SEATTLE (AP) - A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday to block enforcement of a new Washington state law that would require classified advertising companies to verify the ages of people in sex-related advertisements.
Gov. Chris Gregoire signed the law this year to cut down on child
NEW YORK (AP) - Standard & Poor's ratings services lowered its outlook on the credit ratings of The New York Times Co., citing a decline in print advertising revenue.
S&P cut its outlook to "stable" from "positive" on Friday. That means there isn't likely to be an upgrade or a
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple has agreed to buy fingerprint reader AuthenTec Inc. for approximately $356 million as the maker of iPhones and iPads looks to strengthen its digital security capabilities.
Apple's acquisition comes as consumers use their smartphones for more and more daily activities,
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Samsung has extended its lead over Apple in smartphones, in part because its new Galaxy phones came out before Apple updated its iPhone, research group IDC said Friday.
Samsung's Galaxy S3 phones got good reviews when it was released
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors are dumping Facebook's stock, spooked by slowing revenue growth, the lack of a financial outlook and plans to spend more money in the coming months.
Are they right?
Only if they are thinking in the short term. Investors can
By RACHEL LA CORTEAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced Friday they are donating $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington's same-sex marriage law.
With the gift, Washington United for Marriage has raised more
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - In a story July 26 about Coinstar Inc.'s quarterly earnings results, The Associated Press reported that the company's full-year profit forecast of $4.60 to $4.90 per share fell short of analysts' average estimate of $4.97 per share. In fact, Coinstar's 2012
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Whether you're a job seeking college graduate or working professional, if you want to keep your career and personal life separate, chances are you have meticulously managed your Facebook's privacy settings so that strangers are unable to view your photos, check-ins
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Success for the iPhone has spawned a mammoth industry catering for iPhone owners. You can buy all sorts of iPhone accessories with designs ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. Let's take a look at some of the strangest iPhone accessories around.
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By Laura Edwins
Today Google celebrates the 115th birthday of aviatrix Amelia Earhart -- and one of the great unsolved 20th-century mysteries.
Sorry, Amelia, no birthday present this year. But it's not been for a lack of trying.
Throughout the years there have been a number of search