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Portland OKs Airbnb-type short-term rentalsPortland, Oregon, City Council legalizes short-term rentals in homes, boosting Airbnb
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Microsoft corporate vice president Joe Belfiore, of the Operating Systems Group, demonstrates the new Cortana personal assistant during the keynote address of the Build Conference in San Francisco. Belfiore on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 said in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phones will get the voice-recognizing app in an update to Windows Phone 8.1 that will begin rolling out to developers next week and to users in the coming months. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows PhoneMicrosoft spreads Cortana to China, UK, Australia, Canada, India in Windows Phone 8.1 update
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in IndiaAmazon to invest $2 billion in India after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion in capital
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, shoppers take escalators painted with the logos of Nintendo and Super Mario characters at an electronics store in Tokyo. Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales. But the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon games stuck to its annual forecasts Wednesday, July 30, 2014 for a 20 billion yen ($196 million) profit on 590 billion yen ($5.8 billion) sales. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U salesNintendo reports worse-than-expected quarterly loss as Wii U sales momentum picks up slowly
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies highTwitter posts stronger-than-expected 2nd-quarter results, stock flies high
The Associated Press1 day ago
Analysts: Samsung phone shipments falter in 2QAnalysts: Samsung smartphone shipments fall in second quarter
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2010 file photo, a couple walks through the surf together in Cannon Beach, Ore. OKCupid on Monday, July 28, 2014 became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumersOKCupid and Facebook not alone in conducting studies of consumer behavior without consent
The Associated Press1 day ago
How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of emailAsana tries to reduce business email as one-stop shop for assigning projects, sharing ideas
The Associated Press1 day ago
China investigating Microsoft in monopoly caseChina opens anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft over Windows, Office
The Associated Press1 day ago
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats dealEU antitrust authority approves Apple's $3 billion deal to buy headphone, music firm Beats
The Associated Press2 days ago
Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphoneSamsung postpones release of Tizen smartphone in Russia as it seeks to improve ecosystem
The Associated Press2 days ago
US companies increasingly fish for growth overseasLands of opportunity: Foreign markets fueling growth of US tech trendsetters, other companies
The Associated Press2 days ago
Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone useFAA's restrictions on use of small drones imperil academic research, professors say
The Associated Press3 days ago
This photo released by Lionsgate shows Jeffrey Wright as Beetee, in a scene from the film, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1." The movie releases on Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)
Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailerComic-Con attendees get first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer, 'Hunger Games' capitol experience
The Associated Press4 days ago
Cellphone unlocking set to become legal againCellphone unlocking set to become legal again, but effect is limited
The Associated Press5 days ago
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