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Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A Washoe County District Court judge granted the state's request late Tuesday for a court order blocking the ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating unregulated in Nevada, saying Uber's refusal to comply with the necessary state licensing requirements could put the public's safety at risk.

Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.

Business Highlights

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

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Florida Gov. and staff used private email account

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott exchanged emails dealing with vetoes, the state budget and his speeches from a private email account, according to records turned over to The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Syracuse mayor releases $1 billion wish list

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The mayor of Syracuse on Tuesday announced a $1 billion list of projects intended to address long-term infrastructure needs and vowed to aggressively lobby Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for state support.

HP earnings show continued struggle

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead.

Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

iBook charts for week ending November 24, 2014:

Senate giving old computers to Arkansas schools

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A handful of computers no longer used at the U.S. Senate are going to five rural schools in Arkansas.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 24, 2014:

Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."

CMU unveils lunar rover for Google's space race

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Astrobotic Technology have unveiled a lunar rover they hope will win their team $20 million in an international competition sponsored by search engine company Google.

Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies.

Pennsylvania Turnpike: 11 disciplined over porn

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission officials said Tuesday the agency has disciplined 11 people for using its email system to forward and receive pornography.

Unboxing videos online chronicle the big reveal

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget?

Sony to offer partial refunds for gaming console

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.

Red Sox delete tweet; 2nd gaffe by Boston pro team

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Boston's teams are having a bad month on social media. The latest gaffe: an innocuous, but ill-timed, tweet that the Red Sox rushed to delete.

Greensboro company running trucks on natural gas

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

If a trucker says it's time to gas up the rig, look around. If it says Epes on the side, the driver may be talking about the real thing — compressed natural gas.

Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on time.

How much do you know about how the Internet works?

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to a new Pew Research study released Tuesday.