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More charging stations for electric cars in NH

|Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

Charging stations in New Hampshire for electric cars are becoming more available.

Kids build robots, explore engineering ingenuity

| |Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

The Mendenhall Valley Library was overrun with robots July 11, as local kids participated in the summer program's first Science Friday event — Robot Garage. Kids gathered and grouped up to build real, functioning terrestrial robots to learn about robotics, engineering and good old-fashioned teamwork.

Ohio agency uses 3-D scanner to map crime scenes

|Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

Ohio's attorney general says agents with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are getting access to 3-D laser scanners to help them more efficiently record and reconstruct complex crime scenes.

Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2 is one of the best in the multifunctional category

Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

Also, a speaker you can wear like a wristwatch and an electronic tag to keep track of keys.

IRS says hard drive that lost emails destroyed

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

The IRS said Friday that Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was destroyed three years ago, ending any chance of retrieving her lost emails.

Trash-to-electricity project to double capacity

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Waste Management is doubling capacity at its landfill gas power plant south of Arlington, generating more energy for homes and businesses 260 miles away in Seattle.

NY court: Lyft app must meet certain requirements

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

A judge says the ride-sharing app Lyft has to meet certain requirements before operating in New York City.

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

How Kindle Unlimited compares with Scribd, Oyster

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Amazon is the latest — and largest — company to offer unlimited e-books for a monthly fee. Here's how Kindle Unlimited, which Amazon announced Friday, compares with rivals Scribd and Oyster.

NASA project to check out summer sea ice

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

NASA is using a high-altitude, converted U2 spy plane to test technology over Arctic sea ice for future applications.

With Rubik's Cube, Pa. boy is outta sight

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

When he was 6 years old, Sreeram Venkatarao noticed on Presidents Day a group picture of all the U.S. presidents. Later, as the family went for a ride, he told his parents he could name them all. He did so in exact order of their presidencies.

Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.

US-EU trade talks sour amid chlorine chicken fears

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Visions of chlorine-drenched chickens and the prospect of genetically modified "Frankenfood" invading dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing of a sweeping free trade agreement between the United States and the 28-country bloc.

Madison Co. high school students getting laptops

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

After years of planning and saving, the Madison County School District is providing every 9th- through 12th-grader a MacBook Air laptop.

Springfield police issue 300 cellphone citations

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Springfield police say they've issued hundreds of citations to people using cellphones while driving more than six months after a state-wide ban took effect.

Woman to take part in Chicago parade via robot

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

A Chicago woman with partial paralysis plans to participate in the city's Disability Pride Parade by driving a robot from her apartment bedroom.

UK working with China firm on carbon capture

|Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

The University of Kentucky has partnered with a Chinese company on a project to capture and store carbon dioxide emissions at a power plant in China.

Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity

| |Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each.

Pope demands justice for Argentina terror attack

| |Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

Pope Francis is demanding justice for the victims of Argentina's worst terrorist attack, using what is increasingly becoming his signature way of communicating: an amateur smartphone video message, recorded on the fly by a visiting friend in the comfort of Francis' Vatican hotel room.

Correction: Apple-Board story

| |Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

In a story July 17 about the retirement of longtime Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell, The Associated Press reported erroneously that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had battled prostate cancer. Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.