Mobile communication technology

In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 frame from video provided by the U.S. Navy, Jennifer Appel, left, and Tasha Fuiava, who with their dogs were rescued after being lost at sea for several months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti, are interviewed aboard the USS Ashland in the South Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan on Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. The women lost their engine in bad weather in late May, but believed they could still reach Tahiti. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 3:44 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Two women from Hawaii who were rescued after being lost at sea defended their account of the ordeal, insisting that a storm was whipping up 30-foot waves and near hurricane-force winds on the night they set sail, despite records that show no severe weather in the area at the time...
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October 26, 2017 - 4:10 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia has reported a net loss for the third quarter amid a 7 percent drop in revenue as global demand for networks and telecommunications equipment remained weak. The Finland-based networks operator said Thursday its net loss was 192 million euros ($227 million) compared to 119...
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October 24, 2017 - 3:57 pm
iBook charts for week ending October 22, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Origin by Dan Brown - 9780385542692 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2. Deep Freeze by John Sandford - 9780698407114 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. Me...
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October 24, 2017 - 3:54 pm
App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 22, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. ARIMOJI by Ariana Grande, Bkstg Inc. 5. NBA 2K18, 2K 6. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 7. Tiny Wings, Andreas Illiger 8. iSchedule,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2015, file photo, a sign indicating Visa credit cards are accepted is posted at a New York business. Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics, such as your fingerprint, face, voice, etc., into approving credit card applications and payments. It could lead to customers having to take a selfie to verify they actually made an online purchase or applied for a particular credit card. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 19, 2017 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The selfie is everywhere — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter — and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application. Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics — your...
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Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman holds an HMD Odyssey virtual reality headset, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in San Francisco. Microsoft is touting virtual reality headsets made by other companies in hopes of establishing personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way for people to experience artificial worlds. The devices unveiled on Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey. The $500 headset requires a connection to a PC running on a Windows 10 update being released Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 03, 2017 - 5:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds. The devices unveiled Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey...
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September 29, 2017 - 1:53 pm
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Russian mobile communications provider MTS says it has suspended operations in the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after a state telecommunications company cut its access to services. MTS said it was forced to suspend communication services in Turkmenistan on...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, White House Senior Advisers Steve Bannon, left, and Jared Kushner attend a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Differences between Hillary Clinton’s email practices while secretary of state and Revelations that officials in the Trump administration have used private email accounts for White House business have prompted charges of hypocrisy after Donald Trump made a campaign issue of the email practices by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Despite the uproar over the practice during the campaign, key Trump officials began using their own private email accounts just weeks after the election that they concede were sometimes used for official communication. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 26, 2017 - 8:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials are clearly instructed: Don't use your personal phones for official business. But some aides appear to have done it anyway, and it's getting fresh scrutiny along with questions about the use of personal email accounts. The inquiries into private communication...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, Rhonda Worthington talks on her cellphone with a 911 dispatcher as she gets out of her car after her vehicle become stalled in rising floodwaters from Harvey in Houston. Cellphone networks are largely functional in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey, as cellphone companies brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose problems. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
August 31, 2017 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey — but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional. One reason: Big carriers brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, Rhonda Worthington talks on her cellphone with a 911 dispatcher as she gets out of her car after her vehicle become stalled in rising floodwaters from Harvey in Houston. Cellphone networks are largely functional in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey, as cellphone companies brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose problems. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
August 31, 2017 - 4:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey — but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional. One reason: Big carriers brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose...
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