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  • Streaming release of ‘Interview’ test for industry

    ATLANTA (AP) — Sony’s “The Interview” has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new…

  • Where to watch ‘The Interview’ online

    You don’t need to leave your house to watch “The Interview.” Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms Wednesday. The online release comes a day after the studio reversed its previous decision not to…

  • NKorea outage a case study in online uncertainties

    LONDON (AP) — North Korea’s microscopic corner of the Internet has had a rough couple of days, suffering seven outages in 48 hours, according to one Web traffic monitor. The mysterious problems have some talking…

  • GPS used to track some immigrants caught at border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

  • GPS used to track some immigrants caught at border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

  • Column: Lessons for all from the Sony hack

    WASHINGTON — Q: I keep hearing about encryption because of the Sony hack, but how exactly do I get it set up for my business? A: There isn’t enough space in this column to cover…

  • Sony tries to save face with ‘Interview’ flip-flop

    ATLANTA (AP) — Sony’s flip-flop on releasing “The Interview” shows the studio is working furiously to try to chart the right course through political and public-opinion minefields. Although analysts don’t believe the decision will have…

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

    iBook charts for week ending December 22, 2014: Top Paid Books 1. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand – 9780679603757 – (Random House Publishing Group) 1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – 9780307588388 – (Crown Publishing Group)…

  • Review: Who needs a separate camera with these 3 phones?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore. Of course, a phone is never going to replace a full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera,…

  • A look at North Korea’s limited Internet capabilities

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An hours-long Internet outage Tuesday in one of the world’s least-wired countries was probably more inconvenient to foreigners than to North Korean residents, most of whom have never gone online.…

  • North Korea Internet outage in wake of Sony attack over

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea experienced sweeping Internet outages for hours before coming back online late Monday. One computer expert said the country’s online access was “totally down.” The White House and the State Department…

  • North Korean websites back online after shutdown

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.…

  • It’s down to the wire for online shopping

    ATLANTA (AP) — As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather…

  • Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows

    NEW YORK (AP) — This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, but the U.S. powered ahead. Employers are finally hiring enough…

  • ‘Dragon Age’ tops AP critics’ best games of 2014

    The top 10 video games of 2014, according to Lou Kesten: 1. “Dragon Age: Inquisition” (BioWare, for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC): BioWare’s overstuffed role-playing epic has everything you could want…