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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, journalists wait outside the venue for the presentation of the new Nintendo Switch in Tokyo. Nintendo Co. is reporting solid sales and profit for the fiscal fourth quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines. The Japanese maker of Super Mario and Pokemon games reported Thursday, April 26, 2018,  that its January-March profit totaled 4.4 billion yen ($40 million), reversing a 394 million yen loss it racked up the previous year.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
Nintendo taps new president; profit improves on Switch salesNintendo Co. sales, profit rise in fiscal 4th quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines; company to get new president
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandalWhat scandal? Facebook advertisers shrug off privacy concerns
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Apple CEO Tim Cook and former EPA administrator Lisa Jackson arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk tradePresident Donald Trump has met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations worldwide
The Associated Press20 hours ago
The YouTube app and YouTube Kids app are displayed on an iPhone in New York on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch. The updates that begin rolling out Thursday are a response to complaints that the YouTube Kids app has repeatedly failed to filter out disturbing content. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about contentYouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Big Changes Coming to Gmail Starting TodayBig changes are being rolled out at Gmail starting Wednesday. Washington Post tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler got to try the new Gmail out early, and says that while he was initially annoyed at some of the "cutesy" changes like rounded buttons and a new font, he was on board...
Newser22 hours ago
FILE- In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Twitter is profitable again in 1Q, Wall Street not impressedTwitter has second profitable quarter with strong profit and revenue, sending shares up sharply
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - This June 19, 2017, file photo shows fingers on laptop keyboard in North Andover, Mass. Americans appear to be heeding expert advice for keeping their passwords and accounts safe. A new poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 41 percent of Americans use unique passwords for most or all online services. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwordsAP-NORC Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords across online services _ or to write them down on paper
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo a pedestrian walks by a Comcast Service Center, in Miami. Comcast Corp. reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Strong 1st quarter from Comcast, and a $30B bid for SkyComcast: 1Q Earnings Snapshot
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 4, 2018, file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Miranda won the Webby for public service and social activism for his work raising money for charities including Puerto Rico relief. The Webby Awards, which honor internet excellence, were announced Tuesday, April 24, and will be presented May 14 at a New York ceremony hosted by comedian Amber Ruffin. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Miranda, "Game of Thrones" #MeToo figure take Webby AwardsLin-Manuel Miranda and a key figure in the #MeToo movement are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards
The Associated Press1 day ago
Christopher Wylie, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, departs after meeting with House Judiciary Democrats, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblowerHouse Democrats have held the first of what they hope to be several interviews with witnesses who have not been called in Republican-led Russia investigations
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, the Yahoo logo appears on a smartphone in Frankfurt, Germany. The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online pioneer deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the action Tuesday, April 24, 2018, against the company, which is now called Altaba after its most valuable parts were sold to Verizon Communications for $4.48 billion last year.. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hackThe company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Senate confirms new director of National Security AgencySenate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amazon Just Revealed Its Median Annual Pay. It's LowAmazon is an odd company—it's "often compared to Silicon Valley tech giants," as the Wall Street Journal puts it, but tech is just one part of its business. Retail, logistics, and transportation are the other parts, and that explains why the median annual salary of its workers is just...
Newser1 day ago
Employees of Amazon protest in front of German publisher Axel Springer's headquarters, where CEO Jeff Bezos is to be presented with an award for his "visionary entrepreneurship" in online business and digitalization strategy at the Washington Post, in Berlin, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon during a visit by company CEO Jeff Bezos to Berlin. Andrea Nahles, the chairwoman of the center-left Social Democrats, argued that Amazon's tax practices and working conditions aren't worthy of a prize. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Leader of German governing party backs Amazon protestThe new leader of one of Germany's governing parties planned to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon during CEO Jeff Bezos' visit to Berlin on Tuesday
The Associated Press1 day ago
Video of Him Vanishing Has Been Watched Millions of TimesLars Mittank spent the first week of July 2014 with friends at a Bulgarian beach resort. He has spent the nearly four years since as one of YouTube's greatest mysteries. Kirk Pepi has the story at Mel Magazine . Pepi writes that the 28-year-old's holiday with his five former classmates from...
Newser1 day ago
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