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Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game's popularity.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive "pocket monsters."...

Hunting, fishing licenses on sale again in Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Hunting and fishing licenses are on sale again in Washington state, after someone hacked or attempted to hack into an outside vendor's system, exposing several million records containing the personal information of hunters and anglers throughout the Northwest....

Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative views....

Jones website hack reveals stars' tricky cyber landscape
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The hateful hack of comedian Leslie Jones' personal website reveals the tricky cyber landscape celebrities tread and the murky legal protections that exist for personal digital content....

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update
AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link....

The Latest: Russian convicted of hacking into US businesses
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Latest on the case of a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses (all times local):...

Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality - in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park....

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook friend suggestions on Facebook based on WhatsApp information - although not on the messaging service itself....

'Game of Thrones' composer creating 'Gears of War 4' score
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The composer for "Game of Thrones" is swapping the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the monster-plagued world of Sera....

Why the EU's tax probe of multinationals is raising US ire
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's campaign to crack down on tax avoidance by multinationals has drawn unusually public criticism from the U.S., which says it is unfairly targeting American companies....

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