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Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 18, 2014:

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.

Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

Tips for parents: To post or not to post?

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. Some are choosing a complete blackout, while others opt for nicknames and a few carefully selected snapshots.

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.

No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.

Drones, robots to help Laramie students learn math

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Students at Laramie High School will be using drones and robots to help learn geometry, algebra, trigonometry and calculus this year.

HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft's Windows software inside.

St. Cloud police defend military grade supplies

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

A debate about the militarization of Minnesota police forces has been renewed in light of the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

St. Charles weighs ban on texting while driving

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The city of St. Charles could join others in eastern Missouri in banning texting while driving for motorists of all ages.

US won't reveal records on health website security

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.

Witness video sought in Utah nightclub shooting

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Authorities investigating a weekend shooting that injured six people at a crowded Salt Lake City nightclub said Monday they are hoping someone took video that will help them identify the gunmen.

Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah.

A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices

| |Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets.

ASU using grant to form data analytics program

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Alabama State University officials say they're planning to use a National Science Foundation grant to establish a data analytics lab.

LSU, gov announce new cyber research center

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal and Chancellor King Alexander say Louisiana State University is creating a center to go after big federal and commercial contracts for applied technology.

Charging cellphones becoming easier at Ohio venues

| |Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

One of the most popular questions fielded by owner Chris Hale and his staff at My Bar 161 has nothing to do with happy-hour appetizer specials or a particular brand of beer.

Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

| |Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers

| |Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Foam shoots from the lip of a freshly filled bottle of lager in the research brewery at John I. Haas.