Mobile media

April 18, 2018 - 3:03 am
MIAMI (AP) — Target stores in Florida and Texas are now offering drive-up service. The retail chain announced Tuesday customers can buy items without leaving their car. The service began last fall in Minneapolis, where the company is headquartered. Target hopes to expand the service to nearly 1,000...
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March 25, 2018 - 1:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A cellphone video has surfaced of a Texas sheriff's deputy fatally shooting an unarmed black man who had his pants around his ankles as he failed to listen to officers and continued to approach them. The Houston Chronicle obtained a civilian witness's video of Thursday's shooting...
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A robot is prepared for use at the scene of Walnut and 2nd Street in Pflugerville, Texas, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 where Austin, Texas bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt lived. As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his own devices to blow himself up early Wednesday. (Tom Reel/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 10:39 am
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 25-minute cellphone video left behind by the bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for weeks details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession, police said. But his motive remains a mystery. Mark Anthony Conditt, an unemployed...
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Officials continue to investigate the scene where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 22, 2018 - 12:03 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas' capital city for three weeks. And in the end the manhunt wasn't cracked by hundreds of phoned-in tips, the big pot of reward money or police pleading to the bomber through TV. One of the largest bombing investigations...
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File- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. Toys R Us's management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its U.S. stores. That's according to a toy industry analyst who spoke to several employees who were on the call Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Jim Silver, a toy industry expert, says Toys R Us's CEO told employees the plan is to liquidate all of its U.S. stores and after that, it could do a deal with its Canadian operation to run some of its U.S. stores. The company declined to comment. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 14, 2018 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. The closing of the company's 740 U.S...
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FILE - This July 4, 2011, file photo, shows the Trump International Hotel Panama , third building from left, in Panama City. Panama’s government is formally investigating a complaint that executives for President Donald Trump’s family hotel business are refusing to physically leave the 70-story luxury Trump hotel there amid a management dispute. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
February 27, 2018 - 6:12 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Rival teams of security guards grappled in a stairwell Tuesday as a business dispute for control over the Trump luxury hotel in Panama mounted. Cellphone video of the confrontation obtained by The Associated Press showed a security official working for President Donald Trump's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, residents walk through a security checkpoint into the Hotan Bazaar where a screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region. Human Rights Watch says it has found new evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how modern big-data technology can be applied to policing, and potentially abused. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
February 27, 2018 - 4:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Human Rights Watch says it has found new evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how big-data technology can be used to police a population. The rights group used publicly available...
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February 22, 2018 - 10:03 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Starting next month, Nissan Motor Co. will be testing on regular roads what it calls "a robo-vehicle mobility service." The service is Called Easy Ride. It uses a cell-phone app to book semi-autonomous driven rides. Nissan demonstrated the service on Friday. It was developed...
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This combination of May 26, 2017, left, and Dec. 20, 2017, satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe show the village of Gu Dar Pyin, Myanmar before and after destruction. The Associated Press has confirmed more than five previously unreported mass graves in the village through multiple interviews with more than two dozen survivors in Bangladesh refugee camps and through time-stamped cellphone videos. The Myanmar government regularly claims massacres like Gu Dar Pyin never happened, and has acknowledged only one mass grave containing 10 “terrorists” in the village of Inn Din. (DigitalGlobe via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 6:51 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government has denied a report by The Associated Press documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim civilians killed by the military with help from Buddhist neighbors, saying that only "terrorists" were killed and they were "carefully buried."...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Hewlett Packard Enterprise President and CEO Meg Whitman is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Whitman has been named CEO of mobile media company NewTV, the company announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. NewTV, founded by former Disney chairman and co-founder of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg, calls itself a “mobile-first media platform” that will deliver short, Hollywood-style productions to users via their mobile devices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 24, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman, one of the most powerful women in the business world, is being named the new CEO of Jeffrey Katzenberg's NewTV. The "mobile-first media platform" is producing short, Hollywood-style productions for mobile devices, with a run time of 10 minutes or...
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