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  • Firm: Woman behind Silicon Valley gender suit demanded $2.7M

    The woman behind a high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm demanded $2.7 million not to appeal the jury verdict against her, the firm said Friday.
  • Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger US secrets

    A giant hack of millions of government personnel files is being treated as the work of foreign spies who could use the information to fake their way into more-secure computers and plunder U.S. secrets.
  • Recalls this week: Beats portable speakers, water heaters

    Beats speakers are being recalled because they can overheat and potentially cause a fire. Other consumer products being recalled this week include hanging chairs and water heaters. Here’s a more detailed look: VITAMIN CHEWS DETAILS: Bariatric Fusion Soft Chews that come in a resalable bag. The recalled vitamins have the lot number 14191C2 near the […]
  • Yahoo to shut down maps and other sections

    Yahoo will close its maps page, and several other sites, as it focuses on its search business, communication tools and content.
  • Massive data breach could affect every federal agency

    China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time.
  • China suspected in massive breach of federal personnel data

    China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office and stealing identifying information of at least 4 million federal workers, American officials said Thursday.
  • Southwest’s website struggles for 2nd straight day

    A massive slowdown on the Southwest Airlines website stretched through a second day on Thursday, leaving many customers unable to book flights during a big fare sale.
  • Correction: Cable Mergers-Glance story

    In a story May 26 about cable and pay-TV acquisitions, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Twenty-First Century Fox made an offer for Time Warner Cable in 2014. It made an offer for Time Warner Inc. The story also should have said that John Malone controls, not runs, Liberty Media, Liberty Global, and Liberty Broadband, and that a 27-percent stake in Charter Communications is now part of Liberty Broadband.
  • A look back at the consolidation wave sweeping TV providers

    Cable and satellite TV providers are joining together to get more heft as the Internet shakes up the television industry.
  • 3-D surprise: Girl missing part of arm gifted a prosthetic

    When 10-year-old Annika Emmert patted Winter the dolphin's smooth back at the Clearwater Aquarium on Thursday, she thought that was the best part of her morning.