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Amanda Lee Myers / Associated Press:
Maryland's federally funded “End DUI” app helps users determine blood-alcohol level, features games to test reaction time   —  Too many drinks?  New cellphone app may tell you so … A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea …
Dec 14, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Brandon Bailey / Associated Press:
US District Judge denies Apple's request to dismiss class action suit despite lack of plaintiff, orders prosecution to identify new class representatives   —  Apple trial continues, without a plaintiff for now  —  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In an unusual legal twist, a federal judge decided Monday …
Dec 8, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Ken Dilanian / Associated Press:
Internal NSA debate led Obama to consider plan to stop gathering US phone records in 2009   —  AP Exclusive: Before Snowden, a debate inside NSA  —  1 photo  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency …
Nov 22, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Brandon Bailey / Associated Press:
Microsoft surpasses Exxon as 2nd most valuable co.   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The bull run in Microsoft's stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.  —  Under new CEO Satya Nadella …
Nov 14, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Baidu Q3 sales up 52%, profits up 27% as mobile traffic surpasses PC, contributing 36% of total revenue   —  Baidu profit up 27 percent as mobile grows  —  BEIJING (AP) — Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit rose 27 percent as user traffic …
Oct 30, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Kim Tong-Hyung / Associated Press:
South Korea considers $1B+ national ID overhaul after identity theft of 80% of citizens   —  South Korea Identity Thefts Forces ID Overhaul … SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After an avalanche of data breaches, South Korea's national identity card system has been raided so thoroughly by thieves …
Oct 14, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Another Card System Hack at Supervalu, Albertsons … NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.  —  The companies said that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed …
Sep 30, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Joan Lowy / Associated Press:
FAA's upcoming traffic control system, NextGen, not designed to handle drones   —  Drones left out of air traffic plans … WASHINGTON (AP) — Designers of the ambitious U.S. air traffic control system of the future neglected to take drones into account, raising questions about whether …
Sep 25, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Juliet Williams / Associated Press:
Tim Draper's ‘Six Californias’ initiative fails to qualify for 2016 ballot   —  ‘SIX CALIFORNIAS’ INITIATIVE FAILS FOR 2016 BALLOT … SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A ballot initiative that would have asked voters to split California into six separate states failed to qualify …
Sep 12, 2014, 9:15 PMIn context
Associated Press:
HP fined $59M for bribing Russian officials as part of $108M plea deal for bribes in Mexico, Poland, and Russia   —  HP fined $58.7M for bribery of Russian government  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian …
Sep 12, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context

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