- Review: Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one devices
NEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs.
- Cord-cutting clouds Disney outlook despite 3Q earnings beat
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cord-cutting loomed over Disney's quarterly earnings, as a loss of ESPN subscribers caused Disney to taper its TV profit outlook.
- Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations.
- Netflix to give workers with babies a year of paid leave
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
- Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) — The company that makes car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don't have the same security flaw.
- Netflix to make Asian debut with Sept. 2 launch in Japan
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix will expand into Japan next month to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia.
- Court says chipmaker Marvell owes CMU $278M, not $1.54B
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court reduced a judgment against chipmaker Marvell Technology by more than $1.25 billion, but still says the company owes Carnegie Mellon University $278 million for patent infringement.
- Comcast speeding up its discounted Internet service
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comcast is speeding up and expanding a discounted Internet service that was created to get more low-income people online.
- Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he's as popular as Pope Francis — or so it would seem.
- NHL entrusting live-game app, cable network to baseball
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Hockey League is passing its digital puck to Major League Baseball in an unusual sports partnership.
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