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  • To fend off Netflix, movie theaters try 3-screen immersion

    LONDON (AP) — Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it’s possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers off the sofa and away from Netflix. Instead of one screen, there are three – one at the front, and two on the sides – to add to […]
  • Citizens Bank set to open new corporate headquarters

    JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Rhode Island this week. WPRI-TV reports a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 123-acre campus is scheduled for Tuesday. According to Citizens Bank, about 3,000 employees from Cranston and Smithfield facilities will move to the Johnston campus. The corporate headquarters features a […]
  • Review: ‘Seeds of Science’ explores GMO crop debates

    “Seeds of Science: Why we got it so wrong on GMOs” (Bloomsbury), by Mark Lynas. Mark Lynas has written a timely and important book about changing sides on the controversial topic of genetically modified crops, or GMOs. Whether you support or oppose that technology, “Seeds of Science” is full of surprises. Lynas has a unique […]
  • Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

    BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey’s central bank struggled to contain a currency crisis that is feeding fears about other emerging markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,771.81 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.9 percent to 27,686.99. Tokyo’s Nikkei […]
  • Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s elaboration on his plan to engineer a buyout of the electric car maker could get the Silicon Valley maverick into legal trouble by revealing that the deal is far more uncertain than how he initially described it in his brash tweet last week. If everything falls into […]
  • Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks continued to fall as Turkey’s central bank was unable to stop another plunge in the nation’s currency. Banks and energy companies fell the most on Wall Street Monday. JPMorgan Chase gave up 1.6 percent and Exxon Mobil fell […]
  • How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

    Even if “Location History” is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location . Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there’s no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP address, a numeric […]
  • AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used a privacy setting that says it will […]
  • Baltimore officer suspended after punching incident recorded

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer was suspended Saturday after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk in a recording that lasts about 30 seconds and the city’s interim police commissioner said “deeply disturbed” him. The video begins with the officer standing […]
  • Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter comments have spurred a government investigation and shareholder lawsuits. The tweets are aimed at “shorts,” or investors who borrowed shares of Tesla and immediately sold them with the hope that […]