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San Francisco city supervisor David Campos, right, walks with drag queen Sister Roma to a news conference following a meeting in his office with a number of drag queens at City Hall, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. In recent weeks, Facebook has been deleting the profiles of self-described drag queens and other performers who use stage names because they did not comply with the social networking site's requirement that users go by their "real names" on the site. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Drag queens dress down Facebook over namesDrag queens dress down Facebook over 'real names' policy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
San Francisco city supervisor David Campos, right, walks with drag queen Sister Roma to a news conference following a meeting in his office with a number of drag queens at City Hall, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. In recent weeks, Facebook has been deleting the profiles of self-described drag queens and other performers who use stage names because they did not comply with the social networking site's requirement that users go by their "real names" on the site. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Drag queens dress down Facebook over namesDrag queens dress down Facebook over 'real names' policy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Apple iOS 8 software bug affects health appsApple iOS 8 software bug affects highly touted health-tracking feature, apps withheld
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Taxi group seeks to stop Uber, Lyft in New MexicoTaxi, limousine operators seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., talks to reporters about cyberattacks from China, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  China's military hacked into computer networks of civilian transportation companies hired by the Pentagon at least nine times, breaking into computers aboard a commercial ship, targeting logistics companies and uploading malicious software onto an airline's computers, Senate investigators said Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)
Senate: China hacked military contractor networksSenate investigation says China hacked into military contractor networks at least 9 times
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by 2K Games shows Ronnie Singh, 2K digital marketing director's facial mapping as he completes the process through a PS4 camera during a video shoot in Novato, Calif. The developers of the interactive basketball franchise are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3D renditions of their faces onto virtual players in the series' latest installment, set for Oct. 7. The process uses the cameras for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One game consoles to create noggins for wannabe Kobe Bryants and Kevin Durants. (AP Photo/2K Games)
'NBA 2K15' drafts 3-D face mapping for latest game'NBA 2K15' video game drafts 3-D face-mapping technology for latest installment
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Sony Corp. President Kazuo Hirai, right, speaks during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone business. Citing intense competition, especially from Chinese rivals, Sony said it anticipates a net loss of 230 billion yen ($2.15 billion) for the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2015. At left is Executive Vice President Kenichiro Yoshida. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lagSony forecasts loss of $2.1 billion, cancels dividend after cutting value of mobile business
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. The deal will end NASA's expensive reliance on Russian crew transport. The contenders include SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corp., and Boeing. (AP Photo/NASA)
NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronautsNASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to carry astronauts to space station by 2017 in $6.8 billion deal
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo taken Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, from left, Gov. Jerry Brown, state Senator Alex Padilla and Google co-founder, Sergey Brin arrive at Google headquarters in a driverless car in Mountain View, Calif. For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling on the state's public roads. The agency is issuing permits, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 that let three companies test 29 vehicles on highways and in neighborhoods.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Self-driving cars now need a permit in CaliforniaCalifornia issues 1st permits to test self-driving cars on public roads; Google has most at 25
The Associated Press1 day ago
APNewsBreak: Web filter lifts block on gay sitesAPNewBreak: Major Web content filter lifts block on gay advocacy websites
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday May 19, 2012 file photo, Pavel Durov, founder of Russia's leading social network site VKontakte, or "in contact", sits in a cafe in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia’s most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court. London-listed Mail.Ru Group said in a statement Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014 that it now owns the whole of VKontakte following its purchase of a 48 percent stake from investment fund United Capital Partners. (AP Photo/Roman Kulik, File)
Oligarch buys Russia's most popular social mediaKremlin-friendly oligarch pays $1.5 billion for full control of popular social media network
The Associated Press1 day ago
Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demandAlibaba increases IPO price range to between $66 and $68 per share from $60 to $66 per share.
The Associated Press2 days ago
Apple releases tool to remove free U2 albumApple releases special tool to delete free U2 album from iTunes after complaints
The Associated Press2 days ago
Dinorah De Cruz gets into her livery car after a visit to a Taxi and Limo Commission brokerage, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in New York. De Cruz is one of 100 women currently signed up to drive for SheRides, a car service by women drivers for women riders in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island. Less than 3 percent of the city's 115,000 licensed taxi, livery and limousine drivers are women, and that can be a problem for women who are reluctant to get into a cab alone with a male driver because of safety concerns or religious and social mores. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Taxi! Seeking women to drive for female passengers'SheTaxi' app seeks female drivers for women; concerns include safety and religion
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this April 22, 2014, file phot, Nassau County police officers enter a home in Long Beach, N.Y., in search of an armed killer, based on a phone call that turned out to be a hoax. Authorities say the dangerous and costly prank known as “swatting", is becoming increasingly popular among people who play combat games over live video feeds while thousands of people watch. Authorities estimated they spent $100,000 to send more than 60 officers to the Long Beach, Long Island swatting hoax.  (AP Photo/Newsday, Jim Staubitser, File)
Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponentsPolice hoax that targeted celebrities spreads to gamers seeking retaliation against opponents
The Associated Press2 days ago
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