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Microsoft makes cheaper version of Surface Pro 3 tablet
NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft is making a cheaper version of its Surface Pro 3 tablet computer in an effort to reach students and budget-conscious families....

No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals....

Anti-censorship group: China behind cyberattacks on US sites
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese authorities have taken over computers both inside and outside the country to launch cyberattacks against the website of an anti-online censorship group and a U.S.-based web resource that hosts some of the group's data, according to an analysis released by the group....

Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender
NEW YORK (AP) -- HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it - except for strong sales....

PlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music service
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games....

Clinton also used iPad for email; mixed personal, work chats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press....

US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs
BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions....

Agents probing drug site accused of taking online currency
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the online black market known as Silk Road while they and their agencies operated an undercover investigation into the website....

Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol
HELSINKI (AP) -- Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry....

Cook calls 'religious objection' laws dangerous
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business....

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Agents probing drug site accused of taking online currency

Clinton also used iPad for email; mixed personal, work chats

Microsoft makes cheaper version of Surface Pro 3 tablet

Anti-censorship group: China behind cyberattacks on US sites

Huawei reports 2014 profit up 33 percent

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IBM to invest $3 billion in 'Internet of Things' unit

US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs

No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks

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