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Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B

Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion.

Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event

The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch. Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Expats try phones, social apps to connect to quake-hit Nepal

After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family back in Mahat's home... Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it

Apple Watches are arriving Friday to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Google posts mixed 1Q results amid new threats to company

Google has been looking more vulnerable as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search, while the company also deals with a potentially massive regulatory headache in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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First lady: Tech industry to train, hire 90,000 veterans

Michelle Obama announced Thursday that the technology industry has promised to hire and train 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years — the latest private-sector... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Wall Street odds don't favor Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Volvo prepares to send 'Made in China' cars to US

On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good as vehicles it produces in Europe. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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In Libya's anarchy, migrant smuggling a booming trade

Libya's chaos has turned it into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe. With no central authority to stop it, business is booming, with... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Yahoo's 1Q disappoints, but stock rises on Yahoo Japan hopes

Yahoo is still struggling to boost revenue nearly three years into CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure, magnifying concerns that the Internet company holds little value beyond its lucrative Asian investments. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Japan mulls 2018 moon landing, seeks to keep up with rivals

Japan's space agency is considering an unmanned mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons

Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Japanese company says its magnetic levitation train set speed record

A Japanese company said its magnetic levitation train set a speed record this week, reaching 366 mph on a test track. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by cable companies is becoming a bit more flexible. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Stem-cell therapy shows promise in orthopedic treatment

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April 16, 2015

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As student tests move online, keyboarding enters curriculum

Seven-year-old Ja'Niyah Smith's first-grade class filed into a computer lab at a suburban San Francisco school recently and, as they do every week, practiced using mouses to pop bubbles with a... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Apple invests in China solar project, US forest conservation

Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "sustainable" timberland in Maine and North Carolina. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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After 5-year absence, 'Guitar Hero,' 'Rock Band' to return

The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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A toddler disc jockey fascinates South African fans

At first it seems like a fluke — a 2-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. Yet, the tiny boy is in control of the big beat of the bass-heavy house... Read more »

April 12, 2015

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Apple Watch isn't the only gadget out this week

The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence. Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Your guide to trying on, ordering Apple Watch

Buying an Apple Watch won't be as simple as walking into an Apple store and handing over your credit card. Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Samsung hopes to reverse dimming fortunes with Galaxy S6

When Samsung dubbed development of its latest smartphones "Project Zero," it was sounding a note of desperation as sales tumbled and it lost pole position in the crucial Chinese market to rivals... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Baltimore police often surveil cellphones amid US secrecy

The Baltimore Police Department has used secretive cellphone surveillance equipment 4,300 times and believes it is under orders by the U.S. government to withhold evidence from criminal trials and... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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LA mayor envisions greener, more walkable city in the future

Los Angeles, known for its cars, smog and sprawl, wants to reinvent itself as the home of electric vehicles, solar panels and bicycle paths. Read more »

April 8, 2015

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AT&T paying $25M to settle US action over data breaches

AT&T is paying $25 million in a settlement with federal regulators over data breaches at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines that compromised customer data for some 280,000... Read more »

April 8, 2015

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