- Rising star: YouTube playing key role in Google's success
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google's cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones.
- Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone.
- Online privacy may be boosted by new FCC data rules
NEW YORK (AP) — New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking.
- Amazon courts food shoppers
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving — its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping, much the way it's done for other consumer goods.
- Twitter cuts staff, kills off Vine app amid pressure to grow
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide.
- More changes await Twitter users as service tries to grow
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered service favored by journalists, celebrities, politicians and cranks tries to broaden its appeal and attract advertisers.
- Chip maker Qualcomm buying NXP Semiconductors in $38.1B deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is buying NXP Semiconductors N.V. in a deal valued at approximately $38 billion.
- Customers are starting to see the NBC effect on Comcast
NEW YORK (AP) — While many are skeptical of the business logic behind AT&T's desire to buy Time Warner, a similar deal from earlier this decade, Comcast's marriage with NBCUniversal, foreshadows some of the possibilities — as well as the potential competitive and consumer harms — that could result.
- Ex-Pixar executive to head federal tech innovation service
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Pixar executive who won the first ever Oscar for software is taking over a U.S. government agency responsible for improving federal digital technology.
- The Trump-Clinton Twitter war: Bludgeon vs. stiletto
NEW YORK (AP) — Back in June, when Donald Trump slammed President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, the Democrat's campaign was quick to tweet back a chilly three-word response: "Delete your account ."
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