Taiwan is main target of China's disinformation campaign: RSF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday (March 26) released a report detailing China's strategy of controlling information abroad, with Ta...

Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says its services respect your digital boundaries — and it wants you to know it. The company took several opportunities Monday to emphasize user privacy — ...

Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity. Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Jen...

The Latest: Apple unveils news subscription service

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple's streaming TV event (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Apple will debut a subscription news app that lets users read articl...

Austrian policeman charged for leaking skier's doping video

VIENNA (AP) — State prosecutors in Innsbruck have charged an Austrian policeman with malpractice for leaking a police video showing a skier apparently in the middle of a blood transfusion during the d...

Taiwan Family Mart introduces cashless 'My Famipay' app

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Family Mart convenience store chain in Taiwan has announced the launch of “My Famipay” a cashless payment service app that can be downloaded on any smart p...

Business Highlights

___ Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The...

Scrapbooking site Pinterest files for initial stock offering

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking site, has filed for an initial public offering of stock. That's kicking off the year's IPO season, which is also expected to include Uber, Lyft...

Facebook admits it stored millions of passwords in plain text

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse . ...

Puerto Rico lures tech developers as hurricane season looms

ISABELA, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the dark and isolating days after Hurricane Maria, people across Puerto Rico invented new ways to communicate: Elderly couples in need of food or water would raise a fla...

Uber expands its freight operations into Europe

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ride-hailing giant Uber is expanding its freight business into Europe. The service connects trucking companies with shippers who have loads to haul. ...

5 tips on what to do with unwanted stuff

NEW YORK (AP) — World-renowned tidying expert Marie Kondo is sparking joy among shoppers feeling the urge to clean out their homes. But once you master the Japanese organizing expert...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 17, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Opening day intrigue: Ichiro keeps 'em guessing about future

TOKYO (AP) — This is the Ichiro effect. Richard Snitzer had never been to Japan. What finally drove the Japanese-American to travel here from his home in Hayward, California, was Ich...

Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat at least sometimes — but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to scre...