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  • Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

    HAVANA (AP) — Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit…

  • Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV…

  • Motorola unveils 3 smart phones for return to China

    BEIJING (AP) — Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market. Motorola was a mobile phone pioneer in China but…

  • WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama celebrates India’s Republic Day

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama’s experience at India’s Republic Day celebration may have felt a little like his two presidential inaugurations. He watched the two-hour parade of military hardware, marching bands and elaborately…

  • NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

    Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game? They’ll be available, legally, straight from the source. The NFL has protected its video as fiercely as any league, pushing most users to its…

  • Hands-on with Microsoft’s hologram device

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft didn’t use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering…

  • Tips for proper disposal of old tech

    PHOENIX – Q: Where can I take my old electronics for proper recycling? A:  This time of year, many of us are asking this question after getting new electronics during the holiday season. The vast…

  • Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

    NEW YORK (AP) — At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery…

  • ‘Malvertising’ the latest threat to computer security

    WASHINGTON — The recent barrage of stories about computer security attacks are enough to make you unplug your computer and go back to reading books and writing letters. Well, it turns out there’s another one…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Markets waiting for key European Central Bank announcement UNDATED (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly unchanged today, ahead of a well telegraphed announcement of additional European Central Bank stimulus. Hong Kong’s Hang…

  • LG to launch curved G Flex 2 smartphone next week

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said it will start selling a new curved smartphone next week in its latest effort to bring the curve to a mass market. The South Korean company…

  • Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and ‘HoloLens’

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens. The company showed the new headset, which lets…

  • Review: Open e-book format comes with headaches

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon’s Kindle and everyone else. Amazon.com Inc. distributes its e-books in a proprietary format that isn’t compatible with other devices…

  • Worst passwords: Is yours on this year’s list?

    WASHINGTON — Some people never learn. And, by the way, they’re not very creative. The 2014 list of worst Internet passwords, as compiled by the security company SplashData, shows many users continue to put themselves at risk…

  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending January 19, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. American Sniper (Enhanced Edition) by Chris Kyle, Jim DeFelice & Scott Mcewen – 9780062190963 – (William Morrow) 2. Fifty Shades of Grey by…