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  • UK authorities arrest suspect in US DoD cyber attack

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s National Crime Agency says a suspected hacker has been arrested in connection with a cyber attack on the U.S. Department of Defense. The agency said Friday the 23-year-old man arrested in…

  • Kidney donation sets off chain of transplants at SF hospital

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Sacramento woman’s kidney donation to a stranger set off a series of organ swaps that resulted in five more sick people getting transplanted kidneys at a San Francisco hospital. Surgeons…

  • Data Doctors: FREAK security flaw in some computers, smartphones

    WASHINGTON — A reader asked Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn about a new smartphone security risk: What exactly is the FREAK security flaw that’s been discovered on smartphones, and what do I need to do about…

  • Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the…

  • Silicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley’s most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia stocks gain after ECB upgrades growth ahead of US jobs SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by the European Central Bank’s…

  • Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around. But revelations that she sidestepped the government email system as secretary of state suggest…

  • Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as…

  • ‘Homebrew’ email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — No, it’s not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It’s probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during…

  • 3 reasons Apple’s watch will _ or won’t _ change the game

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — No one can argue that many Apple devices have changed the way people live their lives. The company’s iTunes, iPhone and iPad have shaken up music, phone and computer markets worldwide.…

  • NASA’s Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor Friday. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft was due to slip into orbit around Ceres for the first…

  • NASA’s Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor Friday. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft was due to slip into orbit around Ceres for the first…

  • Video game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there’s something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set. The piece of playground equipment has…

  • Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as…

  • Walker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker’s spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the…