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Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday....

2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits
PARIS (AP) -- European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network....

Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights....

After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'
NEW YORK (AP) -- What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?...

Gadget Watch: Get ready for the thermal selfie
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera that attaches to the back of your iPhone. It sounds unlikely, but it's coming....

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange....

Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an official said Friday....

Fitbit: We don't sell personal data
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Fitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices, said Friday that it does not sell personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer....

Tech Tips: Sprint's good rates come with a price
NEW YORK (AP) -- In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data....

Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists
BERLIN (AP) -- SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify....

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