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LONDON (AP) — Britain's information watchdog on Wednesday ordered a city council to stop the mandatory recording of people's conversations in taxis, saying the policy breaches the Data Protection act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 21 states have simplified how they collect taxes in hopes of recovering an estimated $20 billion in sales taxes that go uncollected by out-of-state online merchants every year. But the nation's governors say they still need help from Congress.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. released its new operating system for Mac computers on Wednesday, with features borrowed from mobile devices and a tighter integration with online file storage.
Universities with shrinking budgets could consider online education to save money.
NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga Inc. will face a "moment of truth" when it reports second-quarter results after the market closes Wednesday, according to Cowen & Co.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics reported a lower quarterly profit as its mobile phone division sank to a loss and forecast its earnings to deteriorate further, underlining the challenges for its smartphone business as it struggles with competition from Apple and Samsung.
NEW YORK (AP) — More consumers are buying the least expensive iPhones and iPads, a new phenomenon that is causing Apple's breakneck growth rate to slow.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — European regulators say they are encouraged by recent negotiations with Google aimed at settling an antitrust investigation into the company's business practices.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is making money again, but its recovery wasn't impressive enough to soothe investors worried about rising licensing fees and stiffer competition confronting the video subscription service.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. will release its new operating system for Mac computers on Wednesday, with features borrowed from mobile devices and a tighter integration with online file storage.