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Global, Chinese automakers debut new car models at auto show

Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China on Monday.

Iran nuclear talks at crunch time

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Gillette company does work for NASA

Next time NASA's crawler transporter makes the 4.2-mile trip from the assembly shop to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the massive, lumbering 1960s machine will have new... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Syracuse man develops router to keep Internet use under control

A Utah man who felt like his young children were spending too much time on the Internet at home tapped into his entrepreneurial spirit and created a device to help families keep things under control. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure

Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Can't remember your password? Here are 2 new ways to log in

Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional... Read more »

March 20, 2015

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FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples as safe

Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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Judge OKs $10 million settlement in Target data breach

A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson... Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Test security now means checking social media for cheaters

For the organizations that give standardized tests, it's a common — and common-sense — security measure. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Pa. firm giving NCAA tournaments new high-def replay system

The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Health care law paperwork costs small businesses thousands

Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused independent regulators of bowing to White House pressure on "net neutrality," citing thousands of emails and other documents that show close... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Coffee and code: Software giant opens Silicon Valley cafe

Silicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next Google or... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Institute: China now world's third-biggest arms exporter

China has overtaken Germany to become the world's third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent of the market remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and... Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in US reach age 112

Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Construction industry rebounding in Utah, U.S.

Utah’s strong economy is feeding one of the most robust construction sectors in the nation. Fueled primarily by increasing demand for industrial and commercial space, the industry is... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Autonomous car prepares for 3,500-mile US road trip

Call it a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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How short-term viral hits can transform a small business

Fifteen minutes of Internet fame can create long-term riches for a small business. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Facebook fraud fugitive on lam with family, dog

A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Plan to allow driverless cars clears Idaho Senate by 1 vote

Driverless cars are one step closer to joining Idaho citizens on the roads. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Controversy over email pushes issue of trust to forefront for Clinton

The controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account while secretary of state has accelerated an inevitability about her presidential candidacy — a spotlight on whether... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Democrats stand by Clinton, but with some reservations

Democrats closed ranks around Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday after her public explanation of her email practices — yet party officials in important election states appeared resigned to... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Apple reopens iTunes, App stores after lengthy outage

Apple has restored service to its widely used iTunes and app stores after a rare breakdown Wednesday. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Selfie sticks: French, UK attractions latest to impose ban

A French palace and a British museum have joined the growing list of global tourist attractions to ban "selfie sticks" — devices visitors use to improve snapshots, but which critics say are... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of a fossil fuel. Here's a look at the plane and pioneers behind it: Read more »

March 10, 2015

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