Mobile media - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mobile media Suspect Arrested In Times Square Crash Two law enforcement officials say a driver accused of running down pedestrians in Times Square told officers he was hearing voices and expected to die.... Thu, 18 May 2017 20:37:00 GMT 2017-05-18T20:37:00Z Iraqi entrepreneurs find business success in smartphone apps BAGHDAD (AP) — It didn't take long for Ahmed Subhi and his friends to figure out the best project to launch amid Iraq's acute economic crisis. They just looked at their phones. Subhi became the co-founder of Baghdad's popular food ordering and delivery app called Wajbety, or My Meal. "When we were mulling business ideas to be introduced... Fri, 05 May 2017 06:14:00 GMT 2017-05-05T06:14:00Z Apple steps up its effort to emphasize its economic impact SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is getting more aggressive about emphasizing its role in the U.S. economy, apparently hoping to counter recurring criticism over its reliance on overseas factories. On Wednesday, Apple for the first time released a state-by-state breakdown of where its 80,000 U.S. employees work, showing that more than half of them are located outside Silicon Valle... Thu, 04 May 2017 07:29:00 GMT 2017-05-04T07:29:00Z AP Sources: Justice will not charge Baton Rouge officers BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond, The Associated Press has learned. Federal authorities opened a civil rights investigation immediately after... Wed, 03 May 2017 02:42:00 GMT 2017-05-03T02:42:00Z 2 groups arrested in Coachella cellphone thefts INDIO, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested five people in the theft of more than 40 cellphones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert. Indio police say multiple festival-goers reported the thefts, and investigators identified two separate groups of suspects who had multiple phones on them Saturday. ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:12:00 GMT 2017-04-23T03:12:00Z American tries to learn from United's mistakes in incident NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane. American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth. Spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the airline is looking into whether the male flight attend... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:48:00 GMT 2017-04-22T23:48:00Z AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones — which could explain why they're the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram. A survey released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research expl... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:25:00 GMT 2017-04-20T19:25:00Z The Latest: Chicago aldermen rip airport, United officials CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the removal of a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight in Chicago (all times local): 3 p.m. A Chicago alderman says city-employed airport security officers "should not be doing the dirty work for the friendly skies airline." A City Council committee is questioning officials... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z Experts say police who dragged passenger had other options CHICAGO (AP) — Airport police officers called to remove a passenger who refused to leave a United Express flight essentially walked into what law enforcement experts say was a no-win situation: enforcing a business decision by a private company. But if the passenger posed no threat and was not being disruptive, officers almost certainly could have tried a... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:38:00 GMT 2017-04-12T21:38:00Z The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 9, 2017: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1.Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2.Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3.Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 4.Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5.Facetune, Lightricks Lt... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:08:00 GMT 2017-04-11T19:08:00Z Pepper spray, assault arrests, follow rapper's shopping trip JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At first, it was a rap star on a spring break shopping jaunt on a Mississippi Sunday afternoon. Then, cellphone video shows a security guard pepper spraying rapper Boosie Badazz and his entourage after he told them to leave the Polo Ralph Lauren section of a department store. Finally, police say it was five people attacking the security guard and a Bilo... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:38:00 GMT 2017-04-11T00:38:00Z Delta says 150 more flights canceled as storm effects linger NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines said it canceled another 150 flights on Sunday as it tries to get back on schedule after severe thunderstorms that disrupted flights into and out of its hub in Atlanta. Delta said Sunday afternoon that its operations are stabilizing, but there aren't enough crews available to staff its flights, in part because of federal re... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:40:00 GMT 2017-04-09T23:40:00Z List of winners at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards LAS VEGAS (AP) — A list of winners at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. — Entertainer of the year: Jason Aldean. — Album of the year: "The Weight of These Wings," Miranda Lambert. — Single record of the year: "H.O.L.Y.," Florida Georgia Line. — Song of the... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:34:00 GMT 2017-04-03T03:34:00Z Google Maps already tracks you; now other people can, too SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday in an update to the Google Maps mobile app, which is already installed on most of th... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:08:00 GMT 2017-03-22T17:08:00Z McDonald's tests mobile ordering before national rollout NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's has started testing mobile order-and-pay after acknowledging the ordering process in its restaurants can be "stressful." The company says it will gather feedback from the test before launching the option nationally toward the end of the year. It says mobile order-and-pay is now available at 29 stores in Monterey and Salinas, California, and will ex... