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Innovation or monopoly? Panel looks at ATT-Time Warner deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue, at least as to how the $85.4 billion mega-deal would affect Americans. OK, you say this huge merger will enhance, not quash, competition and benefit consumers. Will it actually reduce prices that consumers pay?...

Car company offering red light-reading vehicles in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- On the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be....

Millions leap at party invite by Mexican rural family
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Millions of people have responded to an invitation to a coming of age party for a girl in rural northern Mexico after her parent's video innocently asked "everybody" to attend ended up going viral....

6 ways to keep phone charges low during international travel
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) -- It's a sure-fire way to dampen the holiday cheers: Spend a week on a dream vacation abroad, then come back to find an additional several hundred dollars on your cellphone bill....

Softbank tycoon who met with Trump is Japan's deal maker
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in U.S. startups, has been one of Japan's most aggressive overseas investors for over two decades. He's getting an early start on deal-making with the future president....

Trump: Japanese mogul pledges $50 billion US investment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Winning praise from President-elect Donald Trump for being a "great man of industry," Japanese tech billionaire Masayoshi Son promised to invest $50 billion in new startups in the United States, committing to creating 50,000 new jobs....

High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone....

Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity....

Survey: Parents binge on media, say they're good role models
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Parents spend more than nine hours a day with TVs, computers and other screen devices while also giving themselves high marks as role models for their children's media use, according to a survey released Tuesday....

Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online....

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