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  • 5 things to know about Clinton’s State Department emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a personal email account for State Department business has prompted questions about secrecy and the rules that govern the communications of senior government officials. Clinton’s backers say…

  • Email issue revives old questions about Clintons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades. The latest disclosure, that Clinton used…

  • Why your laptop battery won’t kill you

    NEW YORK (AP) — News on Tuesday that major U.S. airlines are no longer going to ship powerful lithium-ion batteries might lead some to fret about the safety of their personal electronic devices. Those people…

  • Visa, MasterCard moving into mobile pay in Africa

    NEW YORK (AP) — Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to…

  • WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: Eyes on Apple, BlackBerry

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a major wireless show continues this week in Barcelona, Spain, Apple is highlighting the capabilities of its iPhone cameras with a gallery of photos taken by its users around the…

  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending March 2, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – 9780698185395 – (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Fifty Shades Darker by E L James –…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 2, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc. 2. Facebook, Facebook, Inc. 3. Instagram, Instagram, Inc. 4. YouTube, Google, Inc. 5. Snapchat, Snapchat,…

  • New Tinder app charges over-30 users more

    WASHINGTON — Looking for love in your 30s can cost a little more with a new version of a popular dating app. Tinder Plus, a premium version of Tinder’s mobile app, launched Monday, Tech Crunch reports,…

  • WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: Gadget fans in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Gadget lovers from around the world are in Barcelona to view the latest in handheld and wireless technology. Here’s a look at the event, where BlackBerry unveiled its new Leap, which…

  • BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. CEO John Chen said at the…

  • Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it…

  • WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect

    NEW YORK (AP) — High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week’s wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too.…

  • First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall’s Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday…

  • News Guide: What the FCC’s ‘net neutrality’ vote means

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists scored a major victory after the Federal Communications Commission agreed to rules that would ban service providers from creating Internet fast lanes. What “net neutrality” means and what is likely…