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Twitter, Internet increasingly popular for blacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young, college-educated and higher-income African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the Internet, and Twitter seems to be a favorite place in cyberspace, according to a new […]

01/06/2014

Dec. 24, 2012: Lizzie Solano, center, and her sister Sarah take phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, at Peterson Air Force Base, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

NORAD Tracks Santa logs 19.58 million web visits

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Santa-tracking program logged 19.58 million unique visitors to its website on Christmas Eve. NORAD said Thursday that volunteers answered 117,371 calls from […]

12/27/2013

Dec. 24, 2012: Lizzie Solano, center, and her sister Sarah take phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, at Peterson Air Force Base, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

5 things to know about tracking Santa’s journey

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — For kids who can’t wait for Santa to arrive, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has a Christmas treat. Visions of sugar plums can be augmented by a […]

12/24/2013

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Gunman shoots 4, kills himself at Reno hospital

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lone gunman shot and injured four people before killing himself at a sprawling medical campus in Reno. Reno police said the man entered the Center for Advanced Medicine at Renown […]

12/17/2013

A man walks his dogs past  the New York Stock Exchange prior to the Twitter IPO, Nov. 7, 2013 in New York.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Twitter shares set new high on ad growth potential

Five weeks after Twitter’s IPO, the social media company’s shares hit their highest point yet on optimism about ad spending trends. THE SPARK: Mark Mahaney, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said that 59 percent […]

12/13/2013

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Clippers fans! Nominate your charity to win a KIA

Clipper Nation, here is your chance to lend a hand. Kia is donating a vehicle to the Clippers Fans’ charity of choice. All you have to do is visit Facebook or Twitter and post the […]

12/13/2013

National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Keith Alexander testifies on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

NSA says there’s no better way to protect US than surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet […]

12/11/2013

A technician checks the bell podium of the New York Stock Exchange,  Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Twitter flies higher on heels of new ad program

Twitter’s stock flew to a new high Tuesday and shares are up 26 percent this week after the social media site rolled out a new targeted advertising program. The company announced in a blog Thursday […]

12/10/2013

June 17, 2013: Nancy  Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart performing on opening night of the Heartbreaker Tour at the Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Fla.   (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, File)

‘Blackfish’ prompts Heart to cancel SeaWorld gig

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about […]

12/09/2013

Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

Woman tweeting about deadly crash unaware it was husband

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted about her husband’s death in a freeway crash. In a series of gut-wrenching tweets on Wednesday that grew more […]

12/05/2013

A computer screen shows a password attack in progress at the Norwich University computer security training program in Northfield, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some […]

12/04/2013

Apple buys Topsy in pursuit of more Twitter tips

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has bought Topsy Labs in a deal that will provide the iPhone maker with more insights about the chatter on Twitter. Topsy pours through the stream of conversations occurring […]

12/02/2013

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