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  • Continuous Android in everything is Google's goal

    SAN FRANCISCO Google is expanding its Android operating system to a wide range of connected products and seeking to make the experience identical and continual across wearable devices, cars and homes, the company stressed Wednesday in the kickoff to I/O,...
  • 'Mini-Silicon Valley' for health care sprouting in South Florida

    'Mini-Silicon Valley' for health care sprouting in South Florida
    The doctor of the future has arrived, and his digital makeover has South Florida's fingerprints all over it. That's what you get when you live in a region some are dubbing "a mini-Silicon Valley" for health-care innovation. From prescriptions and X-rays...
  • Troy Wolverton: Facebook changes tracking practices � again

    Facebook users beware: The company has yet again unilaterally changed its mind about its data collection practices. As users should know, that's not a good thing for their privacy. Earlier this month, the dominant social network announced that it's...
  • Need a doctor? Take this app and call one to your door

    Marcus Welby, welcome to the 21st century. If the fictional Santa Monica doctor from the early 1970s were still plying his trade today, patients would be able to find him at the touch of a smartphone application. He would listen to their woes and conduct...
  • Year later, much has been learned about school closings

    Year later, much has been learned about school closings
    Nerves were a little shakier than usual when the 2013-14 school year started in Chicago, as parents and city officials anxiously watched thousands of children heading off to classrooms in unfamiliar neighborhoods because of the district's move to close...
  • Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits

    Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits
    Allstate Corp. said Thursday it is testing a smartphone application that is collecting drivers' habits. The application is being tested a few states so far, the Northbrook-based company's CEO said at a conference. Allstate currently has a driver-...
  • Google, Microsoft agree to compromise on 'kill switches'

    Law enforcement officials and smartphone makers met in the middle Thursday, with two major industry players agreeing to meet cops halfway on “kill switches.” Users of phones with Google or Microsoft operating systems will soon be able to...
  • Uber taking cabbies for a ride

    Uber taking cabbies for a ride
    If you're confused by the battle between Uber and traditional cabbies, consider this: Machine Gun Kelly didn't legitimize bank robbing by using cutting-edge technology to persuade bank tellers to hand over the till. Before Kelly's innovation, bank...
  • Key decisions loom as Supreme Court session nears end

    — The Supreme Court heads into the last two weeks of its annual term Monday seemingly poised to hand down a series of decisions that will come as defeats to President Obama and victories for foes of abortion. Already this year, the court has...
  • Amazon Fire smartphone includes retail bombshell

    Amazon unveiled its first smartphone Wednesday. The Amazon Fire has many of the bells and whistles of other smartphones, with some new twists and with one extra, Amazon-only component: Firefly. Firefly is a program that allows users to point their...
  • Q&A: Bezos believes Amazon's phone sets itself apart from crowd

    To Jeff Bezos, the key to Amazon.com's success with the new Fire Phone will be whether it offers something customers can't get from rival devices. Amazon wasn't going to dive into the mobile phone business with a me-too device to woo customers, the...