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In this June 10, 2014 file photo, French television reporters look at amiibo characters for Wii U at the Nintendo booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles. Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo." Nintendo announced the 12 characters on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014,  that will be part of its upcoming toys-meet-game franchise set for release later this year. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 charactersNintendo launching 'amiibo' toy-game franchise with 12 characters, including Mario and Link
The Associated Press1 day ago
Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge AlibabaChina's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stationsTesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans for 400 charging stations
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo from Aug. 14, 2014, John Wirtz, Chief Product Officer of Hudl speaks in Lincoln, Neb. Hudl is a software company that has developed a way to immediately get game film to coaches after games and break down and separate different plays by type. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Pregame film study shifts to phones, tabletsIn college football, pregame film study moves from dark rooms to phones and tablets
The Associated Press1 day ago
This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, escalates Google's technological arms race with rival Amazon.com Inc., which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. (AP Photo/Google)
Google building fleet of package-delivering dronesGoogle's secret lab working on fleet of self-flying vehicles to deliver packages more quickly
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a person stands near the Apple logo at the company's store in Grand Central Terminal, in New York. Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9, 2014. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 eventApple expected to unveil iPhone with bigger screen, possible smartwatch at Sept. 9 event
The Associated Press1 day ago
This undated product image provided by Samsung shows the Gear S watch. Samsung unveiled the new Gear S, the company’s fourth major smartwatch in a year, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Samsung)
New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phoneNew Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone, LG to join Motorola with round-face watch
The Associated Press2 days ago
FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banksFBI says it's investigating reports of cyberattacks against US financial institutions
The Associated Press2 days ago
Alibaba's revenue growth surges in latest quarterAlibaba discloses revenue growth is picking up again as Chinese company prepares for big IPO
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brett Warner, left, watches as Alisa Palson works on a project at HeatSync Labs in Phoenix, in this photo made Sunday, July 27, 2014.  Palson, 22, started coming to HeatSync to make clothing and accessories that mimic characters from movies and video games for conferences she attended. The nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores offers a space where inventors and tinkerers can work on projects and share ideas. (AP Photo/Emaun Kashfi)
Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into realityHackerspaces let would-be inventors work together to change the world_ or just make cool stuff
The Associated Press2 days ago
Apple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phonesFederal judge rejects Apple's request to block US sales of Samsung phones that copied iPhone
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2009, file photo, a Time Warner Cable truck is parked in New York. Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours, early Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolvedTime Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause
The Associated Press3 days ago
This frame grab taken from Twitch.tv shows two gamers competing and a streaming chat, at right, as visitors to the online network watch the two gamers go head-to-head. Twitch's 55 million monthly users viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July 2014, making Twitch.tv one of the world's biggest sources of Internet traffic. (AP Photo/Twitch.tv)
Video games come of age as spectator sportVideo games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million
The Associated Press3 days ago
Shoko Ideriha, a film process technician in charge of archive, checks the negative of a movie prior to scanning for digitization at Tokyo Laboratory Ltd. in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. At the humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition. Experts say the chemical reactions used to make old movies stored far greater detail than was visible with the limited projection technology of the era, as well as with subsequent digital updates. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intactGodzilla stomps back in ultra HD splendor, but wires aren't erased to stay true to original
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This May 21, 2013 file photo shows an iPhone in Washington with Twitter, Facebook, and other apps. Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority. In a report released Tuesday, the Pew Research Center found that most people who regularly use social media sites were actually less likely to share their opinions, even offline.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Study: Social media users shy away from opinionsStudy finds social media users actually less likely to share their opinions, online and off
The Associated Press4 days ago
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