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Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Speakers that know you. 

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Spending Smart: Antenna helps kick cable TV habit

As more people rethink ways to get television programming outside the traditional cable and satellite companies, the unsung TV antenna is beco…

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AZ Optical Systems: itty-bitty measurements, millions in contracts

AZ Optical Systems: itty-bitty measurements, millions in contracts

Tucson firm started in a backyard workshop.

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AAA: Voice-activation systems create their own distractions

AAA: Voice-activation systems create their own distractions

A car’s in-dash voice activation system can be frustrating to drivers, AAA finds.

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Photos: New toys form Apple

Photos: New toys form Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced new products in Cupertino, Calif., Sept. 9.

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Researchers waltz through security hole into your Gmail

Researchers waltz through security hole into your Gmail

Success rate of 92 percent reported by Michigan, California engineers.

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Photos: Solar plant scorches birds in mid-air

Photos: Solar plant scorches birds in mid-air

Thousands of birds die yearly, roasted by the concentrated sun rays.

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TEP wants OK to put free solar on homes

TEP wants OK to put free solar on homes

Some industry officials say utility's plan would amount to unfair competition.

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How to get Apple's new OS X Yosemite

How to get Apple's new OS X Yosemite

Beta version dropped Thursday. Sign-ups are limited to first 1 million.

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Bubblews: the site that pays you to post

Bubblews: the site that pays you to post

Earn money for all the things you’re already doing on Facebook.

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House panel expected to take initial action today on future of A-10 fleet

The U.S. House Armed Services Committee is expected to take initial action today on the Pentagon’s plan to save money by retiring the A-10 fle…

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Photos: Navy's new, deadly stealth destroyer christened

Photos: Navy's new, deadly stealth destroyer christened

The U.S. Navy on Saturday christened the first ship of its newest class of destroyers, a more than $3 billion, 610-foot-long warship sporting …

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Tucson engineers’ UBA snorkel lets a person ‘swim like a fish’

Tucson engineers’ UBA snorkel lets a person ‘swim like a fish’

Two avid Tucson swimmers founded a new product that allows people to experience being underwater in a new way, and they plan to begin selling …

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Google to bring ultra-high speed Internet service to Phoenix area

PHOENIX — Google will collaborate with Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe to develop ways to bring its high-speed wireless Internet network to the …

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What's new with Xbox One?

What's new with Xbox One?

New games, for sure. And starting next week, you can use a keyboard and manage your own storage.

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Photos: Gadgets at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Photos: Gadgets at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is in full swing. Gadgets are taking center stage, some prototypes that aren't yet available and so…

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CES showcases smart car technology

CES showcases smart car technology

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas highlights the latest in smart car technology including self-driving, solar powered capabilities. C…

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Tech briefs

AT&T cuts fees for phone buyers

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Business briefs

Jury orders Samsung

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Photos: Tokyo Motor Show

Photos: Tokyo Motor Show

Here is a sneak peek at the Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The biannual exhibition of vehicles in Jap…

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Regulators get earful over proposed fees on rooftop solar

Regulators get earful over proposed fees on rooftop solar

PHOENIX — Customer Dru Bacon compared Arizona Public Service Co.’s approach to household solar to Eastman Kodak Co.’s inability to recognize t…

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Beyond Twitter: The next wave of tech IPOs brews

SAN FRANCISCO — Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too.

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Tech 'accelerator' looks to drive drugs to market

Tech 'accelerator' looks to drive drugs to market

An Oro Valley company is working to move promising drug discoveries from the lab to the medical marketplace.

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Twitter soars in market debut

NEW YORK — Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offeri…

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Real Estate news

Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

The changes scheduled to take effect in less than four months.

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Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

The Marana Town Council will reconsider the plan it rejected last month.

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2 Tucson real estate agents reprimanded by state

2 Tucson real estate agents reprimanded by state

Violations include misrepresentation and failure to remit money to a client.

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Tucson real estate

Tucson real estate

Tucson's recent commercial sales and leases.

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Restoring Tucson's homeownership rate is pilot project's goal

Restoring Tucson's homeownership rate is pilot project's goal

Ready, Set, Own connects potential buyers with mentors to help with the process.

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Technology

BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: 2 arrested in SoCal Kohl's

BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: 2 arrested in SoCal Kohl's

NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the part two of the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.

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Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has approved BlackBerry's purchase of encryption firm Secusmart after signing a "no-spy" agreement with the Canadian sma…

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Hackers force message on websites via US firm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the c…

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Lawmakers may decide Uber's place in Nevada market

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back t…

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EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.

