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Record iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations....
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Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card....
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Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there - why would anyone sign up now for cable?...
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At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte

Is a la carte streaming a better deal?...
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Microsoft's Nadella gets $84M pay package

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft has given its new CEO Satya Nadella a pay package worth $84.3 million, most of it in the form of long-term stock awards....
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Will Apple Pay be the next iRevolution?

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay - the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet....
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Thinner iPads, sharper iMacs in Apple's lineup

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The company also released an update to its Mac operating system and introduced a high-resolution iMac model that might appeal to heavy watchers of television over the Internet....
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Review: Macs, mobile unite with Yosemite system

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar....
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IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds 'empty calories'

NEW YORK (AP) -- IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent as investors sold off sharply and the stock dragged the Dow 30 into the red....
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Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 6,582

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Catholic Church should allow Communion for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics?

Yes:
54%
No:
46%
Total Votes: 6,103