- Whale-finding phone app grows in use, steering mariners away Updated: May-26-16 2:37 am
PORTLAND, Maine - With summer whale watching season fast approaching, conservation advocates and government agencies who want to protect whales say a mobile app designed to help mariners steer clear of the animals is helping keep them alive.
- Apple boss Tim Cook: Apps are future of TV Updated: May-24-16 9:19 am
AMSTERDAM - Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that apps are the future of television and that the company wants to help change the entertainment industry.
- Weekend hackathon takes place at Wayne State University Updated: May-20-16 8:45 pm
DETROIT - A marathon weekend hackathon takes place at Wayne State University's College of Engineering.
- Georgia man sent to prison for iPhone filming of nude girls Updated: May-20-16 7:01 am
PERRY, Georgia - A Georgia man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for using an iPhone to film nude girls through the bedroom and bathroom windows of their homes.
- Why your phone may never get Android's latest features Updated: May-19-16 12:20 pm
NEW YORK - Better graphics and the ability to run two apps side by side are coming to Google's latest version of Android, dubbed N.
- The Latest: Google seen ahead in some areas, no so in others Updated: May-18-16 4:58 pm
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- App 4 U: Britney Spears releases mobile game Updated: May-18-16 11:01 am
LOS ANGELES - Can mobile game maker Glu do it again?
- Detroit Jazz Festival gets $200K to live stream on app Updated: May-18-16 1:44 am
DETROIT - The Detroit Jazz Festival is getting a $200,000 grant to live stream performances on its mobile app.
- Official: School bus driver fired for texting while driving Updated: May-17-16 6:52 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Des Moines school district has fired a school bus driver who'd been recorded texting and driving while on her route.
- The Latest: Nixon isn't saying whether he'll veto gun bill Updated: May-13-16 9:45 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Latest on the final day of the Missouri legislative session (all times local):
- French teen's streamed suicide on Periscope leads to inquiry Updated: May-11-16 3:02 pm
PARIS - French authorities have opened an investigation after a teenager allegedly live-streamed video of her suicide on the popular app Periscope.
- Video shows dozens of teens brawling outside NYC high school Updated: May-11-16 3:49 am
NEW YORK - A New York City high school plans to hold an emergency meeting after police say seven teens were hurt during a street brawl outside the school.
- Apple partners with commercial software giant SAP Updated: May-05-16 3:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps that business customers can use on iPhones and iPad tablets.
- 'Space Invaders,' 'Grand Theft Auto III' hall of fame games Updated: May-05-16 12:20 pm
ROCHESTER, New York - A video game that allowed players to zap marching aliens with dot lasers and another that gave them flamethrowers and put them in the driver's seat in a violent 3-D world are among six games inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.
- Mobile app helps Woodburn police catch wanted suspect Updated: May-03-16 11:56 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Police in Woodburn say they have caught one of their most wanted suspects after a resident identified the man on the police department's new mobile app.
- Dunkin' targets Starbucks by highlighting espresso drinks Updated: Apr-28-16 12:07 pm
NEW YORK - Dunkin' Donuts is going after Starbucks' coveted customers by more aggressively featuring espresso drinks like lattes and macchiatos.
- Smartphone health: Apple releases software for medical apps Updated: Apr-28-16 4:22 am
CUPERTINO, California - Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions - from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
- 'Angry Birds' maker wants phones out as film credits roll Updated: Apr-28-16 1:41 am
LOS ANGELES - The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen.