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NASA to conduct helicopter crash test at Langley

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

NASA engineers on Wednesday will crash a former military helicopter that's been retrofitted with various composite subfloors to see how the material affects the likelihood of injuries.

Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine.

Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

Education Dept awards $75M in innovation grants

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.

Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.

AOL to feed more video, news to Microsoft's MSN

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising.

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

iBook charts for week ending September 29, 2014:

NRA buys $218k in ads opposing Tennant for Senate

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The National Rifle Association is putting almost $218,000 toward ads opposing Democrat Natalie Tennant's bid for U.S. Senate.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 29, 2014:

NASA to conduct helicopter crash test at Langley

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

NASA engineers will crash a former military helicopter on Wednesday that's been retrofitted with a variety of composite subfloors to see how the material affects the likelihood of injuries.

Text-to-911 now available on all Indiana campuses

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Students, faculty and visitors to Indiana's college campuses can now send text messages to 911 dispatchers during emergencies if they're unable to speak to those dispatchers.

A look at eBay and PayPal

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

E-commerce company eBay said Tuesday that it is spinning off its mobile payment service PayPal into a separate and publicly traded company next year.

Personal stories help teacher reach students

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Tim Pirowski remembers the fear that gripped him as a youngster as he prepared to ride a theme park roller coaster.

News Corp. to buy Move Inc. for about $950 million

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

News Corp. will pay about $950 million to buy the online real estate business Move Inc. in a deal that aims to speed up the media company's digital expansion.

What's PayPal's first solo move?

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.

EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there.

Ivy Tech gets $2.5 million job training grant

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Ivy Tech Community College will receive a $2.5 million federal grant for job training in information technology and cybersecurity.

China approves iPhone 6 after security assurances

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to install "backdoors" to give other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start Oct. 17.

Review: Student loan data breach not criminal

|Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

The Minnesota Office of Higher Education says state computer experts found no evidence of criminal activity when private student data was exposed on the website of a student loan program.

Pakistani man indicted on spyware charge

|Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

A Pakistani man has been indicted on charges of plotting to sell a spyware app that could monitor calls, texts and other communications on mobile phones without detection.