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Use of DNA in serial killer probe sparks privacy concerns
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique ground-breaking....

A look at DNA testing that ID'd a suspected serial killer
Joseph James DeAngelo, who authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes in the 1970s and 80s, was arrested more than three decades after the last killing with the help of information from an online genealogical site. Investigators haven't disclosed many key elements about how and why they took this very unusual step to find a suspect....

7 striking facts about the money tech companies are making
Everyone knows the tech industry is rich, but it can be challenging to get your head around just how much money it's minting....

Microsoft Windows adapts as its business importance declines
For Microsoft, Windows is no longer a core business so much as a complement to the company's other offerings....

Amazon's quarterly profit more than doubles; shares soar
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online shopping and the cloud-computing service it provides to businesses and government agencies....

Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee to $119 a year, up 20 percent from $99....

Nintendo taps new president; profit improves on Switch sales
TOKYO (AP) -- Nintendo Co. reported solid sales and profit for the fiscal fourth quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines. The company also announced Thursday that it will be getting a new president....

Tons of legal marijuana leave regulators awash in data
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database....

Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook's troubles with Russian election meddlers , "fake news " and misused data have dominated headlines globally....

UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them
LONDON (AP) -- The U.K. parliament's media committee demanded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appear before the panel after lawmakers said the senior executive who testified Thursday failed to fully answer their questions about the data protection scandal that has engulfed the company....

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Use of DNA in serial killer probe sparks privacy concerns

7 striking facts about the money tech companies are making

A look at DNA testing that ID'd a suspected serial killer

Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

Tons of legal marijuana leave regulators awash in data

Microsoft Windows adapts as its business importance declines

Amazon profit more than doubles; shares soar

Oregon's struggles tracking pot reflect industrywide problem

UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

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