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'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere....

Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?
NEW YORK (AP) -- If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money....

Google providing car insurance quotes in latest expansion
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company's latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry....

IPhone 6's popularity drives Apple's China share to record
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A consumer survey showed the popularity of the iPhone 6 has driven Apple's market share in China to its highest ever while Samsung has continued to lose ground....

Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked
NEW YORK (AP) -- High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked....

Microsoft outlines plan to bridge Xbox and PC video gaming
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming....

Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was a time you could count on phones getting larger each year. Samsung's runaway success with the big-screen smartphone even spurred Apple to release a supersized model last fall. But if phones get any bigger will they be too hard to use?...

Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network
NEW YORK (AP) -- No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems....

Internet invades everything at gadget fair in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mobile World Congress wireless show....

Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees....

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