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Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked....

Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online
HONG KONG (AP) -- Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack....

Motorola unveils 3 smart phones for return to China
BEIJING (AP) -- Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market....

Turkish court orders Facebook pages blocked
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered authorities to block access in the country to Facebook pages that "insult" the Prophet Muhammad, in the latest move to censor the Internet....

Unmanned drones could play key roles in food supply
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides....

Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches....

Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
NEW YORK (AP) -- Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either....

NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site
Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game?...

Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images - or holograms - in daily life....

GoPro, NHL in deal to bring cameras closer to the action
NEW YORK (AP) -- GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees....

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