- Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.
- GOP-led Congress unlikely to OK Obama's new clean energy bid
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.
- Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
- App launched with uniquely African emojis
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures.
- LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value.
- Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang for what it says will be a ballistic missile test in the guise of a space launch.
- Making sure Facebook works at the Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through.
- LinkedIn shares tumble on weak forecast for 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn shares plunged as much as 28 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter but provided a weak forecast for 2016.
- CBS aims to strike balance with added Super Bowl cameras
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With some 70 cameras located from the pylons in the end zone to those isolated on single players, the ability to show plays from a 360-degree perspective and tracking technology that determines how fast and far players run, almost no aspect of the Super Bowl will be out of reach for the CBS crew.
- Microsoft shows off possible future of football viewing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Imagine being able to watch all 22 players at the snap with video that expands from your living room television set to the entire wall.