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New Samsung phones are certainly Note-worthy

Galaxy Note 4 improvements include better screen resolution, cameras and battery life.

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Review: Macs, mobile devices unite with Yosemite system

Review: Macs, mobile devices unite with Yosemite system

Update to Apple’s OS X system is now available as a free download.

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HBO to stream ‘Go’ feature, alter pay TV

HBO to stream ‘Go’ feature, alter pay TV

To see “Game of Thrones,” etc., will no longer require cable or satellite contracts.

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What map apps can do for you

What map apps can do for you

They've grown more sophisticated, so here's a closer look.

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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.

July 19, 2014 10:49 pmLoading…

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 …

February 21, 2014 3:02 pmLoading…

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…

November 20, 2013 11:00 am Photos

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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…

November 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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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…

November 07, 2013 4:28 pmLoading…

Real Estate news

Harney: A flip waiver nears its end

Harney: A flip waiver nears its end

The federal agency that made quick flips possible is about to shut the program down.

October 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

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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3 predictions for Tucson housing

3 predictions for Tucson housing

First among them: A shortage of ready-made lots is coming.

September 25, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Tucson real estate

Tucson real estate

Recent commercial sales and leases around Tucson.

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Posh Tucson homes featured on HGTV

Posh Tucson homes featured on HGTV

Millionaire will choose one to buy.

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Technology

Ericsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased op…

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California startup unveils gun technology for cops

California startup unveils gun technology for cops

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparke…

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Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark

Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace.

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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below …

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California startup unveils gun technology for cops

California startup unveils gun technology for cops

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparke…

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Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark

Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace.

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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below …

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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparke…

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Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud …

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A blue Christmas for Amazon?

A blue Christmas for Amazon?

NEW YORK (AP) — It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.

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Glass maker deals to exit Apple, Arizona plant

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 2,000 furnaces installed in an Arizona factory to make synthetic sapphire glass for Apple Inc. will be removed and sold …

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US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight emplo…

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Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up

Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth i…

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Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.

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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparke…

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Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud …

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A blue Christmas for Amazon?

A blue Christmas for Amazon?

NEW YORK (AP) — It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.

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Glass maker deals to exit Apple, Arizona plant

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 2,000 furnaces installed in an Arizona factory to make synthetic sapphire glass for Apple Inc. will be removed and sold …

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US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight emplo…

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Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up

Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth i…

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Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.

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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a pr…

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Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders t…

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Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday,…

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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame…

October 22, 2014 5:09 pmLoading…

Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones

Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services su…

October 22, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

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BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) — Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with …

October 22, 2014 2:52 pmLoading…

Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes

Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important infor…

October 22, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…

'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles

'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than W…

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The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding

The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding

When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture cap…

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Samsung debuts new Nook tablet with larger screen

NEW YORK (AP) — Device maker Samsung and bookseller Barnes & Noble are introducing a new larger-screen Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet two months…

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Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, …

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Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, …

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Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders t…

October 21, 2014 5:27 pmLoading…

Hawaii scientists return to ocean for weapon study

HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dum…

October 21, 2014 5:03 pmLoading…

Apple issues security warning for iCloud

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort…

October 21, 2014 4:56 pmLoading…

FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technolo…

October 21, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…

Yahoo's 3Q earnings soar on Alibaba windfall

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo's third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba's recent IPO. Re…

October 21, 2014 2:02 pmLoading…

Verizon reports higher 3Q net income, revenue

Verizon reports higher 3Q net income, revenue

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless …

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Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition wit…

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Staples investigating possible data breach

Staples investigating possible data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

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Review: Apple Pay in action

Review: Apple Pay in action

NEW YORK (AP) — If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase th…

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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for …

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Samsung phones cleared for US government use

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency…

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Samsung seeks boost from redesigned Note

Samsung seeks boost from redesigned Note

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Kore…

October 20, 2014 11:37 pmLoading…

A list of merchants taking Apple Pay

More than 200,000 payment locations in the U.S. are equipped to accept so-called contactless payments, including Apple Pay. Smaller merchants …

October 20, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

Microsoft's Nadella gets $84M pay package

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has given its new CEO Satya Nadella a pay package worth $84.3 million, most of it in the form of long-term sto…

October 20, 2014 5:56 pmLoading…

At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte

At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte

Is a la carte streaming a better deal?

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Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere

Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere

NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable an…

October 20, 2014 3:05 pmLoading…

Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout li…

October 20, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to…

October 20, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…

Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and c…

October 20, 2014 1:18 pmLoading…

IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds 'empty calories'

NEW YORK (AP) — IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division…

October 20, 2014 1:04 pmLoading…

Youths, tech workers duel over San Francisco field

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Teenage soccer players in San Francisco won an off-field victory over the city's technology workers after a videotaped co…

October 20, 2014 12:58 pmLoading…

New Samsung phones are certainly Note-worthy

Galaxy Note 4 improvements include better screen resolution, cameras and battery life.

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Sprint cuts 452 jobs at its Kansas headquarters

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Sprint Corp. has cut 452 jobs from its Overland Park headquarters as part of a previously announced cost-cutting ef…

October 18, 2014 1:18 pmLoading…

Review: Macs, mobile devices unite with Yosemite system

Review: Macs, mobile devices unite with Yosemite system

Update to Apple’s OS X system is now available as a free download.

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Do cases FBI cites support encryption worries?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The text messages captured a cover-up of unimaginable abuse: Parents had struck their toddler so often that they ultimately …

October 17, 2014 6:51 pmLoading…

Facebook unfriends federal drug agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as pa…

October 17, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…

Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Still working to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again …

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Lawmakers probing NSA face German secrecy hurdles

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers probing the NSA following Edward Snowden's revelations have hit a hurdle: their own government.

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Will Apple Pay be the next iRevolution?

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strat…

October 16, 2014 9:15 pmLoading…

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