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BERLIN (AP) — Two Berlin math wizards have solved a problem that confounds many a startup company in the German capital: how to build a popular product and sell it for profit within a few years. Brothers Maxim and Raphael Nitsche have sold Cogeon, maker of the app Math 42, to...
BANGKOK (AP) — Facebook says its top executives aren't coming to Thailand, two days after the country's military ruler announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg would meet him this month. Facebook said in a one-sentence statement Thursday "There are no plans currently for any of our senior...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday. The report by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media on the viewing habits of more than 1,400...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey finds that children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes. The report by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media that was released Thursday examined the viewing habits of more...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media. Officials from Google talked to investigators behind closed doors in...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touch scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said solutions can't come too soon...
BOSTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 17 about a Boston self-driving car study, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a computer simulation showed that the advent of self-driving cars would likely add vehicles to the roads. The analysis showed that while vehicles would travel...
SEATTLE (AP) — Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas. For years, much of downtown Seattle has been a maze of broken streets and caution-taped sidewalks. Dozens of enormous cranes tower overhead as double-length...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis. The state is pitching the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge as global in scope. It is similar in its mission to an effort the NFL used...