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  • Venezuelan president’s bout with thrown mango inspires game

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two Venezuelans who emigrated to escape the country’s economic woes are drawing laughs with a mobile game mocking President Nicolas Maduro for his decision to give a new home to a…

  • Amazon Prime members will be able to stream free on JetBlue

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor. The e-commerce company will let members of Amazon’s $99 annual loyalty program…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 4, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft – Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Lifeline… 3 Minute Games, LLC 3. Dark Sky – Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts, and Storm…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ McDonald’s challenge: Make it simpler, but add choices NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale. CEO Steve…

  • Google is starting small, thinking big with ‘Project Fi’

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google wants the wireless services that connect mobile devices to digital content to be cheaper and more reliable. The reason has as much to do with the pursuit of profit…

  • Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems

    NEW YORK (AP) — It’s an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch’s heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist. Inked…

  • New site, app, links celebrities, charities and donors

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chatting on the red carpet with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence; recording a country song with Clint Black; working a relief mission with Patricia Arquette; receiving a serenade from Michael Bolton…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Japan stocks drift lower after weak US earnings UNDATED (AP) — Japanese stocks drifted lower today after weak U.S. earnings underlined the uncertain economic outlook and dented Wall Street. Most Asian markets were…

  • Partners HealthCare notifies 3,300 patients of email breach

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston-based nonprofit health care system Partners HealthCare is notifying about 3,300 patients about a security breach. Partners says in November it learned a group of its workers received phishing emails and provided…

  • Glu Mobile lands big China deal that could signal expansion

    NEW YORK (AP) — A $126 million investment from a Chinese gaming company sent shares of Glu Mobile soaring almost 20 percent Thursday. Tencent Holdings Ltd., based in Shenzhen, a booming city that borders Hong…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Shares fall in Asia on reports of U.S. economic skid TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Asia today in response to news that the U.S. economy skidded to a near halt in the…

  • Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they’re already…

  • Glu Mobile adds Britney Spears to celebrity game roster

    NEW YORK (AP) — Britney Spears is joining Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry on Glu Mobile’s roster of celebrity mobile games, the company said on Wednesday. Glu says it signed a 5-year deal with Spears…

  • State of the news media in 2015: Facebook and mobile rule

    NEW YORK (AP) — A new report on the state of the media has some simple terms for how we learn about the world: mobile and social media. More visitors to Yahoo, NBC and other…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 27, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft – Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Trivia Crack (Ad Free), Etermax 4. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB…