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Goal: Google driverless cars on market within 5 years

Goal: Google driverless cars on market within 5 years

Prototypes for testing are being developed and assembled.

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App reviews: SimCity BuildIt and Scannable

App reviews: SimCity BuildIt and Scannable

A game for urban planners in training; and a way to turn your smartphone into a scanner.

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Low gas prices, incentives change math for electric cars

Here's how the numbers break down for consumers.

January 21, 2015 2:51 pmLoading…

Scottsdale's GoDaddy confident as Google enters domain market

Scottsdale's GoDaddy confident as Google enters domain market

Arizona company has been single-largest registrar of domain names since 2005.

January 16, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Tablet apps let cats catch critters in cyberspace

Tablet apps let cats catch critters in cyberspace

Try turning your tablet over to your tech-savvy cat.

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Photos: Detroit Auto Show

Photos: Detroit Auto Show

New and cool cars from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

January 12, 2015 5:58 pm Photos

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8 mobile credit card readers, and what they cost

Options if you need to accept credit cards for your small business.

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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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Real Estate news

Tucson home prices flatten in 2014

Tucson home prices flatten in 2014

Slowing price gains chalked up to weak job growth and a higher inventory of homes.

January 24, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…

Arizona high court ruling limits debt protection law

Arizona high court ruling limits debt protection law

A law designed to protect homeowners from lenders does not apply if house was never built.

January 23, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Consumer agency gets an incomplete grade

Consumer agency gets an incomplete grade

There's much more to a mortgage quote than just the rate.

January 22, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Supervisors pull contested Star Valley development from agenda

Supervisors pull contested Star Valley development from agenda

Board wants court to hear legal issue.

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Sahuarita shopping center sells for $12.2 million

Sahuarita shopping center sells for $12.2 million

San Francisco-based development company buys it.

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In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?

In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?

A few years ago, former video game executive Kevin Yu was cooking for a girlfriend on Valentine's Day when he discovered he'd forgotten the mu…

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Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains

Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial C…

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Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Charles H. Townes, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who helped create the laser that would revolutionize everything f…

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Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone Wireless, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it mi…

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Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue…

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Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

BEIJING (AP) — There's a tiger fight going on in China.

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Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Charles H. Townes, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who helped create the laser that would revolutionize everything f…

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In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?

In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?

A few years ago, former video game executive Kevin Yu was cooking for a girlfriend on Valentine's Day when he discovered he'd forgotten the mu…

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Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone Wireless, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it mi…

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Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue…

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Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

BEIJING (AP) — There's a tiger fight going on in China.

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Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO

Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized …

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Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs said Wednesday that Google's popular Waze traffic app is making it harder to nab speeders, adding to earlier police…

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Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

BRUSSELS (AP) — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror …

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Ex-Los Alamos scientist gets 5 years in nuke spy sting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear we…

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After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the c…

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Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content fr…

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Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

BEIJING (AP) — There's a tiger fight going on in China.

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Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO

Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized …

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Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs said Wednesday that Google's popular Waze traffic app is making it harder to nab speeders, adding to earlier police…

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Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

BRUSSELS (AP) — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror …

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Ex-Los Alamos scientist gets 5 years in nuke spy sting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear we…

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After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the c…

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Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content fr…

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Nintendo's nine-month profit jumps on cheap yen

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo reported a nearly six-fold increase in profit for the first three quarters of the fiscal year Wednesday and raised its e…

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Ex-Los Alamos scientist to be sentenced in nuke spy sting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear we…

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CommScope buying some of TE Connectivity ops for about $3B

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — CommScope is buying TE Connectivity's telecom, enterprise and wireless businesses for about $3 billion, which will help d…

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Yahoo CEO heeds shareholders' call to spin off Alibaba stake

Yahoo CEO heeds shareholders' call to spin off Alibaba stake

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that w…

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Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for …

January 27, 2015 3:55 pmLoading…

Big costs drag AT&T to 4Q loss, but revenue up 4 percent

DALLAS (AP) — AT&T booked a nearly $4 billion loss for the fourth quarter because of a slew of one-time expenses that included a loss on b…

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Obama sees need to move on drone rules now

Obama sees need to move on drone rules now

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds — flown by an off-duty intelligen…

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What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were …

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Snapchat to show content from big media brands

NEW YORK (AP) — Popular disappearing-message app Snapchat is introducing content from media companies such as Vice, CNN and People to its serv…

January 27, 2015 1:25 pmLoading…

A US green-energy blueprint, meant to help Liberia, fails

A US green-energy blueprint, meant to help Liberia, fails

BUCHANAN, Liberia (AP) — On paper, the pitch was simple: A green energy company backed by $217 million in U.S. government loans would convert …

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Microsoft tanks 10 percent, hit by 4 downgrades on earnings

Microsoft tanks 10 percent, hit by 4 downgrades on earnings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft shares plunged 10 percent Tuesday after the software giant reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations bu…

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Lyft cars still think pink, but streamline the 'stache

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The pink mustache is out.

