• This image released by Rovio Entertainment shows an animated visual cue for the movie magic interaction that will happen between the new game, "Angry Birds Action!," and the upcoming film, "The Angry Birds Movie." A level set on Piggy Island, home to the Angry Birds' snout-faced adversaries, can only be unlocked if players pluck out their mobile devices and zap a code displayed during the film's credits when it debuts May 20. (Rovio Entertainment via AP)

    ‘Angry Birds’ maker wants phones out as film credits roll

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of “Angry Birds” hope movie theater audiences don’t get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of “The Angry Birds Movie” and point them at the screen.

  • In this April 12, 2016, file photo, David Marcus, Facebook Vice President of Messaging Products, talks about Bots for Messenger during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, request news articles and talk with businesses by using messaging bots. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    Facebook still isn’t a mall, but its bots aim to change that

    NEW YORK (AP) — It’s now possible — though neither easy nor particularly convenient — to buy stuff on Facebook via automated messaging “bots.” But it’s far from clear that people really want to go shopping on the social network.

  • This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo shows a sign outside Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.  Yahoo says it reached an agreement on Wednesday, April 27, 2016,  with activist investor Starboard Value to add four new members to its board, including the CEO of Starboard. Starboard has been pushing the troubled Internet company to shake up its board. As part of the agreement, Yahoo has withdrawn its nominees for the board and two current members will not stand for re-election at the company's annual meeting in June.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    Yahoo reshuffles board in truce with rebellious shareholder

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has reached a truce with an activist investor threatening to oust CEO Marissa Mayer and the rest of its board, removing a major distraction as the company evaluates bids to buy its Internet operations.

  • In this photo taken March 11, 2016, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks to Carly Fiorina in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 11, 2016. According to an AP Source: Cruz has picked Fiorina as his running mate  (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

    AP Source: Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In need of momentum after a five-state shutout, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina — a woman he said has repeatedly “shattered glass ceilings” — to serve as his running mate.

  • Jay Blessed, who listened to various unlicensed stations when she moved from Trinidad to Brooklyn more than a decade ago and broadcasted her own online radio show, prepare to update her blog she says will interface with her new podcast program, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in New York. Federal lawmakers and broadcasters are increasingly worried about pirate radio's presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters commandeer frequencies to play anything. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    In Internet age, pirate radio arises as surprising challenge

    IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You’d be wrong.

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway releases new free mobile app

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has released a new and improved free mobile app ahead of next month’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

  • Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

    In this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo, Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer gives his Keynote speech for the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Microsoft reports quarterly earnings Thursday, April 28, 2011, after the market close.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)

    Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.