• Twitter to broadcast Utah State-Weber State live

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah State and Weber State will play in the first college football game broadcast live on Twitter when the two programs begin the season Thursday.

  • Beyonce accepts the award for Video of the Year for “Lemonade” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    MTV considers VMA changes because of audience shift

    NEW YORK (AP) — MTV says it will consider airing its Video Music Awards live across the country in future years, a reflection of how the annual celebration of pop culture is increasingly being experienced online instead of on television.

  • A Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 photo shows land in West Jordan, Utah, that may be purchased by FaceBook for a data center. The race between the small town of Los Lunas in New Mexico and the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan to entice a new Facebook data center with millions in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local jobs. (Scott G Winterton/Deseret News via AP)

    Race for Facebook data center raises tax-break questions

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The race between a small town on the Rio Grande in New Mexico and a Salt Lake City suburb to entice a new Facebook data center with millions of dollars in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local jobs.

  • Michael Phelps poses in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer’s Facebook page.

  • Wingsuit flyer’s death reportedly streamed live on Facebook

    BERLIN (AP) — Swiss media are reporting that a wingsuit flyer who fatally crashed in the Alps on Friday was broadcasting live on Facebook when the accident happened.

  • In this Friday, July 22, 2016, photo, Pecha Berry Pokeseed doughnuts, top left and center, are displayed in a box of doughnuts from Doughnut Plant, in New York. From doughnut shops to zoos, businesses and organizations are finding creative ways to capitalize on “Pokemon Go.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    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.”

  • Development robs Panthers fans of prime parking spaces

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An uptown development boom means fans of the Carolina Panthers will need to reverse field to find parking and tailgating space in uptown Charlotte during the upcoming season.

  • In this Saturday, June 18, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks by the Sentinel Bridge in the Yosemite Valley in front of Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in the park, at Yosemite National Park, Calif. In a new project with National Geographic, 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. The 11-minute VR video, narrated by Obama, is one part paean to the wonders of America’s national parks and one part warning of the threat posed by climate change. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    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.

  • This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, shows WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on a smartphone in New York. 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 on Facebook, although not on the messaging service itself. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)

    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.

  • In a Monday, July 11, 2016 file photo, Monica attends the arrivals at VH1's Hip Hop Honors at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, in New York. Monica says she’s happy to see her 13-year-old hit “So Gone” trend heavily on social media, spike in sales and streams and find a new audience with younger kids. The Grammy winner’s 2003 song, produced by Missy Elliott, has enjoyed a rebirth since the #SoGoneChallenge was introduced, where rappers, or anyone, spit rhymes over the track’s slick beat. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)

    #SoGoneChallenge gives Monica and 13-year-old hit a boost

    NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer Monica says she’s happy to see her 13-year-old hit “So Gone” trend heavily on social media, spike in sales and streams, and find a new audience with younger kids.