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Apple partners with Deloitte in pitch to business

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple is extending its push into selling business technology by forging a partnership with the Deloitte consulting firm to advise companies on using iPhones, iPads and Apple software in the workplace....

Android's Nougat update isn't flashy, but still pretty handy

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Nougat, Google's latest update of its Android smartphone software, isn't particularly flashy; you might not even notice what's different about it at first. But it offers a number of practical time-saving features, plus a few that could save money - and perhaps even your life....

BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own

TORONTO (AP) -- BlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology....

Europol: Ransomware now top cybercrime threat

PARIS (AP) -- European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld....

VW chief: Working on settlement with US for emissions fraud

PARIS (AP) -- Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company is cooperating with U.S. authorities and hopes to reach a settlement on a fine with the Justice Department for equipping diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests....

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential

DETROIT (AP) -- Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn't been able to drive around his neighborhood - until now....

HP promises fix for printer software that barred outside ink

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- HP Inc. has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competing suppliers, even if the printers had accepted the same cartridges in the past....

Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) -- Airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of dollars in fuel cost, says the Federal Aviation Administration....

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station

LONDON (AP) -- Apple will be setting up its London headquarters in the boiler room of the Battersea Power Station, a London landmark that has long defined the skyline on the south bank of the River Thames....

'Pokemon Go' fervor has cooled, but the game isn't dead yet

NEW YORK (AP) -- Does "Pokemon Go" have a second act?...

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