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Airlines have rules about taking photos, video on planes
DALLAS (AP) -- Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month....

Serena Williams accepts a new challenge - in Silicon Valley
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is embarking on a new mission: She says she wants to help tech companies diversify their workforces and solve one of the industry's most vexing problems....

Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google already monitors online shopping - and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising....

China shuts some live streaming sites, punishes companies
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved content considered superstitious and harmful to minors....

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match
BEIJING (AP) -- Internet users outside China watched a computer defeat its national go champion, but few Chinese web surfers could see it....

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing angles
NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors....

With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix
CANNES, France (AP) -- This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions....

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets....

Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics
TOKYO (AP) -- Sony's leader promised a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades....

Schools using smart phone technology against sex assaults
The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults . Using apps, victims and bystanders can alert school officials, police or parents to trouble. While the systems can be used by kids pranking each other, app developers and school officials say most claims end up being credible. Reporting happens as events unfold and administrators can respond immediately....

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