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How can Google snap its lagging stock out of its stupor?

The shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices.

How can Google snap its stock out of its stupor?

Google has turned into a stock market laggard as the shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices and the company's expensive investments in far-out technology... Read more »

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Tess Frame: Five reasons you’re still unemployed

Every January, we set resolutions to eat healthier, get fit, make more money, travel and live life more fully than we did the previous year. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Study: Chances of driver dying in car crash plummets

The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles,... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains

Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Want a one-of-a-kind name for your baby? It will only cost you $32,000

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Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Maker of drone that crashed on White House grounds to stop flights over D.C.

ufacturer of the drone that crashed on the White House grounds earlier this week plans to install software in its devices that would prevent them from flying in Washington. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do? Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's his

A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security;... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship

China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Murray mayor pitches plan to increase UTOPIA subscriptions

At its peak subscription rate, Murray housed more than 3,000 UTOPIA customers. Now, the fiber optic network’s membership in the city has dropped below 2,000, and Murray Mayor Ted Eyre wants... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Obama seeks broader audience through YouTube personalities

President Barack Obama picked three of the most popular YouTube content creators for an interview Thursday, hoping to reach an audience typically not tuned to the daily give and take of Washington... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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HealthCare.gov quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites

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The government's health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites, just as President Barack Obama is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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13-year-old entrepreneur builds Lego printer with $35,000 investment from dad

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In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Rising from the rubble: How entrepreneurs are harnessing tech talent in Gaza City to create jobs and end poverty

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Gaza Sky Geeks is a startup accelerator that provides money and training to promising technology firms in one of the world’s least hospitable environments. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Google to test its first modular smartphone in Puerto Rico

Google announced Wednesday that it will unveil a modular smartphone in Puerto Rico this year as part of a pilot program that will allow people to choose their own hardware based on their needs and... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Amazon executive hopes for era of peace with publishers

The overseer of Amazon.com's Kindle e-book and publishing divisions is preaching peace. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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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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