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  • Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

    NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items…

  • Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton’s inner circle

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after questioning a former top aide to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton behind closed doors, the House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks expects to question another member of Clinton’s…

  • Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton’s inner circle

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after questioning a former top aide to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton behind closed doors, the House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks expects to question another member of Clinton’s…

  • New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. The policy represents the…

  • Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown’s senior aides in 2011 that the governor’s orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state…

  • GOP’s Rubio says ‘Minecraft’ can prepare kids for future

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular “Minecraft” video game is a good example of how to prepare young people for the new economy. The Florida senator visited…

  • Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard. With the 2016 model…

  • New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. The policy represents the…

  • Big settlement in tech wage case harks back to different era

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent…

  • Clarification: Apple’s News Service-Things To Know story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 2, The Associated Press reported that news from the AP will be available on Apple’s News app through an RSS feed. Although that was the case in…

  • Clinton aides says 2016 bid hurt by email controversy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to more fully address questions about her use of a private email server as secretary of state starting this month, part of an acknowledgment by her campaign that…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks modestly higher NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stocks have made modest gains today, helped by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus…

  • Samsung, others seek piece of nascent smartwatch market

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung and other tech companies showcased new computerized wristwatches this week — all aimed at challenging Apple, a relative newcomer to selling smartwatches. Apple Watch was the leading smartwatch in the…

  • Berlin gadget show: Tiny PCs and high-end handsets

    BERLIN (AP) — Gadget makers have been showcasing their latest gear at Europe’s flagship technology show, the IFA in Berlin, this week. With the exception of Apple, all major manufacturers have been announcing new devices…

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Polishing senators’ images on Wikipedia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Now we know how some Senate staffers keep busy during Congress’ summer recess. A new study monitored the Wikipedia pages of U.S. senators and found that negative facts added to their biographies…