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Android's Nougat update isn't flashy, but still pretty handy
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Nougat, Google's latest update of its Android smartphone software, isn't particularly flashy; you might not even notice what's different about it at first. But it offers a number of practical time-saving features, plus a few that could save money - and perhaps even your life....

BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own
TORONTO (AP) -- BlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology....

Europol: Ransomware now top cybercrime threat
PARIS (AP) -- European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld....

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential
DETROIT (AP) -- Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn't been able to drive around his neighborhood - until now....

Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) -- Airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of dollars in fuel cost, says the Federal Aviation Administration....

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station
LONDON (AP) -- Apple will be setting up its London headquarters in the boiler room of the Battersea Power Station, a London landmark that has long defined the skyline on the south bank of the River Thames....

'Pokemon Go' fervor has cooled, but the game isn't dead yet
NEW YORK (AP) -- Does "Pokemon Go" have a second act?...

How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates
NEW YORK (AP) -- Television viewership for Monday's presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don't need a television to watch....

Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity on the internet - and not just because of her no-holds-barred personality....

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
LONDON (AP) -- As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web....

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Europol: Ransomware now top cybercrime threat

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Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential

Justice Dept. top national security official to leave post

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

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