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FILE - This Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, file photo, shows as  logo of a smartphone app TikTok on a user post on a smartphone screen in Tokyo. Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify said Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, it’s made a deal with TikTok enabling merchants to create “shoppable” video ads that drive customers to online stores. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Judge postpones Trump's TikTok ban in suit brought by users A federal judge has postponed President Donald Trump’s threatened shutdown of the popular short-form video app TikTok, siding with a Pennsylvania comedian and two other TikTok creators who say Trump’s order hampers their free speech
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This Aug. 13, 2020 file photo shows a logo for Netflix on a remote control in Portland, Ore. Netflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
Netflix raising US streaming prices amid booming growthNetflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an annual VTB Capital "Russia Calling!" Investment Forum via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia.  Russian state interference has been minimal so far in the most tempestuous U.S. presidential election in decades. But that doesn’t mean the Kremlin can’t inflict serious damage, and the continued vulnerability of state and local government networks is a big worry.   (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
Russian election threat potent, but interference so far slimRussian state interference has been minimal so far in the most tempestuous U.S. presidential election in decades
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Shoppers Using Mall Kiosks Unknowingly PhotographedA commercial real estate company behind major shopping malls in Canada broke privacy laws in taking 5 million photos of shoppers and using facial recognition technology without their knowledge, according to federal and provincial privacy commissioners. Cadillac Fairview embedded inconspicuous cameras at digital information kiosks at 12 shopping malls—two...
Newser11 hours ago
Hackers Steal $2.3M Earmarked for MAGA Hat VendorsSome $2.3 million in campaign cash was stolen from the Wisconsin Republican Party by hackers who "exhibited a level of familiarity with state party operations," says state GOP chairman Andrew Hitt. Officials say the hackers siphoned the money from the state party's federal account, which supports President Trump's reelection...
Newser13 hours ago
Lawn robot in Germany messages owner for help, foils thiefA lawnmower robot’s electronic cries for help foiled a thief’s plan to make off with the grass-cutting automaton
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Apple Reports Record-Breaking Mac SalesWhile many are calling 2020 the "worst year ever," it's becoming the best one on record for big tech companies. Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Alphabet, Google's parent company, have all reported record-breaking quarterly sales and/or profits this week, MarketWatch reports. Apple reported record revenue of $64.7 billion for...
Newser15 hours ago
Debris falls from supertall NYC skyscraper; no one injuredOfficials say no one was injured when debris fell from a supertall New York City skyscraper near completion
The Associated Press1 day ago
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