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AP News - Jan 08, 2016 6:27 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The engineers and inventors whose creations help deliver colorful, stable film images and cutting-edge animation are getting recognition from Oscar.The film academy announced Friday that 33 men will share in 10 prizes awarded ...more

AP News - Jan 07, 2016 4:58 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable says the email addresses and passwords of about 320,000 of its customers nationwide may have been stolen by hackers.Time Warner Cable Inc. says it was told by the FBI about the possible compromise and has yet to ...more

AP News - Jan 07, 2016 12:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — December's wild El Nino pushed 2015 in the United States to near-record levels for heat, moisture and downright extreme conditions, federal weather officials said Thursday.The year that just ended was the second warmest and thi ...more

AP News - Jan 06, 2016 8:57 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix has already crossed off the biggest item on its New Year's list of resolutions. The Internet video service debuted in 130 countries Wednesday in a surprise move likely to reel in millions of new subscribers.CEO Reed ...more

AP News - Jan 06, 2016 10:56 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple had an app-y holiday season.The tech powerhouse said customers spent $1.1 billion on apps and in-app purchases during the two weeks ended Jan. 3. New Year's Day was the biggest day ever for the store with $144 million in sa ...more

AP News - Jan 05, 2016 4:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Meteorologists say the current El Nino has stormed its way into the record books, tying 1997-1998 as the strongest recorded.Mike Halpert, deputy director of the federal Climate Prediction Center, said initial figures for Octobe ...more

AP News - Jan 05, 2016 12:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The developer of Lumosity "brain training" games will pay $2 million to settle federal allegations that it misled customers about the cognitive benefits of its online apps and programs.The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday ...more

AP News - Dec 25, 2015 2:31 AM

The bowl swag has gotten a lot better.Yes, players still get a watch and a ring for participating in a bowl, but Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo has managed to outfit a personal entertainment system, including a home theater recliner. ...more

AP News - Dec 22, 2015 2:01 PM

App Store Official Charts for the week ending Dec. 20, 2015:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.2. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang3.Cut the Rope: Magic, ZeptoLab UK Limited4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2015 10:29 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick is so close you could tug on the New York Jets quarterback's beard and wish him luck.Better look out, or you'll be run over by some of those big offensive lineman making their way out to the field. ...more