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Green Bay latest city to weigh phone driving ban

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to consider banning cell phones for drivers.

China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.

University of Michigan wins 5th solar car title

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

The University of Michigan has won its fifth national title in a row at the American Solar Challenge competition.

Asia stocks rise on earnings, await US growth data

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Asian stocks rose Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data and as cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. countered a lower close on Wall Street.

Asia stocks rise modestly ahead of US, China data

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.

T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.

Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Amazon offers 3-D printed products

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Amazon said Monday that it has started selling 3-D printed customizable objects like iPhone cases, jewelry and figurines on the online retailer's website.

Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.

Cleveland opens school focusing on digital arts

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Marsha Dobrzynski found it a revelation when five years ago, teenagers who attended digital arts-based summer programs in Cleveland were always the first to arrive and the last to leave.

Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.

Century-old theater to get new life in Washington

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Arguably the question on many minds in Washington is, What's happening at the Indiana Theater?

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Telegraph Herald. July 27, 2014.

Hassan signs handheld cellphone driving ban

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill banning handheld cellphone use while driving in New Hampshire as of July 1, 2015.

Zillow buying Trulia to make real estate titan

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.

EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.

Automated car to test on Tampa expressway

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The elevated lanes of a Tampa expressway will be temporarily closed so carmaker Audi can test a new car that doesn't require someone to steer, brake and accelerate in traffic.

Fla. sheriff offers safe space for internet deals

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is offering what it calls a safer way to close transactions of items bought and sold over the Internet.

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.