By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - At the beginning of each tourist season, the entrepreneurs who pitch the thrill rides, hot dogs, sideshows and souvenirs at gritty Coney Island gather along its famous boardwalk to pray for two things: good weather and large crowds.
Never have they
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When their final shifts ended Tuesday at the Golden Gate Bridge, several toll collectors forced their mouths into smiles, hugged each other tightly, and cried as they left their small booths for the last time.
On Wednesday, bridge managers
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is probably hoping a new book about its early history never gets made into a movie.
The book, "Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America's Eyeballs," tries to debunk a widely told tale about the company's origins and
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A handful of smartphone apps that began as basic instant messaging services have amassed several hundred million users in Asia in just a couple of years, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online hangouts such as Facebook as