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  • Software industry braces for new phone apps rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A cellphone game for kids about U.S. geography, “Stack the States,” gets rave reviews from parents. Its creator, Dan Russell-Pinson, considered making the 99-cent app better by …


  • Developers worried about new rules for phone apps

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A cellphone game for kids about U.S. geography, “Stack the States,” gets rave reviews from parents. Its creator, Dan Russell-Pinson, considered making the 99-cent app better by …


  • Senate takes step toward banning stalking software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A loophole that permits software companies to sell cyberstalking apps that operate secretly on cellphones could soon be closed by Congress. The software is popular among jealous …


  • Smartphones can soon be used to ‘e-hail’ NYC taxis

    NEW YORK (AP) — Raising your arm and yelling “taxi!” is the old-fashioned way to nab a New York City cab. Soon, all you’ll need is a smartphone app. New …


  • Senate legislation targets cyberstalking software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For around $50, a jealous wife or husband can download software that can continuously track the whereabouts of a spouse better than any private detective. It’s frighteningly …


  • NY agency voting on using smartphones to hail cabs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every New Yorker knows how to hail a yellow cab. The next step for some might be to “e-hail” a cab using a smartphone.


  • Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps have found their way back to the iPhone. The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google …


  • Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Top officials in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration used personal email accounts to craft a media strategy for imposing hundreds of millions of dollars in …


  • Apple’s softer side emerges under CEO Cook

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Those jobs aren’t coming back.” That’s what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving …


  • Tech titans renew legal battle over smartphones

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The epic $1 billion patent fight between the world’s top two smartphone makers resumes Thursday in a federal courtroom when Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Corp. …


  • Not that hard for authorities to get to your email

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Your emails are not nearly as private as you think. The downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus demonstrates how easy it is for federal law enforcement agents …


  • Arlington Cemetery debuts new interactive map

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arlington National Cemetery on Monday made available to the public a massive electronic database detailing the gravesites of the roughly 400,000 people buried there. Cemetery officials built …


  • US launches national defense satellite from Calif.

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An Atlas 5 rocket carrying a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on …

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