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Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from FacebookThe U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the case of a North Carolina man who beat a traffic ticket and posted about his victory on Facebook, a place he was forbidden to be
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Opponents of a proposed natural gas line that would run through New Jersey's federally protected Pinelands reserve gather inside a hotel in Cherry Hill N.J., Friday Feb. 24, 2017 before a Pinelands Commission meeting at which the proposal was to be voted on. The pipeline has become one of the most hotly contested jobs vs. environment clashes in recent New Jersey history. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected PinelandsNew Jersey environmental regulators have approved a plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, Mohit Goel, Director of Indian company Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. shows Freedom 251 smartphones at a press conference in New Delhi, India. Police say Mohit Goel was arrested late Thursday in the northern town of Ghaziabad following a complaint that his company, Ringing Bells, had not supplied the handsets that a phone distribution company had paid for. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)
India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud chargesPolice say they have arrested the director of an Indian company that said it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone on fraud charges
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber's self-driving program, speaks about their driverless car in San Francisco. A self-driving car company founded by Google is accusing a former top engineer of stealing pivotal technology that is propelling Uber's effort to assemble a fleet of automated vehicles for its popular ride-hailing service. The complaint cites evidence that Levandowski, a former manager in Google's self-driving car project, loaded 14,000 confidential files on a laptop before leaving to start his own company in 2016. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theftA self-driving car company founded by Google is accusing a former top engineer of stealing pivotal technology that is propelling Uber's effort to assemble a fleet of automated vehicles for its popular ride-hailing service
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo provided by General Motors a self-driving car is seen in Detroit. General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers across the country to pass legislation that would clear the way for the automaker to make self-driving cars publicly available while potentially barring GM’s competitors from putting their own vehicles on the road.  (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)
INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interestedGeneral Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slayingAmazon says Arkansas prosecutors looking to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights
The Associated Press3 days ago
High court ruling limits international reach of patent lawsThe Supreme Court has sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws
The Associated Press3 days ago
This image provided by Apple shows the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, Calif. Apple announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring 2017 and will include the theater named for late company co-founder. (Apple via AP)
New Apple headquarters to have theater named for Steve JobsApple has announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring and will include a theater named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2014 file photo,  the Lexus RC F Coupe is unveiled at the at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands dented car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners. Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot, leading all brands for dependability in the survey released Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017,  by the consulting firm J.D. Power.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliabilityTechnology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This Monday, July 25, 2016, file photo shows the Yahoo and Verizon logos on a laptop, in North Andover, Mass.   Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The revised agreement announced Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017,  eases investor worries that Verizon Communications Inc. would demand a discount of at least $1 billion or cancel the deal entirely.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discountThe two biggest security breaches in internet history will cost Yahoo at least $350 million
The Associated Press3 days ago
Historic Manhattan cathedral activates eco-friendly powerThe historic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant _ part of a series of environmentally friendly upgrades
The Associated Press4 days ago
Riot police clash with taxi drivers and street sellers during a demonstration, in Rome, Tuesday, February 21, 2017. A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services.  (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over UberThousands of taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin
The Associated Press4 days ago
Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solarNigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar as US-backed project launches nationwide
The Associated Press4 days ago
This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellitesAirplanes are scanning the Colorado high country with an array of sensors as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, a woman walks past the company logo of the internet car service, Uber, in San Francisco, USA. Uber’s chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday Feb. 20, 2017, into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, FILE)
Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineerUber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her future with the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss
The Associated Press4 days ago
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