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Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email....

China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case
BEIJING (AP) -- China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies....

Gadget Watch: PadFone novel as phone-tablet hybrid
NEW YORK (AP) -- Companies often blend old products to give you something new....

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home....

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS....

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments....

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use
WASHINGTON (AP) -- University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research....

EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services....

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again
NEW YORK (AP) -- Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers....

Lyft says it's starting New York City service
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state....

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