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Apple says it will fix software problems blamed for making iPhone 15 models too hot to handle

Sep. 30, 2023 12:06 PM EDT

Apple is blaming a software bug and other issues tied to popular apps such as Instagram and Uber for causing its recently released iPhone 15 models to heat up and spark complaints about becoming too hot to handle. The Cupertino, California, company said Saturday that it is working on...

James Dolan's sketch of the Sphere becomes reality as the venue opens with a U2 show in Las Vegas

Sep. 29, 2023 15:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It started as a crude sketch — a circle with a stick person inside. Seven years later, that drawing has been made real: A $2.3 billion massive spherical venue, standing 366 feet (111 meters) high and lighting up the Las Vegas skyline. The drawing was initially...

The Supreme Court will decide if state laws limiting social media platforms violate the Constitution

Sep. 29, 2023 15:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether state laws that seek to regulate Facebook, TikTok, X and other social media platforms violate the Constitution. The justices will review laws enacted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican...

Disney Plus announces crackdown on password sharing in Canada

Sep. 29, 2023 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Password-sharing crackdowns are becoming more and more common in the streaming world today. And Disney Plus is following suit. In an email sent to the users in Canada earlier this week, Disney announced restrictions on Canadian subscribers' “ability to share your...

A Spanish court rejects appeal to reopen the investigation into tycoon John McAfee's jail cell death

Sep. 29, 2023 11:20 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish court has turned down an appeal to reopen the investigation into the 2021 death of British-American tycoon John McAfee, the creator of McAfee antivirus software, who was found dead in his jail cell near Barcelona as he awaited extradition to America. ...

The Supreme Court agrees to decide whether state laws regulating social media platforms violate the Constitution

Sep. 29, 2023 09:41 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agrees to decide whether state laws regulating social media platforms violate the Constitution.

Man arrested in killing of Baltimore tech entrepreneur Pava LaPere was released from prison in 2022

Sep. 29, 2023 09:05 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested a man in the killing of a Baltimore tech entrepreneur last week as authorities alleged the suspect was in the midst of a violent rampage that also included a recent rape, arson and attempted murder. Jason Billingsley, who is charged...

What's streaming now: Ed Sheeran, 'The Voice,' 'The Golden Bachelor' and Wes Anderson returns

Sep. 29, 2023 00:08 AM EDT

An Ed Sheeran album and a spinoff of “The Bachelor” starring a 72-year-old widower are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you Among the offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists are Wes...

Jury acquits delivery driver of main charge in shooting of YouTube prankster

Sep. 28, 2023 20:28 PM EDT

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A jury on Thursday found a delivery driver not guilty in the shooting of a YouTube prankster who followed him around a mall food court earlier this year. Alan Colie, 31, was acquitted of aggravated malicious wounding in the shooting of Tanner Cook, 21, who runs...

TikTok videos promoting steroid use have millions of views, says report criticized by the company

Sep. 28, 2023 18:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — TikTok has become a key marketing channel for vendors promoting steroids and other bodybuilding drugs to millions of the app's users, according to a report released Thursday that the social media company disputes. In the study, the nonprofit Center for Countering...