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:35:00 GMT 2017-03-15T15:35:00Z 'Pokemon Go' or no? Fans glad Niantic addressing complaints PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Few games have enjoyed both the meteoric rise — and subsequent fall — in popularity as "Pokemon Go." But the game remains profitable, and people are still playing even if they aren't the same masses that roamed parks last summer with eyes glued to smartphones, looking for elusive virtual monsters from their childhood to appear right in front of them. ... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:51:00 GMT 2017-03-09T16:51:00Z The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 5, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. The Escapists, Team17 Software Ltd 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:49:00 GMT 2017-03-07T17:49:00Z Apple's iPhone may be mature, but it's still bearing fruit CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Apple of today hasn't yet shown much indication of emulating its co-founder Steve Jobs and his streak of world-changing products, but it's still proving a tough act to beat. The main reason: Before Jobs died in 2011, he left behind the iPhone — a product with such a devout following that it will likely spin off billions in pro... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:15:00 GMT 2017-02-28T23:15:00Z The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US iBook charts for week ending February 26, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - 9780698138636 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. The Shack by William P. Young - 9780964729292 - (Windblown Media) 3. The... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:43:00 GMT 2017-02-28T21:43:00Z The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending February 19, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Enlight, Lightricks Ltd. 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 5. NBA 2K17, 2K 6. OK Golf, Oki... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:13:00 GMT 2017-02-21T19:13:00Z AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. The news organizations said in a court filing there was "no adequate justification" for the FBI to continue to withho... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:22:00 GMT 2017-02-20T19:22:00Z The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US iBook charts for week ending January 22, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Never Never by Candice Fox & James Patterson - 9780316434720 - (Little, Brown and Company) 2. Just Friends by Billy Taylor - 9781530511518 - (Billy Taylor) ... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:01:00 GMT 2017-01-24T20:01:00Z Academy of Country Music Awards moves to T-Mobile Arena NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Academy of Country Music Awards is moving its annual show to the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The 52nd annual awards show will be held April 2 and will air on CBS, the Encino, California-based group announced Tuesday. Last year's show, hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:01:00 GMT 2017-01-17T17:01:00Z Court revives suit alleging Apple monopoly on iPhone apps SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit accusing Apple of having an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday the plaintiffs have the right to sue Apple because they purchased apps directly from the company. Apple had argued that it did not sell apps, but instead acted as an intermediary used b... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:45:00 GMT 2017-01-12T22:45:00Z Yahoo to change name, trim board if Verizon deal gets done SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo will adopt a new corporate identity and slash the size of its board if the proposed $4.8 billion sale of its digital services to Verizon Communications goes through. The company plans to change its name to Altaba Inc. after it turns over its email, websites, mobile apps and advertising tools to Verizon. The new name is meant to reflect Yahoo's tran... Tue, 10 Jan 2017 01:42:00 GMT 2017-01-10T01:42:00Z The Latest at CES: HTC's Netflix for virtual reality LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES gadget show in Las Vegas (all times local): 5 p.m. HTC is launching trackers for its Vive virtual-reality system that users can attach to physical objects such as bats or toy guns in order to make them part of a virtual reality adventure. During a media briefing at the CES gadget... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 01:21:00 GMT 2017-01-05T01:21:00Z The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US iBook charts for week ending January 1, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher - 9781439153802 - (Simon & Schuster) 2. The Whistler by John Grisham - 9780385541206 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) ... Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:19:00 GMT 2017-01-03T18:19:00Z The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 1, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Assassin's Creed Identity, Ubisoft 4. NBA 2K17, 2K 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ... Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:16:00 GMT 2017-01-03T18:16:00Z China state broadcaster rebrands in international push BEIJING (AP) — State broadcaster Central China Television has rebranded its international networks and digital presence under the name China Global Television Network as part of a push to consolidate its worldwide reach. CCTV on Friday unveiled several new mobile apps under the CGTN brand, and visitors to CCTV's non-Chinese language websites are directed ... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:07:00 GMT 2016-12-31T12:07:00Z Popular mobile game 'Pokemon Go' lands on Apple Watch NEW YORK (AP) — The popular mobile game "Pokemon Go" is now available on the Apple Watch, squashing rumors that the game's maker was scrapping such plans. The game involves catching digital pocket monsters in an augmented-reality version of your surroundings. The Apple Watch version will let you discover nearby Pokemon and collect special items, such as potions, from nearby ... 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