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AP Top Technology News at 10:18 a.m. EDT

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....

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 puts pressure on cancer researchers to speed progress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden says the world of cancer research needs a change in culture so that progress toward cures won't be stifled....

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....

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....

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