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Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments

Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of... Read more »

Published 41 minutes ago

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US stocks slip a day after Nasdaq passes 5,000 milestone

U.S. stock indexes fell broadly in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors await earnings from the few companies yet to announce results and a jobs report later this week. The Nasdaq fell below... Read more »

Published 58 minutes ago

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Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few... Read more »

Published 59 minutes ago

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BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. Read more »

Published 59 minutes ago

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Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics

Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles - even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global automarket. Read more »

Published 1 hour ago

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Global stocks limp after Nasdaq milestone, China in focus

Global stock markets were lackluster Tuesday despite a milestone for the Nasdaq, as investors looked ahead to the release of China's growth target. Read more »

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Bainbridge Island net maker uses knotless technology

Before they begin scooping fish out of the ocean, many trawl nets are born at a factory off Day Road. Read more »

Published 3 hours ago

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Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official... Read more »

Published 3 hours ago

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Greece poised for recession as uncertainty takes its toll

Barely a year after emerging from a savage recession comparable in its intensity to the Great Depression in the U.S., Greece's economy is shrinking again. Read more »

Published 7 hours ago

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Technology can enhance romance if used properly

In between drafting real estate contracts or meeting with clients, attorney Barry Lapides zips off a romantic text to his wife of eight years that reads: “I’m so lucky to have you in... Read more »

Published 7 hours ago

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What to expect from Costco's new deal with Visa and Citi

If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: On the ground in Barcelona

Couldn't be in Barcelona this week? Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen — from... Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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Google selling wireless plans to get more people online

Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider? Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

For the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago, the Nasdaq composite has closed above 5,000. Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Eurozone gets double dose of mildly positive economic news

The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their next... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January

Consumer spending fell for a second consecutive month in January, weakness that was expected to be temporary. Income rose, reflecting strong job gains during the month. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Nebraska looking at ways to lure out-of-state tourists

At 43nd and Broadway in New York City, a digital super screen flashes with Nebraska landmarks: a rolling country road, a glassy lake, a blond-haired family circling a crackling campfire. Read more »

Published March 1, 2015

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Small SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show

Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things this year at the Geneva International Motor Show this year. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so... Read more »

Published March 1, 2015

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Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need... Read more »

Published Feb. 28, 2015

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Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight... Read more »

Published Feb. 28, 2015

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Moody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensions

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities. Read more »

Published Feb. 28, 2015

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