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US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people's homes....

Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another....

Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Results from Microsoft's first quarterly earnings release under new CEO Satya Nadella offered fresh justification for his focus on cloud computing....

Netflix joining lineup of 3 US cable-TV services
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix's Internet video service is about to join the programming lineup of three small cable-TV providers in the U.S., a breakthrough that acknowledges the growing popularity of online entertainment....

Google's top social networking executive departs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook....

Oregon moves to dump health exchange website
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead....

Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit....

Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99....

Facebook buys fitness tracker startup behind Moves
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook acquired the startup behind the popular fitness tracking app Moves as it expands beyond its namesake service into a company with multiple, differentiated mobile apps....

Gadget Watch: Whistle, a fitness tracker for dogs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bad news for lazy dogs: A new device, called Whistle, lets pet owners track how much exercise - or sleep - their four-legged friends are getting....

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