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Rethinking muffaletta as a thin-crust pizza for Mardi Gras

Rethinking muffaletta as a thin-crust pizza for Mardi Gras

We love pizza. We love muffaletta. We decided they probably would be easy to love together.

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Dutch judge approves hacking suspect's extradition to US

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimi…

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Japan turns to 'I am Kenji' Facebook page on hostage crisis

Japan turns to 'I am Kenji' Facebook page on hostage crisis

TOKYO (AP) — The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people'…

January 27, 2015 6:16 am Photos

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China says 'harmful info' must be managed after VPNs blocked

BEIJING (AP) — Responding to reports that China is blocking VPN services that let users jump the Great Firewall, an Internet official said Tue…

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Facebook's Instagram service says it is aware of outage and is working on a fix

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook's Instagram service says it is aware of outage and is working on a fix.

January 26, 2015 11:59 pmLoading…

Microsoft earnings report doesn't excite market

Microsoft earnings report doesn't excite market

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Big jumps in sales of its Surface tablets, cloud computing software and Lumia smartphones drove Microsoft's quarterly rev…

January 26, 2015 5:16 pmLoading…

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditio…

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WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants

WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants

BERLIN (AP) — WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued…

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IBM "flatly denies" report of mass layoffs

IBM "flatly denies" report of mass layoffs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off …

January 26, 2015 3:04 pmLoading…

Quadcopters straddle the line between drones and toys

WASHINGTON (AP) — Quadcopters like the one that crashed at the White House on Monday are among the most popular remote-controlled aircraft bei…

January 26, 2015 1:19 pmLoading…

Uber caps surge pricing during winter storm

NEW YORK (AP) — Want a ride home from car service Uber during the major snowstorm descending on the Northeast on Monday? Expect to pay more th…

January 26, 2015 12:54 pmLoading…

Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a l…

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Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online

Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online

HONG KONG (AP) — Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a g…

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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) — Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles ac…

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AT&T buying Nextel Mexico from NII Holdings

DALLAS (AP) — AT&T is buying Nextel Mexico from NII Holdings for about $1.88 billion, minus the company's debt.

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Motorola unveils 3 smart phones for return to China

BEIJING (AP) — Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous…

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Turkish court orders Facebook pages blocked

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered authorities to block access in the country to Facebook pages tha…

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NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game?

January 25, 2015 10:13 pmLoading…

Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS

HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling Monday to restore the embattled carrier's website after it was hacked by a group …

January 25, 2015 9:37 pmLoading…

Goal: Google driverless cars on market within 5 years

Goal: Google driverless cars on market within 5 years

Prototypes for testing are being developed and assembled.

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Viacom CEO's 2014 pay rises 19 percent to $44.3 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman's pay climbed 19 percent to $44.3 million last year while the TV-and-film company's stock slumped a…

January 23, 2015 5:51 pmLoading…

Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slo…

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Online storage provider Box soars in Wall Street debut

Online storage provider Box soars in Wall Street debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long histo…

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GoPro, NHL in deal to bring cameras closer to the action

NEW YORK (AP) — GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games f…

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China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship

China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship

BEIJING (AP) — China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wi…

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Hutchison offers $15B for Telefonica's UK mobile phone unit

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship company said Friday it's offering about $15 billion for the British business of …

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Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device

Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing techn…

January 23, 2015 1:11 am Photos

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Box wraps up IPO at $14 per share to raise $175 million

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetit…

January 22, 2015 6:12 pmLoading…

Apple's Cook gets hefty bonus for 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That's more than…

January 22, 2015 5:43 pmLoading…

Obama seeks broader audience through YouTube personalities

Obama seeks broader audience through YouTube personalities

WASHINGTON (AP) — No cringe. No dazzle. No edge.

January 22, 2015 5:13 pmLoading…

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