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Report says rich nations face rising risks of cyberattacks

Wealthy nations face a high and fast-growing threat of cyberattacks while risks from terrorism increasingly are confined to poorer, conflict-stricken countries, according to a defense outlook... Read more »

June 11, 2015

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From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided

At the two-day meeting with the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the U.S., the G-7's most eye-catching pledge was a commitment to move away from using fossil fuels by the end of... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music

Apple announced a major new foray into streaming music on Monday as it showed off a host of new software features for its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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College students cycle across America to inspire young scientists

Seven students from Harvard and MIT are cycling across America, stopping in many rural towns to get kids interested in science through hands-on workshops to program computers, launch model rockets... Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger US secrets

A giant hack of millions of government personnel files is being treated as the work of foreign spies who could use the information to fake their way into more-secure computers and plunder U.S.... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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A look back at the consolidation wave sweeping TV providers

Cable and satellite TV providers are joining together to get more heft as the Internet shakes up the television industry. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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A slump in transportation stocks may no longer signal danger

One of the oldest trading strategies in the book is showing a yellow flag for stock investors, but analysts say it's not quite time to sell yet. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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N. Korea developing new satellite, defends space program

North Korean space agency officials say the country is developing a more advanced Earth observation satellite and are defending their right to conduct rocket launches whenever they see fit, despite... Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Japan agrees to beef up Philippine military with hardware

The Philippines may soon be getting military equipment from Japan as the Southeast Asian country looks to better defend itself in an increasingly tense territorial dispute with China. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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New Disney toys combine high-tech gadgets, old-school play

Disney is launching a line of toys that combines high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from "The Avengers," ''Star... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation

An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation

An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Visiting vintage Havana involves some old-school hassles

Travel experts and upscale magazines are urging travel to Cuba before it changes. But visitors envisioning salsa in the streets and glamorous vintage cars should also be prepared to manage without... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Ex-Kremlin Internet 'troll' sues to end Putin propaganda

A former "Kremlin troll" says she is suing her old employer to shut down what she describes as a "factory" churning out Internet propaganda defending Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site

A San Francisco man who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths that resulted from drugs bought on his website and five... Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Pakistan judge orders CEO held for faked diploma allegations

A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO of a software company for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm

A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Back home on Earth: SpaceX cargo craft leaves space station

A SpaceX Dragon capsule left the International Space Station on Thursday and returned to Earth. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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What you need to know about the Takata air bag recall

A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Recreational noise a serious threat to young people’s hearing

More than 1 billion young people are at risk of losing their hearing thanks to repeated and prolonged use of personal electronic devices such as earbuds and smartphones, according to the World... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collection

Fearful of an expanding extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence are quickly building up their own capabilities with new technology, new laws and —... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Orem police warn of skimming scandals

A recent skimming incident in Orem has police reminding residents to always be mindful when using an ATM or other bank card readers. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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In the NFL, helmet sensors are a sensitive issue

When big-money NFL careers are at stake, the use of impact-measuring sensors in football helmets isn't as routine as one might expect. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Prying parents: Phone monitoring apps flourish in S. Korea

Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free

The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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