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The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Aug. 20, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

Apple Book charts for week ending August 18, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. Contraband by Stuart Woods - 9780593083154 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Playing for Keeps by Kendall Ryan - No ISBN Available - (Kendall Ryan) 3. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 20, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 18, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. True Skate, True Axis 9....

4th Florida prison officer faces charge for inmate beating

Aug. 19, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) — A fourth Florida correctional officer has been charged with a felony after a video taken by an inmate using a smuggled cellphone showed several guards beating another prisoner. The Florida Department of Corrections said Monday that Officer Ian Gretka faces a charge of being a...

App allows butterfly finders to contribute to conservation

Aug. 19, 2019 4:05 AM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Nature lovers who encounter fluttering butterflies might also be able to contribute to research about the colorful insects. Researchers at the University of Maine say residents can use a mobile app to provide details about areas where butterflies are likely to be found. They plan to use...

Arkansas school safety efforts aided by mobile app

Aug. 18, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Classes have begun Tuesday for most of Arkansas' estimated 480,000 kindergarten-through-12th-grade students as they fan out across 1,286 campuses in 238 school districts. Over the course of the 2019-20 school year, millions of dollars will be spent educating those students,...

Chicago police launch 2 centers to process video evidence

Aug. 16, 2019 5:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say they're launching two new technology centers to help process video evidence faster. The goal is to increase clearance rates for homicides and non-fatal shootings. Chicago officials announced the centers Thursday. They'll be in the central and northern parts of the city and...

Iowa becomes 11th state in US to allow sports gambling

Aug. 15, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Six Iowa casinos began accepting bets on sporting events Thursday, making the state the 11th in the nation and first in the Midwest to allow such wagering. Casinos in Altoona, Bettendorf, Osceola and Waterloo offered betting on-site and through a mobile app, while casinos in...

Farmers use tech to squeeze every drop from Colorado River

Aug. 13, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day. After a brief, snaking flight above the field, the drone landed and the...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Aug. 13, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

Apple Book charts for week ending August 11, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais - 9780525535713 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Outfox by Sandra Brown - 9781455572175 - (Grand Central Publishing) 3. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 13, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 11, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 7. Pocket Build, MoonBear LTD 8. True Skate, True Axis 9....