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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 hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden will try to give efforts to cure cancer a jolt during a summit in Washington that's casting a spotlight on research and innovative trials taking place across the country....

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....

Apparent conflicts of interest may dog Tesla-SolarCity deal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- It's a proposal that would unite two companies on shaky financial ground as they plow into relatively new markets. One makes electric cars, the other installs solar panels. There are few obvious synergies....

Browse free or die? New Hampshire library is at privacy fore
LEBANON, N.H. (AP) -- A small library in New Hampshire sits at the forefront of global efforts to promote privacy and fight government surveillance - to the consternation of law enforcement....

Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China
DONGGUAN CITY, China (AP) -- A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.'s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world - human precision in tiny tasks and increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible thinking and perks to keep the best employees....

China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died
BEIJING (AP) -- China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu....

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