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High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook....

Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples....

Netflix says FCC should demand changes in AT&T-DirecTV deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Internet video service Netflix is telling the Federal Communication that it should reject AT&T's purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV unless some changes are made....

Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US for 1st time
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world....

'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' big year for Disney
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of the most popular film franchises ever....

Amazon Prime members will be able to stream free on JetBlue
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor....

Comcast says adding thousands of customer-support jobs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Comcast, long dogged by a terrible reputation for customer service, is planning to hire thousands and is rolling out new tools to improve its interactions with customers....

Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers....

Cisco CEO Chambers to step down, Robbins named successor
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Veteran tech executive John Chambers plans to step down after more than 20 years as CEO of Cisco Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer networking gear that makes the Internet work....

Google is starting small, thinking big with 'Project Fi'
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Google wants the wireless services that connect mobile devices to digital content to be cheaper and more reliable....

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Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries

Comcast says adding thousands of customer-support jobs

'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' big year for Disney

Netflix says FCC should demand changes in AT&T-DirecTV deal

A quick look at upcoming blockbusters from Disney

Comcast launches voice-controlled remote for some customers

Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US for 1st time

Amazon Prime members will be able to stream free on JetBlue

High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

Disney beats Street 2Q forecasts

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How cell phones have evolved

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