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SAN FRANCISCO | Apple CEO intends to keep speaking out on social issues

SAN FRANCISCO —Apple CEO Tim Cook intends to continue lambasting U.S. immigration policies and other issues that trouble him to avoid falling into an “appalling silence.” Cook outlined his views on when CEOs should protest government policies during a Monday evening appearance at a business conference hosted by Fortune magazine..  His remarks came a week … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Apple CEO intends to keep speaking out on social issues

SEOUL, South Korea | Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

SEOUL, South Korea —Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3 billion, … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

SEOUL, South Korea — A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said Wednesday that $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers, a latest in the series of recent hacks that raised security concerns. Bithumb, South Korea’s second-largest exchange, said cyberattacks from late Tuesday night to Wednesday morning led to the loss of … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

SEOUL, South Korea  | Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to help curb global warming. Samsung, part of South Korea’s biggest corporate group, is the first Asian electronics manufacturer to join a … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations. The loophole will be shut down in a forthcoming update to Apple’s iOS … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

NEW YORK  | How Fox’s businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

NEW YORK — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content. X-Men and other movies from Fox’s studios would help beef up Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Comcast, already a major cable operator, would … Continue reading NEW YORK  | How Fox’s businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

SAN FRANCISCO | Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is blaming “vandalism” at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included “Nazism.” The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday. Google quickly removed the section on ideology. Wikipedia’s publicly available change log shows that an anonymous user … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The International Space Station accepted delivery Thursday of more than 7,000 pounds of supplies from Virginia. A commercial cargo ship arrived at the orbiting lab three days after launching from Wallops Island. Orbital ATK shipped the goods for NASA in a Cygnus capsule, which is named after the swan constellation. NASA … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia