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INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road....

New Apple headquarters to have theater named for Steve Jobs
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple 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....

Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slaying
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights....

Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability
DETROIT (AP) -- Technology 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....

High court ruling limits international reach of patent laws
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws....

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- 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....

Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday
NEW YORK (AP) -- More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks....

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer
LONDON (AP) -- Uber's chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss....

AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters....

Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uber
ROME (AP) -- Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin....

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