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Microsoft sheds some of its ad business, mapping service

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities more relevant to its core business....
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5 ways airlines are actually making flying better

NEW YORK (AP) -- Packed planes Less legroom. Fewer frequent flier miles....
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Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are calling one of the most damaging cyberthefts in U.S. history....
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Dubai plans to build 3-D printed office building

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Fast-growing Dubai, where something new is always being added to the skyline, may have found a way to make construction move even faster....
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Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The largest federal employee union has filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel office and its leaders for failing to safeguard personal files from computer hackers....
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Railroad official asks digital map makers to mark crossings

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers....
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Justices won't hear Google appeal in dispute with Oracle

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for a computer program that powers most of the world's smartphones and computer tablets....
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Thai ice cream company apologizes for Facebook gay slur

BANGKOK (AP) -- A Thai ice cream company owned by Unilever has apologized for using a derogatory term for gay men in a Facebook posting marking the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, a spokeswoman said Monday....
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Your face on your espresso? Highlights from tech show

NEW YORK (AP) -- Imagine staring deep into the foam of your favorite espresso drink and seeing a face looking back at you. Or how about using the charge in your fingers to clean your teeth?...
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Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes....
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Opinion Poll

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Should the people of Greece accept the terms of the IMF’s austerity measures? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 3,655

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States?

No:
91%
Yes:
9%
Total Votes: 23,534