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DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had host... Full Story

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  • Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
    Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

    DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.

  • In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts
    In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass.

  • Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?
    Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check.

  • Kim Dotcom's party poised to win New Zealand seats
    Kim Dotcom's party poised to win New Zealand seats

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — At a recent political rally in Wellington, indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom jokingly asked members of New Zealand's spy agency to raise their hands.

  • 23andMe CEO navigates health regulation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based company seemed to have every strategic advantage: millions in startupcash, celebrity endorsements, and a chief executive married to one of the co-founders of Google.

  • Options abound for selling used mobile phones
    Options abound for selling used mobile phones

    Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

  • Tesla Q&A: Tesla's Nevada 'gigafactory' FAQs
    Tesla Q&A: Tesla's Nevada 'gigafactory' FAQs

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors worth up to $1.3 billion, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a $5 billion lithium battery factory expected to open in 2017 and employ 6,500 workers to make cheaper btteries so it can afford to mass market a new line of more affordable vehicles.

  • Correction: Hewlett-Packard-Russian Bribes story

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Sept. 11 about a guilty plea in a Russian bribery case, The Associated Press reported erroneously the company involved. It was a Russian subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard, not Hewlett-Packard Co.

  • Apple's smartwatch: Timely idea or clocked out?
    Apple's smartwatch: Timely idea or clocked out?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is a habitual party crasher, but can the company's history of arriving late and making a big splash in various gadget categories continue with the Apple Watch?

  • Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay
    Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.

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