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  • Utah lawmakers apologize after transgender joke

    Utah lawmakers apologize after transgender joke
    SALT LAKE CITY — Two embarrassed Utah lawmakers were apologetic after a spontaneous Twitter exchange that made light of changing genders instantly went viral on social media. Among those seizing upon the exchange was an LGBT activist who decided...
  • Google Maps for iOS updated to recommend quicker routes as users drive

    Google Maps for iOS updated to recommend quicker routes as users drive
    Google Maps for the iPhone is getting smarter thanks to a new feature that will recommend quicker routes to users as they drive. "Outsmart traffic and save time on the road -- #GoogleMaps will notify you if there’s a faster route," the Silicon...
  • Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks

    Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks
    WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was preparing to disclose classified documents he had purloined from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the NSA director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public...
  • Google to sell Motorola unit to China's Lenovo

    Google to sell Motorola unit to China's Lenovo
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google's deal to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion delivered a double-barreled shocker to the tech industry as the sale promised to scramble the playing field for mobile devices. The transaction marks an...
  • Google, Facebook bring new interactive features to 'American Idol'

    Google, Facebook bring new interactive features to 'American Idol'
    The producers of Fox's "American Idol" are looking to give the long-running televised singing competition a fresh hook and attract viewers with new interactive features offered through partnerships with Google and Facebook. In a first for Google, people...
  • Some say they'll return Nest thermostat because of Google acquisition

    Some say they'll return Nest thermostat because of Google acquisition
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Paranoia or privacy? Some people are pledging to return their Nest thermostat now that Google is buying the company that makes the popular "smart home" device for $3.2 billion in cash. Their reasoning: Buying Nest could help Google...
  • With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet

    With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet
    SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet. Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet. The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
  • If firms like Target won't protect privacy, make 'em pay

    If firms like Target won't protect privacy, make 'em pay
    Businesses have the tools and know-how to keep our personal information safe. They just don't do it. "It's expensive," said Nick Mancini, a partner at Tech Consultants, a Woodland Hills information technology firm. And that, in a nutshell, is why...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD sales chart for third straight week

    'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD sales chart for third straight week
    The minions have continued their winning streak. For the third week in a row, Universal Pictures' animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title, according to Rentrak, while "Fast & Furious 6," also from Universal, was...
  • Federal judge says NSA phone data collection is constitutional

    Federal judge says NSA phone data collection is constitutional
    WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency's mass collection of telephone data does not violate the constitution, a federal judge in New York has ruled, creating a conflict within the federal courts and increasing the likelihood that the Supreme...
  • U.S. mobile data traffic nearly doubled in 2013, report says

    U.S. mobile data traffic nearly doubled in 2013, report says
    Faster Internet, faster smartphones and bigger screens means U.S. mobile users are going online with their phones more than ever before -- nearly twice as much in 2012, to be exact. On average, U.S. mobile users consumed about 1.2 gigabytes of data...