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EKU joins Video Games Alliance

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Eastern Kentucky University has joined the Higher Education Video Games Alliance to boost academic program in video game development.

Sevierville man added to TBI's wanted list

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation had added a fugitive from Sevierville to its top 10 most wanted list.

Smart phone app helps navigate Indiana State Fair

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The Indiana State Fair is offering a free updated mobile app for smartphones aimed at helping visitors navigate their way around the fairgrounds on Indianapolis' north side.

Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales.

Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows Phone

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K.

Detroit airport gets automated customs technology

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

New technology at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport aims to make the U.S. customs process a little easier for international travelers.

The man responsible for Hilton's grand turnaround

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer.

Marshall faculty member conducting NASA research

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

A Marshall University faculty member is conducting NASA research that's aimed at better understanding how microgravity will impact crew members on extended missions.

Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.

West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, U.S. and European officials hope a new round of sanctions targeting energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, will deepen Russia's economic pain even further and force President Vladimir Putin to end provocations in Ukraine.

AT&T selects San Antonio for faster internet

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

AT&T has announced it will bring faster internet service to the San Antonio area.

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.

Debate on GMO labeling moves to Kansas House race

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

The debate over the labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients has reached a congressional primary contest in south-central Kansas, and outside money is flowing into the heated race over the issue.

Business Highlights

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 28, 2014:

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.

Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.

Admiral: World getting 'numb' to NKorean missiles

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Tuesday.

How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of email

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Asana is a service created to minimize the need for workplace email by serving as a one-stop shop for assigning work, sharing ideas, posting important updates and tracking the progress of projects.

Analysts: Samsung phone shipments falter in 2Q

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday.