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Stories with subject: Technology
  • Record labels sue Pandora over older songs 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:43 pm
  • NEW YORK - Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

  • Jury: Jeppesen should pay software maker $43M 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:28 pm
  • DENVER - A federal jury in Denver says navigation information provider Jeppesen Sanderson should pay $43.1 million to a small Massachusetts software maker that claimed Jeppesen violated their agreement for putting aviation charts on tablet computers.

  • Connecticut House OKs $400M in tax credits for UTC 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:23 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a deal to grant up to $400 million in tax credits to United Technologies Corp. if UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansion and hires more workers.

  • Old timey car to replace NYC horse carriages shown 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:04 pm
  • NEW YORK - An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

  • Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise after IPO 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:00 pm
  • DALLAS - Shares of Sabre Corp. ended higher Thursday, but the provider of technology services to the travel industry raised less money than it had projected in its initial public offering.

  • State offers training for blind, visually impaired 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:49 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind is set to start hosting a series of monthly training sessions focusing on assistive technology for people who are blind or visually impaired.

  • Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.

  • FDA warns of cancer risk with fibroid procedure 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:30 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure used to eliminate growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.

  • Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:08 pm
  • PARIS - Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.

  • Weibo shares jump in market debut 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:46 pm
  • Chinese social media company Weibo Corp.'s shares soared in their U.S. market debut Thursday.

  • Abbott campaign accepting Bitcoin contributions 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:22 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the bitcoin virtual currency.

  • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:13 pm
  • NEW YORK - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

  • Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:54 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December.

  • Researcher finds flaw in Samsung fingerprint check 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:34 pm
  • BERLIN - A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print.

  • Senate approves hand-held cellphone ban in NH 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:17 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Hand-held cellphone use would be banned while driving in New Hampshire in mid-2015 under a bill passed Thursday by the Senate.

  • Rice students work to bring deft touch to amputees 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:40 pm
  • HOUSTON - People with prosthetic hands have to handle everything with care.

  • Ex-Google CEO to advise on NY school tech spending 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:31 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has been appointed to advise New York on how to spend a proposed $2 billion for technology upgrades in schools.

  • 2 students to represent state in auto contest 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:07 am
  • BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two students from Winston County will represent Alabama in the national finals of a competition for aspiring auto technicians.

  • Column: Fuel-careful F1 less of a guilty pleasure 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:20 am
  • PARIS - As Earth's atmosphere warms alarmingly and fills with heat-trapping gases, and the writing on the wall - "People, we're in trouble!" - looms ever larger, Formula One has steadily become a guilty pleasure, the motorsport equivalent of blue whale burger or wearing panda fur.

  • New Hampshire hospitals share innovations 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:04 am
  • MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - New Hampshire hospitals trying to both improve quality and lower costs are sharing their strategies at a luncheon in Manchester.

  • Police charge Canadian in Internet privacy breach 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:26 pm
  • OTTAWA, Ontario - Police have charged a 19-year-old Canadian man in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from Canada's tax agency website.

  • Freight train industry to miss safety deadline 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:12 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.

  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:52 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

  • State Senate leader seeks review of GPS tracking 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:34 pm
  • SACRAMENTO, California - The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings, a spokesman said Wednesday.

  • IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:21 pm
  • NEW YORK - IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exacerbated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets.