Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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The Street: Ad networks and ad placement companies are also likely to be hurt. Companies such as Criteo , The Rubicon Project , TubeMogul and Millennial Media are automated advertising platforms largely focused on selling mobile ads. Ad-blocking could spell their demise.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.
The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service.
NEW YORK (AP) - A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the Earth's population.
NEW YORK (AP) - The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.
After writing often about identity theft mostly as a consumer nightmare, it dawned on me recently why I find the topic irksome as well as scary. It's the role of the $3 billion-a-year ID-theft-protection industry - which includes companies that sell credit monitoring as "protection" from a crime that, wearing another hat, they fuel.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company's new owner, AT&T.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
LONDON (AP) - Britain's National Crime Agency says its website has been targeted in an apparent cyberattack.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's pregnant with identical twins.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
BOSTON (AP) - The newest classroom at Harvard's business school has no desks or chairs. Instead, the professor teaches facing a towering digital screen that stretches from wall to wall, filled with the live video feeds of up to 60 students tuned in from their computers.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A lengthy investigation into whether Google has been abusing its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition in India is moving into its next phase.
NEW YORK (AP) - Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it's unknown how many apps will be available for it.