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Apple Proved A Phone Can Change the World in Just 10 Years

| By Michael Liedtke | Jan 12
Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks.

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Will Start Test Drives This Month

| By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 12
Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, will start testing its new fleet of minivans on public roads in California and Arizona later this month.

Browser History and Location Can Change What You Pay Online

| Jan 12
Shopping online could make you a victim of price discrimination. Companies can use data like your past searches or location to influence the price you pay.

High Court Won't Hear Appeal Over Backpage.com Escort Ads

| By Sam Hananel | Jan 11
The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from three sex trafficking victims who accuse advertising website Backpage.com of helping to promote the exploitation of children.

Twitter: Obama's 'Thank You' Tweet His Most Popular Ever

| Jan 11
President Barack Obama's tweet following his farewell address to the nation has become the most popular post on the presidential account.

Finland's HMD to Launch New Nokia Phone to Run on Android

| Jan 11
Finland-based HMD Global says it's launching its first smartphone - the Nokia 6 - in China, under license from the network provider - once the world's top cellphone maker.

FBI Deletes Details About Hacking Effort in Document Release

| By Eric Tucker | Jan 11
The FBI has released 100 pages of heavily censored documents related to its agreement with an unidentified vendor to hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters.

The Coming Swarm

| Jan 11
Autonomous drones are being called the biggest thing in military technology since the nuclear bomb.

Online Shoppers Helped Holiday Spending, Dept. Stores Lagged

| Jan 10
Holiday spending got a boost in 2016, according to one analysis, as more people opted to shop by phone or computer - though department stores and clothing retailers still lagged.

Just Go Dark? Playoff Teams Confront Twitter Pot Shots

| By John Zenor | Jan 10
Clemson has a no-social-media policy during the season, a plan voted on by the players. Alabama coach Nick Saban lets players know that what they say on social media is part of their "brand," for better or worse.

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