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Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society.

Cheating site logged federal subscribers with sensitive jobs

U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Impasse left DirecTV customers without KSL

DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Cheating website subscribers included WH, Congress workers

Hundreds of U.S. government employees — including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies — used Internet connections in their federal offices... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Cities, counties investigate email links to cheating website

Several Georgia governments are investigating after city, county and state agency email addresses were found in data hackers say they exposed from a website used by people trying to cheat on their... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Who needs .com? Domains like .vegas, .pr, .nyc are trending

Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Probe of Clinton's server could find more than just emails

A forensic examination of Hillary Rodham Clinton's private computer server could unearth more details than what she put in her emails. It could answer lingering questions about the security of her... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Amazon workers report demoralizing working conditions; CEO Jeff Bezos says the company described is not Amazon

Working at online tech giants like Amazon and Facebook is the new American Dream; however, according to a recent article in The New York Times, not all of them are peaches are roses to work for. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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US: Up to 305 Clinton emails might have classified data

The State Department review of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails so far has found as many as 305 messages that could contain classified information and require further review by federal agencies, the... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Amazon's data-driven approach becoming more common

Amazon isn't the only company that is using data on employees to improve productivity. Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Clinton reaffirms she didn't send, receive classified emails

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton reiterated Saturday that she did not send or receive emails marked classified from her homemade email server while secretary of state, an... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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'Next Gen Stats' offer new insights for NFL fans and coaches

As Richard Sherman sprints side-by-side with Calvin Johnson, who is running faster? When Luke Kuechly collides with DeMarco Murray, who has more momentum? And which NFL players run slower in the... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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AP exclusive: Top secret Clinton emails include drone talk

Neither of the two emails sent to Hillary Rodham Clinton now labeled by intelligence agencies as "top secret" contained information that would jump out to experts as particularly sensitive,... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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US Official: Clinton lawyer turned over her emails to FBI

The FBI has taken possession of thumb drives containing Hillary Clinton's emails, some of which have been deemed to contain highly sensitive classified information, according to a U.S. official... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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If your password is one of these 21, you should change it soon

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Everyone knows that password security is important, but a lot of people are still using ‘123456’ to log into their Facebook, email and bank accounts. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Feds: Group made $30M with hacked press release information

A group of Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders in the U.S. to make $30 million by breaking into the computers of companies that put out corporate press releases and trading on the... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Twitter huddles with NFL to tackle audience challenge

Twitter is huddling with the National Football League as it tackles the challenge of attracting a broader audience to its short messaging service. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Obama calls for more female and minority entrepreneurs

President Barack Obama says underrepresentation of women and minorities among the nation's startups is hurting business. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns

Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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'Avengers' helps Disney top 3Q earnings expectations

Disney's movie studio boosted company earnings once again, with the debut of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" proving the continued strength of the Marvel superhero brand. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Home inventories can help in case of natural disaster

Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories — detailed lists of household belongings... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he's as popular as Pope Francis — or so it would seem. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

BAGHDAD — The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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California independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Clinton says she's confident about proper handling of emails

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Comcast adds Internet customers; box office pumps up revenue

Despite a slowdown in subscriber growth, the Internet is still propelling Comcast. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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YouTube creators looking elsewhere for money

When 29-year-old YouTube star Meghan Tonjes launched a podcast with crowd-funding site Patreon a year ago, it was one of dozens of things the singer-songwriter was doing to grind out a living... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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CEO of Japan's Toshiba resigns over doctored books

Toshiba's chief executive resigned Tuesday to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese technology manufacturer by 152 billion yen ($1.2 billion) over several years. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Wisconsin technical college helps make prosthetic hands

Fox Valley Technical College is taking part in a worldwide project that uses a 3-D printer to create mechanical prosthetic hands. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Lehi's Vivint Solar purchased for $2.2 billion

Vivint Solar announced Monday that the Utah County-based company and SunEdison have signed a merger agreement in which SunEdison will acquire Vivint Solar for approximately $2.2 billion. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Apple has cash cow in iPhone even as phone industry slows

Smartphone sales may be slowing for some tech companies, but not for Apple. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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University of Michigan opens test "city" for autonomous cars

Automakers and researchers say a new simulated city at the University of Michigan could help speed the development of driverless and connected cars. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Lockheed Martin to buy Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion

Lockheed Martin will spend $9 billion to acquire Black Hawk helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Ain't misbehavin'? Broadway audience faux pas get spotlight

Come on along and listen to the lullaby of Broadway: Marimba ringtones! Rat-a-tat texting! The shaming "shhhhh!" Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Europe divided along former Iron Curtain over nuclear power

A quarter-century after the collapse of communism, Central Europe faces a new divide: irreconcilable visions of nuclear power that pit nations once on the opposite sides of the Iron Curtain against... Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Netflix delivers strong 2Q with 3.3 million more customers

Netflix's second-quarter performance followed a familiar script of accelerating subscriber growth that has turned the Internet video service into a stock market sensation. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Robots do check-in and check-out at cost-cutting Japan hotel

From the receptionist that does the check-in and check-out to the porter that's an automated trolley taking luggage up to the room, this hotel in southwestern Japan, aptly called Weird Hotel, is... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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What happened to Benghazi? Focus is on Clinton

A special House committee on the 2012 Benghazi attacks has devolved from an investigation into the deaths of four Americans in Libya into a political fight over Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails and... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Nintendo's Iwata who led through successes, woes dies at 55

Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, has died after a lengthy illness, drawing a flood of emotional... Read more »

July 13, 2015

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South getting its first big wind farm soon

On a vast tract of old North Carolina farmland, crews are getting ready to build something the South has never seen: a commercial-scale wind energy farm. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Scientists at Brown University studying fungus killing bats

Researchers in Rhode Island may be one step closer to figuring out how a mysterious disease known as white-nose syndrome is killing off bats across North America. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Like gym memberships, enthusiasm for fitness trackers drops

Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on the kids. Virginia Atkinson took hers off to charge the battery... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Critics say Senate bill would weaken rental car, rail safety

A transportation bill introduced by a Senate committee chairman would allow car rental companies to rent recalled vehicles that haven't been repaired and eliminate any hard deadline for railroads... Read more »

July 10, 2015

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US personnel chief resists calls to resign amid data hack

The head of the U.S. government's personnel office is rejecting bipartisan calls for her resignation following revelations that hackers stole the personal information of more than 21 million people... Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch

Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that... Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Young Indians embrace dating apps despite social taboos

Aditi Mendiratta's biggest worry as she's swiping left and right is hiding the smartphone notifications that read "Congratulations! You have a new match" from her parents. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Mini robots that play soccer and more: Highlights from tech show

How about using the charge in your fingers to clean your teeth? Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Mario and his Mushroom Kingdom hopping into theme parks

For his next trick, Shigeru Miyamoto is working in reality, not virtual reality. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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