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FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, a woman using a phone walks past Apple's logo near its retail outlet in Beijing. Apple reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Apple increases stock buyback, will split stockApple to split stock, boost share buyback program, raise dividend in bid to win back investors
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this May 2, 2012 photo, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus smiles in front of one of their popular games "Zynga CityVille" at Zynga headquarters in San Francisco. Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO, as the company's sales slide. Zynga said Wednesday, April 23, 2014, that Pincus will remain chairman of the company he founded in 2007. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations roleZynga founder Pincus stepping down as chief product officer, will remain chairman; Stock jumps
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step downFacebook's 1st-quarter soar to surpass expectations, CFO to step down
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington. To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it’s the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. Reid has been relentless in his criticism against the wealthy industrialists Charles and David Koch (kohk), who fund a network of conservative groups. Now, Republicans are adjusting their plans and going after the 74-year-old Democratic Senate leader.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for SenateOperatives cast contest for Senate majority as boogeyman billionaires against unethical leader
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this photo taken Saturday, May 19, 2012, Pavel Durov, founder of Russia's leading social network VKontakte, or "in contact", sits in a cafe in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.   Creator of Russia's leading social network Durov left his post as CEO on Tuesday April 22, and is understood to have left Russia, one week after he posted online what he said were documents from the security services demanding personal details from 39 Ukraine-linked groups on VKontakte. (AP Photo/Roman Kulik)
Russian social media CEO quits, flees countryFounder of Russia's leading social media network quits company, flees country
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implantsResearchers add gene therapy to cochlear implants in deaf animals, aiming to improve hearing
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo, originally released by HBO in 2007, Edie Falco portrays Carmela Soprano and James Gandolfini is Tony Soprano in a scene from one of the last episodes of the hit HBO dramatic series "The Sopranos." Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire." (AP Photo/HBO, Craig Blankenhorn, File)
Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBOAmazon and HBO deal will make classics like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" available on Prime
The Associated Press13 hours ago
AOL to add Miramax films to video platformAOL to add Miramax films to video platform for free ad-supported viewing
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schoolsMicrosoft expands ad-free Bing searches for US schools from kindergarten through 12th grade
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This illustration provided by Google highlights a new Google Maps Street View snapshots feature, which allow users to see what specific neighborhoods and landmarks looked like at different periods during the past seven years that Google Inc. has been dispatching camera-toting cars to take pictures for its maps. This image shows what a neighborhood in Japan looked like in July 2008, left, and in August 2011, after a major earthquake hit, right. (AP Photo/Google)
Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google mapsGoogle's 'Street View' maps add digital time capsules to provide visual retrospectives
The Associated Press19 hours ago
UN study: Cellphones can improve literacyUNESCO study shows reading on cellphones can improve literacy in poor countries
The Associated Press21 hours ago
This artist's rendering provided by Plus Pool, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, shows the proposed floating pool which is to be positioned in New York's East River close to the Brooklyn shore. The pool, which is scheduled to open in 2016, would be the first of its kind because it's made of filtration material designed to make dirty river water safe for swimming. The Manhattan skyline is in the background. (AP Photo/Plus Pool)
Splashy plan for pool in NYC's East River unveiledDesigners tout splashy plan for floating, filtered pool in New York City's East River
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Comcast reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC resultsCable TV provider Comcast posts 30 percent rise in 1st quarter profit, cites NBC results
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, file photo shows an AT&T logo on an AT&T Wireless retail store front, in Philadelphia. AT&T reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plansAT&T had strong 1st quarter on appeal of wireless installments plans
The Associated Press1 day ago
Videojournalists set up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing arguments between Aereo, Inc., an internet startup company that gives subscribers access to broadcast television on their laptops and other portable devices and the broadcasters. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concernedBroadcast TV on the Internet: Justices show skepticism, concern about possible ruling's effect
The Associated Press1 day ago
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