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  • Security flaw leaves Android users vulnerable to hackers

    Hackers can potentially access privileged user information like passwords, internet history and keyboard input.

  • Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag

    TOKYO (AP) — Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone business. Citing intense competition, especially from Chinese rivals, Sony said Wednesday it...

  • Taxi! Seeking women to drive for female passengers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a woman can be hard to find — if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City. Less than 3 percent of the city's about 115,000 licensed taxi, livery and limousine drivers are women, and that can be a problem for women who are reluctant to get into...

  • Options abound for selling used mobile phones

    Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. It's a ritual familiar by now to most smartphone users. Every couple of years, new models...

  • Large government out of place in a society based on small technology

    "Large" technology like steel mills, power stations and gas turbines tended to encourage large bureaucracies and large government. But "small" technology enables individuals to make personal choices.

  • Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away. Dubbed the Apple Watch, the gadget marks the technology trend-setter's attempt to...

  • We still don't know why Lois Lerner's Blackberry was wiped clean

    "I'm not aware," an IRS spokesman told the Examiner Friday. "I'm going to have to get back to you on that… Uh, let me see if there's anything I can get for you on that."

  • Season's new phones are all about selfie image

    BERLIN (AP) — Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there. Pop stars such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber have helped popularize the trend, too, by...

  • Startups offer banking for smartphone users

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go. Some things haven't changed. Like traditional banks, customers...

  • Editorial cartoon: Second that emotion

    Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.



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