BARBARA ORTUTAY

Out with the old...iPhones? 4 ways to reuse, recycle

NEW YORK — Each year, Apple dazzles its devoted fans with faster, sleeker, more powerful iPhones with better cameras and a bevy of bells and... Read more

Zuckerberg and wife donate $25 million to CDC for Ebola

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic.... Read more

Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

NEW YORK — Facebook’s Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online,... Read more

Facebook adds trending topics to site

NEW YORK — In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook is adding a feature to its service that lets users know the topics of discussion that are... Read more

Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments

NEW YORK — Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there you have it: A recipe... Read more

Twitter stock slides on second day of trading

NEW YORK — Twitter’s stock slid more than 7 percent on its second trading day Friday, after the popular short messaging service saw a huge... Read more

EBay to buy payments company Braintree

NEW YORK — E-commerce giant eBay Inc. reached a deal to buy online and mobile payments technology provider Braintree for $800 million in cash.... Read more

PC shipments fell 11 percent

NEW YORK — Worldwide shipments of personal computers fell 11 percent in the April-June period, according to data from research firms Gartner and... Read more

Facebook rolling out central location for apps, but doesn't plan to compete with Apple, Google

NEW YORK — There’s more to Facebook apps than “Angry Birds” and Pinterest, but many users wouldn’t know that because there hasn’t been a good,... Read more

Facebook's Timeline open to users

NEW YORK — Facebook’s 800 million users can now access the site’s Timeline feature, which turns their profile pages into a virtual scrapbook full... Read more

Nintendo 3DS to cost $250, out March 27 in US

NEW YORK -- Promising to usher in a new era in 3-D entertainment, Nintendo says its glasses-free handheld 3DS will go on sale on March 27 in the U... Read more

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