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Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco....

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks
NEW YORK (AP) -- The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states....

Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fitbit wants to help you exercise more by making you think you're hiking famous trails instead of strolling around your neighborhood....

Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling
BERLIN (AP) -- Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike....

Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) -- Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind turbines sprouting up on land near where they live....

Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools
PARIS (AP) -- Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France....

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) -- A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird's-eye view of a vast tomato field in California's Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region....

Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican....

FAA forecast: 600,000 commercial drones within the year
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday, according to a Federal Aviation Administration estimate....

Race for Facebook data center raises tax-break questions
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The race between a small town on the Rio Grande in New Mexico and a Salt Lake City suburb to entice a new Facebook data center with millions of dollars in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local jobs....

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Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

Court dismisses data speed reduction suit against AT&T

Race for Facebook data center raises tax-break questions

Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop

Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools

Iran inaugurates its homegrown National Network of Data

Uber, rival Careem suspend services in UAE capital Abu Dhabi

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