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AP News - Sep 29, 2015 2:06 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want to put a speaker in a bookshelf or under a chair without compromising sound quality? Wireless speaker company Sonos is releasing a software update that will intelligently calibrate sounds to account for the shape of the room and ...more

AP News - Sep 29, 2015 11:02 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — TodayTix, the mobile app for theater tickets, has already gotten applause in New York and London. Now it plans to open in some key U.S. cities, as part of what its founders say is a "pretty aggressive roadmap over the next couple of yea ...more

AP News - Sep 25, 2015 1:18 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — As world leaders descend on the United Nations this weekend, former President Bill Clinton will be taking them to East Africa through virtual reality.Viewers with special goggles will be able to follow Clinton's travels in eight ...more

AP News - Sep 25, 2015 11:38 AM

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A new iPhone for $1 a month?That's what Sprint is charging for the iPhone 6s. The larger Plus version goes for $5 a month. T-Mobile, meanwhile, will charge $5 a month for the iPhone 6s and $9 for the Plus.The ca ...more

AP News - Sep 24, 2015 5:02 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samsung says a new virtual reality headset will be 22 percent lighter and, at $99, half the price of its previous model.The Korean electronics company hopes the changes to the Gear VR, which ships in November, will help push v ...more

AP News - Sep 24, 2015 3:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming and evolution are reshaping the bodies of some American bumblebees, a new study finds.The tongues of two Rocky Mountains species of bumblebees are about one-quarter shorter than they were 40 years ago, evolving t ...more

AP News - Sep 21, 2015 6:06 PM

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii spear fisherman who was bit in the leg by a tiger shark off the coast of the Big Island swam to shore and then filmed a video of his deep wound as he was being carried away on a gurney."I just got attacked by a tiger sha ...more

AP News - Sep 21, 2015 4:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government needs to be clearer about the importance of accessing encrypted smartphone evidence in order to prosecute criminals, a Justice Department lawyer acknowledged Monday."We need to do a better job explaining ...more

AP News - Sep 17, 2015 12:26 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's record-breaking heat is sounding an awful lot like a broken record.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that August, this past summer and the first eight months of 2015 all smashed glob ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2015 2:17 PM

HONOLULU (AP) — Warmer-than-normal ocean temperatures around Hawaii this year will likely lead to the worst coral bleaching the islands have ever seen, scientists said Friday.Many corals are only just recovering from last year's bleaching, which ...more