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AP News - Feb 03, 2016 7:54 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. is buying Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash in a move to help its customers connect, automate and manage billions of Internet-connected devices ranging from cars to jet engines to implanted pacemake ...more

AP News - Feb 03, 2016 3:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're running an older version of Windows, you might suddenly find Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade already downloaded on your machine.You never requested it, so why are you getting it?The automatic download is part of M ...more

AP News - Jan 22, 2016 3:08 PM

Visitors to a new exhibition at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, won't just be looking at art. Thanks to virtual reality, they'll be exploring a Dali painting in a dreamy, three-dimensional world that turns art appreciation into an unforgett ...more

AP News - Jan 20, 2016 12:39 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to measuring global warming, it's all about altitude.Temperature readings taken close to Earth's surface — about 6 feet off the ground — show a slightly warmer planet than measurements taken from on high by satell ...more

AP News - Jan 19, 2016 3:59 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a new study says.Scientists have long known that more than 90 percent of the heat energy from man-made global warming goes into the world's oceans ...more

AP News - Jan 18, 2016 11:02 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday showed.Scientists have long known that more than 90 percent of the heat energy from man-made global warming goes into the w ...more

AP News - Jan 16, 2016 3:50 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police are investigating after an off-duty officer heckled NASCAR star Tony Stewart and was confronted by the driver.The confrontation happened Friday night at the weeklong Chili Bowl dirt-track racing event at the Tuls ...more

AP News - Jan 15, 2016 3:02 PM

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny say they learned to appreciate being known for "The X-Files" characters that made them sci-fi sex symbols more than 20 years ago."It took me a long time to embrace it after we were done ...more

AP News - Jan 12, 2016 11:18 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the video games set to be unleashed this year are any indication, this will be a year of interactive exploration.The line-up includes titles that will send players into the woods ("Firewatch"), under the sea ("Abzu"), over ...more

AP News - Jan 08, 2016 6:27 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The engineers and inventors whose creations help deliver colorful, stable film images and cutting-edge animation are getting recognition from Oscar.The film academy announced Friday that 33 men will share in 10 prizes awarded ...more