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  • Consumer Confidential: Is your TV set-top box a spy?

    Your TV’s set-top box is ratting you out to advertisers. At least that’s the contention of consumer groups that have filed complaints with federal authorities demanding a crackdown on overzealous …


  • New, larger iPhones unveiled

    CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple’s larger iPhones won’t just have bigger screens. They’ll have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display. The iPhone 6 will have …


  • Government issues new online child privacy rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New online child privacy rules will keep anonymous advertisers and marketers from siphoning personal information about preteens but won’t restrain innovation among technology companies and businesses that …


  • Correction: Conn School Shooting-Suspect story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In some versions of a story Dec. 14 and 15 about the suspect in a school shooting in Connecticut, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by …


  • Connecticut shooting suspect was honors student

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a well-liked woman who enjoyed hosting dice games and decorating the house for …


  • Conn. school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a grade-school teacher who liked to host dice games and decorate the house …


  • Anti-virus software developer McAfee arrives in US

    MIAMI (AP) — Anti-virus software founder John McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought to evade police questioning in the …


  • 10 arrested in international cybercrime ring

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten people have been arrested as part of an investigation into international cybercrime rings that steal millions of computer users’ credit card, bank account and other personal …


  • 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 …


  • McAfee denied asylum; expected in Belize

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was denied political asylum in Guatemala on Thursday and police in Belize said they expected him to be flown back soon …


  • Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weekslong journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to …


  • Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weekslong journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to …


  • Cyber Monday likely to be busiest online sales day

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it’s Cyber Monday’s turn. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed online …


  • Voters in NY, NJ not deterred by storm’s effects

    POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — Election Day turnout was heavy Tuesday in several storm-ravaged areas in New York and New Jersey, a welcome change from crisis to catharsis for many …


  • US economy adds 171K jobs; rate rises to 7.9 pct.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October, and hiring was stronger in August and September than first thought. The solid job growth showed that the economy is …


  • 5 terror suspects from UK appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — An extremist Egyptian-born preacher entered a U.S. courtroom Saturday for the first time to face multiple terrorism charges, complaining that his prosthetic hooks, medication and special …


  • Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher charged in multiple terrorism plots entered a U.S. court for the first time Saturday without the use of his arms, …


  • 5 terrorism suspects extradited from UK to US

    NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects arrived in the United States from England early Saturday under tight security to face trial, and …


  • 2 extradited to US to appear in Conn. court

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five terror suspects were extradited from Britain after losing their lengthy fight to avoid facing charges in the U.S., and officials say at least two …


  • Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

    LONDON (AP) — Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects were extradited from the U.K. after Britain’s High Court ruled they had no more grounds for appeal …


  • Report: Some dietary supplements illegally labeled

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their …


  • Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their …


  • Florida firm is source of Apple data in breach

    A Florida company said Monday that the database of Apple device information that hackers stole and posted on the Internet last week came from a file the firm had in …


  • FBI disputes claims of hackers’ Apple data breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI on Tuesday disputed a computer hacker group’s claim that it stole personal identification data on millions of Apple device owners from an FBI agent’s laptop. …


  • IT piracy bills draw criticism

    OLYMPIA – Bills aimed at fighting the theft of information technology around the globe were criticized Monday by retailers and some high-tech companies as legislative committees tried to reconcile different …

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