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CORRECTS North Korea flag with stars on the left of the cellphones; AP illustration by Peter Hamlin shows flag of North Korea. SOURCE: AP Illustration. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
November 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and agricultural communes. People use online dictionaries and text each other...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes a selfie with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators after taking part in a roundtable discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. Zuckerberg was in St. Louis to announce a program to boost small businesses and bolster individual technical skills both on and off Facebook. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 09, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — What's Mark Zuckerberg's biggest takeaway as he wraps up a year of travel to dozens of U.S. states? The importance of local communities. "Most of the discussion we have nationally is about what the government should do, or to some degree what families should do," the Facebook CEO...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores in New York. The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit's official filing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 09, 2017 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says it's ready to fight the government for its $85 billion Time Warner deal if it has to. The Justice Department's objections surprised many on Wall Street. The objections also raised red flags for those who worry that the White House is trying to hurt CNN through the...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, photo, from left, Hillary Kane, Samantha Carranza and Lacey Tucker pose for a portrait in Las Vegas. The three are trying a track down a man and woman who helped them during the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 09, 2017 - 3:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As soon as Chris Gilman knew she would survive the gunshot wound she sustained in the Las Vegas massacre, she wanted to find the two strangers who saved her life — a man and woman whose names she didn't even know. She found a Facebook page called "Find My LV Hero" and posted a...
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November 09, 2017 - 12:00 am
North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online Walmart to offer Black Friday deals early on its website Will it be AT&T vs the government in $85B Time Warner deal? X Days With iPhone X: Changing habits to embrace the future No one is immune from hacks, says former Yahoo CEO New looks come to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 26, 2015, file photo, pedestrians walk by an entrance to the Time Warner Center in New York. AT&T now says it’s “uncertain” when its $85 billion Time Warner purchase will close. AT&T had maintained that the deal would be done by the end of 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 08, 2017 - 11:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T's pending acquisition of Time Warner, an $85 billion media deal that could shake up how Americans watch TV, is being held up by the government. That's raising red flags for some who worry that the White House is trying to put pressure on CNN, the news network owned by Time...
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Attendees make their way through the stands of a football stadium before a vigil for the First Baptist Church shooting victims Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in La Vernia, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than two dozen and injuring others. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 08, 2017 - 9:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold. But while heart-wrenching details of the rampage that left more than two dozen people dead...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, an Apple employee demonstrates the facial recognition feature of the new iPhone X at the Apple Union Square store in San Francisco. The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
November 08, 2017 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The future of the smartphone, as Apple calls its new iPhone X, means breaking old habits. With no more home button, this mostly means replacing presses with swipes and the fingerprint ID sensor with facial recognition. In my 10 days with the iPhone X, I tried to fool its Face ID...
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This Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, photo shows the Snapchat app. Snap Inc. reports earnings, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 08, 2017 - 4:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Struggling social-media darlings Twitter and Snapchat are taking on new looks as the services seek wider audiences in the shadow of Facebook. Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for nearly all its users, abandoning its iconic 140-character limit for tweets. And...
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Former Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer waits to testify before the Senate Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, during a hearing on "Protecting Consumers in the Era of Major Data Breaches" after the 2013 data breach at Yahoo! that affected 3 billion user accounts. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 08, 2017 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told lawmakers Wednesday that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended companies can fall victim. Mayer joined former and current CEOs of Equifax in testifying before a Senate...
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