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AP News - Aug 25, 2014 3:12 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.The TiVo Roamio OTA will cost $50, compared with $200 for the regular model. The ...more

AP News - Aug 24, 2014 7:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

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AP News - Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.Turning the camera on her efforts to protect the seas was one thing, but pu ...more

AP News - Aug 18, 2014 6:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.People feeling the g ...more

AP News - Aug 17, 2014 1:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.The ...more

AP News - Aug 15, 2014 8:12 AM

TORONTO (AP) — Going my way? A talking robot that's been hitchhiking rides from strangers to travel from Canada's east to west coast is nearing the end of its journey.HitchBOT, a robot created by a team of Ontario-based communications researcher ...more

AP News - Aug 14, 2014 2:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.Scientists looking at glacier melt since 1851 didn't see a human fingerprint until about the middle of the 20th ...more

AP News - Aug 14, 2014 1:21 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal.The International Mathematics Union awarded the prize to Maryam Mirzakhani and three others at a meeting in Seoul on ...more

AP News - Aug 13, 2014 5:14 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal.The International Mathematics Union awarded the prize Wednesday to Maryam Mirzakhani (Mari-ee-'AHM Meer-zawk-'AHNI) ...more

AP News - Aug 13, 2014 8:56 AM

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wo ...more