• By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump d…

AP
  • By MAE ANDERSON Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

NEW YORK (AP) — A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements — think Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box. But in the age of social media, athletes are making a name for themselves well ahead of time.

  • By PIETRO DECRISTOFARO and YOUKYUNG LEE Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There's a competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has nothing to do with sports, and plenty to do with jousting between automakers and tech companies over autonomously driving vehicles.

  • By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and TOM KRISHER AP Business Writers
  • Updated
  • 0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is focused on cutting the company's massive losses and "getting the love back" after a year of damaging revelations about the ride-hailing service's sometimes heartless treatment of its employees, drivers, regulators and rivals.

  • By JOSH FUNK AP Business Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's company on Wednesday revealed a new investment in struggling Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals and trimmed its holdings in oil refiner Phillips 66 by selling 35 million shares back to the company for $3.3 billion.

  • By RYAN NAKASHIMA Technology Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google's own most lucrative ads will sail through its new filters.

  • By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the nation's top intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that they have seen evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections — part of what they say is Moscow's escalating cyber assault on American and European democracies.

  • By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's next big thing will likely be a large dividend increase financed by a tax cut on its overseas profits, but the famously secretive company isn't giving any clues about how big it might be.

  • By SALLY HO Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other.

AP
  • By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

LONDON (AP) — A judge upheld a British arrest warrant for Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying the WikiLeaks founder should have the courage to come to court and face justice after more than five years inside Ecuador's London embassy.

AP
  • By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

LONDON (AP) — The British government is unveiling new technology designed to remove extremist material from social media, amid mounting pressure on companies like Facebook and Twitter to do more to remove such content from their platforms.

  • By SHANSHAN WANG Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

BEIJING (AP) — Wang Zhuyin studies 10 hours a day preparing for a series of tests to obtain a U.S. physician's license. But like millions of young Chinese adults, the 26-year-old has found a new way to cope with the pressure: an online game about a frog.

  • By PHUONG LE Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's booming tech industry has brought a massive influx of new residents with big wallets to the city. But an ensuing housing crunch has led to skyrocketing rents and home prices that have strained middle- and working-class families and deepened the city's homelessness crisis.

  • Updated
  • 0

HELSINKI (AP) — Danish telecoms company TDC Group said Monday it received a sweetened bid from an Australian-Danish consortium for all of its shares. That led it to call off its own $2.5 billion takeover plan of Sweden's Modern Times Group's broadcasting and entertainment operations.

View detailed reports of major stock indexes and look up specific symbols.

We're always interested in hearing about business news in our community. Let us know what's going on!