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FILE - In this June 15, 2010 file photo, inmates walk to the dining hall from their cell block at the Idaho State Correctional Institution outside Boise, Idaho. Officials say it was an "intentional exploitation," while some inmates' families described it more as a "glitch." Either way, reports that 364 Idaho inmates had a quarter million dollars of credits improperly applied to their JPay tablet accounts had most of social media rooting for the prisoners. Peter Wagner with the Prison Policy Institute said the Robin Hood-like response to the story was likely a reaction to the prices JPay and other companies charge for email. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)
July 27, 2018 - 11:12 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials say it was "intentional exploitation," while some inmates' families described it as more of a "glitch." Either way, reports that 364 Idaho inmates had a quarter-million dollars in credits improperly applied to their JPay tablet accounts had many on social media rooting...
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July 27, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A new indictment in Arizona against operators of Backpage.com alleges the classified ad site gave free ads to prostitutes and cultivated arrangements with others who worked in the sex trade to get them to post ads with the company. The indictment filed Wednesday repeats allegations...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter shares fell Thursday, July 26, 2018, after President Donald Trump said in a tweet the company was limiting visibility of prominent Republicans and said he was going to look into the matter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cracking down on hate, abuse and online trolls is also hurting Twitter's standing with investors. The company's stock plunged Friday morning after it reported a decline in its monthly users and warned that the number could fall further in the coming months. The more than 17 percent...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook's user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter of 2018 as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its stock tumbling after hours. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 4:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Facebook's release of user growth and expectations for the company ahead (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The 19 percent loss in Facebook's stock chopped $119 billion off its market value. It was the company's worst trading day since going public in 2012,...
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In this July 19, 2018, photo, a U.S. postal carrier delivers Amazon orders to an apartment complex in downtown Pittsburgh. Amazon's quarterly profit soared past $2 billion for the first time, as revenue from online shopping and its cloud computing business grew. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 26, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's quarterly profit soared past $2 billion for the first time as its online shopping, cloud computing and advertising businesses continued to grow. The company, which started in 1995 as an online bookstore, has expanded beyond online retail to boost its profits. Its Amazon Web...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook's user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter of 2018 as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its stock tumbling after hours. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 26, 2018 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook faced a day of reckoning as its shares plunged Thursday in the company's worst trading day since going public in 2012. It was among the biggest one-day losses of market value in U.S. stock market history. The 19 percent drop in Facebook shares vaporized $119 billion of the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2012, filephoto, U.S. and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel during the U.S. Presidential election event, organized by the U.S. embassy in Beijing. A government report is outlining how spy services from China, Russia and Iran are hard at work trying to steal trade secrets and proprietary information from U.S. companies, government labs and universities.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
July 26, 2018 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iranian hackers known as "Rocket Kitten" repeatedly target American defense companies in hopes of stealing information to boost Tehran's missile and space programs. Russian hackers last year compromised dozens of U.S. energy companies. A Chinese cyberespionage group called APT10...
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FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Comcast is reporting a stronger than expected second-quarter profit even as it struggles to keep cable TV subscribers. Earnings reported Thursday, July 26, 2018, were $3.22 billion, or 69 cents per share. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 26, 2018 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is reporting a stronger-than-expected second-quarter profit even as it struggles to keep cable TV subscribers. On Thursday, the company reported a 22 percent jump in earnings to $3.22 billion, or 69 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 65 cents...
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Headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia pictured in Espoo, Finland, Thursday July 26, 2018. Nokia announced it's second quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 6:08 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia says its second-quarter earnings slumped as clients were not willing yet to increase spending on the faster but more expensive new generation of mobile networks and are seeking price cuts. The Finnish maker of telecommunications gear said Thursday that its net profit for the...
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In this Wednesday, July 25, 2018, photo, an employee leaves an office of SK Hynix Inc. in Seongnam, South Korea. South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said on Thursday, July 26, 2018, its quarterly net profit surged 75 percent to a record high. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 25, 2018 - 10:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said Thursday its quarterly net profit surged 75 percent to a record high, as soaring global demand and tight supplies hiked memory chip prices. SK Hynix said its April-June net income was 4.3 trillion won ($3.8 billion), compared with 2.5...
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