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Associated Press:
US Supreme Court to hear Microsoft appeal over whether it should face class action suit arguing Xbox 360 had design defect that scratched discs   —  High court will hear Microsoft appeal over Xbox lawsuit  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether Microsoft Corp. must face …
Jan 15, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Chinese drone maker Ehang unveils human-carrying electric drone, which can carry up to 220 pounds, fly for 23 minutes at sea level, and reach 63mph   —  Chinese drone maker Ehang (EE'-hang) has unveiled what it calls the world's first drone capable of carrying a human passenger.
Jan 7, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Brian Rohan / Associated Press:
Egypt shuts down Facebook's Free Basics internet service on telco provider Etisalat, reasons unclear   —  Free Internet service for over 3 million Egyptians shut down  —  BEIRUT (AP) — Social media site Facebook says a program that had been giving free basic Internet services to over three million Egyptians has been shut down.
Dec 30, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Anick Jesdanun / Associated Press:
Apple says Apple Maps is used 3X more often than its next leading competitor on iOS, now logging 5B requests per week   —  Apple Maps, once a laughingstock, now dominates iPhones  —  3 photos  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Maps quickly became the butt of jokes when it debuted in 2012.
Dec 8, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Anick Jesdanun / Associated Press:
Apple Pay available in Canada today and Australia on Thursday, via American Express cards; Tesco and TSB join Apple Pay in UK today   —  Apple Pay expands as it vies for broader acceptance  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's year-old mobile-payments service is expanding to more countries …
Nov 17, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Yuri Kageyama / Associated Press:
Toyota to set up new artificial intelligence research and development company in Silicon Valley, will invest $1B over 5 years   —  Toyota invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence in US  —  TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is investing $1 billion in a research company it's setting up in Silicon Valley …
Nov 5, 2015, 11:35 PMIn context
Tami Abdollah / Associated Press:
CISA moves toward final vote after Senate voted 83 to 14 to end debate on amendments   —  Cybersecurity: Senate Takes Initial Step To Bill's Passage  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is set to pass a bill aimed at improving cybersecurity by encouraging the sharing of threat information among companies and the U.S. government.
Oct 22, 2015, 7:35 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Semiconductor equipment maker Lam Research to buy KLA-Tencor for about $10.6B to rival Applied Materials   —  Lam Research bids $10.6B for KLA-Tencor, creating chip giant  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Lam Research Corp. is buying KLA-Tencor Corp. for about $10.6 billion, creating a huge player …
Oct 22, 2015, 8:30 AMIn context
Nick Perry / Associated Press:
Kim Dotcom extradition hearing begins in New Zealand   —  WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Kim Dotcom and three colleagues face an extradition hearing that began Monday in an Auckland courtroom.  Dotcom is the colorful German-born entrepreneur who started the Internet site Megaupload, which was shut down by federal authorities in 2012.
Sep 22, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
Paul Elias / Associated Press:
SF and LA District Attorneys amend complaint against Uber, claim murderer, sex offenders got through background checks, want tougher screening   —  San Francisco district attorney expands Uber lawsuit  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco district attorney announced Wednesday the expansion …
Aug 19, 2015, 9:13 PMIn context

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