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  • Austrian court rejects jurisdiction in Facebook privacy suit

    VIENNA (AP) — A court in Austria has rejected a class-action lawsuit against Facebook alleging invasion of privacy, saying it lacks jurisdiction in the case. The suit was brought by Austrian law student Max Schrems…

  • Emails show top officials aware of Clinton’s private address

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to…

  • Ex-senior News of the World editor cleared of phone hacking

    LONDON (AP) — The former deputy editor of the News of the World has been acquitted of conspiring to hack phones when he worked at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid. Neil Wallis broke down in tears…

  • New Chinese law reinforces government control of cyberspace

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace, as the nation’s leaders try to address what they see as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security.…

  • Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

    TOKYO (AP) — Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan’s big push toward “a hydrogen society.” Fuel cell vehicles emit no pollution.…

  • Review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you there

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don’t forget these “essential” gadgets. Of course, no technology is truly essential. You’re at the beach! Disconnect! Go swimming! Build…

  • Federal judge rules Maui County ban on GMO crops invalid

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and state law and invalid. The county’s ordinance creating the prohibition…

  • Endangered Mexican gray wolves born at suburban Chicago zoo

    BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials of a suburban Chicago zoo say the birth of a litter of Mexican gray wolves marks a major milestone in the conservation of an endangered species. The two pups emerged…

  • Drug and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — From research dollars to free lunches and junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, according to government data posted Tuesday. The latest update…

  • Disney picks McCarthy as CFO; names Mayer as strategy chief

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney named its treasurer, Christine McCarthy, as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jay Rasulo, a longtime executive who announced he was resigning earlier this month after it became apparent he…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 29, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Dark Sky — Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts, and Storm…

  • First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered…

  • Don’t blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday

    Tuesday lasts a wee bit longer — by a second. International timekeepers are tacking a second to the clock to compensate for a slightly slower Earth rotation. While a leap second is hardly enough time…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS US stocks hold steady as investors follow Greek debt drama NEW YORK (AP) —U.S. stocks are holding steady in afternoon trading as investors follow the latest attempts by the Greek government and its…

  • VMWare, Carahsoft pay $75.5M to settle overcharging claims

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation have agreed to pay $75.5 million to settle claims they overcharged the government. The settlement announced Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Dana Boente of the Eastern…