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Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big cities....

License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village

FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would sound an alert. If someone burglarized a house, the data could be mined to see who was on the road at the time....

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday....

Obamas seek better WiFi service for next first couple

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says one improvement he'd like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the WiFi system....

Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade....

App launched with uniquely African emojis

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures....

LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value....

Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang for what it says will be a ballistic missile test in the guise of a space launch....

Making sure Facebook works at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through....

LinkedIn shares tumble on weak forecast for 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- LinkedIn shares plunged as much as 28 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter but provided a weak forecast for 2016....

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