, June 22, 2020, in Cupertino, Calif. At its postponed and now-virtual developers conference, Apple is expected to unveil some modest changes to iPhone operating software and possibly to drop some hints about its efforts in augmented and virtual reality, although any new gadgets are still probably a few years away. (Brooks Kraft/Apple Inc. via AP)

Apple previews new iPhone software, changes to Mac chips

Jun. 22, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

Apple on Monday provided a glimpse at upcoming software changes designed to make the iPhone even easier to use and also announced a long-anticipated shift to a new type of chip to power its line of Mac computers. The preview of the next version of the iPhone's operating system, known as iOS 14, highlighted...

Members of the South Korean military band wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus cross a road during an event to commemorate the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Korean War, in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

The Latest: Coronavirus still spreading in 2nd S Korea wave

Jun. 18, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — The coronavirus continues to spread in South Korea, particularly in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan region, which is home to half the country’s 51 million people. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 49 new cases for the nation Friday, with 26...

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2020 file photo, Matt Hancock, Britain's Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, leaves 10 Downing Street in London. Britain is scrapping plans to launch its own coronavirus contact tracing smartphone app because of technical problems and will now work on building one using technology supplied by Apple and Google, it was announced Thursday, June 18 2020. The government’s app had been undergoing trials on the Isle of Wight, and was expected to be rolled out to the rest of the country later. But officials overseeing the app’s development said they couldn’t overcome a number of technical challenges they found during field tests with the app. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Britain scraps virus tracing app for Google-Apple system

Jun. 18, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain scrapped plans to launch its own coronavirus contact tracing smartphone app because of technical problems and will now work on building one using technology supplied by Apple and Google, health authorities said Thursday. The app had been undergoing trials on the Isle of Wight, off the...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, Thursday, June 18, 2020. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canada to introduce virus tracing app in July

Jun. 18, 2020 3:32 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is introducing a contact tracing smartphone app that will notify Canadians of exposure to the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday the app will be voluntary and that if someone tests positive, other users who have the app and have been in proximity will then be...

US-Apple-Movies-Top-10

Jun. 17, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. The King of Staten Island 2. Gemini Man 3. The Hunt (2020) 4. The Invisible Man (2020) 5. Bad Boys for Life 6. Dark Waters 7. Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn 8. Judy 9. SCOOB! 10. Gone With the Wind Apple TV app - Movies US charts -...

In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, the logo for T-Mobile appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. T-Mobile, one of the three largest mobile carriers in the U.S., said it's working to fix a widespread network issue. The company's president of technology, Neville Ray, tweeted Monday afternoon, June 15, 2020, at around 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time that T-Mobile engineers hope to fix the “voice and data issue” soon. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

FCC calls hours-long T-Mobile service outage 'unacceptable'

Jun. 16, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the U.S. communications regulator said T-Mobile's nationwide, hours-long outage Monday was “unacceptable” and that the Federal Communications Commission will investigate. T-Mobile, one of the country's three largest cellphone service providers, said it had a...