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Blurring Effect Comes to iPhone 7 Plus with Software Update

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 25
Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is getting a new camera capability - the blurring of backgrounds to focus attention on people or other objects in the foreground.

Robots at Center of China's Strategy to Leapfrog Rivals

By Nomaan Merchant | Oct 25
The Canbot can say its name, respond to voice commands, and "dance" as it plays Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." Other robots China is displaying at the World Robot Conference can play badminton, sand cell phone cases and sort computer chips.

Murder Suspect on the Run Taunts Oklahoma Cops with Live Videos

Oct 25
A massive police search is underway for an Oklahoma man suspected of shooting two officers during a violent crime spree. Michael Vance Jr., 38, appeared to taunt police by posting live messages to Facebook.

Goodyear Christening 2nd Airship in Fleet Replacing Blimps

Oct 24
Goodyear is officially welcoming the second airship in the fleet replacing its famous blimps.

Nintendo Combines Portable and Home Gaming with Switch

Oct 24
Nintendo has announced a new gaming system that combines a portable handheld device with a dock to use at home.

Scientists in Europe Downplay Likely Loss of Mars Lander

Oct 23
Scientists at the European Space Agency downplayed the likely loss of its Mars lander, saying Thursday that a wealth of data sent back by the experimental probe would help them prepare for a future mission to the red planet.

App Helps Save Seattle Cardiac Patient

By Gene Johnson | Oct 23
If your heart is going to stop, right outside a hospital is not a bad place for it. And if 41 people within a 330-yard radius have a cellphone app alerting them to your distress, so much the better.

US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming

By Raphael Satter | Oct 23
The world should brace itself for more physically destructive hacks, two senior cybersecurity officials said Wednesday, warning that a more dangerous era of hacking was already upon us.

Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Oct 22
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

Winter Outlook: Warm South; Cooler North; Murky In Middle

Oct 22
Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in stripes of different weather: Warmer and drier than normal in the south, and colder and wetter than usual in the far north.

NASA: Jupiter Spacecraft Detects Problem, Turns Off Camera

By Alicia Chang | Oct 22
The space agency said Wednesday that Juno detected a problem, went into safe mode and shut off its cameras and instruments hours before it was supposed to pass over Jupiter's dense cloud tops.

Cyberattacks On Key Internet Firm Disrupt Internet Services

By Raphael Satter And Frank Bajak | Oct 22
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday.

Review: 'Imaginators' Lets Kids Build Their Own Skylanders

By Lou Kesten | Oct 22
If classic Skylanders like the pirate octopus Wash Buckler and the reptilian Rattle Shake give you nightmares, wait 'til you see what the kids come up with.

Belichick Says He 'Can't Take It Anymore' with Tablet Use

By Kyle Hightower | Oct 22
Bill Belichick is throwing in the towel in his ongoing fight with the use of tablets on the sideline.

GRINDHER? Say Goodbye to Your Current Fruit Fly and Hello to GalPal

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Attention gay men! The days of settling for whichever drunken bachelorette-party reject glommed onto you at the local gay bar are over. Debuting this summer, the new app GalPal connects gay men and straight women to create lasting friendships.

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