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Software glitch can cause iPhones to crash
A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message....

As TV goes online, Suddenlink latest to hook up with Hulu
NEW YORK (AP) -- TV watchers are going online, and cable companies are following them there....

FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism....

Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online
NEW YORK (AP) -- As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion....

Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer's actions before the crash....

Review: Online stylists for the shopping-averse
NEW YORK (AP) -- Though my grandmother was a fashion designer, I hate buying clothes, and I still wear outfits from high school - in the last century....

Apple promotes tech guru Jonathan Ive as head of design
LONDON (AP) -- Apple innovator Jonathan Ive says he's been promoted to the company's chief design officer, making him one of the most powerful people in the world's most valuable company....

Oregon proposal would outlaw sneak photos up women's skirts
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt....

French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use
PARIS (AP) -- France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures....

AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press....

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