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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zero in on where it was coming from. Within minutes, the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage was under arrest. Fresno Police Chief Jerry...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals. In the first three months of the year, Verizon lost 307,000 wireless subscribers...
MONACO (AP) — It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on Google's Home speaker. An update coming out Thursday will enable Home's built-in assistant to learn the different voices of up to six people, although they can't all be talking to...
MONACO (AP) — It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for a few hundred thousand dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect,...
NEW YORK (AP) — It only took a few drinks — and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night — for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo. Magdon-Ismail is the co-founder of Venmo, the payment...
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges, turn on the energy-hogging window defroster in just...
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Electric car charging stations are still few and far between in rural areas leaving many backcountry drivers with "range anxiety," the fear that their batteries will run out and leave them stranded. Some carbon-free motorists carefully strategize by...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Every submarine in the U.S. fleet was designed with the height, reach and strength of men in mind, from the way valves are placed to how display screens are angled. That's going to change. With women now serving aboard submarines, defense contractor...