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AP Top Technology News at 3:52 a.m. EDT

Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up
GENEVA (AP) -- Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?...

Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many - possibly most - of whom are still waiting for their $600 gadgets more than four weeks after they started shipping ....

Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job....

Rovi buying TiVo in $1.1B cash-and-stock deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion....

Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes....

Authorities say death at Apple headquarters was suicide
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a young Apple employee took his own life at the company's headquarters this week....

How Amazon convinced you to pay up for shopping
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is clearly entering its Prime. Meaning, of course, its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of, well, shopping....

Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path....

Some of the gun safety features over time
Daytona Beach, Florida-based iGun Technology Corp. has been developing a "smart gun," a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun....

Carl Icahn sells Apple stake, citing China worries
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company's prospects in China....

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