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Google+ adds more tools to edit photos, video

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is introducing more tools to automatically edit images posted on its Plus networking service in its latest attempt to lure traffic away from Facebook and other online hangouts. Most of […]



Google’s 3Q earnings rise 36 percent, stock surges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s earnings climbed 36 percent despite a deepening slump in its average ad prices as advertisers purchase a growing number of cheaper commercial pitches to reach people who connect to its […]


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LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]


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Starbucks to partner with Google to upgrade Wi-Fi

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it’s reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service. Financial terms were not disclosed. Starting in August, new U.S. […]


Composite image of galaxies from NASA Hubble Space Telescope (Photo credit: NASA/AP)

New tiny moon found orbiting faraway Neptune

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Chalk up one more moon for Neptune. NASA announced the discovery of Neptune’s 14th moon Monday. The Hubble Space Telescope captured the moon as a white dot in photos of […]


Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane leaves Calif. on cross-country trip

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from Northern California on the first leg of a planned journey to several U.S. cities. The Solar Impulse left Moffett Field in Mountain View […]


Google co-founder Sergey Brin listens during a bill signing for driverless cars at Google headquarters, Mountain View, California (AP Photo).

DMV seeking input of rules for driverless cars

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – With auto officials saying driverless cars could be available by the end of the decade, California officials want to hear from the public on how to regulate the vehicles.


Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Sun-powered plane completes California test flight

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe took to the skies Friday over the San Francisco Bay area in a successful test flight. It is considered the world’s most advanced sun-powered plane.


Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane prepares for flight across America

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered plane that has delighted aviation fans in Europe is preparing to fly across North America.


The Grand Canyon

Google maps now include trails at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Google is giving people a way to virtually hike the Grand Canyon. The search giant released images Thursday that map the most popular trails at the park’s South Rim and other walkways.




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