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Gov't Adds Emergency Brake Features to Safety List

By Tom Krisher | Jan 30
The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers.

Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.

For Sundance Hits, Theatrical Still Rules Over VOD

By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 29
After the $40 million digital release of "The Interview," video-on-demand may seem like all the rage. Particularly for independent films, VOD is seen by some as a better pathway to moviegoers than trying to lure them to theaters.

4chan Founder to Retire From Site He Started at Age 15

Jan 29
The founder of the popular, if at times notorious, online message board 4chan is retiring as the site's administrator.

Bear Couple Won't Sell JebBushForPresident.com

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 29
A self-described "tech bear" gay couple bought JebBushForPresident.com seven years ago and don't plan on selling it anytime soon.

AP Interview: Iraq 'Sleeper Cells' Fight Islamic State Group

By Sameer N. Yacoub | Jan 28
"Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The Associated Press.

Taking a Test Drive in a 3D-Printed Car

Jan 28
Taking a test drive in a 3D-printed car It may sound far-fetched, but a driveable vehicle made almost entirely in a 3D printer is in development. The inventors showed it off at the North American Auto Show in Detroit.

Google Nixes Gay Slurs From Translate

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28
Google will scrub out Google Translate's gay slur synonym suggestions for the word "gay" thanks to a 51,000 petition created by LGBT group All Out.

Malaysia Air Site Hacked, Customer Data Appears Online

By Kelvin Chan | Jan 27
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

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