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Technology Features

A wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?...
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Reports: Billionaire Peter Thiel funding Hulk Hogan suit

NEW YORK (AP) -- Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times....
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Bio on billionaire Thiel, reportedly funding Hulk Hogan suit

Here's some biographical information on billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel, who has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media, according to published reports:...
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US probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practices

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wowed investors when it went public in the U.S. in September 2014, and its profits have bucked Wall Street expectations amid the Chinese economy's slowdown. Yet its unorthodox business structure has raised eyebrows, it's been suspended from an anti-counterfeiting group, and now U.S. regulators are investigating its accounting practices....
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Microsoft denies forcing Windows 10 upgrade

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to the latest version of the software despite claims the company has made it exceedingly difficult to do so....
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US defense secretary calls for faster technology development

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly....
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6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) -- Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps - they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something....
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Microsoft cuts more jobs in troubled mobile unit

NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft said Wednesday it will cut up to 1,850 jobs and take a $950 million hit to its books as it attempts to salvage its rocky entrance into the smartphone market....
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The Latest: Congressional Dems play down Clinton report

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the State Department audit that faulted Hillary Clinton's email practices and cybersecurity (all times local):...
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Clinton faulted on emails by State Department audit

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."...
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Yesterday's Poll

What should the next U.S. president do about American forces in Afghanistan?

send more troops
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