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LINE message app to recruit 100 digital creatives for new Taiwan offices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communications app LINE presented its new Taiwan offices Wednesday (May 5), while announcing it would recruit up to 100 “digital creatives” for a total of more...

Review: An odd surrogate friendship in ‘Together Together’

The new film “ Together Together ” has a great premise: A single, straight man wants to be a father and decides to hire a surrogate to help. It’s fertile territory that has been fairly unexplored in p...

Report blames national Dems for role in Iowa caucus mess

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new audit report blames the national Democratic Party's involvement in the Iowa caucuses for problems that delayed the results for days at the beginning of the 2020 president...

Despite promise, few in US adopting COVID-19 exposure apps

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Six months ago, Apple and Google introduced a new smartphone tool designed to notify people who might have been exposed to the coronavirus, without disclosing any personal informa...

Financially troubled startup helped power Trump campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cell phone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate a...

Financially troubled startup powered Trump campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cell phone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate a...

In Finland, sexting could become a crime

Six months in prison would certainly take the sexiness out of showing off your privates to an unwilling recipient. Finnish parliamentarians debating a reform of the country's sexual harassment law...

Dev Patel celebrates India from his Los Angeles front yard

LONDON (AP) — Quarantine brought opportunities to Dev Patel’s front yard. From a safe distance, the British actor was able to enjoy both his birthday and his relationship with India ...

Looking to Nevada, will Dems avoid mistakes of Iowa?

Nevada Democrats are hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa caucuses, as voters gather across the Silver State on Saturday to make their presidential preferences known. Iowa's pr...

Democrats won’t commit to same-day release of Nevada results

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats won’t commit to releasing the unofficial results of Saturday’s Nevada caucuses on the day of the vote, as they emphasize accuracy over speed in the aftermath of the chaos su...

Huawei races to replace Google apps for next smartphone

BEIJING (AP) — If you can make smartphone apps, Chinese tech giant Huawei wants you. The No. 2 global smartphone brand is struggling to hold onto its market after Washington accused...

Priyanka Chopra Jonas joining Amazon's spy series 'Citadel'

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Priyanka Chopra Jonas will star opposite Richard Madden in the U.S. edition of “Citadel,” a drama series to be produced in conjunction with programs from several other countrie...

Taiwan app developer releases 'Free Uyghur' edition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Text editing app Notepad++ released a new "Free Uyghur" edition on Tuesday (Oct. 29) to voice its support for the ethnic minority group, causing Chinese netizens...

Detecting depression: Phone apps could monitor teen angst

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age a...

UK parliament releases internal Facebook documents

LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament has released some 250 pages worth of documents that show Facebook considered charging developers for data access. Parliament's media committee se...