By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Kazuo Hirai, the former head of Sony's game division, won shareholder approval Wednesday to steer a turnaround at the struggling Japanese electronics giant as its new president and chief executive.
HONG KONG (AP) - Apple is rolling out its iTunes online store to Hong Kong, Taiwan and 10 other Asian countries in a broad push to sell music and video to more users in the company's fastest growing region.
The company said Wednesday that Singapore, Macau, Mal
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yahoo is ditching its provider of on-demand music, Rhapsody, for a similar service provided by Swedish subscription-music service Spotify.
The changes to the Yahoo Music site are expected to be complete by early Wednesday.
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The organization in charge of creating hundreds of additional Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" has suspended the Web-based system it set up to help decide the order in which it will review new address proposals.
HOUSTON (AP) - Relatives of a man who claimed Texas' version of a stand-your-ground law allowed him to fatally shoot a neighbor after an argument about a noisy party told jurors Monday he was not an abusive person and always stressed the importance of gun safety.
By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A Denver police officer trying to break up a confrontation was shot and killed Sunday at a city park where hundreds of families had gathered for a free weekly jazz concert before gunfire erupted and sent hundreds fleeing.
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: First 100 Days
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AIRING: In Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina and Iowa, all crucial states in the November presidential election.
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