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Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player - one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service....

Study illustrates Facebook's growth as campaign news source
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source - even if their individual feeds bore little resemblance to each other's....

For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?
BOSTON (AP) -- Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller....

US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than others
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, claiming that the technology giant has a "systemic practice" of paying white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles....

California finishes safety review of wells after blowout
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California natural gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months has completed a safety review required to resume operations, though it might never return to full capacity, state officials said Tuesday....

Esquire network will transition from cable to online channel
NEW YORK (AP) -- Esquire Network said Wednesday it is shutting down as a cable channel and will transition into a digital online outlet....

New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess....

Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health, environment
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless safe disposal becomes the norm....

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion in Florida
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago....

Facebook introduces measures to tackle fake news in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- Facebook says it's introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election....

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