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Need cash? Facebook expands personal fundraising tools

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:49:12 GMT2017-05-24T21:49:12Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is expanding its fundraising tools that let users ask friends and strangers to give them money to help pay for education, medical or other expenses....

House OKs bill making nude photo sharing in military a crime

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:03:09 GMT2017-05-24T19:03:09Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has unanimously approved legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. service members to distribute intimate photos or videos of people without first getting their consent....

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:02:23 GMT2017-05-24T12:02:23Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Internet users outside China watched a computer defeat its national go champion, but few Chinese web surfers could see it....

Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

Wed, 24 May 2017 00:12:22 GMT2017-05-24T00:12:22Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google already monitors online shopping - and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising....

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing angles

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:59:06 GMT2017-05-23T17:59:06Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors....

Google aims to connect online ads to real-world sales

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:46:53 GMT2017-05-23T13:46:53Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google already monitors your online shopping - but now it's also keeping an eye on what you're buying in real-world stores as part of its latest effort to sell more digital advertising....

Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics

Tue, 23 May 2017 02:35:58 GMT2017-05-23T02:35:58Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Sony's leader is promising a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades....

Crews cover partially-collapsed tunnel at nuclear site

Tue, 23 May 2017 01:12:49 GMT2017-05-23T01:12:49Z

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Workers this weekend finished installing a protective cover over a partially-collapsed tunnel that contained radioactive waste on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the U.S. Department of Energy said Monday....

With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:25:46 GMT2017-05-22T17:25:46Z

CANNES, France (AP) -- This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions....

Schools using smart phone technology against sex assaults

Mon, 22 May 2017 04:14:00 GMT2017-05-22T04:14:00Z

The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults . Using apps, victims and bystanders can alert school officials, police or parents to trouble. While the systems can be used by kids pranking each other, app developers and school officials say most claims end up being credible. Reporting happens as events unfold and administrators can respond immed...