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Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has approved BlackBerry's purchase of encryption firm Secusmart after signing a "no-spy" agreement with the Canadian sma…

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Hackers force message on websites via US firm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the c…

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Lawmakers may decide Uber's place in Nevada market

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back t…

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EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.

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US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-…

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Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity

Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we us…

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Twitter now tracks other apps you've installed

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said it is now tracking what other apps its users have installed on their mobile devices so it can target content and …

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Netflix sues Yahoo CIO for alleged kickbacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is suing a former company vice president who is now chief information officer at Yahoo, accusing him of receiving mone…

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Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money

Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money

NEW YORK (AP) — Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps.

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HP earnings show continued struggle

HP earnings show continued struggle

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the v…

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Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."

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US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-…

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Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity

Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we us…

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Twitter now tracks other apps you've installed

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said it is now tracking what other apps its users have installed on their mobile devices so it can target content and …

November 26, 2014 2:33 pmLoading…

Netflix sues Yahoo CIO for alleged kickbacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is suing a former company vice president who is now chief information officer at Yahoo, accusing him of receiving mone…

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Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money

Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money

NEW YORK (AP) — Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps.

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HP earnings show continued struggle

HP earnings show continued struggle

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the v…

November 25, 2014 4:41 pmLoading…

Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."

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Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy

Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies.

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Sony to offer partial refunds for gaming console

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund fro…

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How much do you know about how the Internet works?

How much do you know about how the Internet works?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about wheth…

November 25, 2014 12:57 pmLoading…

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some p…

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Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!

Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!

NEW YORK (AP) — Time for a tablet?

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Unidentified country likely behind spying software

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have be…

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Redbox raising DVD rental rates by 25 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that…

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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

LONDON (AP) — Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. …

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Google settles with ex-banker over online abuse

LONDON (AP) — Google has agreed to a settlement with a former Morgan Stanley banker who sued the search engine over defamatory Internet posts.

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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.

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Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider

Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider

NEW YORK (AP) — The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do g…

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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and scr…

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Does bad behavior really hurt business?

Does bad behavior really hurt business?

NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy a…

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UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

LONDON (AP) — The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasin…

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Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Speakers that know you. 

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Kohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.

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NYC man gets prison for role in cybercrime ring

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime r…

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TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11

TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection…

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Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (AP) — Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by th…

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Square's point-of-sale service goes global

Square's point-of-sale service goes global

LONDON (AP) — Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available …

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.

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Mobile still a struggle for Intel; PC doing better

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chip-making giant Intel Corp. is still struggling to catch up in mobile computing but says its personal computer bu…

November 20, 2014 1:31 pmLoading…

Gift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gear

Gift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gear

ATLANTA (AP) — Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbin…

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Obama plugs science, math education at ceremony

Obama plugs science, math education at ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor…

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Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

LONDON (AP) — A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage fro…

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AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash

AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretl…

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Human rights groups release anti-surveillance tool

BERLIN (AP) — Four human rights groups have released a tool that lets users check whether their computer has been infected with surveillance software.

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Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search

Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some…

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Billboard ranking to include streams, track sales

Billboard ranking to include streams, track sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.

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Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cu…

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Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular c…

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Give your pet something unexpected over holidays

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging …

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Ridesharing service Uber expands in Nordics

HELSINKI (AP) — Uber is expanding its app-based taxi and ridesharing services in the Nordic region, to include the cities of Helsinki, Oslo an…

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China blocks websites as Internet meeting begins

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much …

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Gift Guide: Dragons, aliens, heroes for the gamer

Gift Guide: Dragons, aliens, heroes for the gamer

Sony's PlayStation 4 video-game console has built an impressive lead over its competitors. That's good news for holiday shoppers because it ha…

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Senate blocks NSA phone records measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, deali…

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Netflix expanding to Australia, New Zealand

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix says it plans to expand into Australia and New Zealand in March.

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WhatsApp encrypts messages from beginning to end

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption prog…

November 18, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…

Facebook's newest app unbundles Groups feature

Facebook's newest app unbundles Groups feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communitie…

November 18, 2014 3:26 pmLoading…

Nokia plots comeback with Android tablet

Nokia plots comeback with Android tablet

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia is back in the fray.

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Google buys up Dutch wind energy for data center

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Google says it will buy the entire output of an 18-turbine, 62-megawatt Dutch wind energy project in the Netherlands to suppl…

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