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  • NY agency voting on using smartphones to hail cabs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every New Yorker knows how to hail a yellow cab. The next step for some might be to “e-hail” a cab using a smartphone.


  • Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps have found their way back to the iPhone. The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google …


  • Anti-virus software developer McAfee arrives in US

    MIAMI (AP) — Anti-virus software founder John McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought to evade police questioning in the …


  • Indy to replace entire fleet with electric, hybrid

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis wants to become the first major city to replace its entire fleet with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in a move the mayor says is designed …


  • US institute: NKorea launch likely delayed 10 days

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s planned launch of a long-range rocket could be delayed for 10 days or more after it reported technical delays, a U.S. academic institute said Tuesday. …


  • Air Force sends mystery mini-shuttle back to space

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The military’s small, top-secret version of the space shuttle rocketed into orbit Tuesday for a repeat mystery mission, two years after making the first flight …


  • NTSB: Use ignition locks for all drunken drivers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Every state should require convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them from starting a car’s engine if their breath tests positive for …


  • Report: Asian economies will surpass US, Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States could see its standing as a superpower eroded and Asian economies will outstrip those of North America and Europe combined by 2030, according to …


  • Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Top officials in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration used personal email accounts to craft a media strategy for imposing hundreds of millions of dollars in …


  • Report sees middle class gains, resource shortages

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030, with most people middle class, connected by technology, protected by advanced health care and linked …


  • Spies see poverty down, but resource fights ahead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030, with most people middle class, connected by technology, protected by advanced health care and linked …


  • Apple’s softer side emerges under CEO Cook

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Those jobs aren’t coming back.” That’s what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving …


  • Judge aims to resolve Apple-Samsung legal dispute

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Urging the world’s largest smartphone makers to settle their differences, a federal judge said she will issue rulings aimed at resolving a multifaceted legal battle …


  • Judge may trim Apple’s $1 billion patent verdict

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday appeared ready to trim millions from a $1.05 billion jury verdict Apple Inc. won over Samsung Electronics this summer as …


  • Gene-altered mosquitoes could be used vs. dengue

    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that would release hundreds of thousands …


  • To the moon? Firm hopes to sell $1.5 billion trips

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the wizardry of Apollo …


  • McAfee denied asylum; expected in Belize

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was denied political asylum in Guatemala on Thursday and police in Belize said they expected him to be flown back soon …


  • Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weekslong journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to …


  • Tech titans renew legal battle over smartphones

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The epic $1 billion patent fight between the world’s top two smartphone makers resumes Thursday in a federal courtroom when Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Corp. …


  • Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weekslong journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to …


  • Astronaut braces for unprecedented year in space

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is already bracing for an unprecedented one-year mission aboard the International Space Station. He figures it will be as grueling as …


  • Astronaut, cosmonaut brace for whole year in space

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two men who will spend an entire year together aboard the International Space Station are already bracing for a challenging mission. NASA astronaut Scott …


  • Expert panel: NASA seems lost in space, needs goal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA, the agency that epitomized the “Right Stuff,” looks lost in space and doesn’t have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of …


  • Mars redux: NASA to launch Curiosity-like rover

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you thought NASA’s latest Mars landing was a nail-biter, get ready for a sequel. The space agency on Tuesday announced plans to launch another mega-rover …


  • NASA aims to send another rover to Mars in 2020

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA is headed to Mars — again. The space agency said Tuesday it plans to launch another mega-rover to Mars in 2020 that will be modeled …


  • Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Salmon that’s been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes …


  • NASA: Voyager 1 enters new region of solar system

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA’s long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the edge of the solar system and is close to exiting it forever. Scientists have …


  • Mars rover Curiosity: No surprise in 1st soil test

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results are in from the first test of Martian soil by the rover Curiosity: So far, there is no definitive evidence that the red planet has …


  • Christmas Bureau gets technological

    For anyone who’s counting, there are 22 days until Christmas, when kids everywhere will rise before the sun ready to tear into their presents. That leaves 22 days to raise …


  • Court to decide if human genes can be patented

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether companies can patent human genes, a decision that could reshape medical research in the United States and the …

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