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Eric Risberg/AP PhotoUber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta.

Uber heads in new mapping direction with deCarta acquisition

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoUber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta.
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Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments

Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery…

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/AP PhotoThis Feb. 19

NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly…

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/AP PhotoThis Feb. 19
Paul Sakuma/ap file photoFacebook is pushing for higher pay for its janitors

Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options…

Paul Sakuma/ap file photoFacebook is pushing for higher pay for its janitors
Richard Drew/AP File PhotoComputers already have bested human champions in Jeopardy! and chess

HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'

Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial…

Richard Drew/AP File PhotoComputers already have bested human champions in Jeopardy! and chess
Mark Lennihan/AP File PhotoGoogle is teaming up with three major U.S. wireless carriers in an effort to prod more people into using its mobile wallet and undercut the rapid success of Apple's rival payment service.

Google teams up with 3 wireless carriers to combat Apple Pay

Aiming to undercut Apple's latest hit service, Google is teaming up with…

Mark Lennihan/AP File PhotoGoogle is teaming up with three major U.S. wireless carriers in an effort to prod more people into using its mobile wallet and undercut the rapid success of Apple's rival payment service.
AP Photo/Eric RisbergYahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference Thursday

Yahoo seeking to harvest ad revenue from other mobile apps

Yahoo will try to harvest revenue from mobile applications outside its own…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergYahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference Thursday
AP Photo/Ray EnterprisesThis product image provided by Ray Enterprises shows the Ray Super Remote. The $199 device is designed to control TVs

Juggling too many remotes? Try this touch screen

How many remotes does it take to watch television, stream Netflix or…

AP Photo/Ray EnterprisesThis product image provided by Ray Enterprises shows the Ray Super Remote. The $199 device is designed to control TVs
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Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

Drone on, the government says. Just not through the night sky. Or…

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AP Photo/Ben MargotThis Wednesday

FireEye is 'first in the door' on big cyberattacks

As hackers invade the computer systems of major companies with greater frequency…

AP Photo/Ben MargotThis Wednesday
John Raoux/AP PhotoAn unmanned Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral

SpaceX launches observatory on 3rd try, nixes landing test

CAPE CANAVERAL — SpaceX launched an observatory inspired by former Vice President…

John Raoux/AP PhotoAn unmanned Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral
John Raoux/AP PhotoMaintenance is performed by workers on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket at launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral

High wind scraps SpaceX observatory launch, rocket landing

CAPE CANAVERAL - Dangerously high wind kept a deep-space observatory grounded Tuesday…

John Raoux/AP PhotoMaintenance is performed by workers on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket at launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral
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Netflix brings its streaming video service to Cuba

Netflix began selling its Internet video service in Cuba Monday in what…

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AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezIn this Nov. 6

LinkedIn's 4Q tops analyst views, stock surges to new high

LinkedIn maintained its perfect record of pleasant surprises as the online professional…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezIn this Nov. 6
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Twitter shares spike as 4Q results fly above expectations

Twitter shares spiked nearly 10 percent aftermarket, as the messaging service shrank…

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Jose Luis Magana/AP File PhotoFederal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposes regulating the Internet like a phone service

FCC chairman proposes regulating Internet like phone service

WASHINGTON — Declaring that the Internet must not be taken over by…

Jose Luis Magana/AP File PhotoFederal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposes regulating the Internet like a phone service
AP Photo/Susan Montoya BryanA construction sign directs vehicles through roadwork at the entrance of Spaceport America in Upham

Virgin Galactic gets back on track toward space tourism

The only thing interrupting the creosote and mesquite that make up one…

AP Photo/Susan Montoya BryanA construction sign directs vehicles through roadwork at the entrance of Spaceport America in Upham
Richard Drew/Ap file photoMeg Whitman made $19.6 million in cash and stock last year.

HP boss gets raise despite persistent sales slump

Hewlett-Packard boss Meg Whitman has graduated from the dollar-a-year club, as the…

Richard Drew/Ap file photoMeg Whitman made $19.6 million in cash and stock last year.
ap file photoGoogle finished its fourth-quarter with lower-than-expected earnings.

Google delivers another earnings letdown, stock sinks

Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts' earnings targets, frustrating…

ap file photoGoogle finished its fourth-quarter with lower-than-expected earnings.
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What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for…

AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof