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Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore
DETROIT (AP) -- Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore. It's also about testing the technology....

General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road....

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
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 says Arkansas prosecutors looking to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights
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....

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
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....

The Supreme Court has sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. 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....

The two biggest security breaches in internet history will cost Yahoo at least $350 million
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....

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

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her future with the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss
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....

The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge 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 shooters
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....

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A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges for a decade by fleeing to Africa has been sentenced in New York City to 30 months in prison

General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road

Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore

Germany's federal police say a 29-year-old Briton has been arrested on a European arrest warrant on suspicion of a cyberattack on Deutsche Telekom

A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges for a decade by fleeing to Africa is facing sentencing in New York City

A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a California law that allows actors and other entertainment professionals to force a website to remove their ages

Rankings in J.D. Power's annual auto dependability survey

The Supreme Court has sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws

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

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

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