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Health officials prepare for Zika, but local efforts tight
HOUSTON (AP) -- The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika....

Microsoft readies Windows 10 update, answers critics
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft has a birthday present for Windows 10 users: more capabilities for its Cortana digital assistant and new ways to ditch passwords....

After Fire flop, Amazon unveils phones with its apps, ads
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is back in the phone business - sort of....

Uber software tracks drivers for high speed, sudden s
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Using smartphone sensors to peek over its drivers' shoulders, Uber is promising to keep a closer eye on their behavior - while discouraging speeding or slamming on the brakes....

Biden threatens funding cut if cancer trials conceal results
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden threatened Wednesday to pull federal funding for cancer studies that fail to publicly disclose their results, putting pressure on researchers, clinicians and drug companies to speed up progress toward cancer cures....

NY-based explorers find 1868 schooner wreck in Lake Ontario
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The shipwreck of a Canadian schooner that sank off Lake Ontario's central New York shore nearly 150 years ago has been discovered, a team of underwater explorers announced Wednesday....

How Amazon's Dash buttons can thwart smart shopping
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is expanding its lineup of Dash buttons, its "Jetsons"-style devices that let you reorder a particular product with a single touch. The online retailer says the buttons offer "quick and easy" convenience - but they won't necessarily help you save money....

China replaces top internet regulator and censor with deputy
BEIJING (AP) -- China has replaced its internet regulator, Lu Wei, the hard-liner responsible for leading the government's efforts to tighten control over domestic cyberspace and export the ruling Communist Party's philosophy of web control....

Google offers new way for users to manage ads, personal data
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is trying to make it easier for you to manage the vast pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices....

Britain's exit could make Europe less friendly to US tech
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Silicon Valley's biggest businesses could face tougher regulations following Britain's decision to withdraw from the European Union, and some might have to leave London to attract the best employees....

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