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  • Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jody Kearns doesn’t like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson’s disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But…

  • Clinton says she’s confident about proper handling of emails

    WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by intelligence…

  • Clinton says she’s confident about proper handling of emails

    WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by…

  • Seattle police ask for phone diet during Saturday parade

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s annual Torchlight Parade is this Saturday, and Seattle police have an unusual message for people planning to go watch the parade. On their online police blotter, they are asking people to…

  • Want to stop sexual assault? There’s a local app for that

    The app comes with pre-filled messages that cover a variety of uncomfortable or dangerous situations. It’s available in eight languages and free to download.

  • Review: Google photo service is strong on search

    NEW YORK (AP) — Google’s new service for organizing and backing up images blends some of the best of what Apple and Yahoo have rolled out in recent months. These services come as smartphone cameras…

  • Starbucks to let Lyft drivers, riders earn rewards points

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says people will soon be able earn rewards points by using the ride-hailing service Lyft, a move intended to further expand the universe of its loyalty program. The companies said…

  • BlackBerry to buy crisis-communications software firm AtHoc

    WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to buy California-based software company AtHoc, which develops emergency alert systems for government agencies, military bodies, and other organizations. Financial terms of the deal were…

  • Periscope CEO: Don’t drive and livestream

    WASHINGTON — The co-founder and CEO Periscope says drivers should avoid hosting live-streaming sessions while behind the wheel. In a panel discussion in San Francisco, hosted by Muck Rack, Kayvon Beykpour addressed the question of…

  • Even Apple loyalists taking their time on Apple Watch

    NEW YORK (AP) — For all those who hailed the iPhone as the “Jesus Phone” in 2007, the Apple Watch’s arrival has hardly been the second coming. Sure, it can do many useful, even delightful…

  • Make a Mobile Call, Donate to Charity

    (NEW YORK) — A new wireless provider is coming to the U.S. with a socially-conscious business plan. The People’s Operator, or TPO, is a mobile wireless provider that donates 10 percent of each customer’s bill…

  • iTunes List

    ITUNES-APPS-TOP 10 The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 20, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Goat Simulator, Coffee…

  • Apple’s iPad sales still shrinking, as other segments grow

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple makes most of its money from the iPhone, but the California tech giant also disclosed results for other product segments Tuesday. Here’s a breakdown: ___ iPHONES Apple sold more than…

  • Strong iPhone sales; Apple stock down with few Watch details

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s latest financial report shows iPhone sales are still surging, driven partly by growth in China. But it also contains hints that Apple’s much-vaunted smartwatch may not be selling as fast…

  • BlackBerry cuts jobs as part of turnaround plan

    TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry Ltd. announced another round of job cuts Tuesday as it deals with weak smartphone sales and pushes ahead with a restructuring plan. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company declined to disclose how many…