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AP Top Technology News at 1:18 a.m. EST

For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?
BOSTON (AP) -- Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people, or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller....

California finishes safety review of wells after blowout
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California natural gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months has completed a safety review required to resume operations, though it might never return to full capacity, state officials said Tuesday....

New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess....

Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health, environment
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless safe disposal becomes the norm....

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion in Florida
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago....

Utility plans vote on New York offshore wind project
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island....

Facebook introduces measures to tackle fake news in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- Facebook says it's introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election....

Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US grow
HAVANA (AP) -- Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company....

FTC sues Qualcomm alleging monopoly of semiconductor device
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission is suing Qualcomm Inc. for allegedly maintaining a monopoly over a key device used in cellphones and other electronics....

Baidu hires Microsoft expert in artificial intelligence push
BEIJING (AP) -- Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Tuesday it has hired a former Microsoft executive and artificial intelligence specialist to improve its competitiveness in the field....

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California finishes safety review of wells after blowout

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New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores

Baidu hires Microsoft expert in artificial intelligence push

Report: Trucking firms using gadgets to cheat on emissions

Facebook introduces measures to tackle fake news in Germany

Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health, environment

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion in Florida

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