Into the fold? What's next for Instagram as founders leave

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold Instagram to Facebook in 2012, the photo-sharing startup's fiercely loyal fans worried about what would happen to their beloved app under ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 23, 2018: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads ...

Oil prices and interest rates rise, but US stocks are mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Tuesday morning as energy companies continue to rise with oil prices. Stock indexes took small losses the past two days. Facebook is slumping aft...

Photo of the Day: Chinese cosplayer mocks Xi with 'Winnie-the-Pooh dragon robe' outfit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Images have surfaced on Weibo (the Chinese equivalent to Twitter) showing a person at a cosplay convention in China dressed as Winnie-the-Pooh in a dragon robe, in an appa...

Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company. Chief Executive Kevin Systrom said in a statement late Monday that he a...

Apple, Salesforce teaming up on mobile apps for business

NEW YORK (AP) — Customer relations software company Salesforce says it will join with Apple to create new business apps exclusively for iPhone and iPad. Salesforce said Monday the pa...

Weight Watchers slims down name to WW

NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW. The company says it is renaming itself to focus more on overall wellness and not just dieting. Its app, ...

Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

ISTANBUL (AP) — Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adul...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 16, 2018: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads ...

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese billionaire who Tesla chief Elon Musk says plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial space trip aboard the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket often makes headlines in Jap...

Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes $11B in its first loan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund says it has taken its first loan, a $11 billion borrowing from global banks as it tries to expand its investments. ...

Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland rivers

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — As the death toll from Florence mounted and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina is bracing for what could be the next stage of a still-unfolding dis...

Stars Group launches online sports betting in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the largest online gambling companies in the world has launched mobile sports betting in New Jersey, the latest to do so in the rapidly expanding market. ...

Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users. ...

Swedish regulator ends investigation of birth control app

LONDON (AP) — Swedish regulators have closed their investigation of a birth control app after finding that the rate of unwanted pregnancies, which had gained media attention, was actually in line with...