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Car company offering red light-reading vehicles in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- On the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be....

CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers....

Trump: Japanese mogul pledges $50 billion US investment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Winning praise from President-elect Donald Trump for being a "great man of industry," Japanese tech billionaire Masayoshi Son promised to invest $50 billion in new startups in the United States, committing to creating 50,000 new jobs....

High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone....

Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity....

Survey: Parents binge on media, say they're good role models
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Parents spend more than nine hours a day with TVs, computers and other screen devices while also giving themselves high marks as role models for their children's media use, according to a survey released Tuesday....

Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online....

Apple pays $450,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is paying $450,000 to settle allegations that the iPhone maker operated and closed two hazardous-waste processing plants without submitting the proper paperwork to California environmental regulators....

Prosecutor's office paid bitcoin ransom in cyberattack
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A state prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cybercrime operation, paying nearly $1,400 in a bitcoin ransom to free up its infected computer network, authorities disclosed Monday....

Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject - weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office....

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