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AP Top Technology News at 5:11 p.m. EDT

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers....

Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text....

Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return after recalls
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone might come back as refurbished or rental phones....

Uber diversity report says 36 percent of employees are women
NEW YORK (AP) -- Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple....

World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents....

Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu - the ability to place orders at some shops....

Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle....

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations
PHOENIX (AP) -- A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal government regulation....

What makes a cyberattack? Experts lobby to restrict the term
LONDON (AP) -- When U.S. senator John McCain told Ukrainian television that the allegedly Russian-backed breach of the Democratic National Committee's server was "an act of war," Michael Schmitt cringed....

AP Exclusive: Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists
It is supposed to help protect human-rights activists, labor organizers and journalists working in risky environments, but a GPS-enabled "panic button" that Colombia's government has issued to about 400 people could be exposing them to more peril....

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World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

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