Facebook CEO promotes free speech but takes no questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promoted free expression Thursday during a speech at Georgetown University. But reporters weren't allowed to ask questions, and video coverage was limite...

3 companies cited for role in fatal Seattle crane collapse

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have fined three companies involved in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle last April. Washington state's Department of Labor and In...

Twitter: World leaders' accounts not entirely above policies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says world leaders aren't entirely above its ban on users threatening violence or promoting terrorism on the site. The San Francisco company is clarifyin...

Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the re...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 13, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Business Highlights

___ Solid company earnings power broad rally for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks notched solid gains on Wall Street Tuesday as investors welcomed surprisingly good...

The Latest: Google shows off new phone, other devices

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Google's new hardware announcement (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Google is unveiling a new Pixel phone with an updated camera and an e...

Google to show off new phone, devices at New York event

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is expected to unveil a new Pixel phone with an updated camera and an emphasis on artificial intelligence features. Google has already announced many details o...

Liz Weston: In 'SIM swap,' criminals really have your number

If you're not familiar with SIM swap fraud, prepare to be terrified. This scam, also known as port-out or SIM splitting fraud, allows criminals to hijack your cell phone number. Once...

Tunisia: Post-debate handshake hailed as pro-democracy sign

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A media mogul and a former law professor who are vying to be Tunisia's next president sparred during a televised debate over how to fight terrorism and poverty. ...

Facebook's Libra currency battered by defections, pushback

Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency. On Friday, Visa and MasterCard ann...

Arrested Japanese stalker used pupil image reflections

TOKYO (AP) — A man was arrested on suspicion of stalking a female pop idol by studying reflections of her pupils in photos she shared on social media and using Google Street View to find where she liv...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2019. There are 83 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 9, 1...

US companies walk fine line when doing business with China

NEW YORK (AP) — The furor over a tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager in support of Hong Kong protesters is highlighting the fine line that U.S. companies must walk when doing business w...

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy grows beyond all expectations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southeast Asia’s Internet economy is growing much faster than expected due to online shopping and ride-sharing, according to a report published Thursday (October 3)....