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Facebook's Internet.org expands in ZambiaFacebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia with app offering basic Internet services
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
People stand in front of a Samsung Electronics Co's showroom in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung earns $6.1 billion, shares plungeSamsung earns $6.1 billion last quarter but shares plunge: Here's why
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A customer checks the Sony's high-definition LCD televisions "BRAVIA" out at an electronics retail store in Tokyo Thursday, July 31, 2014. Sony reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from buildings and its stake in a video-game maker. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Sony surprises with first quarter profitSony surprises with quarterly profit after selling buildings, stake in video-game maker
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This March 1, 2014 file photo shows part of the website for HealthCare.gov, photographed in Washington.  Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday. After a months-long investigation, the Government Accountability Office found that the administration lacked "effective planning or oversight practices" for the development of HealthCare.gov, the online portal to coverage for millions of uninsured Americans. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rolloutInvestigation faults Obama administration's oversight of HealthCare.gov
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A man walks by an advertisement of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S5 smartphone at the company's showroom in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slowSamsung's 2Q profit falls more than expected as smartphone sales slow
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Portland OKs Airbnb-type short-term rentalsPortland, Oregon, City Council legalizes short-term rentals in homes, boosting Airbnb
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Microsoft corporate vice president Joe Belfiore, of the Operating Systems Group, demonstrates the new Cortana personal assistant during the keynote address of the Build Conference in San Francisco. Belfiore on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 said in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phones will get the voice-recognizing app in an update to Windows Phone 8.1 that will begin rolling out to developers next week and to users in the coming months. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows PhoneMicrosoft spreads Cortana to China, UK, Australia, Canada, India in Windows Phone 8.1 update
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in IndiaAmazon to invest $2 billion in India after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion in capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, shoppers take escalators painted with the logos of Nintendo and Super Mario characters at an electronics store in Tokyo. Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales. But the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon games stuck to its annual forecasts Wednesday, July 30, 2014 for a 20 billion yen ($196 million) profit on 590 billion yen ($5.8 billion) sales. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U salesNintendo reports worse-than-expected quarterly loss as Wii U sales momentum picks up slowly
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies highTwitter posts stronger-than-expected 2nd-quarter results, stock flies high
The Associated Press1 day ago
Analysts: Samsung phone shipments falter in 2QAnalysts: Samsung smartphone shipments fall in second quarter
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2010 file photo, a couple walks through the surf together in Cannon Beach, Ore. OKCupid on Monday, July 28, 2014 became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumersOKCupid and Facebook not alone in conducting studies of consumer behavior without consent
The Associated Press1 day ago
How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of emailAsana tries to reduce business email as one-stop shop for assigning projects, sharing ideas
The Associated Press1 day ago
China investigating Microsoft in monopoly caseChina opens anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft over Windows, Office
The Associated Press1 day ago
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats dealEU antitrust authority approves Apple's $3 billion deal to buy headphone, music firm Beats
The Associated Press3 days ago
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