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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....

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....

Agency enlists high-tech help keeping drones from wildfires
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- When Brian Cresto and his fellow firefighters fly toward a wildfire at just a few hundred feet off the ground, he's scouting for the best spot for them to land when they parachute down....

Use of drones for disaster missions put to the test
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) -- How to distribute lifesaving supplies quickly and safely after a natural disaster has long been a puzzle for responders. Now, drones might be the lifesaver....

Clinton proposes debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs
DENVER (AP) -- Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in order to create jobs and stimulate growth....

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