As iPhone sale sag, Apple touts apps and services instead
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- You can expect to hear a lot more from Apple about the virtues of mobile apps and online services in coming months. And for good reason: They're just about the only part of Apple's business that's growing right now....
Twitter still struggling to grow as rivals race ahead
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service....
Cybersecurity experts see merit in claims of Russian hacking
PARIS (AP) -- Experts who've followed the leak of Democratic National Committee documents say they believe the party's claim that Moscow had a hand in the hack, lending weight to the extraordinary allegation that the Kremlin is trying to tamper with the U.S. presidential contest....
Qualcomm to pay $19.5M to settle gender discrimination suit
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Qualcomm agreed Tuesday to pay $19.5 million to settle a gender discrimination class-action lawsuit alleging women were denied equal pay and job opportunities to their male counterparts at the tech giant....
Chinese tech firm LeEco agrees to buy Vizio TV maker for $2B
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Chinese video streaming company LeEco is breaking into the U.S. TV market by buying Vizio, a manufacturer of budget-priced sets. The combination promises a marriage of hardware and content as tightly linked as your smartphone is to your monthly voice and data plan....
Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon hunters
BERLIN (AP) -- The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral....
Verizon 2Q profit hurt by strike; revenue disappoints
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon Communications said Tuesday that a strike by 40,000 employees hurt its results in the second quarter, and the company's revenue fell short of analyst projections....
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy....
Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback
PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) -- It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber....
Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook....
In a joint interview with her vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton complained of a "Hillary standard" -- suggesting she's faced more scrutiny than other top-level politicians. Clinton cited "unfounded, inaccurate, mean-spirited attacks with no basis in truth" pointing to Republicans' criticism at their party's convention last week. When asked of Trump's moniker of "Crooked Hillary" she said "I'm not going to engage in that kind of insult fest that he seems to thrive on."
Was the Police union correct to condemn Clinton and the DNC for not inviting relatives of slain officers to speak while scheduling the mothers of people killed by police?