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NEW YORK (AP) — In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information. Jawbone's lawsuit names Fitbit Inc. and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism. The...
AP Technology Writer (AP) — A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message. Apple says it's aware of the problem and is working on a fix. But some pranksters are sharing information about the...
NEW YORK (AP) — TV watchers are going online, and cable companies are following them there. Suddenlink, which has 1.1 million TV subscribers, is the latest to hook up with Hulu, adding the service to its TiVo set-top box. It already had a partnership with Netflix. There has been...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the Patriot Act's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds. The information was stolen from an online system called "Get Transcript," where taxpayers can get tax...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS says more than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an agency website. Officials said the breach was part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds. The information was stolen from an online system called "...
NEW YORK (AP) — Though my grandmother was a fashion designer, I hate buying clothes, and I still wear outfits from high school — in the last century. Even so, I have long been intrigued with Stitch Fix, an online styling and clothing-delivery service that many friends recommend...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt. The state Senate unanimously passed the bill, which would make it a...