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  • Sundance Watch: Celebs talk fest, iPhone film premieres

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard: ____ CELEBRITY QUOTES ON SUNDANCE From Kevin…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    ‘Wicked storm': Blizzard shows no mercy on Boston area after going easy on New York BOSTON (AP) — Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts…

  • Judge permanently shuts down cellphone spyware app

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has permanently shut down a cellphone spyware app called “StealthGenie” that exposed targets to having their calls and emails monitored without their knowledge. Judge Leonie (LAY-uh-nee) Brinkema in…

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

    iBook charts for week ending January 26, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. American Sniper (Enhanced Edition) by Chris Kyle, Jim DeFelice & Scott Mcewen – 9780062190963 – (William Morrow) 2. The Girl on the Train…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 26, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Trivia Crack (Ad Free), Etermax 2. Minecraft – Pocket Edition, Mojang 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Five Nights…

  • New app helps you sidestep lengthy reservation times at hot restaurants

    Business travelers often don’t have a lot of notice they’re going to Washington. They almost certainly don’t have the months-worth of notice required to secure reservations at dining hot spots such as Minibar or Fiola…

  • AP Interview: Iraq ‘sleeper cells’ fight Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD (AP) — “Sleeper cells” made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The…

  • Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

    HAVANA (AP) — Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit…

  • Motorola unveils 3 smart phones for return to China

    BEIJING (AP) — Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market. Motorola was a mobile phone pioneer in China but…

  • Bud Light Button app delivers beer to door, but only in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Just in time for the Super Bowl, fans at home who have a craving for Bud Light can have beer delivered by pressing a button, without having to get off the couch —…

  • Tips for proper disposal of old tech

    PHOENIX – Q: Where can I take my old electronics for proper recycling? A:  This time of year, many of us are asking this question after getting new electronics during the holiday season. The vast…

  • Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

    NEW YORK (AP) — At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery…

  • LG to launch curved G Flex 2 smartphone next week

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said it will start selling a new curved smartphone next week in its latest effort to bring the curve to a mass market. The South Korean company…

  • Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone service

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday. If everything falls into place, Google Inc. could…

  • Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and ‘HoloLens’

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens. The company showed the new headset, which lets…