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'New wave' of GMOs: pink pineapples, purple tomatoes

With recent government approval of potatoes that don't bruise and apples that…

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AP Photo/GoogleThis product image provided by Google shows the Haier Chromebook 11

Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at…

AP Photo/GoogleThis product image provided by Google shows the Haier Chromebook 11
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Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising…

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Elaine Thompson/AP PhotoCables connecting phone

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month,…

Elaine Thompson/AP PhotoCables connecting phone
Richard Drew/AP File PhotoTwitter bought the company behind live video-streaming app Periscope earlier this year for a reported $100 million.

Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting…

Richard Drew/AP File PhotoTwitter bought the company behind live video-streaming app Periscope earlier this year for a reported $100 million.
Bill Ingalls/NASA/AP PhotoExpedition 43 NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly waits to climb the scaffolding to access the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft for his final check with fellow crew members Russian Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka

American, Russian leaving Earth for year at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL — An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will leave Earth…

Bill Ingalls/NASA/AP PhotoExpedition 43 NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly waits to climb the scaffolding to access the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft for his final check with fellow crew members Russian Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka
AP Photo/Eric RisbergCEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the Messenger app during the Facebook F8 Developer Conference Wednesday

Facebook's Messenger app adding more ways to connect

Facebook is trying to mold its Messenger app into a more versatile…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergCEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the Messenger app during the Facebook F8 Developer Conference Wednesday
AP Photo/Eric RisbergIn this photo taken Monday

Are you willing to pay to watch video clips online?

Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergIn this photo taken Monday
Damian Dovarganes/AP File PhotoTech experts agree that traditional passwords are annoying

Can't remember your password? Here are 2 new ways to log in

Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your…

Damian Dovarganes/AP File PhotoTech experts agree that traditional passwords are annoying
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Tesla updating Model S to ease range anxiety, improve safety

Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease…

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Ted S. Warren/ap file photoTesla's first-quarter new vehicle deliveries climbed 55 percent.

New law allows direct sale of Tesla cars in New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure Wednesday that would allow…

Ted S. Warren/ap file photoTesla's first-quarter new vehicle deliveries climbed 55 percent.
AP Photo/Lauren Victoria BurkeFederal Communications Commisison (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to…

AP Photo/Lauren Victoria BurkeFederal Communications Commisison (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
Jeff Chiu/ap file photoA man who posted threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson police officer has been ordered to stay off social media.

Facebook explains what posts are not allowed on its network

Facebook is trying to clarify what posts, images and other content it…

Jeff Chiu/ap file photoA man who posted threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson police officer has been ordered to stay off social media.
Jack Dempsey/AP PhotoAudi's autonomous car drives on stage during the Audi keynote at the International Consumer Electronics Show

Autonomous car prepares for 3,500-mile US road trip

Call it a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future.…

Jack Dempsey/AP PhotoAudi's autonomous car drives on stage during the Audi keynote at the International Consumer Electronics Show
AP Photo/Ng Han GuanAn e-commerce website with a vendor selling the "Apple Smart Watch Bluetooth Bracelet" starting from 288 yuan (US$45) is displayed on a computer screen in Beijing Thursday

Chinese makers roll out wave of Apple watch lookalikes

A month before Apple Inc.'s smartwatch hits the market, China's thriving copycat…

AP Photo/Ng Han GuanAn e-commerce website with a vendor selling the "Apple Smart Watch Bluetooth Bracelet" starting from 288 yuan (US$45) is displayed on a computer screen in Beijing Thursday
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Global outage shuts down Apple's iTunes, App stores

Apple's widely used iTunes and app stores suffered a rare breakdown Wednesday,…

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Solar-powered plane lands in India on 2nd leg of world trip

A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night,…

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Eric Risberg/AP PhotoApple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new Apple Watch during an Apple event on Monday

APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoApple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new Apple Watch during an Apple event on Monday
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Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet

After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped…

NASA/AP PhotoThis March 1
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Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres gets ready for the spotlight

The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up. Located in…

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