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Tech Q&A: Apple's new OS update causes iPhone, iPad glitches

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Q: After Apple recently upgraded the iOS operating software for its mobile devices, my iPad 2 began having trouble connecting to my favorite websites via Wi-Fi. What can I do?

Review: CBS streaming not worth cutting cord, yet

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

I dropped my cable TV service more than a year ago and have been relying on Netflix, Hulu and other services to fill my television needs. But I get my shows at least a day late. With CBS' new All Access streaming service, I can watch shows right when they air.

Sole ND abortion clinic halts medication abortions

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

North Dakota's sole abortion provider stopped providing medication abortions Wednesday in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that blocked the use of pregnancy-terminating drugs, though surgical abortions were still being provided, the clinic's director said.

Market sought for tree-thinning wood in Washington

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Scientists are searching for the fuels of the future in high-tech laboratories around the world, but last week one research team debuted its new technology at a wood-chipping plant tucked in the forest outside Cle Elum.

Attorneys: GPS clears man of 2009 Md. Shooting

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Lamont Davis has a seemingly ironclad alibi for why he can't have been the triggerman in a Baltimore shooting that left a 5-year-old girl paralyzed. A GPS tracking device he'd been ordered to wear puts him in his home half a mile away at the time. Yet Davis sits in a Maryland prison serving life plus 30 years in the case, which was front page news in the city when it happened in 2009.

Group likely to have fire ceremony in Oklahoma

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

A Native American group that was told it couldn't build a small fire for a religious ceremony in Oklahoma may get to after all.

Cops: Child-rape suspect vowed to kill his accuser

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

A man suspected of child-rape and committing crimes across the country after snipping off his court-ordered ankle bracelet had an "ultimate goal" of returning to Massachusetts to kill his 13-year-old accuser, state police said Wednesday, hours after he was captured in New York.

Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

The British government's insistence that its spies don't use the vast espionage powers of the U.S. National Security Agency to sidestep U.K. restrictions on domestic eavesdropping was called into question by a court document published Wednesday.

Amazon opens 3 logistics centers in Poland

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Ahead of Christmas, popular U.S. online retailer Amazon has opened three logistics centers in western Poland, completing a network that covers the European market.

Indianapolis eyes savings with electric vehicles

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard's quest for an all-electric fleet of city vehicles has gotten a $32 million jump-start.

Startup tries to 'Poynt' stores in new direction

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

A Silicon Valley startup is hoping an upcoming transition to smarter credit and debit cards will persuade millions of U.S. merchants to buy savvier payment terminals for their stores, too.

Chrysler recalls over 566,000 trucks, SUVs

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs in two recalls to fix malfunctioning fuel heaters that can cause fires and a software glitch that can disable the electronic stability control.

Tech Q&A: Apple's new OS update causes iPhone, iPad glitches

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Q: After Apple recently upgraded the iOS operating software for its mobile devices, my iPad 2 began having trouble connecting to my favorite websites via Wi-Fi. What can I do?

VW recalls 270,000 cars in China to fix airbags

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Volkswagen and a Chinese partner are recalling 270,000 cars in China to repair a software problem that might prevent air bags from activating properly, the government said Wednesday.

3 St. Louis schools get grants for iPads

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Three St. Louis schools are getting grants to pay for iPads for all students, teachers and administrators.

Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by an undercover government agent, shows how the FBI tricked its way inside a luxury villa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas as part of a major international gambling bust.

LG Electronics profit surges on smartphone sales

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its third-quarter profit jumped 87 percent over a year earlier as smartphone sales set a record high.

FTC says AT&T misled customers with unlimited data

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

Court filing: FBI impersonated repairmen in ruse

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to defense lawyers challenging the practice.

Potential data breach for 44,000 Arizona retirees

|Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Some 44,000 Arizona retirees may have had their personal data compromised in a security breach.