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A presidential commission is making 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject _ weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject - weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office....

1st US offshore wind farm to begin producing power off Rhode Island coast
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- There has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power....

Under a President Trump, huge cable and phone companies could have more power to shape the services and sites that customers use
Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it....

Government regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones....

DirecTV Now is the latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages that can easily cost about $100 a month
DirecTV Now is the latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages that can easily cost about $100 a month....

CBS says NFL games are coming to its CBS All Access subscription service, making it a little easier for "cord cutters" to watch football without a pricey cable subscription
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS says NFL games are coming to its CBS All Access subscription service, making it a little easier for "cord cutters" to watch football without a pricey cable subscription....

Swimming hero Michael Phelps is looking for his next business opportunity after retiring from his sport as the most decorated athlete in Olympic history
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur....

The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country
BERLIN (AP) -- The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country....

U.S. and European officials say they've knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide, putting five key suspects in custody
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. and European officials say they've knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide, putting five key suspects in custody....

The nation's largest solar panel installer is moving into sunbaked Florida's residential market following the rejection of an anti-solar ballot measure by voters last month
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The largest U.S. solar panel installer is moving into Florida's residential market after the state's voters last month rejected a utility-backed ballot measure that critics said would make going solar more expensive....

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Forty-six countries including the U.S., China and European Union nations have failed to agree on a list of "environmental goods" like solar-powered air conditioners or LED light bulbs that could see lower tariffs

A presidential commission is making 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject _ weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office

Government regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones

1st US offshore wind farm to begin producing power off Rhode Island coast

The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country

Danish prosecutors have filed charges against Uber's European regional hub in the Netherlands with "helping to commit illegalities."

Russia's main domestic security agency says unspecified foreign special services are plotting a series of cyber attacks aimed at destabilizing the nation's financial system

A self-driving big rig is rolling down the Ohio Turnpike for the first time

U.S. and European officials say they've knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide, putting five key suspects in custody

The nation's largest solar panel installer is moving into sunbaked Florida's residential market following the rejection of an anti-solar ballot measure by voters last month

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