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  1. Column: How to manage privacy on a Roomba

    07.28 / 02:09 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    There are growing concerns about what kind of data an iRobot Roomba might share with third parties. Here's what you need to know and what you can do. The post Column: How to manage privacy on a Roomba appeared first on…
  2. Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones

    07.28 / 00:07 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple. The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of… The post Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones appeared first on W…
  3. The Latest: Woman who yelled at Muslims hugs one of them

    07.28 / 00:07 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on a North Dakota woman who was shown in a video threatening Muslim women in a Walmart parking lot (all times local): 6 p.m. Authorities say a North Dakota… The post The Latest: Woman who yelled at Muslims hugs one of them appeared first on W…
  4. Intel’s 2Q results top analyst views, lifting stock

    07.27 / 23:07 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Intel Corp. more than doubled its second-quarter profit as sales of its personal computer chips strengthened and the company made further inroads in promising new areas of technology. The world’s… The post Intel’s 2Q results top analyst views, lifting stock appeared first on W…
  5. Review: ‘The Emoji Movie’ may be meh, but it’s not evil

    07.27 / 21:57 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    There are five stages of grief in preparing to watch “The Emoji Movie .” The first is denial that this actually exists. The second is anger that now even storytelling has been reduced to those… The post Review: ‘The Emoji Movie’ may be meh, but it’s not evil appeared first on…
  6. Facebook and Verizon advance while AstraZeneca dives

    07.27 / 21:57 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday: Facebook Inc., up $4.83 to $170.44 The social media network announced strong earnings and revenue in the second quarter. AstraZeneca PLC, down $5.06… The post Facebook and Verizon advance while AstraZeneca dives appeared first on W…
  7. Rust Belt Wisconsin looks to fill high-skill jobs at Foxconn

    07.27 / 21:57 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has selected Wisconsin as the site… The post Rust Belt Wisconsin looks to fill high-skill jobs at Foxconn appeared first on W…
  8. Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos was briefly the world’s richest man

    07.27 / 20:57 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world’s richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine’s tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high. Microsoft founder Bill Gates… The post Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos was briefly the world’s richest man appeared first on W…
  9. S. Carolina’s Sanford urges FCC to combat prison cellphones

    07.27 / 19:56 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina governor now in Congress wants federal communications officials to help combat the danger of cellphones in the hands of prison inmates, asking Thursday that states be allowed… The post S. Carolina’s Sanford urges FCC to combat prison cellphones appeared first on W…
  10. Review: ‘The Emoji Movie’ may be meh, but it’s not evil

    07.27 / 19:56 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    There are five stages of grief in preparing to watch “The Emoji Movie .” The first is denial that this actually exists. The second is anger that now even storytelling has been reduced to those… The post Review: ‘The Emoji Movie’ may be meh, but it’s not evil appeared first on…
  11. Scaramucci criticized for citing Paterno quote about honor

    07.27 / 18:54 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new communications director is getting sacked on social media for quoting Joe Paterno while making a point about honor and dignity. Anthony Scaramucci mentioned the late Penn… The post Scaramucci criticized for citing Paterno quote about honor appeared first on W…
  12. Apple ordered to pay $506M in Wisconsin patent infringement

    07.27 / 16:53 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on… The post Apple ordered to pay $506M in Wisconsin patent infringement appeared first on W…
  13. Greek police see leads in money laundering suspect’s phone

    07.27 / 16:53 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A cellphone seized during the arrest of a Russian man the U.S. wants extradited for allegedly laundering vast sums through bitcoin transactions should provide key data for the investigation, Greek police… The post Greek police see leads in money laundering suspect’s phone appeared first on W…
  14. Prince William County’s booming cloud business

    07.27 / 15:52 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    Prince William County said collectively, the data center industry has yielded 31 economic development projects to date, injecting $6.2 billion in capital investment and more than 900 highly-skilled jobs into the county. The post Prince William County’s booming cloud business appeared first on…
  15. Markets Right Now: Earnings drive more stock gains

    07.27 / 15:52 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Big gains for technology, retail and phone companies pushed stock prices higher in early trading on Wall Street. Facebook,… The post Markets Right Now: Earnings drive more stock gains appeared first on W…
  16. Comcast tops Street 2Q forecasts

    07.27 / 12:44 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast is reporting second-quarter net income of $2.51 billion. The Philadelphia company had profit of 52 cents per share, which is 4 cents better than Wall Street had expected, according to a… The post Comcast tops Street 2Q forecasts appeared first on W…
  17. Twitter reports 2Q loss, user base unchanged from 1Q

    07.27 / 12:44 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. (TWTR) on Thursday reported a loss of $116.5 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents.… The post Twitter reports 2Q loss, user base unchanged from 1Q appeared first on W…
  18. Why Twitter won’t ban President Donald Trump

    07.27 / 12:44 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has made it clear that it won’t ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not. That’s no surprise: The president’s tweets draw… The post Why Twitter won’t ban President Donald Trump appeared first on W…
  19. Four-star Kentucky hotel: Data breach could affect guests

    07.27 / 12:44 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A four-star Kentucky hotel has discovered a data breach threatening guests’ credit card information. News outlets report The Galt House hotel in Louisville said Wednesday that an internal investigation found malware… The post Four-star Kentucky hotel: Data breach could affect guests appeared first on W…
  20. Scaramucci mentions Priebus in since-deleted tweet on leaks

    07.27 / 12:44 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    Newly-appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has promised to contact investigators over what he says is an illegal leak of his financial disclosure form. The post Scaramucci mentions Priebus in since-deleted tweet on leaks appeared first on…