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  • Netflix to make Asian debut with Sept. 2 launch in Japan

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix will expand into Japan next month to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia. Japanese subscribers will be able to start watching Netflix on Internet-connected devices beginning…

  • Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler

    DETROIT (AP) — The company that makes car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don’t have the same security flaw. Harman International CEO Dinesh…

  • Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he’s as popular as Pope Francis — or so it would seem. The socialist South American…

  • Court says chipmaker Marvell owes CMU $278M, not $1.54B

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court reduced a judgment against chipmaker Marvell Technology by more than $1.25 billion, but still says the company owes Carnegie Mellon University $278 million for patent infringement. Judge…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 3, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Mods for Minecraft Pocket Edition, JK2Designs LLC 4. Facetune,…

  • Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight

    DIXON, Calif. (AP) — California’s historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that’s played an outsized role in the state’s water wars. The delta smelt lives in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the…

  • President Obama hosts first White House Demo Day

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hosting top innovators and startup founders from across the country for the first White House Demo Day. The White House will showcase work Tuesday by more than 30…

  • Comcast speeding up its discounted Internet service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Comcast is speeding up and expanding a discounted Internet service that was created to get more low-income people online. Comcast created the program four years ago as a condition of government approval…

  • Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and…

  • Donate to Charity, Skip Waiting for Table at Restaurants with New Service

    (NEW YORK) — There can be nothing worse than when you’re hungry and there’s a wait for a table at the restaurant you want to go to. Enter CharityWait, a new service designed to not…

  • Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild

    TORONTO (AP) — Collapsed among trash and dead leaves, its arms ripped off and its skull and brain nowhere in sight, the talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot from Canada met its untimely end in Philadelphia…

  • US military tests ballistic missile interceptor off Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military said Monday it successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes. The destroyer USS John Paul Jones tested the technology during a series…

  • Indiana medical software company hack affected 3.9M people

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana medical software company has reported the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health…

  • FDA clears first 3-D printed prescription drug

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made through 3-D printing: a dissolvable tablet that treats seizures. Aprecia Pharmaceuticals said Monday the FDA approved its drug Spritam for…

  • AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

    NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase…