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  • Asians at Sands Bethlehem casino 'ride bus to live'

    The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper. Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
  • Until the final hour, lawmakers scramble to pay for more pet projects

    Until the final hour, lawmakers scramble to pay for more pet projects
    TALLAHASSEE – In Florida budget politics, it pays to be a night owl. Long after House and Senate budget negotiators have cinched deals on the biggest brick-and-mortar components of their $75 billion spending plan for next fiscal year –...
  • Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly

     Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly
    A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
  • German engineer who created 'Heartbleed' bug says it was an accident

    German engineer who created 'Heartbleed' bug says it was an accident
    Say hello to Robin Seggelmann. The name may not ring a bell, but his handiwork has gained worldwide notoriety. Seggelman, it seems, is the poor soul who wrote the flawed piece of code that has come to be known as the Heartbleed bug. According to his...
  • Allen E. Puckett dies at 94; top defense executive and engineer

    Allen E. Puckett, one of the engineers who after World War II built Los Angeles-based Hughes Aircraft Co. into the nation's leading defense electronics firm — dominant in the markets for air defense, radar systems, tactical missiles and satellites...
  • RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99

    RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99
    If you're looking to buy the iPhone 5s for cheap, RadioShack is the place to go. The electronics retailer is holding a promotion that drops the price of the 16-gigabyte Apple iPhone 5s to $99 on a two-year contract. That's a nearly 50% discount on the...
  • Dorian S. Nakamoto hires lawyer to 'clear his name' of bitcoin claim

    Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto of Temple City, the man recently named by Newsweek as the mysterious creator of bitcoin, has hired a law firm and issued a statement late Sunday night in what he says was an attempt to "clear my name." The statement came in an...
  • U.S.: Stop using Internet Explorer until security holes are fixed

    U.S.: Stop using Internet Explorer until security holes are fixed
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the United Kingdom advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks. The...
  • Best Buy offering $100 credit to those who trade in Windows XP laptops

    Best Buy offering $100 credit to those who trade in Windows XP laptops
    The end is nigh for Windows XP, and Best Buy is hoping to make some sales off of that. The electronics retailer will offer users of the the aged operating system $100 credit toward new computers when they trade in their current Windows XP laptop, Best...
  • College, museum working on downtown Naperville projects

    College, museum working on downtown Naperville projects
    North Central College and Naper Settlement are each moving forward with plans for projects in and around Naperville's downtown. The city's Downtown Advisory Commission recently received updates from the liberal arts school and living history museum on...
  • SAT's about-face on essay presents colleges with a tough question

    SAT's about-face on essay presents colleges with a tough question
    The College Board's decision to make the essay portion of its influential SAT exam optional is setting off a national debate among colleges and universities about whether to require applicants to take it. Beyond the potential effect on students, the...