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July 19, 2017 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network. Facebook's head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, says the current plan is to require payments after reading 10 articles from a publisher through...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Ed Sheeran attends the the 48th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. Sheeran posted an on-set picture on July 16, 2017, following his ‘Game of Thrones’ cameo in which the 26-year-old British singer appeared as a Lannister soldier in the season premiere of the hit HBO fantasy drama, which debuted on the premium cable channel Sunday night. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 18, 2017 - 1:29 pm
Ed Sheeran's disappearance from Twitter appears to be short-lived. The singer's account is back online hours after it suddenly vanished. All of Sheeran's tweets since April 2015 have been removed, and the singer's more than 19 million followers have been reduced to a few thousand. The moves follow...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Chuck Goolsbee, site director for Facebook's Prineville data centers, shows the computer servers that store users' photos and other data, at the Facebook site in Prineville, Ore. Facebook is making good on plans to expand its high-tech data center already under construction in central New Mexico. Gov. Susana Martinez's office announced early Tuesday, July 18, that the company will build a second building at the site near Los Lunas, just south of Albuquerque. (Andy Tullis/The Bulletin, via AP, File)
July 18, 2017 - 1:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook's plans for New Mexico now call for a half-billion-dollar investment and a data center that will span an area equal to 17 football fields. Gov. Susana Martinez's office announced early Tuesday that the social media giant will be doubling its investment in the state...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2017, file photo, WhatsApp appears on a smartphone in New York. Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers reported Tuesday, July 18, 2017, widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. The app was partly inaccessible unless virtual private network software was used to circumvent China's censorship apparatus, known colloquially as The Great Firewall. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 18, 2017 - 9:04 am
BEIJING (AP) — Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. WhatsApp users in China reported Tuesday on other...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2017, file photo, WhatsApp appears on a smartphone in New York. Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers reported Tuesday, July 18, 2017, widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. The app was partly inaccessible unless virtual private network software was used to circumvent China's censorship apparatus, known colloquially as The Great Firewall. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 18, 2017 - 8:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. WhatsApp users in China reported Tuesday on other...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Nay Secretary nominee Richard Spencer. Surgeons in Phoenix said they removed a blood clot from above the left eye of McCain. Mayo Clinic Hospital doctors said Saturday, July 15 that McCain underwent a "minimally invasive" procedure to remove the nearly 2-inch (5-centimeter) clot, and that the surgery went "very well." They said the 80-year-old Republican is resting comfortably at his home in Arizona. Pathology reports are expected in the next several days. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 17, 2017 - 8:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain is "sounding strong" as he recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye, his closest Republican colleague in the Senate said Monday. "They found the spot and it looks like everything is going to be A-OK," South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. Netflix, Inc. reports financial results, Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
July 17, 2017 - 5:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it. That hasn't been a big issue so far, thanks to...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 11:09 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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This undated photo provided by the Habersham County Sheriff's Office shows Aaron Carter. Authorities say singer Aaron Carter and his girlfriend have been arrested on DUI and drug charges in Georgia. Habersham County Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt. Floyd Canup says the 29-year-old Carter and Madison Parker were arrested Saturday, July 15, 2017. Carter is accused of drunken driving and possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana and paraphernalia. (Habersham County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Pop singer Aaron Carter was arrested after another motorist called 911 to report that he was "driving all over the road" on a Georgia highway, a sheriff's captain said Monday. Carter said on Twitter that he believes his "celebrity was targeted" during his weekend arrest in the...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 10:13 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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