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SpaceX launches for NASA, no luck with rocket landing at sea

SpaceX sent a supply ship soaring flawlessly toward the International Space Station on Saturday, but the booster rocket ended up in pieces in the Atlantic following a failed attempt to land on a... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES

Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on — perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Sony: PlayStation back online after 3-day outage

Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2014

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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

The bowls haven't disclosed their asking prices, but sports marketing experts contacted by The Associated Press estimated the annual cost for the top-tier games ranges from $25 million to more than... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies

Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low." Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever

The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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One more reason why Utah is a great place for entrepreneurs and startups

Utah has received a lot of attention for its startup-friendly atmosphere lately. The new StartSLC festival hopes to be the central meeting place for Utah's entrepreneurial endeavors. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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NASA: 'There's your new spacecraft, America!"

NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bull's-eye" Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic journey 3,604 miles beyond Earth. The achievement opens a new era of human exploration aimed at... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Obama: Wants to avoid 'militarized' police culture

President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of... Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

A year ago, Amazon.com workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to "pick" each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Cyber Monday gears up to get online shoppers hyped

After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Indicted Internet entrepreneur Dotcom avoids jail

Indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom on Monday defeated efforts by prosecutors to send him back to a New Zealand jail or make him wear an electronic monitoring bracelet but says his... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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An online news startup is valued at $380 million after an investment

Vox Media will announce Monday that it has closed a $46.5 million round of financing from General Atlantic, a New York investment firm. The investment values the company at $380 million. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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President Obama's immigration speech Thursday night

President Barack Obama is poised to claim broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation. But Republicans... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital

A few years ago, Ken Hagemann was drawn to what he thought was the future of cookbooks. Lured by the ease and searchability promised by e-books and apps, he purged most of his old school volumes. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Fidelity creates virtual reality game for financial planning

Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Huge solar plant lags in early production

The largest solar power plant of its type in the world isn't producing as much energy as planned. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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FCC chair wants fee hike to expand Internet access

The U.S. should spend $1.5 billion more a year to make sure every child has access to high-speed Internet connections at school, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said Monday in a... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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YouTube adds subscription service to music mix

Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the addition of an ad-free subscription service and a new format designed to make it easier to find millions of songs that can still be... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Thanks to advances in lighting technology, suburban dads (and moms) across the country have a lot to choose from when it comes to creative ways to deck their halls for the holidays this year. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Review: Android's 'Lollipop' upgrade is sweet

Android's sweet new "Lollipop" flavor brings security improvements and easier ways to view and respond to notifications. The new Google software for mobile devices even lets you lend out your phone... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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